NY State APSE 2013 Supported Employment Training Institute. Promoting Vocational Independence Through Assistive Technology Presented by Lisa Tebo, OTR/L, ATP ADK Abilities [email protected] Today’s Learning Objectives.
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NY State APSE2013 Supported Employment Training Institute
Promoting Vocational Independence Through Assistive Technology
Presented byLisa Tebo, OTR/L, ATP
Gain a general understanding of assistive technology (AT) and how it is selected
Become familiar with areas that may be addressed through AT
Review a variety of tools that are readily available to promote independence in the work place
What is Assistive Technology?
Assistive Technology Services
Any service that directly assists an individual with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device.
Assistive Technology Device
Any item, piece of equipment or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of an individual with a disability
AT falls on a continuum
Writing & Math
Who uses “Assistive Technology”?
We all do!
How is AT selected?
Modified from the SETT Framework, Zabala 2002
Writing & Math
Task Completion & Sustained Attention
Organization of Materials