Frequently Asked Questions:
Any item, piece of equipment, or service that
directly assists an individual with a disability.
This can range from something simple such as a pencil grip, to an
augmentative communication device.
The team serves as consultants to students, parents and teachers, regarding assistive technology needs. A request form for a consultation should be completed and sent to Diane Musser, at Nichols School when student's needs are not being met with current interventions, methods and/or devices tried.
The team will work with the individual making a request or the student's IEP team to identify assistive technology that best fits the student's area of needs. The team will then conduct a periodic review to ensure that the assistive technology has improved the students learning success
Please see the Assistive
Tecchnology Handbook as a guide to identifying students
and requesting an assistive technology consultation.
Any teacher or parent(s)/guardian.
When studentís needs are not being met with
current interventions, methods and/or devices tried.
Or, Assistive technology is not being used, then a request for an
Assistive Technology Consultation should be made.
Follow the flow chart on M.G.S.D. A.T.
Completed forms should be sent to Diane
Musser, at the district office.
Team members who best fit the studentís area
The assistive technology team meets once a
month. It may take up to one
month to respond to a request.
Please contact any team member
for additional information and/or assistance.