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Assistive Technology services offered throughout our State are outlined below as well as resources for students and school personnel. Always remember, anything can be considered assistive technology if it provides an educational benefit for a student with a disability.


IDEA: Assistive Technology

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) defines “assistive technology device” as 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 the functional capabilities of a child with a disability. “Assistive technology service” means any service that directly assists a child with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device. The IDEA requires each public agency to ensure that assistive technology devices and services are made available to each child with a disability if required as part of the child’s special education, related services, or supplementary aids and services.


Oklahoma ABLE Tech

Image result for abletech imagesThe purpose of ABLE Tech is to “promote the availability of assistive technology devices and services” for individuals of all ages and all disabilities in Oklahoma. Their program includes: 1) Device Demonstration and Loan Centers, 2) Device Short-Term Loans, 3) Financial Bank Loans, 4) AT Reutilization, 5) Accessible Instructional Materials Assistance.













ABLE Tech Resources

**NEW** Assistive Technology Assessment Tool

• ABLE Tech's YouTube Channel YouTube Icon

Device Demonstration and Short Term Loan Program

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Last updated on October 10, 2023