assistive assistive

Definition(s):

  • (adj) giving assistance

Usage(s):

  • In particularly difficult conditions, many people find assistive listening and alerting devices helpful.

News

  1. Sartell man named to Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council

    Sartell resident Tom Reed has been reappointed to the Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council, Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: St. Cloud Times

  2. Sartell resident reappointed to state council

    Sartell resident Tom Reed has been reappointed to the Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council, Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: St. Cloud Times

  3. Kid Inventors Win $20,000 Prize for Creating Device to Help Seniors Pick Up Small Objects

    Kid inventors in the FIRST® LEGO® League took top honors today at the 3rd annual Global Innovation Award ceremony for their invention, the “Gramma-Jamma,” an assistive aid for seniors, earning a $20,000 cash prize from the Award’s Founding Sponsor, XPRIZE.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Mr. Williams commented, "Writing about disability issues and specifically assistive technology benefits has been my passion for many years, and I'm pleased to be able to lend my knowledge to Disaboom in helping to create a valuable resource for the...
    on Sep 27, 2007 By: John Williams Source: Earthtimes.org

  2. "The Day at the Races program at Kentucky always gives me a mid-season boost of energy from a motivational standpoint," explained Schmidt. "Working with local spinal cord organizations and Hamilton's Assistive Technology Services out of...
    on Aug 9, 2005 By: Sam Schmidt Source: WhoWon.com (press release)

  3. "Each of the organisations found they have similar issues - they didn't have sufficient access to a wide enough range of assistive technology but they did have some products inhouse," says Beck, now project manager of the initiative.
    on Mar 8, 2010 By: Beck Source: Irish Times

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