Assistive technology (AT) offers devices to assist people with disabilities with daily living tasks, education, work, and recreation.
AT includes both devices and services. A device is any item or piece of equipment used to maintain or improve the functional capabilities of a person with a disability.
Examples of Assistive Technology devices can be any of the following:
AT services support people with disabilities or their caregivers to help them select, acquire, or use AT devices. Such services also include functional evaluations, training on or demonstration of devices, and purchasing or leasing devices.
Assistive Technology Businesses are active in providing assistive technology in a variety of fields including:
Washington’s Community Living Connections staff are available to help you explore your options to meet your current needs or create a plan for the future.