What is Assistive Technology?

Assistive Technology is any item, piece of equipment, or product, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of an individual with a disability. The videos below demonstrate assistive technology in a variety of categories. 

Sensory Aids 

Brianna White, from ECU, demonstrates the Caption Call telephone. This phone is for individuals with hearing impairments.

 

Learning, Cognition, and Development 

Gloria Jinks, assistive technologist at the Greenville center, demonstrates the PenFriend2.