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Encompassing home, school and community environments, Assistive Technology for Children and Youth with Disabilities highlights the vast amount of supports available for children with disabilities from birth to age 21. An informative resource, the text details not only what types of assistive technology exist, but also how to select technology to meet specific students needs and match specific environmental circumstances.

 

Chapters address the broad range of technologies now available, including supports for mobility, positioning, access, academic areas, behavior problems, recreation, and transitioning. Case examples, vignettes and activities provide practical, real-life examples that show how to use assistive technology to improve the independence and participation of students with special needs.

 

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Format:Book & ToyDimensions:288 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 0.4 inPublished:January 17, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE:  INTRODUCTION TO ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY.................................................

Objectives.........................................................................................................................................................

Vignette:  Tilly the Teacher...................................................................................................................

Assistive Technology:  A Bridge Between Environmental Demands and Individual Skills        

The Historic Journey of Policy Related to Assistive.............................................................

Universal Design..........................................................................................................................................

Summary............................................................................................................................................................

References........................................................................................................................................................

 

CHAPTER TWO:  TEAM COLLABORATION AND ASSESSMENT      

Objectives.........................................................................................................................................................

Vignette: Rosa................................................................................................................................................

Assistive Technology: Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment

IDEA and the Individual Education Plan.......................................................................................

Including Assistive Technology in the Individual Education Plan........................................................

Necessity of a team approach to assessment in AT.....................................................................................

Best Practices in Assistive Technology Assessment: Who Does What??? Error! Bookmark not defined.

Best Practices of Assessment in Assistive Technology: The Whats.....................................................

The Importance of Family in Assistive Technology Decision Making.......................

Models of Assessment of Assistive Technology Support

Student Environment Task and Tools (SETT)..............................................................................................

Functional Evaluation for Assistive Technology (FEAT).........................................................................

Assessing Students’ Needs for Assistive Technology (ASNAT)...............................................................

Summary............................................................................................................................................................

Relevant Websites:.....................................................................................................................................

References........................................................................................................................................................

 

CHAPTER THREE:  ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE POSITIONING AND MOBILITY

Chapter Objectives......................................................................................................................................

Introduction....................................................................................................................................................

Importance of proper positioning to daily functioning.....................................................

Assessment of Student Needs for Assistive Technology for Positioning and Mobility 

Assistive Technology to Maintain Position................................................................................

Assistive Technology for Mobility...................................................................................................

Including Assistive Technology in the IEP, IFSP, and 504 Plan

 

CHAPTER FOUR: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR ACCESS

Objectives.........................................................................................................................................................

      Vignettes..........................................................................................................................................................................

Introduction....................................................................................................................................................

Computer access...........................................................................................................................................

Keyguards......................................................................................................................................................................

On-screen keyboards................................................................................................................................................

Adjustments to standard displays.......................................................................................................................

Keyboard alternatives..............................................................................................................................................

Mouse alternatives.....................................................................................................................................................

Access for persons with vision impairments and blindness

 

CHAPTER FIVE:  FOSTERING THE ACQUISITION AND USE OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Chapter Objectives......................................................................................................................................

Vignettes...........................................................................................................................................................

Augmentative Communication Defined........................................................................................

Why AC?..............................................................................................................................................................

Profiles of AC Users....................................................................................................................................

Assessment Strategies for the SelectioN of AC Supports...................................................

Team-based Decision-Making..............................................................................................................................

Including AC Supports in the Individualized Family Service Plan and the Individual Education Plan

Low to High Tech Aided Supports.......................................................................................................................

Voice Output Communication Aides (VOCAs)...............................................................................................

Over the Counter AAC Communication Systems..........................................................................................

Language Representation Methods in AC.........................................................................................................

Vocabulary Selection................................................................................................................................................

Symbol Selection..........................................................................................................................................

Access to AC Systems.................................................................................................................................

Appropriate Training and Ongoing Support.............................................................................

Natural Aided Language Facilitation..................................................................................................................

Environmental Communication Training.......................................................................................................

Summary............................................................................................................................................................

 

 

CHAPTER SIX:  ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND EMERGENT LITERACY............................................

Objectives.........................................................................................................................................................

Vignettes...........................................................................................................................................................

Definition of Literacy................................................................................................................................

The Development of Literacy Skills.................................................................................................

The Journey of an Emergent Reader..................................................................................................................

Inclusion of All Students in Literate Communities................................................................

Assistive Technology and Literacy...................................................................................................

Print Disabilities and Specialized Text Formats...........................................................................................

