Assistive Technology Definitions
  • Device

  • In generalThe term assistive technology device means any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of a child with a disability.
  • ExceptionThe term does not include a medical device that is surgically implanted, or the replacement of such device.
  • Service

  • Assistive technology serviceThe term assistive technology service means any service that directly assists a child with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device.