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

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About Oliver Simoes

Language professional with 20+ years of experience in translation, editing, proofreading, copywriting, and teaching. Previous work includes: web design, video animation, customer service, and banking. Literary translator and developer of Translation Practice, an online course for English to Portuguese translators.

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