What are AT's?

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What are AT's?
Society & AT's
Models for AT
Week 3 Assignment


Definitions (as in US Laws):

Assistive Technology: Any item, piece of equipment or product system whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized that is used to increase or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.

Assistive Technology Service: Any service that directly assists an individual with a disability in the selection, acquisition or use of an assistive technology device.


Characterization of AT :


Helps individual carry out functional activity

"Rehabilitative" or "educational" technologies:

tool to enable skill acquisition, rehabilitative/remediation


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