Assistive Technology

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Assistive Technology

A computer program or any other technology used to help physically impaired persons. One example of assistive technology is a computer program that reads newspapers aloud to blind persons.
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This is where the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Automobile Adaptive Equipment (AAE) program comes into play.
The hospital makes adaptive equipment available to any participant who may need it.
Be sure to contact your DMV about any adaptive equipment you install.
The van Beuren Foundation contributed funds to the Newport County Campus capital campaign in 2004 and in 2005 provided an award to purchase adaptive equipment for students with disabilities.
Those who could not ski standing upright used adaptive equipment mounted on one or two skis.
The study is tracking costs of MS, including inpatient care, outpatient care, prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, personal care, personal assistance, medical equipment, adaptive equipment, retraining, home modifications, automobile modifications, and special transportation.
In conjunction with the seminar, disability equipment and information vendors will participate in the Annual Convention vendor fair, providing the opportunity for Bar members to view the latest technology and adaptive equipment that enhance the work environment for lawyers with disabilities.
The 80-page catalog includes more than 165 new products, including adaptive communication, adaptive equipment, computer and assistive technology, life skills, basic science, manipulatives, videos and puzzles.
It is based on a mail survey sent to 1,237 SAG members who identified themselves as having a disability or using adaptive equipment, and 40.
From when I was a student in the 1960s, I used to make adaptive equipment by hand, like the built-up spoon handles that the OXO company has made mainstream today.
The Maryland waiver will provide services that include respite, supported employment, personal support, transportation, environmental accessibility adaptations, family and individual support services, and assistive technology and adaptive equipment.
Young Children as Explorers: Interactive Learning Experiences addresses learning standards established by the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics, National Research Council, and National Council for the Social Studies; provides ideas for adapting activities for children with disabilities; contains suggestions and activities for family involvement; and includes resources for adaptive equipment, software, and supplies.
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