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Writing is a complex process that involves both the motor aspects of handwriting and the cognitive component of creating or composing written material. This module will focus on assistive technology assessment for the motor aspects of writing.

Specifically, the module will follow the WATI assessment process as it systematically progresses through information gathering, decision-making, and implementation planning. The WATI Assistive Technology Decision-Making Guide supports the team with guiding questions designed to yield information about the student, environment(s), and tasks.

This module is Part I of two parts. Part II, "Writing: Motor Aspects - WATI - Part II," will further explore tools for writing.

  • What's Included
  • 25 pages
  • Pre/post-assessments
  • Optional $15 certficate
  1. List and describe five motor aspects of writing.
  2. Describe the characteristics of students who may benefit from AT for the motor aspects of writing.
  3. Describe the first three components and supporting tools of the WATI AT assessment process, including referral, information gathering, and decision-making.
  4. Identify resources for gaining a deeper understanding of AT for the mechanics of writing.
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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.

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