Assistive Technology Leaders in Special Education (ATLiS)

ATLiS is a collaborative, interdisciplinary project that will prepare participants with deep knowledge of assistive technology practices and polices. Graduates will acquire the skills to become school and district leaders who are able to support the academic and behavioral needs of students with multiple disabilities through the use of effective, evidence-based assistive technology methods.

To take courses in this program you must apply and be accepted into a program cohort. To learn more about the certificate program or to apply, please visit the department’s website. Or you can submit a question to project coordinator Chris Emerling at cemerl2@uic.edu.

Courses

DateCourse TitleCollegeFormat
May 18 - June 11, 2020SPED 509 - Educational Implications of Learners with Low-Incidence and Multiple DisabilitiesCollege of EducationOnline
June 15 - August 5, 2020SPED 515 -
Transition Planning and Vocational Programming for Students with Disabilities, Part I
College of EducationOnline
June 15 - August 5, 2020SPED 522 - Advanced Procedures in Special Educator as ConsultantCollege of EducationOnline
August 24 - December 4, 2020SPED 510 - Advanced Curricular Adaptations for Learners with Significant and Multiple DisabilitiesCollege of EducationOn Campus
August 24 - December 4, 2020SPED 512 - Curricular and Social Adaptations for Working with Learners with High Incidence DisabilitiesCollege of EducationBlended
August 24 - December 4, 2020DHD 544 - Assistive Technology in Early Childhood Settings College of Applied Health SciencesOnline
August 24 - December 4, 2020 DHD 548 -Assistive Technology Tools in the PK-12 Educational Setting College of Applied Health SciencesOnline
January 11 - April 30, 2021SPED 578 - Classroom-Based Inquiry InternshipCollege of EducationBlended
January 11 - April 30, 2021DHD 440 - Introduction to Assistive Technology: Principles and PracticeCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
January 11 - April 30, 2021DHD 535 - Advocacy and Empowerment in DisabilityCollege of Applied Health SciencesOn Campus
January 11 - April 30, 2021DHD 551 – Computers, Communication and Controls in Rehabilitation Technology
College of Applied Health SciencesOn Campus
January 11 - April 30, 2021DHD 555 - Consideration, Assessment and Documentation of Assistive Technology in PreK-12 Educational SettingCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
Spring 2021, Dates TBD DHD 556 - Seating and Positioning for Wheelchair MobilityCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
January 11 - April 30, 2021DHD 568 - Supporting Augmentative and Alternative Communication in Educational SettingsCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline
January 11 - April 30, 2021DHD 590 - Field Experience in Disability and Human DevelopmentCollege of Applied Health SciencesOnline