Questions that need to be answered when using assistive technology to develop IEP objectives include:

  • What is the expected outcome from the application of assistive technology?
  • Is the assistive technology device or service facilitating inclusion in age appropriate activities and environments?
  • Is the activity important or necessary for the student to participate in current and future environments?
  • Is assistive technology necessary for the student to acquire the targeted skill and has it been selected based on the individual needs of the student?
  • Is the assistive technology device being substituted for instruction or interaction with the teacher and/or the peers of the student?