20 ways to maximize the use of single switch technology with students with severe disabilites

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College College of Education
Department Special Education
Creator Johnston, Susan S.
Title 20 ways to maximize the use of single switch technology with students with severe disabilites
Date 2006
Description Students with severe physical and/or cognitive disabilities may find it very difficult to engage in activities in their environment. Single switch technology can provide the means for adapting activities to meet student's diverse needs (Brett, 1995). Single switches can be used as tools for promoting the development of cognitive skills (e.g., establishing cause-effect relationships), developing purposeful motor skills (e.g., reaching, pressing), enhancing social and play skills (e.g., facilitating interactions with peers and adults), and increasing independence and control over the environment.
Type Text
Publisher Utah Personnel Development Center
Journal Title The Utah Special Educator
Volume 27
Issue 2
First Page 44
Last Page 47
Subject Single switch; Severe disabilities; Assistive technology; Disabled students
Subject LCSH People with disabilities; Self-help devices for people with disabilities
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Johnston, S. S. (2006). 20 ways to maximize the use of single switch technology with students with severe disabilites. The Utah Special Educator, 27(2), 44-7.
Rights Management (c)Utah Personnel Development Center
Format Medium application/pdf
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2012-07-11
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6fx7tvn
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