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Assistive Technology : Access for All Students,9780131175693

Assistive Technology : Access for All Students

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9780131175693

ISBN10:
0131175696
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

This new book is organized around the theme of universal design and discusses how assistive technology can help educators meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. Based on the fieldrs"s most current research and latest laws and regulations, this book examines assistive technology for young children, high incidence disabilities, positioning and mobility, communication, sensory impairments, distance learning and more. Ethical standards of practice and multicultural issues are also considered throughout. The book addresses a variety of settings and discusses how assistive technology can be used not only in the school, but also in the home, community, work place and independent living environment.

Table of Contents

Assistive Technology: An Introduction and Overview
2(22)
Chapter View
2(1)
Chapter Focus
2(1)
Assisitive Technology Snapshot: Meet Ann Slovic, Paul Ramirez, Mary O'Donald, Yun Lee, and Catherine Wyatt
3(1)
Introduction to Assistive Technology
4(1)
Assistive Technology Defined
4(1)
Laws and Assistive Technology
4(6)
The Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1988
4(1)
Telecommunications Act of 1996
5(1)
Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998
5(1)
Assistive Technology Act of 1998
6(1)
Assistive Technology Act of 2004
6(1)
Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975
7(1)
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1990
7(1)
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997
8(1)
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004
8(1)
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
9(1)
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
9(1)
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
9(1)
The Assistive Technology Continuum
10(2)
No Tech
10(1)
Light Tech
11(1)
High Tech
12(1)
Funding for Assistive Technology
12(2)
Assistive Technology for Student Learning
14(6)
Accessing the General Education Curriculum
14(2)
Universal Design for Learning
16(4)
Assistive Technology Spotlight: The AT Continuum
20(1)
Chapter Review
21(2)
References
23(1)
Evaluating Assistive Technology for Classroom Use
24(20)
Chapter View
24(1)
Chapter Focus
24(1)
Assistive Technology Snapshot: Meet Ernest Hill
25(1)
Collaborative Teaming
26(8)
Multidisciplinary Model
26(1)
Interdisciplinary Model
26(1)
Transdisciplinary Model
26(1)
The Individualized Education Program Team
27(1)
Roles of Individualized Education Program Members
27(3)
Team Participation and the Assessment Process
30(1)
Student and Teacher Support
31(1)
Problem Solving
31(1)
Assistive Technology Considerations
32(2)
Referral and Assessment for Assistive Technology
34(5)
Step One: Referral for Assistive Technology Assessment
34(1)
Step Two: Conducting an Assistive Technology Assessment
34(3)
Step Three: The Individualized Education Program Team
37(1)
Step Four: Implementation of the Assistive Technology Device
38(1)
Assistive Technology for Student Learning
39(1)
Examples of Assistive Technology Assessment
40(1)
Recommendations
40(1)
Assistive Technology Spotlight: Sample Referral Letter
41(1)
Chapter Review
42(1)
References
43(1)
Assistive Technology for the Young Child
44(18)
Chapter View
44(1)
Chapter Focus
44(1)
Assistive Technology Snapshot: Meet Becky Crawford
45(1)
Early Childhood Special Education
46(3)
Early Intervention and Assistive Technology
46(1)
Assistive Technology and the Individualized Family Service Plan
47(1)
Service Delivery
48(1)
Transition
48(1)
Preschool Special Education
48(1)
Assistive Technology and Service Delivery
49(4)
Planning for Assistive Technology
49(3)
Assistive Technology Funding Considerations
52(1)
Assistive Technology for Student Learning
53(5)
Assistive Technology and Play
53(1)
Adapting Activities in the Environment
53(1)
Assistive Technology and Toys
54(1)
Assistive Technology and Literacy
55(2)
Assistive Technology and Developmental Domains
57(1)
Assistive Technology Spotlight: The FATTE (Family, Assistive Technology, Timeliness, Environment) Model
58(1)
Chapter Review
58(3)
References
61(1)
Assistive Technology for Students with High-Incidence Disabilities
62(18)
Chapter View
62(1)
Chapter Focus
62(1)
Assistive Technology Snapshot: Meet Mike Santos
63(1)
High-Incidence Disabilities Defined
64(2)
Mental Retardation
64(1)
Learning Disabilities
64(1)
Emotional Disturbance
65(1)
Students with Mild Disabilities
65(1)
Assistive Technology and Academics
66(7)
Gaining Information
66(4)
Expressing Information
70(3)
Assistive Technology for Student Learning
73(3)
Mathematics and Assistive Technology
73(2)
Other Content Areas
75(1)
Assistive Technology and Organization
76(1)
Assistive Technology Spotlight: Assistive Technology Inclusion Tips
76(1)
Chapter Review
77(1)
References
78(2)
Assistive Technology for Positioning and Mobility
80(16)
Chapter View
80(1)
Chapter Focus
80(1)
Assistive Technology Snapshot: Meet Joan Rutherford
