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An Introduction to Assistive Technology (AT)

Information about AT

JAN receives many questions about assistive technology (AT) and has developed resources to help employers, individuals with disabilities, and service providers learn what AT is available, how to choose AT as an effective accommodation, and where to find AT.

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, technology is the use of science in industry, engineering, etc., to invent useful things or to solve problems. AT refers to technology that is specifically designed for and used by people with disabilities.

Learn about AT as a job accommodation. Read JAN’s Accommodation and Compliance: Assistive Technology (AT).

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