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Types of Assistive Technology

A partial list of Assistive Technologies available at Outpatient Rehabilitation at WFBMC.

Mobility Aids

  • Portable wheel chair ramps

Aids to Daily Living

  • Easy-to-use scissors
  • Devices to hold a week’s supply of pills
  • Light controls
  • Entertainment controls
  • Electrical appliances

Telephone Access

  • Remote-control speaker phone
  • Telephones with built in amplifiers

Recreation Assistive Technologies

  • Golfing
  • Bowling
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Cycling
  • Gardening
  • Crocheting
  • Sewing
  • Card playing
  • Photography

Augmentative Communications Devices

  • Small portable amplifiers
  • Devices for telephones
  • Devices for radios, TVs, and stereos to allow one listener to use headphones, etc.
  • Radio transmitter devices for use in group settings

Vision Aids

  • Simple hand-held magnifiers
  • Computer scanner/reader setups
  • Computers/Software
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