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AT Fact Sheet: Assistive Technology Solutions (Center on Technology and Disability, CTD)


Assistive technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment or product that can be used to help someone with a disability successfully function at home, in school, at work, and in the community. This resource provides visual examples of a range of AT products to help parents who are beginning their search for assistive technology.This fact sheet includes basic questions to be considered when trying to identify assistive technology devices that will best suit your child and illustrated examples of some of the AT options available.  Each AT example has an icons indicating whether it is high-tech, mid-tech or low-tech.


ADD/ADHD Assistive Technology Autism Spectrum Disorder Communication - AT Computer Access - AT Curriculum/Instructional Methods Deaf-Blind Developmental Delay Early Intervention Elementary Emotional Disability Hearing Impairment High School History/Social Science Home/Personal Care - AT Intellectual Disability Learning Disability Literacy Math Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities Mobile Devices - AT Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Parent/Family Preschool Recreation Science Speech/Language Impairment Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment