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ATP040201: Indestructibles: Making Some Tough AT

Overview

This session will show make it yourself AT that can withstand a variety of outside forces. All devices will be able to withstand a slam or stand on test. I will show assembly, discuss what to avoid, and include options. These will be devices and holders that are put together with basic supplies and skills.

Learning Objectives

First Learning Objective: Discover ways to create 5 or more tough AT projects
Second Learning Objective: Discuss at least two variations for each device
Third Learning Objective: Demonstrate durability of 5 or more projects

Primary Strand

Assistive Technology for Physical Access and Participation

Secondary Strand

Education & Learning: Early Intervention – 12

Target Audience

  • Accessibility Professional
  • AT Specialists
  • Alternative Media Specialist
  • Caregivers
  • Communication Specialist
  • Consumers/Individuals with Disabilities
  • Consultants/Trainers
  • Disability Services
  • Educators
  • Family Members
  • Government/Non-Profit Agencies
  • Instructional Technologist
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Physical Therapists
  • Rehab Therapists
  • Special Education Educators
  • Teachers of the Visually Impaired

Experience Level

Introductory

Primary Life Cycle Addressed

All

Content Area

Professional Area

Course Schedule

This course was included in the ATIA 2021: AT Connected virtual event education program.

Continuing Education Credits

For Satisfactory Completion and Continuing Education information, please visit: ATIA Online Education CEUs

This course is offered for the following CE Provider Credits:

 AOTA; CRC; IACET
For: 0.10 CEU Units or 1.0 CEU Hours.

Please refer to the CRC AT for Physical Access and Participation Series page for further information on how to submit your CRC CEUs for this course to CRCC.

Speaker/s:

Scout Merry

MO Assistive Technology, Program Coordinator

Biography

Scout is:

employed at Missouri Assistive Technology
on year 11 working in assistive technology field
a maker of things
a person who likes to help others be able to do one more independent task
a maker of goofy AT videos
a husband, father, dog owner and bike and trail enthusiast

Relevant Financial Relationship: Yes
Scout receives regular payment from Missouri Assistive Technology. He is regularly thankful to get paid to do this work.

Relevant Non-Financial Relationship: No