What is Assistive Technology?
It is a device that will allow a person to complete a task or make the task easier. Low-tech equipment are in-expensive simple devices that can be made at home and do not require training. For instance, a device to hold a cup or plate. High-tech devices are purchased and most times require training for both the user and provider such as an iPad or Tablet with supporting apps.
What is Augmentative Communication Technology?
Simply put, it is for people to communicate with others. There are many devices available, from simple pointing devices to high-tech devices that can speak for the user. Like the Assistive Technology, high-tech devices are purchased and most times require training for both the user and provider.