Assistive Technology Institutes

Introduction

The Assistive Technology Institute is a unique learning opportunity that combines discussion of current relevant topics in assistive technology with hands-on learning opportunities of some of the most recent and most commonly used assistive technology software programs.

Registration is now open. Please complete a survey. After completion, you will receive an e-mail with directions for registration and payment.

Patti Bahr
Instructor

ICATER’s Assistive Technology Institute will be conducted by Patricia Bahr, Director of ICATER and graduate assistants from ICATER. Bahr is a rehabilitation engineer and has worked to match the needs of people with disabilities to technology, since 1988. Bahr developed and is the primary instructor for a graduate class - Universal Design and Accessibility for Online Instruction.

Who Should Attend?

Everyone that works with people with disabilities, especially in the education field would benefit from attending the Assistive Technology Institute. These people include:

  • Assistive technology professionals
  • Counselors
  • General education teachers
  • High school and college students with disabilities
  • Occupational therapists
  • Parents of students with disabilities
  • Psychologists
  • Special education teachers
  • Speech pathologists

Itinerary

  1. Watch eight (8) hours of recorded lectures and demos
  2. Attend a 1-day in-person workshop (7:45am - 4:30pm)
  3. Submit a short reflective paper

Registration

Registration is now open. Please complete a survey. After completion, you will receive an e-mail with directions for registration and payment.

Credit Options

  • Certificate of Completion ($100)
  • Iowa Licensure Renewal Unit ($125)
  • UI Graduate - 1 s.h. ($510)

Dates & Sites

Date Location Address
December 9, 2017 University of Iowa, College of Education (Jones Commons - N300 Lindquist Center) 240 Madison St., Iowa City
March 24, 2018 University of Iowa, College of Education (N110 Lindquist Center) 240 Madison St., Iowa City