Making and Tinkering with AT: Helping Young Children “Do”

Did you know that the most frequent users of AT are babies? That's right. Infants and toddlers with disabilities use the widest variety of AT supports throughout each day to participate in routine activities. The Let’s Participate Project shared findings and trends, including tips for customizing ordinary items and applying DIY and Maker Movement resources to design AT supports for every young child. We know that all children develop and learn by doing…Come and see how AT can help.


Susan MistrettSusan Mistrett, a national voice on including children birth to eight with disabilities is currently a senior consultant to the DOE/OSEP funded Let’s Participate! Project, which implements a proven model to increase the use of assistive technology with young children with disabilities age birth to five in Massachusetts. She has written extensively on the selection and use of assistive technologies to support the participation of young children and their families in everyday routines and activities in home, community and education settings. Her work includes weaving concepts of universal design with individual assistive technology supports to ensure the inclusion of all children in natural early childhood settings.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm EST
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Did you know that the most frequent users of AT are babies? That's right. Infants and toddlers with disabilities use the widest variety of AT supports throughout each day to participate in routine activities. Dr. Sue Mistrett, from The Let’s Participate Project, shared tips for customizing ordinary items and applying DIY and Maker Movement resources to design AT supports for every young child. We know that all children develop and learn by doing…Come and see how AT can help.