Counseling Psychology and Special Education

Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities

Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities
Principles and applications in using assistive technology to improve the education and communication skills of students with disabilities.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to special education program or instructor's consent; FBI fingerprint background clearance.
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 463
Course Outcomes: 

Cultural and linguistic differences

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

Language and learning

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

Assistive technology

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.