This course provides an exploration of assistive technology (AT) processes and frameworks to foster accessibility and inclusion for individuals with diverse abilities. Students will examine the principles, strategies and frameworks related to AT consideration and implementation within IEP and 504 procedures. Through hands-on experiences, students will gain practical skills in evaluating, selecting, and customizing assistive technologies to meet the specific needs of DoDEA students. Additionally, we will explore how self advocacy impacts AT integration into educational, professional, and everyday environments. By the end of the course, students will be equipped with the knowledge and tools to effectively consider, implement and document assistive technologies that empower individuals with disabilities.
Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA Educators.
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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.
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