Assistive technology is technically any item used by a person with a disability to increase independence and to make the tasks of daily living easier. Assistive technology for brain injury can be as simple and low-tech as a spiral notebook to help with organization and memory, or it can be as sophisticated as a computer-powered vocal assistant to aid with communication.
Speech Recognition for Learning
Learn how current speech recognition technology can help students with brain injury or other disabilities.
Assistive Technology and the IEP
Parents are their child's most effective advocate after brain injury. Learn more.
Let's Play: A Guide to Toys for Children with Special Needs
A child with TBI may have special needs. Find the best toys to promote learning and recovery.
Integrating the Arts with Technology: Inspiring Creativity
Integrating arts into the curriculum, especially for kids with brain injury or other disabilities, can produce many amazing results.
New Electronics: Turn Them On for Learning
Learn how to integrate the use of new technologies with instruction and studying for kids with TBI or other disabilities.
On the Go: What Consumer Products Can Do For You (If You Know Where to Look!)
New electronic technologies can help students with disabilities with independence, productivity, and participation in school and life.
Tips for Teaching LD Children About Online Safety
Assume that anything posted on the web is there forever.
Blogs, Wikis, and Text Messaging: What are the Implications for Students with Learning Disabilities
Using modern innovations to help with school work and life.
Feeling Safe at School: How New Technologies Can Help
Social and emotional conditions at school are crucial, especially for kids with brain injury or other disabilities.
Making the Written Word Easier for Readers with Print Disabilities
Find solutions to help your child who may have trouble reading print.
Reading Software: Finding the Right Program
Learn about the various reading software applications that address different needs.
Adaptive Equipment: An Illustrated Guide
Find out about adaptive equipment that can help with daily tasks like washing and dressing.
Boosting Inclusion in After School Activities with AT and Supplemental Services
Participation in extra-curricular activities like art, music, theater, or sports comes with many benefits -- from social integration to higher self-esteem.
Help for Young Learners: How to Choose AT
Assitive technologies for young kids can include low-tech items, like pillows and mirrors, as well as high-tech items, such as augmentative communication devices.
Questions to Ask Colleges About Assistive Technology Resources
Availability of assistive technologies for people with disabililities is different in the K-12 environment versus college. Know what to ask.
Using Assistive Technology to Support Writing
Learn how to use assistive technology to help your students with TBI become better writers.