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Overview of Assistive Technology for Early Intervention


Young girl in a walker at a water park.This course provides an overview of the benefits and application of assistive technology (AT) to support infants and toddlers with disabilities. Topics include definitions and examples of AT, assessment and intervention processes, documentation and funding. It is highly recommended to start with this Moodle Course before taking courses in the Early Intervention Moodle Track. 
 
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Learning Objectives:
After taking this course, the user will have a better understanding of:
  1. What AT is.
  2. Who qualifies for AT devices and services.
  3. How AT services are delivered.
  4. Funding options for AT for young children.
  5. Who provides AT services.
  6. When and how to document AT on an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP - Colorado specific).
  7. AT Assessment.
  8. The laws and guidelines around AT.
  9. Where to find resources on AT.
Intended Audience:
This course is intended for professionals who are working with infants and toddlers age birth through two in the Part C system, including occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech language pathologists, early childhood educators, mental health professionals and service coordinators. 
 
Length:
This course should take the user around 45-60 minutes to complete, depending on user pace and exploration of links and available resources.
 
Cost:
$29
**For $99 you can register for the Full 4 Course Early Intervention Moodle Track where you can access this training along with 3 other Early Intervention Moodle Courses. A savings of $17!