SPED 7727 Communication and Assistive Technology: Severe Disabilities 3/0/3
Prerequisite: SPED 6716 or equivalent
This class addresses two important aspects related to instruction of pupils with significant cognitive disabilities. The communication component of this class includes basics on typical speech and language development, deviations in children with disabilities and intervention strategies, materials and resources to encourage communications skills in students with severe disabilities. The second component addresses assistive technology for use in educational programs, including both low tech and high tech resources and applications.