Assistive Technology Act (Resources updated, April 2013) (NICHCY resource)

Description:

The Tech Act is intended to promote people's awareness of, and access to, assistive technology (AT) devices and services. The Act seeks to provide AT to persons with disabilities, so they can more fully participate in education, employment, and daily activities on a level playing field with other members of their communities. The Act covers people with disabilities of all ages, all disabilities, in all environments (early intervention, K-12, post-secondary, vocational rehabilitation, community living, aging services, etc.).

Tag(s): ADD/ADHD After High School Assistive Technology Autism Spectrum Disorder Communication - AT Computer Access - AT Deaf-Blind Developmental Delay Early Intervention Elementary Emotional Disabilities Employment Federal Laws Hearing Impairment High School Home/Personal Care - AT Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Intellectual Disabilities Learning Disability Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Parent/Family Preschool Speech/Language Impairment Transition Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment