for an IEP Meeting: What you need to know
about AT consideration and AT implementation
Conducted March 5, 2008
in association with the Technology
and Media Division (TAM) of the Council for Exceptional
Margaret Bausch, University of Kentucky
Dr. Tara Jeffs, East Carolina University
Dr. Margaret E. Bausch |Margaret
E. Bausch is an assistant professor
in the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation
Counseling at the University of Kentucky (UK) where she
served as the Co-Principal Investigator of the National
Assistive Technology Research Institute.
Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Bausch was a resource
room teacher and spent more than 15 years at UK as
a Disability Program Specialist where she was involved
in all aspects of research and product development
related to special education technology. She currently
teaches courses in Assistive Technology and Assistive
Technology Assessment in the graduate and undergraduate
training programs at UK.
Jeffs is the director of the Irene Howell Assistive Technology
Center at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
As both director and teacher educator, she has the
opportunity to talk and provide assistive technology
technical assistance to hundreds of parents and teachers
a year through the center's community outreach and
the College of Education's Clinical Schools Network
partnership. With 12 years of high school teaching
experience in the area of Special Education, the
integration of technology into the teaching and learning
process is core to her research agenda. Tara received
her Ph.D. in Assistive Technology, from George Mason
University in Virginia. She is currently the President
of the Technology and Media Division of the Council
for Exceptional Children.
Dr. Tara Jeffs
Materials and Archive
Archive: This is the recording
of the live Webinar event conducted on March 5, 2008. It is
1 hour, 31 minutes in length.
You can start, stop, pause, fast forward or rewind
player. (Note: Playing the archive requires FLASH
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This is the Handout
for the Webinar presentation on Prepping
for an IEP Meeting: What you need to know about AT consideration
and AT implementation.
(PDF, 3 slides per page, 17
Technology Implementation Plan: This form (PDF, 2 pgs.) is
designed to facilitate assistive technology implementation.
sections include: student information, point of contact,
implementation team members, equipment, equipment tasks,
training, classroom implementation, home implementation,
NOTE: Information on products
discussed during this event is available here.