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Discover how YOU can use assistive technology (AT) to expand learning opportunities for young children to DO. Is this important topic? YES! Almost 30 years of research and experience have demonstrated that supporting the use of technology (what is that anyway? children using technology?), including AT devices (things) and AT services (people), maximizes accessibility for children with disabilities and enhances their opportunities for learning. Participants will:
- Examine and demystify the myths related to using assistive technology with young children
- Explore and learn about the functions of a wide range of assistive technology that supports children’s participation in everyday routines and activities.
- Understand the roles that various early childhood professionals play in using assistive technology with young children