In the state of Washington, the Special Education Technology
Center is designed to assist school districts with the special technology needs
of special education students. It provides technology resources that are
otherwise difficult to find or access.
- Collaborative technology planning for specific students whose disabilities require the use of
some form of assistive technology in order to fully access their education.
- A lending library of toys, switches, augmentative communication devices, alternate
keyboards and other computer input devices, environment control devices and
software designed for students with special needs.
- Staff development on topics including assistive technology overview, augmentative
communication, alternate computer input, software solutions and environment
- All public school districts in the state of Washington and the personnel who work in those districts.
- Any student, preschool through age 21, who formally receives special education services and who may require assistive technology to access
- Families of special needs students. (Services must be accessed through the school district serving their child.)