81(1)
Orthopedic Impairment
82(1)
Positioning for Access to the General Education Curriculum
82(3)
Alignment
84(1)
Adaptive Equipment
84(1)
Assistive Technology for Mobility
85(4)
Mobility Systems
87(2)
Assistive Technology for Student Learning
89(4)
Peer Acceptance
90(1)
Assistive Technology Devices for Students with Physical Disabilities
91(1)
Physical Management Routines
91(1)
Proper Positioning
92(1)
Assistive Technology Spotlight: Wheelchair Etiquette
93(3)
Chapter Review
93(2)
References
95(1)
Assistive Technology for Communication
96(24)
Chapter View
96(1)
Chapter Focus
96(1)
Assistive Technology Snapshot: Meet Betty Taylor
97(1)
Communication
98(2)
Language
99(1)
Speech
99(1)
Communication Disorders
100(2)
Language Impairments
100(1)
Speech Impairments
100(2)
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
102(6)
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Defined
102(1)
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Choices
102(1)
Indications
103(1)
Implementations
104(1)
The Technology Continuum for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
104(4)
Assistive Technology for Student Learning
108(7)
Preparation for Augmentative and Alternative Communication Use
108(2)
Assistive Technology and the Speech--Language Pathologist
110(2)
Assistive Technology Strategies for Language
112(1)
Assistive Technology Strategies for Speech
112(1)
Assistive Technology Strategies for Reading
113(1)
Assistive Technology Strategies for Writing
114(1)
Assistive Technology Spotlight: A Daily Schedule for a Student Communication Board
115(1)
Chapter Review
116(2)
References
118(2)
Assistive Technology for Sensory Impairments
120(28)
Chapter View
120(1)
Chapter Focus
120(1)
Assistive Technology Snapshot: Meet Kay Griggs
121(2)
Sensory Impairments
123(6)
Visual Impairments
123(3)
Hearing Impairments
126(1)
Deaf--Blindness
127(2)
Assistive Technology Devices for Sensory Impairments
129(10)
Assistive Technology Devices for Students with Visual Impairments
129(5)
Assistive Technology Devices for Students with Hearing Impairments
134(4)
Assistive Technology Devices for Students with Deaf-Blindness
138(1)
Assistive Technology for Student Learning
139(4)
Age of Onset: Implications for Assistive Technology and Student Learning
139(1)
Assistive Technology for Learning for Students with Visual Impairments
140(1)
Assistive Technology for Learning for Students with Hearing Impairments
141(1)
Assistive Technology for Learning for Students with Deaf--Blindness
142(1)
Assistive Technology and Art Activities for Students with Sensory Impairments
142(1)
Assistive Technology Spotlight: Art and Students with Sensory Impairments
143(1)
Chapter Review
144(2)
References
146(2)
Assistive Technology for Transition to the Adult World
148(24)
Chapter View
148(1)
Chapter Focus
148(1)
Assistive Technology Snapshot: Meet Mary McClain
149(1)
Assistive Technology and Transition
150(2)
Transition Defined
150(2)
Barriers
152(1)
Assistive Technology and Transition to Postsecondary Education
152(2)
Preparing for the Postsecondary Environment
152(2)
Assistive Technology and Transition to Employment
154(5)
Guidelines for Transition to Employment
156(3)
Assistive Technology and Interpersonal Networks
159(2)
Social Skills
159(1)
Interpersonal Problem Solving
160(1)
Leisure and Recreation
160(1)
Assistive Technology and Daily Living
161(1)
Assistive Technology for Student Learning
161(6)
Assistive Technology and Transition in the Elementary School
162(1)
Assistive Technology and Transition in the Middle School and Secondary School
163(4)
Assistive Technology Spotlight: Utilizing Assistive Technology to Meet Transition Goals
167(1)
Chapter Review
167(2)
References
169(3)
Assistive Technology for Distance Learning
172(18)
Chapter View
172(1)
Chapter Focus
172(1)
Assistive Technology Snapshot: Meet Jerome Durgin
173(1)
Distance Education
174(1)
Components of Distance Education
174(1)
Distance Teaching
175(10)
Real-Time Teaching
175(2)
Asynchronous Teaching
177(3)
Academic Development
180(1)
Web Development and Accessibility
181(4)
Assistive Technology for Student Learning
185(1)
Newsletters
185(1)
Homework Hotlines
185(1)
E-Mail
185(1)
Assistive Technology Spotlight: Are Your Students Ready for Distance Learning?
186(1)
Chapter Review
187(1)
References
188(2)
Assistive Technology and Ethical Standards of Practice
190(11)
Chapter View
190(1)
Chapter Focus
190(1)
Assistive Technology Snapshot: Meet Mr. Chunn
191(1)
Professional Ethics and Standards of Practice
192(4)
Ethics
192(1)
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
193(1)
The Council for Exceptional Children
194(1)
Professional Ethics and Special Education
195(1)
Professional Development
196(1)
Professional Publications
196(1)
Professional Organizations
196(1)
Planning for Professional Development
197(1)
Assistive Technology for Student Learning
197(1)
Confidentiality and Privacy Issues
197(1)
Assistive Technology Spotlight: Self-Assessment for Professional Development: How Do I Rate on the Top 10?
198(1)
Chapter Review
198(1)
References
199(2)
Author Index 201(2)
Subject Index 203


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