Recent Examples of assistive from the Web
Messiha is the second student to use the robot, according to Somphone Eno, assistive technology manager for the UCI Disability Services Center, which dispatches the device when needed.
This will also strike input method editors, assistive technology, and similar software.
However, schools can use federal funds available through a separate federal funding stream — IDEA — to pay for additional resources like assistive technology, supplies and some staffing, said Brent Bacon, the department’s chief academic officer.
Health and wellness costs such as health-insurance premiums, medical equipment, therapy, respite care, nutritional management and assistive technology.
Tobii's EyeMobile is an assistive device that lets users with limiting diseases or injuries use computers and tablets all through eye movement.
Treatment can include speech, occupational, emotional and other therapies; supplements and drugs; and assistive devices.
Demonstrations and recommendations for various assistive devices will also be provided.
Physical therapists are also familiar with the use of assistive devices and can guide you on how to properly walk using crutches or get your shoes on without leaning over.
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medical Definition of assistive
- assistive technology
- Assistive devices help with the performance of daily activities. Most familiar are canes, crutches, and walkers. Other examples of simple assistive devices are raised toilet seats and firm pillows placed under the seats of chairs to help people with hip or knee arthritis to rise from a sitting position.
- —Simeon Margolis, The Johns Hopkins White Pages, 1995
- With some assistive devices, the visually impaired can do a variety of office jobs, using computers and telephones.
- —Eric Aasen, The Dallas Morning News, 2 Feb. 2011
- Assistive technology (AT) by its very nature consists of a variety of personal and customized tools for multiple learning styles and physical challenges.
- —Kelly Ahrens, Learning & Leading with Technology, November 2011
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