Assistive technology is the application of organized knowledge and skills related to assistive products, including systems and services. Assistive technology is a subset of health technology.

Source: "Priority Assistive Products List" WHO's document, Definitions

Assistive Technology is an umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and also includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them. AT promotes greater independence by enabling people to perform tasks that they were formerly unable to accomplish, or had great difficulty accomplishing, by providing enhancements to, or changing methods of interacting with, the technology needed to accomplish such tasks.

What Happened To AbleData.Com?

Submitted by santiago on Sat, 05/12/2020 - 09:18
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AbleData logo

AbleData.com was a website sponsored by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. AbleData described itself as the “premier source for information on assistive technology.” It achieved this goal by providing information on over 40,000 assistive technology products and rehabilitation-related equipment.

Living made easy

"Living made easy" logo

Living made easy is Europe's largest trusted online comparison site for daily living equipment (sometimes known as disability equipment or assistive technology). It is used predominately by disabled adults and children, older people, their families and carers who are looking for equipment to make everyday tasks easier.

Source: Corporate website