Training and Technical Assistance For Providers (T-TAP) Fact Sheet: Assistive Technology as a Workplace Support
- Last Updated: Feb 02, 2012
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About this fact sheet:
What do a watch with an alarm, a day planner, a Palm Pilot, and a computer all have in common? These are examples of devices that can assist employees complete their daily job duties.
For the worker with a disability such “assistive technology devices” may be vital to obtaining employment and improving daily work performance. Assistive technology (AT) can assist in bridging the gap between a person’s physical abilities and the job requirements.
This fact sheet will provide some general information about assistive technology and provide resources that the reader can access for more information.