Types of assistive technology

Assistive technology (AT) is a term that describes a variety of tools used by people with disabilities to accomplish tasks. While screen readers are among the most well known assistive technology, there are many other kinds of hardware or software that help people interact with digital content.

  • Screen readers
  • Screen magnification software
  • Text readers
  • Speech input software
  • Alternative input devices
  • Head pointers
  • Motion tracking or eye tracking:
  • Single switch entry devices

Learn more about other assistive technology from Berkeley Web Access