Indicator 1: AT Self-Awareness

Self-awareness requires that you are able to name and describe your disability. In addition, you are knowledgeable about your strengths and difficulties in accomplishing tasks. You are self aware on how Assistive Technology (AT) can help you improve your performance.

Breaking It Down

  • What is my disability?
  • What are my strengths?
  • What are my challenges?
  • What tools help?

Video: Example of Self-Awareness

Have A Conversation with Your Case Manager And Parents

  • Do you think your IEP reflects your strengths and challenges well?
  • Do you agree with this assessment?
  • How do I get help now?
  • How will I get help in college?
  • What do you agree with?
  • What do you disagree with?

Think About Your Goal

Find Technology to help with:


  • Discover Yourself – Module 1 of the Punch-In Employment Course to reflect on your values, goals, and strengths.
  • Free and Low Cost Tools for Everyone – A resources from Augsburg University to give you ideas on Assistive Technology Tools available
  • Self-Awareness Worksheet – A worksheet from to help build self awareness and boost resiliency.
  • Greg A Strengths Coach – A short video on focusing on strengths from the National Parent Center on Transition and Employment.
  • Me! Lessons – A Free curriculum from Zarrow Center to teach self-awareness and self-advocacy, specifically Unit 6.