With a Hammer, Every Problem Looks Like a Nail: Improving Effective Problem-Solving Practices
The capacity to collaborate to solve problems is a key component of a successful assistive technology team. Whether it's for AT Consideration, Implementation, Professional Development or any relevant topic, it starts with effective problem solving. In this session, participants will be guided through examples of the team problem solving process. Then, the tables will turn! In small groups, participants will apply proven problem solving frameworks and processes on participant identified AT topics. To conclude, we will reconvene and reflect on the problem solving process as a tool to improve student outcomes. 1. Describe at least two strategies to identify, brainstorm and collaboratively approach AT problems of practice. 2. Practice at least two strategies to identify, brainstorm and collaboratively approach AT problems of practice.3. Reflect and identify at least two problem solving strategies to implement when providing AT supports and services.