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SPED 415. Assistive Technology for Students with Special Needs

Credits: 3
Department: Special Education
Description: Classroom use of technology and its direct and indirect impact on the delivery of services for students with disabilities. Commercial and teacher-developed assistive technology and devices used as compensatory tools for students with disabilities.
Corequisites: SPED 338, SPED 339, SPED 405, SPED 418, SPED 445
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Evaluate student need for the use of assistive technologies to promote language development, communication skills, and academic literacy.
2. Select, acquire, and use assistive technology and supplementary aids and services in collaboration with parents and specialists.
3. Apply evidence-based methods, strategies, universal design for learning, and assistive technologies to meet individual student needs and provide access to grade-level content standards.
4. Design, implement, monitor, and adjust use of assistive technologies.

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