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3 Key Questions When Considering Assistive Technology

3 Key Questions When Considering Assistive Technology Author: Michelle Patterson; info@ciddl.org In the last blog in our assistive technology (AT) series, we broke down the four components of the SETT framework- student, environment, tasks, and tools. Specifically, Individualized Education Program…
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Preparing Pre-Service Educators to Make AT Decisions

Preparing Pre-Service Educators to Make AT Decisions Author: Michelle S. Patterson; Ling Zhang; info@ciddl.org In our first blog post, we introduced the definition and legal requirements for assistive technology (AT). While this provides a foundation, pre-service educators need to develop…
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Introducing Simulations into Teacher Preparation Programs

Introducing Simulations into Teacher Preparation Programs Author: Michelle Patterson; info@ciddl.org In a recent CIDDL  blog, “Integrate Scenario-Based Learning Into Teacher Preparation”, we discussed how teacher candidates developed responses to text- or video-based scenarios with an opportunity to reflect and receive…