Course description

In this course, students will learn about the different types of Assistive Technology (AT), and develop competency in their application with students with learning disabilities. Students will also learn the process involved with the selection, installation, and use of Text-to-Speech (TTS) software and Speech Recognition (SR) software. Students will apply the Planning for Success Self-Assessment Inventory to a volunteer student with a learning disability to determine the appropriateness of this intervention technique, and to become more proficient in training students with learning disabilities to use the equipment and technology suitable to their learning needs.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023. Fall 2023 registration opens July 24, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery