This course will focus on assessment for assistive technology, putting the focus on assessing the individual’s capabilities and their specific assistive technology activity and participation needs.
This course is part of our December 2022 virtual conference on pediatric school-based topics.
Live WebinarTue, Dec 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to define the steps of the assistive technology assessment process.
- Participants will be able to describe the importance of evaluating technology needs rather than assessing for a specific solution.
- Participants will be able to list two assessments that can be used to evaluate the need for assistive technologies.
|0-10 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|10-30 Minutes||The Human Activity Assistive Technology (HAAT), Student, Environment, Tasks, and Tools (SETT), and Matching Persons to Technology (MPT) models|
|30-45 Minutes||Steps of the assistive technology assessment process|
|45-60 Minutes||Role of the assistive technology team|
|60-80 Minutes||Evaluating assistive technology needs|
|80-100 Minutes||Assessing for access: Direct and indirect selection|
|100-115 Minutes||Assessments and resources|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PhD, OT Assistive Technology Professional/Seating and Mobility Specialist
Dr. Emma M. Smith is an Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology researcher at the Assisting Living and Learning Institute at Maynooth University in Ireland. Emma has worked across the age spectrum – from pediatrics to geriatrics, and across many practice settings – including schools, community, rehabilitation, and long-term care. Dr. Smith regularly teaches assistive technology related courses at universities in both Canada and Ireland, as well as at national and international conferences.
Financial disclosures: Emma Smith received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Non-financial disclosures: Emma Smith has no relevant non-financial disclosures.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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