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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. Rehabilitative and Assistive Technology: Overview From the National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    Rehabilitative and assistive technology refers to tools, equipment, or products that can help people with disabilities successfully complete activities at school, home, ...
  3. Assistive Technology (Administration for Community Living)  
    Assistive Devices/Learn More ... Assistive Devices ... Administration for Community Living
  4. 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 more.
  5. Activities of Daily Living (Parkinson's Foundation)  
    Parkinson's Disease/Living With ... Parkinson's Disease ... Parkinson's Foundation ... Adjust to changes associated with activities of daily living to improve safety ...
  6. Recovery Tips for Daily Living (American Stroke Association)  
    Post-stroke effects can make daily activities challenging. Find recovery tips and resources for stroke survivors and caregivers. ... Stroke Rehabilitation/ ...
  7. Home Health Care (AGS Health in Aging Foundation)  
    Older Adult Health/Related Issues ... Older Adult Health ... Home Care Services/Start Here ... Home Care Services ... Caregivers/Older Adults ... Caregivers ... AGS Health in Aging ...
  8. 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)  
    Some examples of assistive technologies are:
  9. 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)  
    ... disability due to disease, injury, or aging. Appropriate assistive technology often helps people with disabilities compensate, at least in part, for a limitation. For example, assistive technology enables students with disabilities to compensate for certain ...
  10. Employees with Chronic Pain (Office of Disability Employment Policy)  
    Chronic Pain/Related Issues ... Chronic Pain ... Accommodation and Compliance: Chronic Pain ... Office of Disability Employment Policy
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