A discussion of the critical practices for improving children’s AT use

Conference Year: 

2016

Primary Speaker name: 

Other Speakers: 

Practitioners play a critical role in children’s use of the technologies. This highly interactive session will inform the design of a set of Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology Services for young children intended to allow practitioners and programs to assess their current practices and plan for improvement. Objectives:

  1. Introduce the  the school-age Quality Indicators of Assistive Technology (QIAT), what they are, how they are used and their utility for the birth - five population;
  2. Share examples of what assistive technology for young children looks like in the 21st century;and
  3. Discuss how the Quality Indicators of Assistive Technology dovetail with a variety of early childhood quality program guidance documents including the DEC Recommended Practices.
     

Type: 

Concurrent

Room: 

Unassigned

Topic: 

Inclusive Practices

Age Group: 

Birth to 5

Target Audience: 

All

DEC Recommended Practices: 

Environment
Instruction
Teaming and Collaboration