Referral and assessment for assistive technology (raat

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<p>Referral and Assessment for Assistive Technology (RAAT)</p> <p>Referral and Assessment for Assistive Technology (RAAT)The 4 Step Process</p> <p>Step 1: Referral for Assistive Technology AssessmentVaries according to school districtPost-referral, the IEP team meets to determine whether steps are necessaryReferral should consider all prior and current assessment data</p> <p>Step 2: Conducting an Assistive Technology AssessmentGenerally completed by the Assistive Technology Specialist, the assessment is done with significant help from other IEP membersMay include: Direct observationInterviewsFormal assessmentSelected activities in predetermined environments</p> <p>Step 3: The Individualized Education Program Team (IEP)The IEP Team which conducts AT device trials is a multidisciplinary team comprised of interested parties such as the following:AT specialistGeneral education teacherSpecial education teacherParentsSchool PsychologistPhysical and occupational therapists</p> <p>Step 4: Implementation of the Assistive Technology DeviceStudent, teachers, and parents, along with many other interested service personnel all assist the student with device accommodation and proficiency</p>