Part 1

Go to the Assistive Technology Industry Association website at www.atia.org (Links to an external site.) and click on the AT Resources tab.  Click on the link to “What is Assistive Technology?”  Read the information provided on this web page.  Using the information from Chapter 9 in your textbook and this web page, write a one-page paper (12-point font; 1-inch margins) answering the following questions:

  1. What is assistive technology?
  2. What is the best practice for choosing the right assistive technology for students?
  3. Who pays for assistive technology in school systems?