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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).

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DateCourse TitleCollegeFormat
June 13 - July 29, 2022DHD 559 - Ergonomics & Safety for Workers with DisabilitiesCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
June 13 - August 5, 2022DHD 567 - Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Individuals with Autism Spectrum DisorderCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
June 13 - July 8, 2022DHD 569 - Environmental ModificationCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
June 13 - July 8, 2022
DHD 594A - Technology to Support Universal Design for Learning
College of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
June 13 - July 15, 2022DHD 594B - 3D Printing in Assistive TechnologyCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
June 13 - August 5, 2022DHD 594C - Assistive Technology & TransportationCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
August 22 - December 2, 2022DHD 440 - Introduction to Assistive Technology: Principles and PracticeCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
August 22 - September 23, 2022DHD 544 - Assistive Technology in Early Childhood Settings College of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
August 22 - December 2, 2022 DHD 548 -Assistive Technology Tools in the PK-12 Educational Setting College of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous

August 22 - September 23, 2022DHD 553 - Assistive Technology for Individuals Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired College of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
August 22 - December 2, 2022DHD 554 - Augmentative Communication AssessmentCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
August 22 - December 2, 2022DHD 555 - Consideration, Assessment and Documentation of Assistive Technology in PreK-12 Educational SettingCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
August 23 - October 28, 2022DHD 566 - Introduction to Microcontrollers in Assistive TechnologyCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
August 22 - December 2, 2022DHD 590 - Field Experience in Disability and Human DevelopmentCollege of Applied Health SciencesBy arrangement
August 22 - December 2, 2022DHD 596 - Independent StudyCollege of Applied Health SciencesBy arrangement
January 9 - April 28, 2023DHD 440 - Introduction to Assistive Technology: Principles and PracticeCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
January 9 - April 28, 2023DHD 555 - Consideration, Assessment and Documentation of Assistive Technology in PreK-12 Educational SettingCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
January 19 - February 10, 2023DHD 556 - Seating & Positioning for Wheelchair MobilityCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
February 13 - April 28, 2023DHD 557 - Manual Powered Wheelchair TechnologiesCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
January 9- February 10, 2022DHD 562 - Mobile Technology & Computers: Built-In Accessibility FeaturesCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
January 9 - April 28, 2023DHD 568 - Supporting Augmentative and Alternative Communication in Educational SettingsCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline Asynchronous
January 9 - April 28, 2023DHD 590 - Field Experience in Disability and Human DevelopmentCollege of Applied Health SciencesBy arrangement