Publications

OTAP develops and disseminates assistive technology publications covering a wide range of topics for individuals with disabilities, their family members, professionals in the field of disability, and other interested parties. OTAP publications are available online, or requested by calling our office to be sent via mail.  All publications are available in alternative formats, upon request.


A variety of resources from OTAP and other Publishers

Items in the section below may be downloaded directly in PDF format. Click on the title to begin the download process . You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read these files. Click here to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Downloadable PDF's

Assistive Technology Model Operating Guidelines

This document is designed to be used as a template by education agencies wishing to develop assistive technology programs that provide consistent, effective and legal assistive technology services. Section one includes guidance for teams that can be included in district operations or policies manuals. Section two includes sample forms which may be used to implement the model.

Hey, Can I Try That?

A workbook for students who use assistive technology or want to begin to use it. The entire workbook may be downloaded. (20 pages)

Materials that may be ordered

Items in this section of the page may be ordered from the Publisher. Click on the link to order.

An Administrator's Desktop Guide to Assistive Technology

This guide offers a framework for special education and general education administrators who supervise staff who provide assistive technology services and programs. The guide offers practical tips and information related to assistive technology management, supervision, program improvement and overall leadership. Order from Technology & Media Division/CEC.

Assistive Technology Consideration Quick Wheel for IEP Teams

A great resource for IEP teams to use while discussing AT considerations.
Order from Technology & Media Division/CEC.

Assistive Technology Pointers for Parents

A workbook to help parents work with schools and agencies to identify appropriate assistive technology devices and services. Authors: Penny Reed and Gayl Bowser $12 . Order from CATO

Education Tech Points for Assistive Technology Planning

This manual was designed as a tool to help school districts determine and meet the assistive technology needs of individual students and to evaluate and improve their assistive technology services. Authors: Gayl Bowser and Penny Reed. $50. Order from CATO