Professional Education Courses
ED 5601 Assistive Technology (3 credits)
An overview of assistive technology for use by individuals with disabilities will be covered. Five types of devices will be examined and their uses discussed. They include environmental control devices simple augmentative communication devices; switches, modules, and mounting systems; computer adapted input devices; and special needs software. This course provides a format via e-mail for discussion regarding application and analysis of assistive technology devices. In addition, students will synthesize and evaluate information on disabilities and assistive technology devices found on the Internet.
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