RESNA's CoA RATE Accredits University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 9:00am

The University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee's College of Health Science's Certificate in Assistive Technology and Accessible Design has received RESNA's accreditation. 

Accreditation allows unviersities to demonstrate the ability to meet standards established by CAAHEP and RESNA. This is the benchmark for quality and will strengthen confidence in the university's program. The university is among one of several of RESNA's flagship universities. 

Accreditation provides... 

  • Practical tools to strengthen or maintain excellence
  • A framework for organizational maintanence and improvement, and
  • Alevel of trust among peers in the assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering field.


The Certificate in Assistive Technology and Accessible Design (ATAD) follows a model of prerequisite disability and technology basic knowledge, survey of the fields, assessment, intervention and leadership. The ATAD Certificate is a collaborative effort among the College of Health Sciences Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Department of Occupational Science and Technology and the UW-Milwaukee School of Education Department of Exceptional Education.

Completion of the Certificate will help you prepare to sit for state and national certification examinations, such as for an Assistive Technology Specialist, Rehabilitation Engineering Technologist and Low Vision Specialist.

For more information, contact Yvonne Meding.