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B) purchasing, leasing, or otherwise providing for the acquisition of assistive technology devices by children with disabilities;
It is the responsibility of the local school district to pay for any assistive technology device or service included in the student's IEP.
Questions related to these variables addressed the issues of relative advantage of device use, support received for ongoing use, consumers' perceptions of their involvement in the assistive technology device selection process, their ability to try out devices prior to purchasing them, the degree to which their devices were `re-invented,' and the compatibility of their devices.
The types of assistive technology devices available include[3]:
The Assistive Technology Device Predisposition Assessment (ATD PA) is a reliable and valid questionnaire measure for client factor self-perceptions, satisfaction with functional performance in various occupational performance areas, and assistive device preferences (Scherer & Craddock, 2002; Scherer et al.
Finally, practicing teachers have stated that they do not think that they have adequate skills to integrate such technology into the curriculum and instruct students in how to use assistive technology devices (Abner & Lahm, 2002; Kapperman, Sticken, & Heinze, 2002; Zhou, Parker, Smith, & Griffin-Shirley, 2011).
The definition of assistive technology is an equally balanced, two-pronged definition that includes assistive technology devices and assistive technology services.
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For example, tools such as the slate and stylus used to create braille were the first assistive technology devices that allowed people with visual impairments to be truly literate after the creation of the braille code in the 1800s (Hatlen, 2000; Scadden, 2000).
For example, assistive technology device was defined as "any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off-the-shelf, modified or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.
Contract award: Assistive technology device manufacturing of wooden coffins.
According to IDEA `97, an assistive technology device is defined as "any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off-the-shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of a child with a disability.

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