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Introduction to Assistive Technology


Description
Some people with disabilities use assistive technologies (AT) to assist them with a variety of tasks. For example, a person may not have use of their voice, but AT can allow them to communicate their thoughts, wants, and needs. AT allows individuals, from any age, to live independently and participate in various aspects of their lives. AT can also reduce the need for health services, such as long-term care and other formal health care. Without AT, people with disabilities can be excluded or isolated.

In this training, the focus will be on understanding what assistive technologies are, including the variety of types available, their benefits, and how they meet the needs of people with disabilities.

(Approximate time: 60 Min)

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Content
  • Introduction
  • Introduction Module
  • Module 1
  • Assistive Devices
  • What is Assistive Technology?
  • Module 2
  • Technology and its Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
  • Module 3
  • AT for Blind or Low Vision Users
  • Module 4
  • AT for Hearing, Speech and Language Disorders
  • Module 5
  • AT for Cognitive Disabilities
  • MODULE 6
  • AT for Mobility Disabilities
  • Quiz
  • Introduction to Assistive Technology Quiz
  • Survey
  • Training Satisfaction Survey
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Introduction Module, What is Assistive Technology?, Technology and its Impact on Individuals with Disabilities, AT for Blind or Low Vision Users, AT for Hearing, Speech and Language Disorders, AT for Cognitive Disabilities, Introduction to Assistive Technology Quiz"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever