Assistive Technology

The is so much fun.

The is so much fun.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act definition:

Assistive technology devices or services — The IEP team must always consider the child’s need for assistive technology devices or services. If a child needs such devices or services, they must be listed in the IEP and the school must make sure that the devices and services are made available to the child at no cost to the child or the child’s parents. In some cases, the school may purchase assistive technology devices for use in the home or outside the school.

Assistive Technology Device

Any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customize, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of a child with a disability.

Assistive Technology Service

Any service that directly assists a child with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device.

Various Resources

Ability Hub

Accessible Technology Coalition 

Achievable Concepts

Acorn Superglide Stair Lift

Alliance for Technology Access

Ability Hub

Assistive Technology Solutions Fact Sheet

Assistive Technology for Infants, Toddlers, and Young Children with Disabilities

Assistive Technology Training Online

AT Information for Families

Back-to-School Alarm Clocks for Hearing Loss

Captioned Media Program

Car Seats for Children With Special Needs Transporting Older Children

Center for Applied Special Technology CAST

The Center For Technology in Education

Closing The Gap Resource Directory

Comic Life

Community Technology Centers’ Network (CTCNet)


Do To Learn

Dreamms For Kids , Inc. Assistive Technology Solutions

EyeCan Ltd. and our VisionKey Series

Family Center on Technology and Disability

Family Guide to Assistive Technology

Flashcard Exchange

The Fourward Technologies, Inc.

IEP Checklist iPhone application



Inspiration (grades 4 – 6) & Kidspiration (grades K – 3)

Learning Ally

Learning Through Listening

Let’s Play Project

Microsoft Office Accessibility

National Autism Society All Access Computer Project

The National Cristina Foundation

Simplified Technology For Children With Disabilities


Speech to Speech Telephone Relay

Symbol World

Telecommunications, TTY and Adaptive Telephones



Assistive Technology for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult

Various Resources – Sean Smith Professor KU

Various Resources – Sean Smith Professor KU


Wheelchair Lifts, Scooter Lifts, and Vertical Platform Lifts