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Examples of Assistive Technology


Domains Related to Student’s IEP

Physical
:

Vision; hearing; health; motor abilities;

speech mechanism.


Vision



Eye glasses



CCTV (closed circuit television



Magnifier



Screen magnifier (mounted over screen)



Large print books



Screen reader, text reader



Screen magnification


software



Alternate keyboard with enlarged keys



Screen color contrast



Enlarged or Braille/tactile labels for keyboard



Braille materials



Braille translation software



Braille keyboard and note taker

Hearing



Pen and paper



Computer/portable word processor



TTY/TDD with or without relay



Signaling device



Close Captioning



Real Time Captioning



Computer aided note taking


Flash alert signal on computer



Phone amplifier



Personal amplification system/Hearing aid



FM or Loop system



Infrared system

Seating and
Positioning



Non
-
slip surface on chair



Bolster, rolled towel, cushion, blocks for feet



Supports, restraints



Adapted/alternative chair, sidelyer, stander



Pressure monitors




Custom fitted w
heelchair or insert




Adjustable tables, chairs, desks, equipment, mounts, etc.


Mobility



Walker




Grab bars and rails



Powered mobility toy




Manual wheelchair including

sports chair



Powered scooter






Powered wheelchair



Adapted vehicle for driving

Mechanics of
Writing



Variety of pencils and pens


Pencil/pen with adaptive grip



Computer with word processing


Portable word processor

(e.g., Alpha Smart)




Pre
-
written words/phrases




Slant board



Templates



Voice recognition software




Word prediction
software





Adapted paper (e.g., raised line or



Talking calculator

highlighted line

Computer
Access




Keyguard



Keyboard with accessibility options




Arm support



Track ball/joystick with on
-
screen keyboard



Alternate keyboard



Pointing options/Head mice




Switch w
ith Morse code


Switch with scanning



Voice recognition software



Word prediction/abbreviation expansion to


r
educe keystrokes

Communication:
Speec
h sound production and use; receptive and expressive language; voice;
fluency; augmentative and alternative communication.




Eye gaze frame



Voice output device with dynamic display



Simple voice output device




Voice output device with speech synthesis



Scripted conversations




Voice output device with icon sequencing



Communication board with pictures/words/ objects

Cognitive:
An appraisal

of aptitude and mental processes
by which an individual applies
knowledge, thinks, and solves problems.

Learning and
Studying



Print or picture schedules





Aids to find materials (e.g., color coded folders)



Highlighted text





Voice output
reminders for assignments, tasks



Recorded material



Electronic organizers



Single word scanners



Pagers/electronic reminders



Hand
-
held scanners





Software for concept development



Hand
-
held computer
s



Home
-
to
-
school communications



Agendas/schedules


Study guides (modified)



Copy of lecture notes




Structured teaching activities



Graphic organizers and/or Sof
tware for organization of ideas

Academic Performance:
Basic and content reading; reading comprehension; mathematics
calculation, reasoning, and application; written expression; oral expression; listening
comprehension; learning preference; learning style
, strategies; effect of the disability on
acquisition, development, mastery and applications of academic skills.

Reading



Predictable books


Changes in text size, spacing, color, background



Single word scanners




Book adapted for page turning



Electronic books





Use of pictures/symbols with text



Reading pen





Talking electronic device to speak challenging



Book worm




words



Multimedia shared stories



Scanner with Optical Character Recognition and



talking word processor

Math



Abacus/Math
Line



Software for object manipulation




Math “Smart Chart”


Money calculator/Coinulator



Talking watches/clocks




Tactile/voice output measuring devices



Talking calculators





Calculators

with/without print out



Alternative keyboard




Calculator with large keys and/or display



Math software



Calculator with speech/special features




Enlarged math worksheets





On
-
screen/scanning calculator



Voice recognition software





Alternatives for answering, explaining, or

giving examples


Composing
Written
Material



Word cards/book/wall




Pocket dictionary/thesaurus




Writing templates


Electronic/talking spell checker/dictionary




Talking word processor




Word processor with spell checker




Abbreviation/expansion




Word processing with writing supports



Social Stories




Multimedia software



Voice recognition software



Writing with symbols

Vocational Functioning:

General work behaviors; following directions; working independently
or with job supports; job prefe
rences/interests; dexterity; abilities; interpersonal relationships
and socialization; related work skills.




Any item from other categories that enable an individual to perform or train for a
vocational task with a greater degree of independence may be categorized here.


Recreation/Leisure Functioning:

Free time; maintenance of physical fitness; use of generic
community recreation facilities and resources and degree of social movement.





Switch adapted toys


Toys adapted with Velcro, magnets, handles…



Universal cuff to hold crayons…


Adapted

sporting

equipment

(e.g.
,
beeping

balls)



Modified utensils


Electronic aids to operate TV, VCR, DVD, CD…



Art software



Arm support for drawing/painting



Computer games



Adapted playground equipment



Other software


Environmental Functioning:

Relationship with family; relationship with peers; family’s
dominant language; cultural influences; expectation of the parents for the child or young in the
home, schools, and com
munity environment; service received in the community; economic
influences.


Activities of
Daily Living
(ADLs)



Nonslip materials




Universal cuff/strap to hold items in hand




Adaptive eating utensils





Color coded items for easier locating




Adaptive drinking devices





Adaptive dressing equipment



Adaptive devices for hygiene




Adaptive equipment for cooking



Adaptive bathing devices


Environmental
Control



Light swi
tch extensions



Interface and switch to activate battery operated devices





Interface and switch to turn on electronic appliances





Infrared/Radio/Ultra sound to remotely control appliances



Electronic aide to daily living controlled through augmentative device




Websites:



Kentucky Assistive Technology Service
Network: http//www.katsnet.org/



Kentucky Assistive Technology Resource Centers:
http://www.katsnet.org/atrc.html




Guide to assistive technology funding in Kentucky:
http://www.katsnet.org/fundingbook.html




Closing the Gap (resource site):
www.closingthegap.com




LD Online:
www.L
donline.com




Family Center on Technology and Disability:
www.fctd.info




Wisconsin Assisted Technology Initiative:
www.wati.org




See also
Assistive
Technology FAQ

for additional resources

Adapted from Pulaski and Hardin County School Districts