Welcome to the UC Davis MIND Institute and Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD) resource page for Assistive Technology.
Contact Brenda Shelton, Resource Center Manager, if you need additional resources or if you would like to visit the Resource Center. (916) 703-0336
What is Assistive Technology?
Assistive technology is technology used by individuals with disabilities in order to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible. Assistive technology includes mobility devices and Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC), which is the use of methods or devices to increase a person's ability to communicate.
- California Department of Rehabilitation
- Family Information Guide to Assistive Technology and Transition Planning
- Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Advancement of Cognitive Technologies
- Sacramento Communication Technology Education Center
- SEEDS Workgroup on Early Education Technology
- The Family Center on Technology and Disability
- The National Public Website on Assistive Technology
- The Special Edge (PDF)
- United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
The websites listed are independent of the UC Davis MIND Institute and Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD). Resources are provided for information only and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of the UC Davis MIND Institute and Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.