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This module focuses on assistive technology (AT) for time management and associated strategies. Managing time, making tasks more manageable, as well as specific types of AT such as timers, clocks, reminders, and planning tools will be discussed. Additionally, strategies for using these tools and reducing time otherwise spent on nonproductive tasks will be introduced.

Estimated Time to Complete: 2 hours

  • What's Included
  • 39 pages
  • Pre/post-assessments
  • Optional $20 certficate
  1. Describe the process of feature matching to generate and select solutions for challenges with time management within the WATI AT assessment process.
  2. Define and understand the Pomodoro Technique®, Eisenhower Matrix, and Eat That Frog! time management systems.
  3. List available tools (calendars, planners, checklists, visual schedules, timers, reminders, and applications to boost time management) discussed in this module.
  4. Access additional resources for students who need AT for time management supports.

Module Authors

Fiona Bessey-Bushnell, OTR/L, ATP

Fiona Bessey-Bushnell is the Coordinator of Assistive Technology (AT) for Chesterfield County Public Schools Virginia. Fiona received her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where she currently an adjunct faculty member. She has 16 years of experience in AT and her duties include performing comprehensive AT evaluations and designing, planning and implementing professional development district wide. Fiona is certified as a Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Assistive Technology Professional (ATP). She is a leader on local and national committees and presents at conferences about AT.

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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