"Any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customize, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of a child with a disability." --Individuals with Learning Disabilities Education Act
What Does This Mean for Students and Schools?
Under law, schools are required to provide the assistive technology to those students with disabilities where support is necessary for a free and appropriate public education (FAPE).
Below are publications which provide further information and resources for parents: