This module describes the role Assistive Technology (AT) can play in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities and begins the discussion of assessment strategies that may be used to determine AT needs. This is Part I of a two-part module and focuses on how AT can help people become more independent, more active participants in their own lives, and reduce the amount of support they need. Specific topics in Part I include an overview of AT devices and services, identification of the need for AT, and clarifying the individual's strengths and obstacles to independence.
- What's Included
- 30 pages
- Optional $15 certficate
- Explain the legal definition of AT as it applies to individuals with DD.
- List four steps to completing an AT assessment.
- Discuss the relationship between assessments used in developing Individual Service Plans (ISP) and completion of an AT assessment.
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.