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How is Assistive Technology useful in daily living

May 8th 2020 at 12:25 AM

 

Assistive Technology (AT) refers to any device, system or design used by an individual to perform daily living tasks that might otherwise be difficult, that can range from low-tech devices like jar openers to high-tech ones such as voice-control software used to control a computer inplace of a keyboard.

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1. Aids for daily living that would assist in performing the daily tasks comparatively easily. eg modofied eating utensils, page turners, dressing aids.

2. Environmental Control Devices like remotes and switches for the TV, fans coffee maker, appliances activated by pressure of even eye contact.

3. Augmentative communication helping the people with hearing or speaking disabilites eg.Braille, book holders, speech sound amplification aids, page turners,auditory devices etc.

4. Home/workplace modifications to remove obstructions during movement like ramps, lifts, auto door openers etc.

5. Mobility aids to assist the disabled to move freely within their environment, eg, wheelchair, modified scooters, crutches etc.

6. Recreation - AT based devices enabling people to participate in sports, cultural events etc eg, audio description for the movies, adaptive fishing rods, adaptive video game controls, special seating systems in boats etc.

7. Prosthetics and Orthotics - These AT based devices make live worth living for the physically disabled or suffered, eg, artificial limbs or orthotics likes braces.

8. Seating and Positioning Aids - Items enhancing adaptive seating like positioning belts, cushions and wedges, standing tables etc.

Its always better to say Yes t o an advanced technology when it makes your living simpler .

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