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AT Implementation

Effective AT Implementation ensures successful participation in educational activities. In addition, it promotes success when working toward mastery of IEP goals and making progress within the general education curriculum. The resources listed below provide information on the AT implementation process at both the student and school district/system-wide level.

AT Resource Guide: Writing AT Into the IEP

Writing AT Into the IEP

Discover how to document AT devices and services into the IEP to show how it supports the student's achievement of goals and progress in the general education curriculum.
Assistive Technology Internet Modules: AT Implementation

AT Implementation

Learn to plan for the use of AT devices and services matched to the unique needs of the student, and to implement AT supports ensuring access to a free and appropriate education.
Assistive Technology Internet Modules: AT Supports and Services in the IEP

AT Supports and Services in the IEP

Learn about the law as it relates to AT, how to include AT in the IEP, how to ensure use of AT supports, and how to actively engage family members throughout the process.
District-Wide AT Planning: A View From 40,000 Feet

District-Wide AT Planning: A View From 40,000 Feet

Experience district-wide comprehensive planning for assistive technology (AT) implementation that allows students improved access to AT supports.

Accessible Instructional Materials - AIM

Accessible instructional materials, or AIM, are specialized formats of curricular content that are designed or converted in a way that makes them usable across the widest range of student variability regardless of format (print, digital, graphical, audio, and video).

AT Link Basic: National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials

National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials

Learn about AIM with resources- for state- and district-level educators, parents, publishers, and others interested parties.
AT Link Basic: The Center for Instructional Supports and Accessible Materials

The Center for Instructional Supports and Accessible Materials

Discover Ohio's resource for accessible material needs for students with print disabilities, including students who are blind and visually impaired.
AT Link Basic: Bookshare

Bookshare

Explore this online library of over 200,000 titles including current-day books, magazines, and newspapers as well as textbooks and journals. Membership is free for those with qualifying disabilities.
AT Link Basic: Free Supports for Struggling Readers

Free Supports for Struggling Readers

Explore this list of digital resources most of which are free and a few are commercially available.

AT Adapted/Customizable Curriculum Resources

Some students require adaptations to the curriculum to scaffold information for their personal learning needs. The following are software programs that allow customized supports to access reading, writing, and mathematics and the content standards for each. The programs offer access to an online learning community where resources created by others can be downloaded, modified and used with your students.

AT Link Basic: IntelliTools Classroom Suite Activity Exchange

IntelliTools Classroom Suite Activity Exchange

Discover hundreds of pre-made activities for immediate use with the IntelliTools Classroom Suite software.
AT Link Basic: Boardmaker Achieve Community

Boardmaker Achieve Community

Explore this community of resources where over 200,000 board makers come together to share free, symbol-adapted learning activities.
AT Link Basic: Crick Software - LearningGrids

Crick Software - LearningGrids

Learn about a software program designed to help students build sentences using whole words, phrases and pictures to illustrate writing, word prediction to help select words and to help understanding.

AT Systems Assessments

A collection of websites that offer free self-assessment tools to help a district evaluate their systems and supports for AT implementation.

AT Link Basic: Tots-n-Tech

Tots-n-Tech

Discover a research institute designed to study the prevalence and use of AT with infants and toddlers.
AT Document Basic: QIAT - Quality Indicators for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Assistive Technology

QIAT - Quality Indicators for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Assistive Technology

Gain knowledge on guidelines teams can use to evaluate the effectiveness of AT devices and services that have been provided to a student.
AT Document Basic: QIAT - Self-Evaluation Matrices for the Quality Indicators in Assistive Technology Services

QIAT - Self-Evaluation Matrices for the Quality Indicators in Assistive Technology Services

Use these self-evaluation matrices to measure areas of strength and plan for professional development, training, or support in the area of AT.