AT and Children

How AT is assessed for children and how it can be used for inclusive education. Know the definition of AT as well as AAC and how to assess a child for a particular device. Learn the importance of including the beliefs, culture, and values of a family while assessing the child for a device, the more the family beliefs are incorporated, the more the family will be interested in learning the device. Explain funding sources as well as the pros and cons that come with each source. Explain how to help make learning the device fun, and how once becoming familiar with the device can lead to increased inclusion in the school setting. Talk about apps used on tablets and how different aac apps can be used and how much they cost.

 

Isabel  Duncanwood