Assistive Technology Device

“any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, 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.”

Definitions and Categories of AT

Understand the main assistive technology categories, areas of specialism, and terminology used by assistive technology professionals and service providers.

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Disability and Assistive Technology

Examples of how assistive technology can help people with disability, impairments and limitations, and guide to further resources.

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Therapists and AT Professionals

Overview and descriptions of the various job roles and job titles of therapists and professionals working in assistive technology.

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Professional Services

Overview of Disability and Assistive Technology Services. Summaries with links to the main Public Sector, Private Sector, and Charitable Services.

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AT Products and Suppliers

Assistive technology product search advice and listings with overview and links to suppliers and retailers.

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Additional Resources

Further reading with links to assistive technology magazines, books, articles and academic resources within the UK and from around the world.

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