assistive technology

[ uh-sis-tiv tek-nol-uh-jee ]
/ əˈsɪs tɪv tɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi /

noun

adaptive tools, as prosthetics or computer programs, designed for and used by people living with a disability to engage in everyday activities: Rather than isolating students with disabilities in special education programs, the school is using assistive technology in the classroom to integrate all learners.

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CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of assistive technology

First recorded in 1985–90

Words nearby assistive technology

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