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Assistive Technology


Access to the right technology can make a real difference to a child’s life because it can increase opportunities to learn while developing independence skills. Can:Do's assistive technology specialists ensure your child is part of the process when looking at technology options.

The Can:Do 4Kids resource library has the latest in assistive technology for your child to try out to ensure it will support their goals. 

Benefits of assistive technology support

  • Assessment and recommendation of technology
  • Equipment trials and loans
  • Supporting community accessibility and self-advocacy
  • Training in the use of technologies and programs like:
    • Magnification, screen reader (OCR) and Braille
    • Touch-typing 
    • Mainstream technologies with accessible features (e.g. iPhone with voiceover, large text, zoom), plus apps for a variety of tasks (e.g. Seeing AI, KNFB Reader, barcode readers)
    • Soundfield systems