Adaptive technology refers to special versions of already existing technologies or tools that provide enhancements or different ways of interacting with the technology. The adaptation helps individuals with a disability or impairment accomplish a specific task.
Adaptive technology also includes what is known as “assistive technology.” This term refers to any light-, mid-, or high-tech tool or device that helps people with disabilities perform tasks with greater ease and/or independence. Examples include:
If you think you might benefit from the use of adaptive technology, contact the ACT Center for an Adaptive Technology Consultation.