How to Speak AT
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This is a 5 week foundational course designed for administrators & others who need a working understanding of Assistive Technology (AT) terminology, language, tools and appropriate use. (This is also the first course in the series of 3 for the AT Certificate.)
Do you attend IEP meetings and wonder what some of the AT jargon really means? Do you wonder if those using the jargon know what they are talking about? Wonder if what they are asking for is reasonable? I’ve been reading your mind. This is designed for you.
This is the 101 of AT. It fills in any gaps in your AT knowledge. You will see AT uses in educational settings, boosting your AT proficiency in IEP meetings. Defining AT, beyond jargon, with examples, right out of the classroom increase your fluency. You will know what the terms and slang for AT are and what tools are used to determine access needs. Sharing examples and discussing the evolution of AT in education round out your ability to Speak AT. With clear examples of AT implementation and what it “looks like” you will be able speak AT.
Those who attend and fully participate will be able to:
- Demonstrate the understanding of what AT is and is not through the use of real world examples using student scenarios.
- Demonstrate the understanding of Uses of AT for curriculum access by matching student curriculum access gaps to appropriate categories of tools.
- Describe the functions of tools used for curriculum access and communication.
- Show where recommended AT accommodations should be notated in the IEP.
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