When To Check The “Assistive Tech” Box On An IEP

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  • Assistive technology device means any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf modified or customized that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability.
  • Maximize accessibility for children with disabilities
  • Schools must provide of the box is checked (can’t use cost as an excuse)
  • School must provide training on tech for family, child and teachers
  • Use to work around weaknesses caused by disability

Types Of Assistive Tech

  • AAC devices
  • Audio books
  • Graphic organizers and outlines
  • FM Systems
  • Proofreading programs
  • Speech recognition programs
  • Screen recorders
  • Electronic dictionaries
  • Digital recorders
  • Organizers