Listed below are examples of AT systems that can be used in the classroom from the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI). Mobility For students with physical disabilities, these items may be considered to enable students to get around the classroom and school environment. walkers grab rails manual or powered wheelchairs…Read More of "AT in the Classroom"
Tag: assistive technology
Below are notable definitions and resources from the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA): Rehabilitation Technology (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, P.L 93-112) The term “rehabilitation technology” means the systematic application of technologies, engineering methodologies, or scientific principles to meet the needs of and address the barriers confronted…Read More of "AT Definitions"
Assistive Technology (AT) refers to any item or product used to maintain or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. This can be: High-tech- a computer operated by eye movement Low-tech- a door handle designed for people with dexterity or muscle strength challenges. Large – a chair-lift for a van Small – pen…Read More of "Assistive Technology"