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What kind of training and technical assistance should be provided to families, and professionals?

Answer: 

Depending on the technology and the involvement of the family, peers, and professionals with the student, training and technical assistance should include, but not be limited to, providing information and training about:

  •     The device and how it works;
  •     Programming and setting up the device;
  •     Recognizing and fixing minor problems;
  •     Integrating the device into the student's life at home;
  •     Integrating the device into the student's education goals and objectives;
  •     Maintenance of the device(s) and;
  •     Resources within the local community for repair services

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 17, 2014 at 11:35am.