The IDEA, 504, the ADA and Assistive Technology. Assistive technology device:.
Any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially or off the shelf, modified or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability.
large print books
auditory FM trainer
closed circuit TV
word prediction software
voice recognition and synthesis softwareExamples of assistive technology
A person has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity.
An appropriate education means providing special education and the related services the student needs to benefit from the special education program. Services developed and provided through IEP.
Means meeting the individual needs of students with disabilities as adequately as the needs of students without disabilities are met.
Eligibility means having a condition requires special education/related services.
FAPE: providing special education and related services.
Requires having a condition that substantially limits a major life function.
Meeting needs as adequately as needs of students w/o disabilities are met.
504 Plan documents accommodations and services.
General education responsibility.IDEA vs. 504/ADA
Qualified interpreters education/related services.
Braille calculators, printers, type writers
telephone hand set amplifiers
closed captioned decoders
open and closed captioningAuxiliary aids and services
Voice synthesizers education/related services.
specialized gym equipment
calculators or keyboards with enlarged buttons
reaching devices for library use
Raised line drawing kits
assistive listening devices
assistive listening systems
TDDsMore Auxiliary aids and services
Modify recess, PE education/related services.
Provide inhalant therapy assistance
Administer medication, as prescribed
Develop health care and emergency plan
Provide rest periods
Remove allergensAsthma substantially limits breathing
Accommodate absences for doctor’s appointments education/related services.
Assistance carrying books
Provide modified eating utensils
Notetaker, taped texts, lectures
Assistive technology for writing: computer, pencil grip
Supply extra set of books for home use
Bathroom accommodations, locate class near rest room.Arthritis pain limits performing manual tasks
Provide assistive technology education/related services.
Assist with carrying books or lunch trays
Arrange for use of ramps, elevators
Extra time between classesPhysical disability that limits walking, fine motor skills
Monitor/distribute medications as prescribed education/related services.
Train staff and children and prepare emergency plan
Provide rest time and academic considerations following seizures.
Provide plan to makeup work do the student can catch up with peers.Epilepsy: student has periodic seizures limit learning