OT 690 Research Project I, 3 credits

This course is designed to provide an opportunity to expand clinical knowledge in the area of Assistive Technology. Students learn the types and characteristics of assistive technology often used by occupational therapists. They also learn how legislation and funding affect client ability to access the various assistive devices. They learn how to evaluate client assistive technology needs, as well as the role of posture, seating, and environmental influences when designing assistive technology systems for clients.