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Upcoming Events

  • October 11, 2021: Preparing Students to Use AT in Postsecondary Settings

    On-Demand Presentation at Closing the Gap Conference 2021

    What’s new with Quality Indicators for Assisitve Technology in Post-Secondary Education? This presentation will provide a sneak preview of new research and a new curriculum development project. Learn about 39 indicators of self-determination related to AT use and acquisition by students in postsecondary education and how these indicators are being used to develop a curriculum to teach high school and transition-age students to self-advocate for AT before they leave K12.

    Closing the Gap Conference registrants receive access to on-demand content from October 11 through December 31, 2021 (Solutions Members through March 31, 2022).

  • November 4, 2021: Illinois Statewide Transition Conference

    Exhibit Hall

    The QIAT-PS project will be available at the Illinois Statewide Transition Conference to share information about the new curriculum development project and the existing AT student self-evaluation matrix.

Past Events

  • January 31, 2019: ATIA 2019

    Transition: Town Hall Discussion

    Join this learning community in a highly interactive discussion between panelist and participants. Various state and group representatives will open a discussion about innovations, current trends and issues of importance regarding Transition. Co hosted by Fla’s MTSS, Technology & Learning Connections Team. QIAT-PS will be highlighted.

    Mike Marotta, AT Specialist, Inclusive Technology Solutions, LLC
    Ms. Sayard Bass, M.S. CCC-SLP/L - ATP, Hinsdale Township High School District 86
    Ms. Janet Peters, Project Coordinator Assistive and Educational Technology, Great Lakes ADA Center
    Dr. Ben Satterfield, Research Consultant, Georgia Tools for Life/ Center for AT Excellence

  • December 18, 2018: All Things QIAT!

    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Central Time

    The All Things QIAT! webinar is a discussion of Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology (QIAT) and derivative tools created based on QIAT.

    QIAT started as a grassroots group develop a set of widely-applicable Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology (AT) services in PreK-12 school settings. From that successful process to improve AT implementation, additional resources have been developed to aid with quality programming in different environments. This webinar session will highlight the original QIAT project with one of the founding leaders and discuss and demonstrate the QIAT-PS Student Self-Evaluation Matrix and QIAT-504 for students on 504 plans.


    • Aaron Marsters, Assistive Technology Specialist for Department of Defense Education Activity
    • Gayl Bowser, Independent Consultant and QIAT Leadership Team
    • Janet Peters, Project Coordinator for Great Lakes ADA Center and QIAT-PS
    • Sayard Bass, Assistive Technology Consultant

    Webinar Recording:
    Handout: All Things QIAT! Slides