Learning Objectives

After reading Chapter 5, you should be able to:

5.1 Explore educational technology.

5.2 Discuss what makes a technology an assistive technology for students with disabilities.

5.3 Understand the legal and legislative aspects of assistive technology.

5.4 Describe assistive technology decision-making frameworks.

5.5 Explain and describe the different levels of assistive technology devices and purposes of assistive technology devices.

5.6 Identify issues facing teachers and students with disabilities involving assistive technology.

5.7 Explore assistive technology future trends.