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Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act of 1988

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act of 1988

report (to accompany S. 2561).

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Handicapped -- Services for -- United States.

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    Other titlesTechnology Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act of 1988.
    SeriesReport / 100th Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 100-438.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15343944M

    Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of (P.L. ) Citing the inadequacies of available access, trained personnel, and financing in the area of assistive technology, Congress enacted P.L. with the purpose of extending the availability of assistive technology to individuals with disabilities and. Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of (P.L. ) The "Tech Act" provided federal funds to states to develop training and delivery systems for assistive technology devices and services.

    Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act of , the Secretary shall pay the amount of the grant described in subsection (a), and made under subsection (b), to. Assistive technology (AT) is a term used to refer to both AT devices and AT services. A formal, legal definition of AT devices and services was first published in the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of as follows.

    Technology-related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of (Tech Act) PL Enables some individuals with disabilities to have greater control over their own lives; participate in and contribute more fully to activities in their home, school, and work environments, and in their communities; interact to a greater extent. In , Congress took an additional step in recognition of the crucial role that access to technology plays in the lives of individuals with disabilities, with the Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act.


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Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act of 1988 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of [United States.].

Any development in mainstream technology would have profound implications for individuals with disabilities in the United States. (Findings and Purposes, Assistive Technology Act ofFinding 3) The Assistive Technology Act was first passed by Congress and signed by the President as the Technology-Related Assistance Act of   The Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of On JCongressman Jim Jeffords of Vermont and Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa introduced the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of On AugPresident Reagan signed the Act and it became law, Public Law Get this from a library.

Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act of report (to accompany S. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.]. Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act of - Title I: Grants to States - Directs the Secretary of Education to make grants to States for consumer-responsive comprehensive statewide programs of technology-related assistance for individuals of all ages with disabilities.

Lists functions and activities which may be. The Technology Related Assistance to Individuals with Disabilities Act of (Tech Act) first described an assistive technology device 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.

S. (th). A bill to establish a program of grants to States to promote the provision of technology-related assistance to individuals with disabilities, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Legislation: Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act ofP.L.Title I (U.S.C. ) (expires Septem ). Purpose: The Technology Assistance program authorizes support for a variety of activities intended to enhance the ability of individuals of all ages with disabilities to obtain.

(Measure passed Senate, amended) Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act of - Title I: Grants to States - Directs the Secretary of Education to make grants to States for consumer-responsive comprehensive statewide programs of technology-related assistance for individuals of all ages with disabilities.

What is Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act (Tech Act). Definition of Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act (Tech Act): U.S. statute first passed inreauthorized in (P.L. ) and again in (P.L. It was designated as a systems change grant and is often called the “Tech Act” for short.

Field hearing on reauthorization of the Technology-Related Assistance For Individuals With Disabilities Act ofhearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, rd Congress, Ap book.

Which statement is inaccurate regarding web and video conferencing applications. and helping those requiring assistance.

Morrison and Lowther () How is the Technology-Related Assistance of Individuals with Disabilities Act of sometimes referred to.

Tech Act. How is the Assistive Technology Act of sometimes referred. This act replaced the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act ofwhich was also known as the Tech Act.

Then, inCongress amended the Assistive Technology Act. The amendment required programs to provide state-level activities such as assistive technology demonstrations, loans, and reutilization services. The Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of is also known as: IDEA Public Law No.

Rehab Act Public Law No. points QUESTION 2 1. Extrinsic motivation is normally linked with leisure experiences. True False. The Technology-Related Assistance to Individuals with Disabilities Act: relevance to individuals with learning disabilities and their advocates.

(AT) was recognized by Congress as a viable need for people with disabilities when it passed the Tech Act in The legislation, which was reauthorized inhas resulted in numerous programs Cited by: According to the Technology-related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of (Tech Act), an Assistive technology device is "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 the functional capabilities of.

˜Rehabilitation Act () ˜Education for All Handicapped Children Act () ˜Handicapped Infants and Toddlers Act () ˜Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act ().

Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act Amendments of 29 USC note. Public Law d Congress An Act To revise and extend the program of ths e Technology-Related Assistance for Individ­ uals With Disabilities Ac of t, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of. Assistive technology was first defined in the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of (P.L. ) as “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or cus-Cited by: 4.

Assistive technology (AT) is defined by the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of as “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or.

is the "Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabil-ities Act of " There are 35 million Americans with disabilities t- lio are unable. to perform many ordinary tasks that those of us who are not dis-abled take for granted, such as independently reading a book, turn-ing on a light, or communicating a simple need.

Thk.According to the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act (Tech Act, ) and the IDEA amendments ofAT device is defined as any item, piece of equipment, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability.

Recently, the U.S. Department of Author: Hwa Lee.Per Marcia J. Scherer, “The term Assistive Technology (AT) was coined in the Technology Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act of (P.L. ), but the concept, under a variety of names or under no particular name at all, long predates that legislation” Scherer, M.

() and as per Scherer this AT field has been around for 20 years and from .