IATP's main office and assistive technology
demonstration center is located at 1020 S.
for Children with Disabilities: Creating Opportunities for Education, Inclusion and Participation 2015 [cited 2018 19th October].
By 2021, Technavio says market growth for assistive technology
is forecast to reach $2.3 billion at a CAGR of almost 6%.
The studies considered and fulfilled the following criteria: (1) quantitative cross-sectional researches and (2) studies investigating the translation and cross-cultural adaptation process of instruments for selecting assistive technology
for disabled people.
Following university I worked in gait analysis at Derby Hospital and developed an interest in electronic assistive technology
Last year, during our participation in the expo, we explored the latest assistive technology
from across the world and this year we look forward to more.
Moving forward, look for assistive technology
devices to become even more user-friendly so students can use the products on their own, rather than needing to rely on an educator or an assistant.
IDEIA also describes the need for assistive technology
services, which it describes as "any service that directly assists a child with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology
device" (IDEIA, 2004).
For example, more than two decades ago, Phillips and Zhao (1993) identified four factors related to the abandonment of assistive technology
devices: (a) not considering the user's opinions, (b) ease of device procurement, (c) poor device performance, and (d) changes in the user's priorities.
The White Hands Centre for Assistive Technology
and Rehabilitation (WHCATR), was officially inaugurated under the patronage of Dr.
Freedom Scientific is a worldwide provider of assistive technology
products for those with vision impairments.
The products or equipments used to develop and enhance the functional competencies of disabled people are known as Assistive Technology
. Assistive technology
(AT) provides aid of adaptive technology to individuals with disabilities (UNESCO, 2006).The latent array of assistive technologies is unbelievably great including high and low tech assistive devices and equipments.