Exploring Assistive Technology
Purpose: To help familiarize you with AT, Apps, and emerging technologies to support employment, education, and recreation that can be used by individuals with disabilities.
Recommendation: You may choose to complete this assignment individually, but recommend that you connect with a classmate and complete the assignment together.
You have several options for completing the AT assignment. You will choose one option:
1) Apps for employment
2) Apps for education (for all ages)
3) Video/case studies of AT use for employment (i.e. feature news stories, human interest stories of AT under development or in use by individuals with disabilities)
4) Video/case studies of AT use for recreation/social interaction/independent living
5) Ex: Video case study: Emerging technologies (ET) that might benefit individuals with disabilities.
a. Example: NOT IMPOSSIBLE LABS: http://www.notimpossible.com
b. TAP,wearable keyboard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtSQT8lS4vo
1.) Definition of Assistive Technology (use the definition found on the AT PowerPoint)
2.) Name of APP/AT/emerging technology
3.) Source (URL, where to find it) including screenshot/picture of APP/AT/ET
4.) Purpose (2-3 major uses)
5.) Who can benefit? (age level, populations)
7.) Cost $ (for APP, note if there are free versions, and versions that cost)