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something, as a machine, devised for a particular function

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an element or a component in a decorative composition

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Many participants sought additional training and believed that they were skilled in specific assistive technology devices after training.
Low and middle assistive technology devices may provide an individual with a disability with increased opportunities for independence by using portable, easy to locate and use devices.
Easily recognized assistive technology devices include products like walkers, manual wheelchairs, grab bars and other aids for daily living.
Illustrations of some of the functions are: conducting of needs assessments to determine the extent and nature of the needs of those with disabilities for technology and support devices (defined as assistive technology devices and assistive technology services in the law); identification and coordination of resources; training, technical assistance and public awareness programs related to technology; the direct provision of technology and support services; developing evaluation plans and collecting data; developing initiatives in consumer involvement; creation of new partnerships; and support for community-based and state organizations.
However, most of the assistive technology devices that are used by individuals with visual impairments are deemed effective (see Table 1 for the operational definition of the term) merely because they have practical application.
The requirement states simply, "In developing each child's IEP, the IEP team shall consider whether the child requires assistive technology devices and services.
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT (IDEA): IDEA stipulates that assistive technology devices and services can be considered special education, related services, or supplementary aids and services, and must be considered when developing an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
School districts are responsible for helping students with disabilities select and acquire appropriate assistive technology devices and assisting in training them to use the devices.
Psychometric and administrative properties of measures used in assistive technology device outcomes research.
Assistive Technology (AT): The Assistive Technology Act of 2004 defines an assistive technology device as any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.
In its press release announcing the new initiative, CoSN explains that an assistive technology device, as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), means any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified or customized, that is used to increase, maintain or improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 defines an assistive technology device as "any item, piece of equipment, or product system .
An assistive technology device has been defined as "any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.
Tenders are invited for Assistive Technology Device Peripheral Eye Tracker
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