This site is dedicated to Assistive Technology (AT) and aims to raise awareness of the various technologies and resources that are available. AT typically can assist an individual in performing tasks such as reading/writing, independent living, self-care, mobility or even leisure activities. It is a constantly changing area with new exciting technologies appearing. These new tools provide a greater choice of solutions. Being well informed around the various technology solutions will help an individual find optimal solutions to their needs. Discussion is open to anyone with an interest, so please read, learn, and contribute (Enable Ireland, National Assistive Technology Training Service).
The author of the site is Enable Ireland’s National Assistive Technology Training Service. The service consists of a centre based in Dublin and local technical supports located around the country. The training service aims to build capacity in Assistive Technology (AT) at a local level, through staff, families and service users themselves.
The service also provides a range of training opportunities, from a Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) accredited Introductory to Assistive Technology course, to customised specific topic or product training.
For further information see our webpage: http://www.enableireland.ie/at