In this course, you will learn about the purpose, use and potential benefits of assistive technology interventions when working with young children.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe assistive technology interventions to promote children’s access to and participation in inclusive settings; and
- Use a decision-making process to help integrate various sources of evidence and determine whether assistive technology interventions are appropriate for use within a specific context.
This course aligns with the following 2014 DEC Recommended Practices:
- E4. Practitioners work with families and other adults to identify each child’s needs for assistive technology to promote access to and participation in learning experiences.
- E5. Practitioners work with families and other adults to acquire or create appropriate assistive technology to promote each child’s access to and participation in learning experiences.
This is a 5-hour course worth .5 CEUs.
CEUs are approved by the Friday Center for Continuing Education at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. This course has also been approved for early childhood state training hours in the following states: Colorado, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Utah. Early intervention credits (i.e., 5 credits) have also been approved by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.