A checklist for identifying funding sources for assistive technology

Menlove, Martell
March 1996
Teaching Exceptional Children;Spring96, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p20
Academic Journal
Presents an organized series of questions for identifying funding sources for assistive technology (AT) in special education. Necessity of AT for a student to receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE); Role of AT in the student's individualized education program (IEP); Impact of AT on the student's independence. INSET: The promise and the pitfalls of assistive technology..


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