05 | Assistive Technology Consideration (cont.)

05 | Assistive Technology Consideration (cont.)

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SETT Area of Consideration Function(s)
Physical Health, motor abilities, seating, positioning
Sensory Vision, hearing, sensitivity to/of touch
Communication Speech sound production and use, receptive and expressive language, voice, fluency, augmentative and alternative communication
Cognitive An appraisal of aptitude and mental processes by which an individual applies knowledge, thinks and solves problems
Academic Performance Basic and content reading; reading comprehension; mathematics calculation, reasoning and application; written expression; oral expression; listening comprehension; learning preference; learning style, strategies; effect of the disability on acquisition, development, mastery and applications of academic skills
Environmental Control Ability to control events within the environment; ability to interact with others to influence actions of others
Social Competence Adaptive behaviors and social skills, which enable a child or youth to meet environmental demands and to assume responsibility for his own and other’s welfare
Vocational Performance General work behaviors; following directions; working independently or with job supports; Job preferences or interests; Dexterity; Abilities; Interpersonal relationships and socializations; related work skills
Recreation/Leisure Free time, maintenance of physical fitness, use of generic community recreation facilities and resources and degree of social involvement

At least one person on the team should have some knowledge about assistive technology. Free professional development, trainings, and online supports are available for team members to learn more about assistive technology devices and services. When no one on the team is aware of AT options, the team may contact Oklahoma ABLE Tech for consultations and information.