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Assistive Technologies (AT) help individuals with disabilities address a functional need that is related to their disability characteristics. Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) are rapidly changing the landscape of access to technology, education, and even social avenues. Understanding these terms and how assistive technologies connect to them is important in a wide variety of professional fields including Early Childhood, Education, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Recreation Therapy, Social Work, Medical fields, Human Resources, and more.

This 6-week Continuing Education course will help participants learn about AT: what it is, where to find it, how to match it to an individual's needs, how to prove it is effective, and avenues for procurement. Participants will engage in a variety of knowledge and skills activities and assessments.

Technology Requirements

  • Basic Computer Skills: The ability to send and receive email with and without attachments; use a word processing program such as Microsoft Word; willingness to explore new technologies through web-based applications
  • Access and navigate the Internet
  • View video clips from YouTube and other video streaming websites

Registration Deadline: September 7, 2022

Course Duration: September 12, 2022 - October 21, 2022

Cost: $375

Event Details


This course will be offered through the Canvas Learning System. Registrants should look for an email from CPE during the week the course starts which will include login credentials, instructions and a link to the Canvas online classroom.

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