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  • We covered the ideas behind higher ed throughout the other sectionsFocus on tools supports for community int. and employment
  • What else?
  • Everyday Skills – Attainment CompanyFirst ThenAudiotoriumSound NoteFenix LitePaperless lite
  • Get into small groups – share tools strategies you use personally or have assisted someone implement in order to facilitate organizationPost comments to the back channel board
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  • AT Bootcamp - Social Integration

    1. 1. AT for SocialIntegrationTransition from K-12 AT Bootcamp ATIA 2013 Behnke, Marotta and Wojcik
    2. 2. Transition from k-12 to: Higher Ed Community Living Employment
    3. 3. Areas of Focus…… Job Accommodation Solutions Organization Time Management Behavior Supports
    4. 4. AT for Employment
    5. 5. Current Disability Employment Statistics From Office of Disability Employment Policy/DOL website February 2012 Labor Force Participation People with disabilities: 19.9% People without disabilities: 69.2% Unemployment Rate People with disabilities: 15.8% People without disabilities: 8.4%
    6. 6. Job AnalysisWHAT an employee doesHOW is the work done?WHY is the work done?HOW OFTEN is the work done?HOW MUCH TIME is spent doing tasks?WHAT ABILITIES or skills are needed?WHERE is the work done?
    7. 7. Accommodation Hierarchy Design and fabricate custom devices Use commercially available products in creative ways. Combine technologies not typically used together. Modify existing commercially available products. Use commercially available products Find alternative way to complete task
    8. 8. Accommodation Hierarchy Find an alternative way of doing the task ◦ Examples  Job Restructuring  Sharing of job responsibilities  Part time or modified work hours  Reassignment to a vacant position
    9. 9. Accommodation Hierarchy  Use commercially available products Workstation Ergonomics
    10. 10. Case Study - Peter  Works as a car salesman  Job responsibility: He must complete sales transactions from beginning to end Scan and Read Software
    11. 11. Accommodation Hierarchy Use commercially available products in creative ways
    12. 12. Case Study - Eddie Works at the NJ State Aquarium Job responsibility: He is a “greeter”; he welcomes visitors and provides directions to exhibits.
    13. 13. Case Study – Eddie The problem….. Back side too narrow for powerEntrance wheelchairwideenough forpowerwheelchair  Information Desk
    14. 14. Case Study - EddieThe solution…  Information Desk
    15. 15. Accommodation Hierarchy Combine technologies not typically used together
    16. 16. Case Study - Cathy  Works at Burger King  Job responsibility: Primarily responsible for making salads throughout the day
    17. 17. Accommodation Hierarchy Modify existing commercially available products
    18. 18. Case Study - Kathleen Provides Information & Referral telephone services Accommodations: ◦ ErgoQuest Desk & Chair ◦ Custom made swivel base
    19. 19. Case Study - Kathleen
    20. 20. Accommodation Hierarchy Design and fabricate custom devices
    21. 21. Accommodation Hierarchy Design and fabricate custom devices
    22. 22. Cost of Job Accommodations Statistics from the Job Accommodation Network12% of accommodations cost more than $1000 88% of accommodations cost less than $1000 Of these $1000 or less: 31% = No cost 19% = $1 - $50 19% = $51 - $500 31% = $501 - $1000
    23. 23. AT for Community Living
    24. 24. Organization Areas  Calendars / Visual Schedules  Task assistance / reminders
    25. 25.  turns work in late and sometimes not at all  has trouble remembering forgets to bring information/appoint materials ments loses papers and  poor sense of time materials writes information inaccurately or does not write them down at allCharacteristics of the disorganized
    26. 26. Features of Memory Strategies Visual (Text, Pictures, Display, Size Color) Sound (Silence, Text to Speech, Digitized) Linear (Chronological, Alphabetical) Markers (Task Completion, Masking) Timers (Visual or Sound) Durability (Laminate or Cover)Fonner & Marfilius
    27. 27. Calendars  Using Calendars  Common tool  Specific to an individual  Organize life as to sequence & time concepts  Example of Calendar Contents  School day vs. not school dayEfficient Calendar Free  Work day vs. home life  Special events  Assignments  Appointments
    28. 28. Visual Schedules Sequence of activities throughout the day Helpful for transition between activities Useful in redirecting back to activity
    29. 29. Examples of Visual Schedules  Webbing software  PersonalizedExamples fromwww.pattan.k12.pa.us
    30. 30. Examples of Visual Schedules  Picture Planner ◦ http://www.cognitopia.com/
    31. 31. Task Reminders Card Systems Activity Notebooks Checklists / To Do Lists Timers Watches
    32. 32. Task Reminders • Voice Diaries • Tape / Digital Recorders iPOD recorders Livescribe Echo PenNote Taking
    33. 33. Smart Phones Calendar with alarm To Do List Voice Recorder Contacts Photos Videos Apps
    34. 34. Apps for Organization
    35. 35. Group Activity #1
    36. 36. Time Management
    37. 37. Time Management Issues The person: ◦ Doesn’t know where to start ◦ Doesn’t know how to break tasks down ◦ Wait until the last minute ◦ Doesn’t ask for help
    38. 38. Low Tech Solutions Timers Watches What Else?
    39. 39. Apps for Time Management
    40. 40. Behavioral Supports
    41. 41. Behavioral Issues• Difficulty focusing on a task• Difficulty transitioning from one activity tothe next.• Sensory sensitivity• Difficulty maintaining positive relationshipwith peers
    42. 42. Low Tech Solutions Schedule Behavior Modification Plans What Else?
    43. 43. Apps for Behavioral Supports

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