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Assistive Technology Definition

Posted by
Steve Lee
When it comes to AT we often have our own ideas of what is included and what is excluded. For example an extreme view is the wheel is AT. Another view is that it means low tech solutions like grab rails. Other's think it is high tech things like screen readers. SO can we agree on a definition? At least for ATIS4all. I really like the Kings Fund's definition: 'Assistive Technology (AT) is any product or service designed to enable independence for disabled and older people. (King's Fund consultation, 2001)'.

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