EDS 517   ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY IN SPECIAL EDUCATION   (3 hours)
 
This course is designed to enable students to critically discuss issues relating to the educational, psychosocial, medical, and therapeutic aspects of teaching students with specific cognitive, physical, and sensory disabilities and health impairments. Students will learn to use assistive technology. This will include selecting appropriate adaptive devices/strategies, programming for their use in an educational setting, and identifying professionals who support these selections. The conceptual underpinning of the course is based on the Human Function Model which identifies assistive technologies to assist with the areas of existence; communication; body support, alignment and positioning; travel and mobility; education and transition; environmental adaptation; and sports, recreation, and leisure.
 
Prerequisite(s):   EDP 203 or EDS 375 or equivalent; or permission of the instructor.
 
Corequisite(s):   EDS 301.
 
Syllabi (Requires Link Blue/MyUK credentials)
 
Fall 2014
 
  Section 001 - Margaret Bausch (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
 
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