This first part in a two-part series on assistive technology focuses on practical application and facilitation for children and families. Using the framework of PEAT’s Suite, Supporting a Child’s Physical Environment and Assistive Tool Journey, receive guidance on what assistive tools are, how to decide when to use them, and how to use them appropriately in a child's daily routine. All children, professionals, and family members use many different types of assistive tools daily, often without realizing it. 

Credits: 3 Act 48 hours and/or 3 Infant Toddler Clock hours

Intended Audience: Early Intervention Service Providers and staff, Early Childhood Classroom teachers and home visitors across Pennsylvania Early Childhood programs.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.


This first part in a two-part series on assistive technology focuses on practical application and facilitation for children and families. Using the framework of PEAT’s Suite, Supporting a Child’s Physical Environment and Assistive Tool Journey, receive guidance on what assistive tools are, how to decide when to use them, and how to use them appropriately in a child's daily routine. All children, professionals, and family members use many different types of assistive tools daily, often without realizing it. 

Credits: 3 Infant Toddler Clock hours

Intended Audience: Early Intervention Service Providers and staff, Early Childhood Classroom teachers and home visitors across Pennsylvania Early Childhood programs.

Registration: Select the course title above and then “Enroll me in this course.” 

This course is a self-enrollment course and is not eligible for Act 48 credit hours. If you wish to receive Act 48 for this course, you will need to register for the course through the EITA Professional Development page. Look for the title of the course that includes “(Pre-Registration Required)” and be sure you are registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar.


This second part in a two-part series on assistive technology provides guidance on how to make decisions about modified and specialized tools for children, how to use them appropriately in daily routines, and how to trial and acquire devices in Pennsylvania. Professionals and family members need a process to move beyond environmental and universal assistive tools, and PEAT’s Suite, Supporting a Child’s Physical Environment and Assistive Tool Journey, provides that framework.

Credits: 3 Act 48 hours and/or 3 Infant Toddler Clock hours

Intended Audience: Early Intervention Service Providers and staff, Early Childhood Classroom teachers and home visitors across Pennsylvania Early Childhood programs.

Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: Course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.


This second part in a two-part series on assistive technology provides guidance on how to make decisions about modified and specialized tools for children, how to use them appropriately in daily routines, and how to trial and acquire devices in Pennsylvania. Professionals and family members need a process to move beyond environmental and universal assistive tools, and PEAT’s Suite, Supporting a Child’s Physical Environment and Assistive Tool Journey, provides that framework.

Credits: 3 PQAS, and/or Infant Toddler Clock hours

Intended Audience: Early Intervention Service Providers and staff, Early Childhood Classroom teachers and home visitors across Pennsylvania Early Childhood programs.

Registration: Select the course title above and then “Enroll me in this course.” 

This course is a self-enrollment course and is not eligible for Act 48 credit hours. If you wish to receive Act 48 for this course, you will need to register for the course through the EITA Professional Development page. Look for the title of the course that includes “(Pre-Registration Required)” and be sure you are registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar.