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The assistive technologies of today represent a diverse range of products, people and potentials never before seen in the field. This presentation discusses a variety of timely technology trends that are shaking up the assistive technology field and creating newfound possibilities for individuals with any disability. Trends discussed include: wearable technology, 3D printing, the internet of things, telepresence and robotics, contextual computing, digital citizenship, and the crowdfunding and do-it-yourself movements. Presenters define each trend, provide general examples of consumer technologies for each, and finally discuss each trend’s implication to disability and demo assistive technologies related to each trend area.

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Friday, 16 January 2015 22:26

Assistive Technology (AT) and Education

Information about Assistive Technology (AT) and Education.

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A guide for increasing young children's participation in daily activities and routines. The booklet shows how simple assistive technology tools can be made at home to help young children become more active at home and in the community. Includes pictures and step-by-step instructions, as well as links to related resources.

Published in Offline Materials

A short pamphlet that introduces the conept of assistive technology to parents of young children and summarizes how it can benefit their child.

Published in Offline Materials
Thursday, 06 June 2013 18:36

What Can I do When the IEP is not Clear?

My child’s IEP is vaguely worded and not very clear.  This hasn’t been a problem until this year when many of the teachers changed.  What can I do as a parent to get an IEP that works for my child?

Published in Ask Pathfinder

The school district hired a speech therapist who is a recent college graduate to work with my child. The therapist is not familiar with technology applications that my child uses or needs.  What can I do as a parent to make sure my child’s needs are met?

Published in Ask Pathfinder

If you are looking for ideas about using asistive technology in the workplace this booklet from IPAT contains examples and where to go information.


Published in Document Link
Thursday, 07 March 2013 15:41

Wild and Crazy Assistive Technology

You've heard the term 'Assistive Technology,' but what DOES it mean?  Clearly it's meant to help yourself or your child, but how do you know what qualifies as 'Assistive Technology' or AT (for short)?  For all we know, it could mean an alien space craft coming down to beam us all up, right? 

Published in Teri

IPAT's Assistive Technology Financial Loan (ATFL) program offers the people of North Dakota a financing option to help bridge the gap between resources and the need for assistive technology device and service purchases.

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In this story, you'll meet Marta, the mother of Isabel, a young girl with fine motor and learning disabilities. The video introduces viewers to assistive technology (AT) and takes them through an Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting during which AT is considered. The video is captioned in both Spanish and English and is "described" as well.

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