Assistive Technologies

Assistive technology or adaptive technology (AT) is an umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and also includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them. AT promotes greater independence by enabling people to perform tasks that they were formerly unable to accomplish, or had great difficulty accomplishing, by providing enhancements to, or changing methods of interacting with, the technology needed to accomplish such tasks. (Wikipedia)

A wide range of assistive technologies are available to people with hearing and vision loss. Read full article

This entry was posted in assistive technologies by Oliver Simoes. Bookmark the permalink.

About Oliver Simoes

I've been working with assistive technologies since the year 2000. I have extensive experience in web design, e-commerce, and all aspects of business management. Prior to Assistech, I worked as a language instructor for several years and a technical trainer for two years in the field of telecommunications. I hold a Master's degree in the teaching of ESL from the University of Arizona.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s