tudent nvironment asks and ools: A framework considering the particular student (age, functional levels, strengths, etc.), his/her environment (the student's location when asked to perform academic tasks and the physical layout), tasks (what needs to be done), and tools (strategies and accommodations being used now and those to explore to further access to IEP goals). A SETT meeting is held to determine if no-tech, low-tech, and/or on-site technology will meet the student's needs. Recommendations may be made for equipment loans and/or trials. This follows data collection as a part of the Assistive Technology evaluation and acquisition process.
An acronym that stands for: S=Student, E=Environment, T=Tasks, T=Tools used to name Zabala's(1997) data gathering model. The goal of the model is to guide teachers, specialists, clinicians, and parents to work together collaboratively selecting assistive technology for an individual student who has disabilities.