Assistive technology (AT) refers to assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities.
It includes products and services that help individuals to speak, walk, see, hear, write, learn and socialise.
Different disabilities require different types of assistive technologies.
With such a wide range of devices available, these are just a few examples of what AT includes.
Alternative Speech, Language, Literacy, Phones, Speech / Voice support
Art, Music, Photography, Reading
Switches and Mounts
Mounts, Switch Connectors, Switches
Software, Alternative Keyboards, Alternative Mouse, Computer & Internet, Ergonomic Supports, Eye Control/Voice Control Access
Speech generating devices
Blind, Low vision
Discover how the right technology can change a life.
This video from Edutopia highlights the impact that appropriate assistive technology can make on the lives of individuals with disabilities.
ATLibrary Software supports health professionals, educators and administrators in making it easier for individuals to access the assistive technology equipment they need.
To know more about Assistive Technology and AT-related systems and organisations, please explore the following videos and links.
Assistive Technology Industry Association
British Assistive Technology Association
Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe