Assistive Technology

The federal definition of Assistive Technology (AT) describes AT as “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially or off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.”

Paths To Technology – Perkins School for the Blind


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iCanConnect provides people with both significant vision and hearing loss with free equipment and training. iCanConnect is a national program with local contacts that helps people stay connected with friends, family and the world.

Deafblind Technology Solutions – Perkins eLearning webinar
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The Impact of Technology in the Life of a Person who is Deaf-Blind

National Center on Deaf-Blindness, National Family Association for Deaf-Blind, Helen Keller National Center

Technology resources – NCDB library


Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)

Universal Design for Learning Framework – CAST


Welcome to the NEW Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Module for Postsecondary Education.
UDL is a manageable framework of strategies and techniques that support a diverse population of students
while maintaining the integrity and content of the postsecondary education coursework.
By using techniques described in this module, you will discover students who once struggled to learn
become more engaged and leave with a deeper understanding of the course content.