ASNAT Assessing Student’s Needs for Assistive Technology. Computer Access Patti Drescher CESA 7 firstname.lastname@example.org Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative www.wati.org. Objectives.
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Assessing Student’s Needs for
Participants will understand the SETT process as it relates to identifying appropriate AT for students who need to access the computer.
Participants will have basic knowledge of the AT continuum for Computer Access as identified in the ASNAT Computer Access Chapter.
Participants will be able to access resources and tools for trial with students who need AT computer access supports.
of the SETT
Framework for Computer Access.
Guide will be
every area of
List the functional areas of concern
What are the student’s special needs related to the area of concern.
What are the student’s abilities….
What motivates the student?
Other questions you might ask?
What specific environmental considerations need to be addressed?
Attitudes of others?
What are other the environments that need to be taken into account?
New section as a subset of Student & Environment
As a team, identify by circling or other means those few tasks the student needs to do that will have the most impact.Narrowing the Focus
As a team, brainstorm and write on chart paper any assistive technologies &/or strategies you think will assist the student in successfully completing those tasks you identified.
Assistive Technology for Computer Access tasks the student needs to do that will have the most impact.
Vendors for Computer Access Tools
Enabling Devices www.enablingdevices.com
Don Johnston, Inc. www.donjohnston.com
RJ Cooper www.rjcooper.com
Conclusion tasks the student needs to do that will have the most impact.