Assistive Devices

If you have a disability or injury, you may use a number of assistive devices. These are tools, products or types of equipment that help you perform tasks and activities. They may help you move around, see, communicate, eat, or get dressed. Some are high-tech tools, such as computers. Others are much simpler, like a "reacher" - a tool that helps you grab an object you can't reach.

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  1. Assistive Devices (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... or injury, you may use a number of assistive devices. These are tools, products or types of equipment ...
  2. Assistive Devices for People with Hearing, Voice, Speech, or Language Disorders From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)  
    The terms "assistive device" or "assistive technology" refer to devices that help people with hearing loss or other disorders to communicate. Learn ...
  3. What Are Some Types of Assistive Devices and How Are They Used? From the National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    Assistive Devices/Learn More
  4. WREX, exoskeleton, brace, magic arms, assistive devices, arm weakness, arthrogryposis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, orthotic, orthotics, orthosis, wheelchair, upper arm weakness
  5. Kennedy's Disease Association (Kennedy's Disease Association)  
    ... MDA Access Workshop - Access to Coverage: Equipment and Assistive Devices This on demand workshop provides an overview of obtaining insurance coverage for medical equipment and assistive devices. It covers the general process for obtaining coverage ...
  6. Cerebral Palsy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    Cerebral Palsy/Start Here ... Cerebral Palsy ... ... National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ... Short Summary ... From the National Institutes of Health
  7. How Does Rehabilitative Technology Benefit People with Disabilities? From the National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    Assistive Devices/Learn More ... Assistive Devices
  8. What Are Common Treatments for Down Syndrome? From the National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    Down Syndrome/Treatments and Therapies ... Down Syndrome ... Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development ... From the National Institutes ...
  9. Hearing Loss in Children: Treatment and Intervention Services (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Hearing Problems in Children/Treatments and Therapies ... Hearing Problems in Children ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... No single treatment or intervention ...
  10. ... on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) website. Assistive devices for people with hearing, voice, speech, or language ...
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