DIFF 515. Assistive Technology

The course focuses on using assistive technology for standards-based instruction of students with exceptionalities, including those with special gifts and talents and/or disabilities, in English/Language Arts, Math/Science/Technology, and Social Studies. Course materials will include assessment of assistive technology needs, practical and ethical concerns in evaluating assistive technology needs, guidelines for writing goals involving assistive technology and resources for funding assistive technology. Students will gain experience with various types of assistive technology devices that may be used to differentiate instruction in inclusive classrooms and other integrated environments.

Offered: Regularly
Credits: 3