The Gene and Dave Show
Assistive Technology with RJ Cooper
In this exciting episode of the Gene and Dave Show, we talk with RJ Cooper about assistive technology.
Assistive technology is defined as any item piece of equipment or product system whether acquired commercially or off the shelf modified or customized that is used to increase maintain or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Examples of assistive technology include wheelchairs assistive communication devices and screen readers.
In this episode you’ll learn:
- How RJ got started in assistive technology.
- What monumental change in assistive technology happened in 2010.
- What can people do now to learn more about AT, in general?
- What are the 2 most popular, or important assistive technologies.
Hear about experiences RJ had with care-givers or other professionals under or overestimating what you can do with AT.
Learn how COVID has affected assistive technology, and how it will change again in the future, assuming COVID decreases.
You can contact RJ Cooper here:
RJ Cooper, M.Ed.- ASD
Special Needs Technology Developer/Specialist
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