Community Programs & Resources : Assistive Technology

Online Course

MCCD offers an online course that provides instruction related to the evaluation for and provision of assistive technology to individuals of all ages with special needs. It is available in accessible formats and consists of text, audio, images, and multimedia and is divided into 5 modules, consisting of 60 contact hours. Each module contains presentations which include didactic instruction, illustrations, videos, case studies, assignments, quizzes, and a final exam (approximately 2 contact hours for each presentation). Each presentation has a reading assignment. The required textbook will be mailed to each registered course participant. All participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Course

Interdisciplinary Fundamentals in Adaptive and Assistive Technology
  • Module 1: Introduction to Assistive Technology
  • Module 2: Assessment for Assistive Technology
  • Module 3: Laws Pertaining to Assistive Technology Service Delivery
  • Module 4: Assessment for and Use of Assistive Technology-Hearing/Vision/Communication
  • Module 5: Assessment for and Use of Assistive Technology-Motor Skills

Each participant will receive a certificate of completion for 60 contact hours.

The Cost

Florida Residents – FREE
Out of State – $175 for each module or $795 for the complete course (5 Modules).

For more information, please contact Nancy Cruz at 305-243-5706 or email at ncruz@med.miami.edu.