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WisTech provides information on selecting, funding, installing, and using assistive technology.
Assistive technology is any item, device, or piece of equipment used to maintain or improve the functionality of people with disabilities, allowing them to be more independent in education, employment, recreation, and daily living activities. Assistive technology includes the services necessary to get and use the devices, including assessment, customization, repair, and training.
WisTech is funded to provide:
- Device demonstration
- Device loan
- Device reutilization and exchange
- Alternative financing programs
- Assistive technology training
Assistive technology (AT) is any product or device that enables people with disabilities to improve their independence and quality of life in the community, at home, at work, and at school.
AT items include commercially-made equipment, custom-made devices or common products that have been modified to serve a specific need.