Personalized Low Tech Solutions

Description

This micro-credential is awarded to individuals who have successfully completed and passed the online class: Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes – Part Two. Participants use everyday tools and materials to create low tech assistive technology solutions for students with vision loss and multiple disabilities.

Competency

In order to earn this micro-credential participants will need to demonstrate the ability to design, create, and document a variety of AT solutions for students with vision loss and multiple disabilities.

LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES:

Participants will:

  1. Identify how ordinary, everyday tools and materials can be used to create assistive technology solutions for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.
  2. Use a problem-solving process to develop a design to meet a student’s specific needs.
  3. Describe the importance of trial and error in problem solving.
  4. Identify the best tools and materials to be used for a specific design.
  5. Create AT solutions to meet a student’s specific needs.
  6. Describe how tapes, adhesives, putty instamorph, corrugated plastic, corner guard, sintra board, loc line, PVC, and industrial twist ties can be used when creating AT solutions.

Courses Offered

You will use an assortment of the tools and materials described in the book and on video clips to fabricate 8 assistive technology solutions.
Professional Development Offering