Assistive Technology Devices
The term `assistive technology device' means any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities (Congress, 2004)
When a loved one lives with a disability, helping them stay safe without sacrificing their independence can be a balancing act. Most caregivers know that the more you do for someone with a disability unnecessarily, the more you will compromise their ability to care for themselves. In recent years, the development of new technology products has helped to bridge the gap between independence and safety. This type of technology includes Medication Management Systems, Wander Prevention Systems, Video Communication Devices and Home Safety Devices.