Jan 22, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MED 607 Assistive and Augmentative Technology: Universial Design to Support Standards Aligned Areas of Instruction

This course provides prospective special education teachers with an overview of assistive devices that can be implemented in classroom settings for individuals N-8 with communication deficits, visual and hearing impairments, physical challenges, and mild learning impairments.  Emphasis is placed on evaluating the needs of students who are challenged and in selecting the appropriate technology that will bypass or reduce the disability in the classroom.  Students are provided with resources on current devices and are given opportunities to examine and operate actual devices that they may encounter in the classroom. Prerequisite:   (3 credits)