Getting the "Right Stuff" is all about matching the needs of the student with what they are needing to do ( task) and where they will be using it (environment) and which technology will make the access happening( tool). The SETT process is the best, most simple approach to thinking this through.

SETT Framework

SETT is an acronym for Student, Environments, Tasks, and Tools
The SETT Framework is a four part model intended to promote collaborative decision-making in all phases of assistive technology service design and delivery from consideration through implementation and evaluation of effectiveness. The term "SETT" was created by Joy Zabal the goddess of all things AT and AIM.
Check out the rest of the SETT website if you are looking to put "structure" in the search for the "right AT stuff" for your students. http://www.joyzabala.com/

SETT Scaffolds:
The SETT Scaffolds are a series of forms that, like architectural scaffolds, are designed to be used when and where needed. They are meant to be examples and can be adapted and changed to meet the needs of the people who are using them as long as credits to the original source are maintained.




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