Providing support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
For a person who does not have a disability, technology makes life easier. For a person who has a disability, technology makes life possible.
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY ACT
The Assistive Technology Act was first passed by Congress and signed by the President as the Technology-Related Assistance Act of 1988. It’s often called the Tech Act for short and has been reauthorized in 1994, 1998, and 2004.
Assistive technology devices and assistive technology services are defined in the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 (ATA) as follows:
Any technology that enables someone to do something they otherwise couldn’t facilitates access and the opportunity to achieve a task previously determined unreachable. It provides new ways to,
CTD provides the information you need to discover the assistive technologythat’s right for your child is all here in a format that’s best for you through free webinars, e-learning, a digital library and videos.
TTAP leads the state's efforts to carry out the federal Assistive Technology Act of 2004. Their mission is to increase access for individuals who have a disability to assistive technology that provides them more control over their immediate environments and an enhanced ability to function independently.