Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Wisconsin AT Inititative (WATI): Assessing Students' Needs for Assistive Technology

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WATI has provided a comprehensive guide for multidisciplinary team assessment of assistive technology for students. Chapter 12 is dedicated to AT needs for students with visual impairments.

Table of Contents:

  • Using the SETT Process and the Decision Making Guide
  • Decision Making Guide
  • Decision Making Guide Expanded
  • Assistive Technology Continuum
  • Assistive Technology Supports organized by visual impairments
  • Tools for Transition
  • Tools for Teachers
  • Accommodations
  • Assessments
  • Vision Profiles
  • Built-in Vision Accessibilities—Windows, Mac, Linux
  • Free Resources
  • Products for Low Vision
  • Products for Blindness and CVI
  • Solution Selection Tools and Strategies
  • Testimonials
  • Useful Resources
  • Text Formats


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