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This module is Part II of the WATI Assessment Process for Recreation and Leisure. Part I introduced the first three components of the WATI AT Decision-Making Guide for Recreation and Leisure. This module continues the assessment process with questions to guide you through the solution generation, solution selection, and implementation parts of the decision-making guide. Specifically, the module will explore a range of low- to high-tech solutions for students participating in recreation and leisure activities.

Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour

  • What's Included
  • 21 pages
  • Pre/post-assessments
  • Optional $10 certficate
  1. Describe the last four components of the WATI AT Decision-Making Guide, including solution generation, solution selection, implementation planning, and follow-up.
  2. Identify and describe AT for recreation and leisure as it relates to the AT continuum.
  3. Identify steps and staff responsibilities for implementation of tools for recreation and leisure.
  4. Identify resources to learn more about AT for recreation and leisure.

Module Authors

Patti Drescher, M.Ed., OTR, ATP

Patti Drescher received her BS in Occupational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2004 she received her Master's Degree in Assistive Technology from George Mason University where she also coordinated the GMU LIFE Program and served as adjunct faculty. A RESNA certified ATP since 1998, Patti has worked in numerous settings including the public schools, in-patient rehabilitation, higher education, and vocational rehabilitation. She has presented at many state and national conferences, and co-authored WATI's ASNAT (Assessing Students' Needs for Assistive Technology) manual. Patti joined Virginia's Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services as an OT/Assistive Technology Specialist in 2010.

Module Content Provided By

This module was developed in collaboration with WATI and provides updated content from the Assessing Students' Needs for Assistive Technology (ASNAT) - IDEA discretionary grant #: 9906-23. 1992-2009

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