Positioning and seating play a critical role in a student's ability to function in the educational setting. This module provides information on the AT assessment process for positioning and seating. The reader is directed to the ATIM module "Seating and Positioning - WATI - Part I" for the basic concepts of seating and positioning, current information and understanding of the varying needs, environments and tasks required of students with mild to severe disabilities. The module continues the assessment process with questions to guide you through the solution selection, solution generation and implementation parts of the WATI AT Decision-Making Guide. The module will also demonstrate seating and positioning devices that can be used for a variety of students who may have mild to severe challenges.
- What's Included
- 34 pages
- Optional $15 certficate
- Use the solution generation, selection, implementation and follow-up plan components of the WATI AT Decision-Making Guide to assess seating and positioning.
- Understand the continuum of AT for seating and positioning for students with mild to severe disabilities
- Describe multiple ways to change and modify seating and positioning to meet a student's needs
- Understand that assessment of seating and positioning is an ongoing process that will change as the student grows and the tasks and environments change
Purchasing certificates that validate successful completion of module will be available soon. More information about graduate credit and continuing education credit will be released as approvals are secured.