Assistive Technology

The definition of Assistive Technology (AT) is changing. “Today people with ID are using and benefiting from mainstream technologies, including mobile technology such as smart phones and tablet devices as well as universally designed technologies, that may have specific applications (“apps”) for use by people with ID.” (Report to the President: Leveling the Playing Field: Improving Technology Access and Design for People with Intellectual Disabilities.)

Remote Meeting Options and Information

ZOOM (free version)

With Zoom (free version) you can host up to 100 participants; unlimited 1 to 1 meetings; 40 mins limit on group meetings; unlimited number of meetings; online support; video conferencing features; web conferencing features; group collaboration features; and security.

FaceTime: Download Instructions >

Group FaceTime: Instructions >

Skype: Download Instructions >

Microsoft TEAMS with Skype can be set up for free >

Google Duo: Download Instructions >

Dial-up & Video Calls: How To >

Video Meeting & Webinar Etiquette >


This AT Resources page is now using Microsoft SWAY presentations to make learning about AT easier and more interactive! Think of a SWAY as a mini-PowerPoint presentation that includes instructions, information, pictures, videos and links. Click the arrows below to expand the category you want to learn about. Once you click on a SWAY, go to "PLAY" in the upper right of the screen to get started.

You can use Ctrl+F to search for keywords of interest in each SWAY.