About the HIAT Team
To provide training and consultation to build the capacity of classroom environments to incorporate technology options for all students.
HIAT is a collaborative team that applies the principles of universal design for learning to support school teams to meet the needs of all students.
- To build the internal capacity of schools to use technology to improve the performance of struggling students. HIAT focuses on:
- Providing training and consultation on accessible technology
- Developing and sharing resources for implementing the principles of universal design for learning (UDL)
MCPS staff with the process of AT Consideration
Staff e-mail addresses and phone numbers
Linda Bastiani Wilson, MA, Ed.
HIAT Team Leader, Instructional Specialist for Assistive Technology
Linda leads the HIAT team and is also responsible for assistive technology in the Department of Special Education Services
Bill McGrath, MS, OTR/L
Assistive Technology Specialist, Occupational Therapist, Instructional Specialist
Bill works half time for the HIAT team and half time as the Instructional Specialist for Physical Disabilities Programs.
Eithne Ellis, OTR/L MAT
Assistive Technology Specialist, Occupational Therapist
Tiffany Howard, OT/L
Assistive Technology Specialist,
IT Services Tech Assistant II
Physical Disabilities Program
8001 Lynnbrook Drive
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 657-4959