Adaptive Tools and Technology

FACT:

​After a brain injury, people often use assistive devices and other aids to increase their independence and provide the ability to participate in their favorite activities. There is a wide variety of adaptive equipment and compensatory strategies that can be used so life can still be productive and enjoyable.



​Wisconsin sources of information:


BIRCofWI Resource Library and Resource Facilitation Specialists are here to help


BIRC Bulletin Volume 7, Issue 4  (Article: Can smartphones be used to help brain injury survivors?)


Independence First Milwaukee - Weblink: Try A Gadget Lab  (Try it before you buy it experience)


Wisconsin's Assistive Technology Program  - Weblink WisTech



Other Sources of information:


disABILITY Work Tools  - Weblink: Shop by Disability


National Institute of Health (NIH) - Informational Link