What is Assistive Technology?

Legal Definition
Assistive technology 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. Assistive technology 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.
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Legal Definition
Equipment that is placed in a business to help a person with disabilities. It can be furniture, appliances, or software. AKA adaptive technology.