WHAT IS ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY?
Assistive Technology is any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a student with a disability. The term does not include a medical device that is surgically implanted, or the replacement of such device. (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004)(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1401(1))
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