At a Glance
- Assistive technology can’t “cure” learning and attention issues, but it can help kids work around their challenges.
- Not all types of Assistive Technology are high-tech.
- You can discuss Assistive Technology with your child’s IEP or 504 plan team.
In a broad sense, assistive technology (AT) is any device, piece of equipment or system that helps a person with a disability work around his challenges so heor she can learn, communicate or simply function better. How might it help your child?