Assistive Technology

  • Assistive Technology is any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a student with a disability. The term does not include a medical device that is surgically implanted, or the replacement of such device.


    • Center for Educational Networking (CENMI)

    • The Center for Educational Networking (CEN) is an Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Grant Funded Initiative through the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education

    • Alt+Shift Alt+Shift is a collaborative & impact-focused organization advancing:
      • The belief that every student is capable of learning and thriving within his/her educational environment.
      • Educator skills, knowledge and drive to improve learning.
      • Partnerships to co-construct systems at all levels to benefit students.

    • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
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