Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Any system or device that facilitates communication for individuals with speech/language disorders, including low and high tech voice output communication devices.
Blindness and Visual Impairment
Assistive technology for individuals who are blind or have visual impairments, such as magnification systems, braille displays, talking calculators, scan and read systems, braille embossers, and digital talking book players.
Technologies that assist an individual with disabilities to interact with a computer, including alternative keyboards, trackballs and joysticks, vision‐based input systems, switch interfaces, and head tracking systems.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing/Deafblind
Devices and technologies available to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf‐blind, including assistive listening systems, such as personal FM systems and amplification systems, and auditory and tactile switches.
Switch Access/Environmental Access
Equipment that supports access to assistive devices, activities, and the environment, including mechanical and electronic switches, function activity centers, environmental control units, and page turners.
Technology for Print/Reading/Writing Support
Technologies that support students with reading and writing, including digital talking book players, portable word processor keyboards, text to speech writing devices, and mobile devices with reader software.