Appendix C – QIAT Indicator #2: Assessment

Professional Development Resources

Oklahoma ABLE Tech provides an overview of the Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology (A.T.) website and resources to help you better understand how IEP and A.T. teams can use the QIAT to serve students K-12 with disabilities and their assistive technology needs.  Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology - YouTube video

QIAT #2 - Assessment

QIAT Indicator #2

Title and Description of the Resource

Media Sub-Category Targeted

Assessment

AT Technical Assistance Guide: Assists Oklahoma Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams in providing AT devices and services to students with disabilities as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

A.T. Technical Assistance Guide pdf file link1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Assessment

Special Education Handbook: Oklahoma State Department of Education has developed guidance on assistive technology including definitions of devices and services, considering students’ A.T. needs, assessing students’ A.T. needs, and including A.T. in the IEP.

Oklahoma Special Education Handbook website link3, 4, 6
Assessment

Special Education Process Guide: Provides guidance for including assistive technology into the IEP.

Special Education Process Guide pdf guide6
Assessment

Making It Work: Effective Implementation of Assistive Technology by Special Education Technology British Columbia (SET BC) 2007. This resource package provides educators with a guide for implementing a variety of assistive technologies with students with special needs.

Making It Work pdf website link1, 2, 3, 5
Assessment

Quality Indicators for Consideration of Assistive Technology Needs: This is one of 8 quality indicators included in the resources available from The QIAT Consortium.

Quality Indicators for Consideration of A.T. Needs website link1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Assessment
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Education Tech Points - A Framework for Assistive Technology 3rd Edition:  Created by Gayl Bowser and Penny Reed. This manual guides IEP teams in considering, assessing, implementing, and transitioning AT for students.

Education Tech Points website link1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Assessment
Choosing
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OK Funding for A.T. - A Guide to Solving the Funding Puzzle and Getting Assistive Technology in Oklahoma: This publication provides detailed information about the processes of how to fund assistive technology and a list of public and private funding sources.

OK Funding for AT A Guide website link
Assessment
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Assistive Technology Internet Modules - Using the WATI Assessment Process: This online learning module focuses on the WATI AT assessment process which is based on the steps of (a) information gathering, (b) decision-making, and (c) trial use. It is designed for use for professional development, higher education courses, and independent study and was developed collaboratively by Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) and the Texas Assistive Technology Network.

WATI Assessment Learning Module website link5
Assessment

WATI Assessing Student’s Needs for Assistive Technology (ASNAT 5th Edition): In Chapter 1: Assistive Technology Assessment, this publication provides detailed information about the AT assessment process and forms that can be used to gather information about the student.

Chapter 1: Assistive Technology Assessment pdf weblink1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Assessment

How Do You Know It? How Can You Show It?: This publication provides information and a ‘thought process’ teams can use to gather data and evaluate the effectiveness of AT.

How Do You Know It? How Can You Show It? pdf weblink3, 5, 7
Assessment

AbleData:  An online resource which provides information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment.

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Assessment

Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) Center: Located in the Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, the AIM Center assists Oklahoma students by providing textbooks and other instructional materials in Braille, large print, and other accessible formats.

Oklahoma AIM Center website link4
Assessment
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Oklahoma ABLE Tech:  Oklahoma’s statewide Assistive Technology Act Program provides free, short-term loans of assistive technology.

Oklahoma ABLE Tech website link4
Assessment

Using the SETT Framework Video: Learn how to use Joy Zabala’s SETT Framework; Assessing students’ AT needs by considering the Student, Environments, Tasks, and Tools.

SETT Framework video link1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Assessment

Assistive Technology Assessment Video: Oklahoma ABLE Tech provides guidelines and resources for completing the Assistive Technology Assessment as a team. You will also learn about a system of checks and balances for your school to determine how well its Assistive Technology Assessment process is working.

ABLE Tech provides guidelines and resources for completing the A.T. Assessment
Assessment

A.T. Assessment Made Easy Video:  Oklahoma ABLE Tech recaps 2014-2015 AT Support Team Regional Training by Dr. Penny Reed. Content covers three major laws that affect AT for all students with disabilities, and the AT Assessment process.


ABLE Tech's A.T. Assessment Made Easy video link
Assessment
Choosing
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Assistive Technology 101 Video: Oklahoma ABLE Tech provides an overview of Assistive Technology categories including definitions and types of AT students often need.


ABLE Tech's Assistive Technology 101 video link1, 2, 3, 4, 6
Assessment
Choosing
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Free to Low-Cost Assistive Technology Solutions Video: Made by Oklahoma ABLE Tech, this video provides information about free and low-cost AT available across many AT categories.

ABLE Tech's Free to Low-Cost Assistive Technology Solutions video link4
Assessment
Choosing
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A.T. for Visual Impairments and Blindness Video: Made by Oklahoma ABLE Tech, this video provides information on AT options for those who are blind or have low-vision.

A.T. for Visual Impairments and Blindness video link4
Assessment
Choosing
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Basics of AAC Video: Made by Oklahoma ABLE Tech, this video provides information on A.T. options for those who have speech/communication impairments.

Basics of AAC video weblink4
Assessment
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Learning, Cognition, Development Video: Made by Oklahoma ABLE Tech, this video provides information on AT options for those who need AT support for Learning/Cognition/Development.

Learning, Cognition, Development video weblink4
Assessment
Choosing
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Solutions for Students Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Video: Made by Oklahoma ABLE Tech, this video provides information on AT options for those who need A.T. support for hearing loss.

Solutions for Students Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing video weblink4
Assessment

Georgia Project for Assistive Technology (GPAT) Protocols: This resource includes fillable forms that can be used to determine the assistive technology needs of individual students.

Georgia Project for Assistive Technology (GPAT) Protocols website link1, 2, 3, 5, 6
Assessment

WATI A.T. Checklist: This form is part of the full assessment manual titled, Assessing Students’ Needs for Assistive Technology (ASNAT). The AT Checklist is located on pages 60-63.

WATI A.T. Checklist pdf weblink4
Assessment

SETT Scaffold for Tool Selection: Created by Joy Zabala, Ed.D. This is one of several forms created to guide users through the process of considering, selecting and implementing assistive technology. The forms are intended to be examples and can be adapted and changed to meet the needs of the people who are using them as long as credits to the original source are maintained.

SETT Scaffold for Tool Selection Forms weblink3, 5, 7
Assessment

Communication Matrix: Communication assessment designed for individuals of all ages who function at the earliest stages of communication and who use any form of communication.


Communication Matrix website link1, 2, 5, 7
Assessment

Maryland Match Up Tool: This tool enables users to match an individual’s needs with features of specific assistive technology.

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Assessment

Tech Matrix: Allows users to search for, and compare, nearly 400 technology products as well as read related research articles on the theory and practice of using technology to improve student learning.

Communication Matrix website link1, 5
Assessment

Protocol for Accommodations in Reading (PAR): By Don Johnston, this resource helps determine reading accommodations for specific students by determining individual needs.

Protocol for Accommodations in Reading (PAR) website1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7
Assessment

Written Productivity Profile: This resource helps define student needs in the area of writing and consists of three parts: handwriting/keyboarding, spelling, and writing.

Written Productivity Profile weblink1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Assessment

Pragmatics Profile of Everyday Communication Skills: This resource can be used to assess the communication skills of those who are nonverbal by looking at their communicative skills in a variety of everyday situations.

Pragmatics Profile - Communication Matrix website link1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7