Assistive Technology Certificate Program

The Department of Disability and Human Development's Assistive Technology Certificate Program trains professionals to deliver state of the art Assistive Technology clinical services to individuals with physical, cognitive, and/or sensory disabilities. All professionals serving individuals with assistive technology needs in the areas of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Special Education, Engineering, or Vocational Rehabilitation can benefit from the Assistive Technology Certificate Program.

Classes in this program can be taken individually or as part of the certificate program. To learn more about the certificate program or to apply, please visit the department’s website. You can also reach the department by phone at (312) 413-1647 (voice) or (312) 413-0453 (TTY).

Courses

DateCourse TitleCollegeFormat
July 14 - August 6, 2021DHD 559 - Ergonomics & Safety for Workers with DisabilitiesCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
June 14 - July 9, 2021DHD 562 - Mobile Technology & Computers: Built-In Accessibility FeaturesCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
June 14 - August 4, 2021DHD 567 - Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Individuals with Autism Spectrum DisorderCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
June 14 - July 9, 2021DHD 569 - Environmental ModificationCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
June 14 - August 4, 2021DHD 590 - Field Experience in Disability and Human DevelopmentCollege of Applied Health SciencesBy arrangement
June 14 - July 9, 2021
DHD 594A - Technology to Support Universal Design for Learning
College of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
June 14 - July 9, 2021DHD 594B - 3D Printing in Assistive TechnologyCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
June 14 - July 9, 2021DHD 594C - Assistive Technology & TransportationCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
August 23 - December 3, 2021DHD 440 - Introduction to Assistive Technology: Principles and PracticeCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
August 23 - October 29, 2021DHD 544 - Assistive Technology in Early Childhood Settings College of Applied Health SciencesOnline
August 23 - December 3, 2021 DHD 548 -Assistive Technology Tools in the PK-12 Educational Setting College of Applied Health SciencesOnline

August 23 - September 24, 2021DHD 553 - Assistive Technology for Individuals Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired College of Applied Health SciencesOnline
August 23 - December 3, 2021DHD 554 - Augmentative Communication AssessmentCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
August 23 - December 3, 2021DHD 555 - Consideration, Assessment and Documentation of Assistive Technology in PreK-12 Educational SettingCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
August 23 - October 29, 2021DHD 566 - Introduction to Microcontrollers in Assistive TechnologyCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
August 23 - December 3, 2021DHD 590 - Field Experience in Disability and Human DevelopmentCollege of Applied Health SciencesBy arrangement
January 10 - April 29, 2022DHD 440 - Introduction to Assistive Technology: Principles and PracticeCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
January 10 - April 29, 2022DHD 551 – Computers, Communication and Controls in Rehabilitation Technology
College of Applied Health SciencesOnline
January 10 - April 29, 2022DHD 555 - Consideration, Assessment and Documentation of Assistive Technology in PreK-12 Educational SettingCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
January 10 - February 11, 2022DHD 556 - Seating & Positioning for Wheelchair MobilityCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
February 14 - April 29, 2022DHD 557 - Manual Wheelchair TechnologyCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
January 10 - April 29, 2022DHD 568 - Supporting Augmentative and Alternative Communication in Educational SettingsCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
January 10 - April 29, 2022DHD 590 - Field Experience in Disability and Human DevelopmentCollege of Applied Health SciencesBy arrangement