-to support program admnistration and development
-to support delivery of services
-to support the communication of clients
defines AT services as any service that directly assists one with a disability in the selection or use of assistive technology.
Stated that AT devices enables some to:
-have more control of their lives
-participate more fully in life
-interact better w/ others
-benefit from basic things others take advantage of
Addressed requirements of state vocational rehab agencies for those seeking employment or independences. .
Calls for a "range of services and devices which can help"
Describes eligibility for rehab engineering services.
Subjective: clients level of attention and participation
Objective: sepcific data regarding performance
Assessment: interpretation of S and O
Plan: recommendations for future
-External evidence from published research
-Internal evidence from evaluation of client and family/willingness/preferences
-internal evidence from examination of clinician preferences, professional competencies, etc.
curriculum or natural based
integrate oral and written language
focus on meta activities
Do statment: the client will correctly produce /s/
condition: in the initial position of words
Criterion: 90% accuracy
Goals must be:
Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Teachable
Clinician Directed: drills, modeling, using operant procedures (least natural)
Client Directed: setup in environment and wait for client to initiate behavior
hybrid: combination of both (most natural)
Uses operant procedures:
Antecedent: clinician provides a model
Behavior: client responds by producing a target behavior
Consequence: Clinician provides reinforcement or feedback/correction.
1. focused stimulation
2. milieu teaching
3. script therapy
4. interrupted behavior chain strategy
5. conversational strategy