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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:
- 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;
- Share examples of what assistive technology for young children looks like in the 21st century;and
Discuss how the Quality Indicators of Assistive Technology dovetail with a variety of early childhood quality program guidance documents including the DEC Recommended Practices.