AT Implementation in the Classroom: “Bring It to the Teachers First”

This interview focuses on assistive technology implementation in the classroom. Matthew Press, AT Coordinator for the Pendergast Elementary School District in Phoenix, Arizona, addresses the need for teacher “buy-in” and shares tips for how to get it; describes AT barriers and how to overcome them; identifies AT tools that he has found to be effective; and discusses universal design and other concepts key to effectively implementing technology in real-life classrooms.