Programs that assess the needs of individuals who have physical or sensory limitations and develop the particular type of assistive technology product they require.
Programs that enable individuals who have physical or sensory limitations to borrow the assistive technology products they require at no charge. Loans may be long or short-term in nature and the devices are returned once the agreed-upon period of time has elapsed.
Programs that enable individuals who have physical or sensory limitations to lease the assistive technology products they require in accordance with an agreement which establishes the length of the arrangement, the daily, weekly or monthly rental cost and other contractual details.
Programs that sell new, used and/or reconditioned assistive technology products on a retail or discount basis.
Programs that pay all or a portion of the costs associated with acquiring assistive technology products and/or obtaining support services such as customization, fit/modification services or repairs.
Programs that make alterations in commercially available assistive technology products to ensure their suitability for particular individuals.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.