Welcome to the CCPS Assistive Technology and Occupational Therapy WIKI

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Wynne Maksimovic and Debbie Shatrowsky


What is Assistive Technology (AT)?

IDEA 97 defines this as "any piece of equipment or product system, whether commercially off the shelf or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability.


What is school-based Occupational Therapy (OT)?

Under IDEA 97 and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, occupational therapy is a related service provided to help children with an educational disability benefit from his/her special education program in the least restrictive learning environment.