Assistive Technology Assignment
Mindy M. Whittle
January 23, 2015
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IDEA 2004 requires IEP teams to consider the assistive technology needs of all children with disabilities. (20 U.S.C. 1414(d)(3)(B)(v))
The IEP team makes decisions about assistive technology devices and services based on your child’s unique needs so that he can be more confident and independent. The law requires schools to use assistive technology devices and services "to maximize accessibility for children with disabilities." (20 U.S.C. 1400(c)(5)(H))
Sip & Puff makes computer use easier for students with paralysis and mobility disabilities.
Allows users to control a mouth stick.
Students can click on website and perform other tasks using the mouth stick.
Reference Page service that directly assists a child with a disability in the selection,
IRIS Center Peabody College Vanderbilt University . The Iris Center. (2015). Implementing Assistive Technology. Retrieved from: http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/at/cresource/what-are-the-schools-responsibilities-regarding-assistive-technology/at_05/