Course Description Mott Community College

Assistive Technology & Techniques in OT

3/2 Division: Health Sciences
Meets Gen Ed Category:
Course Requirements: Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL-100 (ACSR-100), or successful completion of RDNG-030, ACLT-075 or ACLT-076;
Description: This course studies assistive technology and techniques to assist individuals in greater independence and accessibility. Students learn about adaptations and devices for physical, hearing, visual, and cognitive impairments. The concept of 'Universal Design', home modification and workplace ergonomics are studied. Transfers, wheelchair management, driver rehabilitation and community mobility are taught. Students learn basic splint fabrication. The lab component of this course allows students to practice skills learned in class.
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Note: All Courses are not offered every semester.
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