GFPS AT Guide and Other Resources
Assistive technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of an individual with a disability. AT must be considered for all students with disabilities. In the school setting, AT aims to remove barriers, improve access to curriculum and educational materials, and assist students in reaching their educational goals.
GFPS is dedicated to supporting students with disabilities and has developed district-specific AT guidelines in the GFPS Information Technology’s 3-Year-Technology Plan (Objectives 1.5 & 5.3) to support educational teams in considering, assessing, and implementing assistive technology.
Every student and situation is unique. The GFPS AT Guide provides a general framework for considerations and guidance in navigating the AT process to support student needs.
This guide also provides information and resources for Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to enhance participation and learning for all students.