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Assistive Technology 101 (2017)


Assistive technology is any kind of technology that can be used to enhance the functional independence of a person with a disability. Often, for people with disabilities, accomplishing daily tasks such as talking with friends, going to school and work, or participating in recreational activities is a challenge. Assistive Technology (AT) devices are tools to help to overcome those challenges and enable people living with disabilities to enhance their quality of life and lead more independent lives.


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