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AT is any device or service that helps a student with a disability to meet his or her individualized education program (IEP) goals and to participate in the general education setting to the greatest possible extent.
AT improves the functional performance of an individual with a disability.
AT devices and services help restore lost capacities or improve impaired capacities
Devices-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.
Services-any service that directly assists a child with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device.
All educations, not just special educators, need to be informed and involved with assistive technology.