Assistive Technology

Consideration and Assessment

The one A.T. training EVERYBODY needs!

"Consideration" of AT is a legal requirement of IDEA, and is the foundation of quality AT service provision for students with disabilities. It's fundamental- so why are so few PEAs doing it right? Come and spend the day with Penny Reed, nationally renowned expert on AT and special education.


Wednesday, May 1st 2013 at 8am-4pm

3300 N Central Ave

Phoenix, AZ

•Are you confused about your responsibility to provide assistive technology devices and services? • Are you frustrated with delays in obtaining AT assessments from sources outside of you district or the cost of those assessments? • Are you looking for an efficient, effective way to determine a student’s need for Assistive Technology? Then this workshop is for you. This workshop will present a team-based model for completing assistive technology consideration and assessment. It begins with a brief overview of the laws related to the provision of assistive technology in the schools. A simple, easy to follow system of AT Consideration of IEP teams will be demonstrated. Then an Assistive Technology Assessment process will be explained. This assessment process includes three stages: Information Gathering, Decision Making, and Trial Implementation. Specific, easy to follow forms will be provided. There will be opportunities for guided practice and feedback throughout the day.
Registration is $25 and includes a box lunch.
7:30 A.M. Registration
8:00 A.M. Session begins
12:00-1:00 Sack Lunch (provided)
4:00 Evaluations, certificates

The Arizona Department of Education

Exceptional Student Services
Assistive Technology Program