AT Training and information
National Assistive Technology Resources:
- ATIA: Assistive Technology Industry Organization: www.atia.org
- Assistive Technology Outcomes & Benefits, ATIA’s open-access, online, annual journal of peer-reviewed papers, highlights new information on the outcomes and benefits of assistive technology for persons with disabilities.
- Closing The Gap: www.closingthegap.com
- Journal (subscription)
- CSUN: California State University, Northridge: www.csun.edu
- Certificate Program
- RESNA: Rehabilitation and Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America www.resna.org
- Professional Certificate
- Listserve and Journal for members
- Assistive Technology Internet Modules: Use the same password if you created one for OCALI Autism Internet Modules. www.atinternetmodules.org/user_mod.php
- There are currently 42 modules ranging from AT Basics to programming for students with complex needs. The modules are free and self-paced.
- ATIM is designed to provide high-quality information and professional development on assistive technology (AT) for educators, professionals, families, persons with disabilities, and others. Each module guides you through case studies, instructional videos, pre- and post-assessments, a glossary, and much more. ATIM modules are available at no cost. Fee-based professional development certificates and graduate credit hours are now available and continuing education credits are coming soon. www.atinternetmodules.org
- University of Buffalo: Assistive Technology Training Online Project: Buffalo, New York
This site includes training on AT basics, implementation, specific devices, resources and Decision Making. The modules also include other resources and tutorials. www.atto.buffalo.edu
National Assistive Technology in Education Network (NATE)
This website brings together information from a variety of disciplines that are involved with assistive technology services in the educational setting. Some of the resources found here include AT training materials, data collection tools, and a mentoring program for new members of the AT field. many manuals, tips, processes.
- Other websites and links to organizations
- tools to compare features needed
- data collection sheets
- tech matrix that is interactive and an amazing tool to look at device features
Assistive Technology Training Online: www.atto.buffalo.edu/registered/ATBasics.php
This portion of the Assistive Technology Training On Line website has excellent beginning information including an introduction to assistive technology, technology for special populations, and adapting computers.