Course Detail
Course Components:
This course provides an orientation to the use of technology both as a medium for occupational therapy intervention, and as a means of promoting occupational performance in persons with disabilities. Students will learn the principles of technology assessment as related to individuals and environments, and how to select and develop technologies to enhance performance and prevent dysfunction. Modular units will address technology interface selection, augmentative communication devices, adaptive seating, technology-assisted treatment media, environmental modification, and the political, social, and economic factors associated with technology selection.