Special Education Listserv
Subject: Assistive Technology and Special Education
Source: Melissa Melton, Supervisor, Effective Practices
Intended Audience: Local Education Agency Staff
Date: January 13, 2011
Missouri Assistive Technology (MOaT) has developed a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) sheet, "Assistive Technology Consideration and Decision-Making in Special Education" which is now available at http://www.at.mo.gov/documents/AssistiveTechnologyQA2010.doc.
The sheet includes questions regarding the nature of assistive technology (AT), how AT is used in conjunction with special education, and considerations educators may make in regards to AT evaluations for students with disabilities.