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Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology for IDEA Students

Devices- “Assistive technology device means any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability.”

Services- “Assistive technology service means any service that directly assists a child with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device.”

BCIU provides assistive technology support services to districts of Berks County through the Training and Consultative (TaC) provisions.  These services include:

  • Support to district teams conducting assistive technology assessment
  • Loans of equipment for trials with assistive technology
  • Information on borrowing, acquiring, and implementing assistive technology
  • Staff training on assistive technology systems
  • Consultation with school teams

When requesting Assistive Technology, please submit the following form TOGETHER with the Request for Professional Development form.  Both forms must be submitted for service.

Program Contact Info

Heather Wamsher

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