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Competencies/Benchmarks

Competency 4: Consider a continuum of assistive technology devices, services, and resources that may be used to address the needs of students.
Benchmark 4.1: Follows procedure for providing equipment as a result of AT assessment.
Indicator 4.1.1: Know the options for borrowing equipment in your district.

Resources:

  • ATEN Loan Library (PDF) Document
  • ATEN Short Term Equipment Loan Form, (PDF) Document
  • Refer to local Policies and Procedures for the Provision of Specially Designed Instruction and Related Services for Exceptional Students (SP&P)
  • Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (Website) http://www.faast.org/
    ATLoan_000_index.cfm

Indicator 4.1.2: Know the procedures for each option for borrowing equipment in your district.

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Indicator 4.1.3: Set up equipment for trials.

Resources:

  • AT Consideration Guide for IEP Teams, (PDF) Document

Indicator 4.1.4: Provide technical assistance and training in preparation for equipment trials.

Resources:

  • AT Consideration Guide for IEP Teams, (PDF) Document
  • Zabala Guiding Principles for AT, (PDF) Document

Indicator 4.1.5: Identify the components of a data gathering procedure.

Resources:

  • How Do you Know it? How Can You Show It? Making Assistive Technology Decisions, chapter 10, (Website) http://www.wati.org/products/products.html Penny Reed, Gayl Bowser, Jane Korsten, Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative, Polk Library 800 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901
  • SETT Framework, (PDF) Document

Benchmark 4.2: Implement a continuum of low-tech to high-tech assistive technology tools for a specific learning task.
Indicator 4.2.1: Know the continuum of assistive technology tools for use in curricular activities such as reading, study skills, math, writing, science, and etc.

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Indicator 4.2.2: Create a rubric for collecting meaningful data during the equipment trial.

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Indicator 4.2.3: Use the rubric to measure progress being made during equipment trials.

Resources:

  • How Do you Know it? How Can You Show It? Making Assistive Technology Decisions, Examples (Website) http://www.wati.org/products/products.html Penny Reed, Gayl Bowser, Jane Korsten, Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative, Polk Library 800 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901
  • Writing Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives, Part I, page 14, Bateman, Barbara, and Herr, Cynthia, IEP Resources, Attainment Publications, PO Box 930160, Verona, WI  53593, 800-651-0954

Indicator 4.2.4: Interpret equipment trial data.

Resources:

  • How Do you Know it? How Can You Show It? Making Assistive Technology Decisions, chapter 10, (Website) http://www.wati.org/products/products.html  Penny Reed, Gayl Bowser, Jane Korsten, Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative, Polk Library, 800 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh WI 54901

Benchmark 4.3: Utilize the continuum of services and resources available from school-based, district, regional, state, and national levels.
Indicator 4.3.1: Know the continuum of services available from LATS, Regional LATS, Regional Managers, FDLRS Techs, Specialized Centers, DOE, national organizations.

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Indicator 4.3.2: Identify local vendors and resources they provide.

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Indicator 4.3.3: Identify the appropriate professional contact (occupational therapist, speech pathologist, physical therapist) for each service.

Resources:

  • Your district's ESE website