Print Access and IDEA..............................................................................................................................................

Summary............................................................................................................................................................

Reference List.................................................................................................................................................

Relevant Websites.......................................................................................................................................

Chapter 8: Visual Organization Strategies and Study Skills.................................................

Chapter Objectives.....................................................................................................................................

Introduction:  Case Examples..............................................................................................................

Visual Supports in the Classroom....................................................................................................

Definitions.......................................................................................................................................................

Individual Supports...................................................................................................................................

Personal Visual Schedules......................................................................................................................

Photo Schedules..........................................................................................................................................

Video Schedules..........................................................................................................................................

Visual Supports for Transition..............................................................................................................

Picture Task Prompts..............................................................................................................................

Study Skills....................................................................................................................................................

Self regulation Supports..........................................................................................................................

Classroom Visual Supports...................................................................................................................

Classroom Activities.................................................................................................................................

Home-school Communication.............................................................................................................

Schoolwide Supports................................................................................................................................

Universal design and visual supports............................................................................................

Summary...........................................................................................................................................................

Websites............................................................................................................................................................

References........................................................................................................................................................

 

 

CHAPTER SEVEN:  ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR ACADEMICS........................................................

Chapter Objectives.....................................................................................................................................

Introduction...................................................................................................................................................

Assessment of Individuals’ Needs.....................................................................................................

Assistive Technology for Writing.....................................................................................................

Organizing Ideas.........................................................................................................................................

Improving Writing.....................................................................................................................................

Publishing Writing.....................................................................................................................................

Assistive Technology for Reading....................................................................................................

Evaluating Reading Software Programs..........................................................................................

Improving Decoding Skills.....................................................................................................................

Improving Comprehension....................................................................................................................

Assistive Technology for Math...........................................................................................................

Assistive Technology for Spelling....................................................................................................

Assistive Technology for Improving Behavior........................................................................

Multimedia in the Classroom..............................................................................................................

Including AT in the IEP and 504 plan..............................................................................................

Summary...........................................................................................................................................................

 

CHAPTER EIGHT: SUPPORTING SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL BEHAVIOR

Chapter Objectives......................................................................................................................................

Vignettes...........................................................................................................................................................

Examining the Challenging Behavior.................................................................................................................

Functional Behavior Assessment........................................................................................................................

Positive Behavioral Support Plans..................................................................................................

Assistive Technology Strategies and Supports to Encourage Positive Social and Emotional Behavior..................................................................................................................................................................................

Arrangement of the Learning Environment...................................................................................................

Social Stories................................................................................................................................................................

Sensory Integration-Based Approaches...........................................................................................................

Basic Principles for Promoting Sensory Integration..................................................................................

Summary............................................................................................................................................................

References........................................................................................................................................................

 

Chapter NINE:  Assistive Technology Recreation and Play

Chapter Objectives.....................................................................................................................................

Case Examples...............................................................................................................................................

Rationale:  Assistive Technology Supports for Play and Recreation of Young Children              

Coordinating Hand and Eye Movements..........................................................................................

Mobility..........................................................................................................................................................

Cause and Effect..........................................................................................................................................

Selection of Toys/Recreation for Children with Disabilities........................................

Selecting Adaptive Toys for Young Children.............................................................................

Universal Design..........................................................................................................................................

An Overview of Adaptive Toys and Assistive Technology Play and Recreation Supports for Young Children.............................................................................................................................................................

Adaptive Toys..............................................................................................................................................

Over the Counter Toys.............................................................................................................................

Commercially designed and produced toys...................................................................................

Rationale: Assistive Technology to Promote Adolescents and Young Adults Participation in Recreation........................................................................................................................................................

Assessment......................................................................................................................................................

Overview of Assistive Technology Recreation Supports for Adolescents and Young Adults    

Social Media..................................................................................................................................................

Virtual Reality..............................................................................................................................................

Tablet Computing.......................................................................................................................................

Sports...............................................................................................................................................................

Table Game Adaptation...........................................................................................................................

Arts and Crafts.............................................................................................................................................

Summary...........................................................................................................................................................

 

CHAPTER TEN:  ISSUES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Objectives:........................................................................................................................................................

Vignette.............................................................................................................................................................

Possible Funding Sources to Support Acquisition of Assistive Technology........

Private Funding Sources for Assistive Technology...............................................................

Finding Funding in a Financial Desert:  Thinking Outside the Box.............................

Additional Information Relevant to Supporting Access to Assistive Technology for Children and Youth with Disabilities...........................................................................................................................................