assistive technology service

assistive technology service (AT service)

any service that directly assists an individual with disabilities in the selection, acquisition, and/or use of an assistive technology device.
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The term assistive technology service means "any service that directly assists an individual with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device.
In addition, procure a new digital and assistive technology service that will support technology enabled care to be delivered through a variety of different means.
First-year goals for the Free Standards Group Accessibility Workgroup include the adoption of the Assistive Technology Service Provider Interface (AT-SPI), which enables AT tools such as screen readers and magnifiers to query and interact with GUI controls consistently; the development of shared input/output (I/O) for AT devices, to make it possible for devices such as Braille readers and speech synthesizers to operate smoothly with several client applications simultaneously; and the standardization of keyboard accessibility for persons unable to use a keyboard or mouse, incorporating features such as "Sticky Keys" which enable users to press key combinations in sequence rather than requiring users to hold them down simultaneously.
The definition of assistive technology service is also broad, covering selection, acquisition and use of a device.
To provide a comprehensive Assistive Technology Service, comprising primarily Telecare and Telehealth services to support residents to remain living in their homes independently.
Contract notice: Supply of a disaster recovery call centre solution to complement the telecare call monitoring system for Leicester City Council~s LeicesterCare and assistive technology service.
In 1998, a multi-disciplinary group of assistive technology service providers came up with descriptions of the characteristics of appropriate AT services in schools.
37million for improvements to its assistive technology service at the Sir David Brand Centre in Coolbinia and $1.
The legal definition of assistive technology service as it appears in the IDEA is "any service that directly assists an individual with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device.
Indeed, one of the few requirements the law makes of states is that the assistive technology service system each designs and develops be as truly responsive to the needs and preferences of people of all ages with disabilities and their families as possible.
Early policy initiatives that significantly advanced the use of technology in schools include the 1988 Tech Act that supported each state's efforts to create cradle-to-grave assistive technology service delivery systems and the 1997 IDEA mandate to consider assistive technology when planning the individualized education program (IEP) of each student with a disability (Golden, 1998).
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