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Adaptive Equipment

photo of adaptive equipment
picture of adaptive equipment

Adaptive equipment is any device or piece of equipment that serves to improve a student’s functional abilities while in a school or community setting. In a sense, adaptive equipment helps to compensate for a disability and allows the student to engage in classroom activities to the fullest extent possible.

 

ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT INCLUDES:

• A SCHOOL CHAIR OR DESK WHICH HAS BEEN CUSTOMIZED TO FIT THE INDIVIDUAL NEEDS OF
A STUDENT, THUS ENABLING THEM TO SIT PROPERLY AND ATTEND TO VARIOUS CLASSROOM
ACTIVITIES

• MODIFICATIONS TO EQUIPMENT FOUND NOT ONLY IN THE ACADEMIC CLASSROOM, BUT ALSO IN
VOCATIONAL AND CAREER EDUCATIONAL AREAS, SCIENCE LABS, CAFETERIAS, ART ROOMS, AND
MANY OTHER SPECIALTY AREAS

• SPECIAL MOUNTING DEVICES FOR COMMUNICATION DEVICES, NOTEBOOK COMPUTERS,
AND SWITCHES TO ENSURE BOTH SAFETY OF THE EQUIPMENT AND OPTIMAL USE BY STUDENTS

ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT SERVICES

• CONSULTATION AND EVALUATION
• COLLABORATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING
• DESIGN AND FABRICATION SERVICES
• REPAIRS, ADJUSTMENTS AND MODIFICATIONS TO EXISTING EQUIPMENT

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