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CPSE 463

Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities

Counseling Psychology and Special Education David O. McKay School of Education

Course Description

Principles and applications in using assistive technology to improve the education and communication skills of students with disabilities.

When Taught

Spring Term

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Admission to special education program or instructor's consent; FBI fingerprint background clearance.

Title

Cultural and linguistic differences

Learning Outcome

1. Explain differences in culture and language and their effects on communication and behavior.

Title

Language and learning

Learning Outcome

2. Describe the impact of language development and listening comprehension on academic and non-academic learning of individuals with disabilities.

Title

Assistive technology

Learning Outcome

3. Plan and use augmentative and assistive communication strategies to support and enhance communication skills of individuals with exceptional learning needs and those whose primary language is not the dominant language.