AT is any tool that allows an individual with a disability to use their own unique skills to reach their goals. Assistive Technology equipment ranges from lite tech to high tech, hardware and software used to increase an individual's ability to participate in school, employment, recreation, self-care, or social activity. Believe Ability, Inc. offers the following AT services:
We have an inventory of 100's of technology devices for use during assessments, trainings / therapy sessions, and short term loans to our clients. Assistive Technology equipment in our inventory ranges from alternative ways to physically access a computer (switches, different keyboards, and mice) and software for people with learning disabilities, to high tech communication (AAC) devices for individuals who require a specialized computer to communicate.
Believe Ability, Inc. can provide Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) speech therapy services or referrals. AAC is a method or device to aid a person's ability to communicate. AAC equipment ranges from no tech/lite tech to high tech. High tech AAC devices look like laptop computers. Generally they work by displaying the symbols a person selects (by touching, typing, or by scanning with a switch) and then speaking with pre-recorded or a computer generated voice. Our Speech Therapy services can include:
OT treatment provides people with disabilities of all ages, skills for the job of living. Pediatric occupational therapists help children to participate to the fullest extent possible in play, learning and school performance, self-care, and social interactions. During a child’s time with an occupational therapist they are most often engaged in fun, playful activities, targeted at addressing specific areas of weakness and developing skills. Believe Ability, Inc. can provide the following services and / or referrals: