Berrien RESA offers special education services to students in Berrien County including Assistive Technology Services.
Assistive Technology includes the evaluation, selection and instruction that is necessary for a student's successful participation in their learning environment. Assistive technology can eliminate barriers and enable individuals with disabilities to be participating and contributing members of society.
The term "assistive technology" refers to an array of devices and services used to increase, maintain or improve functional capabilities of a student with a disability. Assistive technology may include equipment and/or instructional strategies needed to assist communication (spoken and written), mobility, self care, and other needs arising from sensory, motor, cognitive or social impairments. Assistive technology devices may range from simple modifications to sophisticated technical equipment.