The term 'assistive technology device' means 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 functional capabilities of a child or adult with a disability. The following links may be of benefit to you.
Assistive Technology-Glossary of Terms (PDF format)
English/Spanish Glossary of Disability Terms. Any common terms found in disability laws, regulations, and services are included, along with related medical and treatment terms.
Assistive Technology-Fact Sheets FAQs Adults
A. General Questions; B. Funding and Systemic Questions; C. Assistive Technology Training Questions; D. Specific Disability-Related Questions; E. Specific Technology Access Questions and F. Web Access Questions
Assistive Technology-What You Need To Know (English and Spanish)
A growing number of technology-related options are now available. Unfortunately, ongoing misunderstanding(s)(myths) about assistive technology services and devices cause technology solutions to be overlooked or avoided in meeting your needs.
Assistive Technologies-For Neurological
Assistive Technology-Your Legal Rights
http://www.uiowa.edu/infotech/Legal.htmThis document is divided into three sections, depending on who will use the assistive technology: A Child, An Adult or An Older Adult. Although written by the State of Iowa is applicable to anyone/anywhere. If you are rejected for services, they offer to help with you documentation, etc.
Assistive Technology-State Tech Act Programs
http://www.ataccess.org/resources/atabook/s03/s03-02.htmlThe Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act provides funding to states to assist them in developing easily accessible, consumer-responsive systems of access to assistive technology, technology services, and information. State programs vary widely. If you are unable to reach your state's project, call the RESNA Technical Assistance Project at (703) 524-6686, extension
313, for assistance.