Assistive technology (AT) includes any device, piece of equipment or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Assistive technology also includes services that directly assist an individual with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device.
Hearing: Amplified Telephones, Personal Amplification Systems, and Alerting Devices.
Memory: Medication Organizers, Talking Calendars, and Reminder apps.
Mobility: Couch Canes, Seat Canes, Walkers, and Manual Wheelchairs.
Vision: Magnifying Aids, Eye wear, Electronic Readers, and Talking Software.
Wildlife: Switch Adapted Cameras, Image Stabilized and Focus Free Binoculars Switch Adapted Fishing Reels, Wheelchair Accessible Tent, High Quad Gun Mounts, and Limited Mobility Gun and Compound Bow Mounts.
Traveling: Portable Ramps, Personal Amplification Systems, even Four-Wheel Outdoor Scooters
Gardening: Long Handle Tools, Electric Pruners, Magnification aids, and Weed Zappers
Building: Anti-vibration and Battery Powered Hammers, Digital Angle Finders, Craftsman Ratchet Combination Wrench and Automatic Adjustable Wrenches
Auto Work: Portable Tire Step-Up Tool, Battery Powered Grease Gun, and Cordless Ratchet
Learning:Talking Computer Software, Word Prediction Programs, Multicolored Keyboards, and Voice Recognition Software
Vision:Hand-held and Desktop Magnification aids, Talking Scanning Programs, Eyewear, Large Print Keyboards, Magnification Software and Screenreaders
Hearing:Personal Amplification Systems, Amplified Powered Neckloop, Shake Awake Alarm Clocks, Portable Induction Loops, and Amplified stethoscopes
Organization:Digital Reading Pens, Recorders, Voice Labeling Systems, Reminder Watches, Time Management Apps, personal coaching software, and mind mapping software
Access Technologies, Inc. is Oregon’s designated statewide assistive technology program. They provide information and referral and offer many resources and services, including:
ADRC of Oregon staff are available to help you explore your options to meet your current needs or create a plan for the future.
Access Technologies, Inc. can answer your questions about assistive technology options and help you find the right solutions to meet your needs.