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The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)

Learning about Assistive Technology at UVM

Many professionals and students in education, health and other fields desire to deepen their knowledge about the use of assistive technology to promote participation in daily life of those who have disabilities. The University of Vermont currently offers courses designed to support students in gaining this knowledge.

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Additional information about these courses can be obtained by contacting the instructor, or online in the UVM Course Catalogue.


UVM courses that focus on mainstreamed and specialized technologies to enhance meaningful participation and learning of students and people who have disabilities:

Those interested in assistive technology should have an understanding of the characteristics of a range of disabilities. The University of Vermont offers courses to enhance learning about different disabilities:
  • Foundations of Special Education (EDSP 201). Instructor: Colby Kervick

  • Interdisciplinary Seminar in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities 2 (CSD 312). Instructor: Jean Beatson

  • Physical and Developmental Characteristics of Individuals with Disabilities (EDSP 302). Instructor: Ginny Iverson

  • Culture of Disability (EDSP 274). Instructor: Deborah Lisi-Baker

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