Assistive Technology Discussion Tool

Step 1: Identify Needs

  • Ask questions to explore areas where the person wants more independence.

Step 2: Explore Options

  • Assign one or more team members to research available AT that meets the identified need.
  • Explore available resources and share your findings.

Step 3: Make a Decision

  • If the person decides to acquire an AT, define the desired outcome of the chosen AT.

Step 4: Obtain and Implement

  • Make agreements about how to acquire and implement the AT.

Step 5: Evaluate Effectiveness

  • Review the results after implementing the AT.
  • Ask what is working and not working about the AT and take action where needed.


A resource website and tool to identify assistive technologies, acquire and implement them, and evaluate their effectiveness