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Without an implementation plan, all of the previous work of assessing AT needs and selecting AT to match the identified needs could end with no changes for the person who uses the AT. At the point of AT implementation, a person is supported through a planful process to develop independence and need less support. This module explores aspects of high-quality implementation planning and offers resources and videos to help the support team.

Estimated Time to Complete: 2 hours

  • What's Included
  • 41 pages
  • Pre/post-assessments
  • Optional $20 certficate
  • Explain the concept of Re-SETT as an inquiry approach to AT Implementation.
  • List the four skill areas a person needs in order to be a competent AT user.
  • Develop a task analysis that describes the steps included in daily routines and activities and how AT will be used in them.
  • Develop an AT implementation plan for an individual whom they support.
  • Describe how data and other information can be used to inform needed adjustments to the implementation plan in order to allow for the greatest level of independence with the identified AT.

Module Authors

Gayl Bowser, M.Ed.

Gayl Bowser is an independent consultant whose work focuses on the creation of effective, legal and high-quality service systems that encourage integration of technology into programs for individuals with disabilities. Formerly the Coordinator of the Oregon Technology Access Program (OTAP) and the State of Oregon’s Specialist in Assistive Technology, Gayl provides consultation, training, and technical assistance throughout the United States and internationally. She is a teacher by training, a founding member of the Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology (QIAT) Consortium and serves on the QIAT Leadership Team. Gayl is a co-author, with Penny Reed of Education Tech Points: A Framework for Assistive Technology and Leading the Way to Excellence in AT Services and several other books about AT services.

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