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Technology/Assistive Technology
TECH IN ECSE
CLASS CODE: ECSE 250 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: CHILD & FAMILY STUDIES
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - no GECode requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to extend basic technology skills into classroom application. It will introduce students to a variety of equipment and devices that are used to enhance the functional skills of children with disabilities in the areas of communication, position, mobility, and activities.
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to extend basic technology skills into classroom application. It will introduce students to a variety of equipment and devices that are used to enhance the functional skills of children with disabilities in the areas of communication, position, mobility, and activities.
TOPICS: *IDEA and Assistive Technology
The IEP Process
Related Service
*Types of Assistive Techology Equipment and Devices
*Skill Enhancement through Assistive Technology
Communication Skills
Mobility Skills
Positioning
Adaptive Skills
*Modifying and Adapting
During Infancy
During Preschool Years
During early elementary school years
*Team Collaboration
Role of the Parent
Role of the Professional
Role of the Agency/LEA
OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course a student will be able to:
*Identify assistive devices and their purposes in facilitating skill development in children with disabilities
*Identifiy the type and range of disabitliy most commonly associated with specific assistive devices
*Demonstrate the ability to adapt assistive devices to meet student-specific IEP goals and benchmark
*Demonstrate the ability to collaorate with related services personnel in implementing assistive technology recommendations
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: ECSE 100, CHILD 210
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003