What is Assistive Technology?

Any item, piece of equipment or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.

Protection and Advocacy for Assistive Technology (PAAT)


To provide assistance and advocacy to persons with disabilities in the acquisition, utilization, or maintenance of assistive technology or assistive technology services, such as augmentative communication devices, closed captioned television, hydraulic lifts, scooters and mobility devices, TTYs, etc.


Any person with a disability who needs assistive technology devices or services to enhance their daily living and independence.