Tools for Life: Demo Lab

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Tools for Life: Demonstration Lab

The Assistive Technology Demonstration Lab is provided by Tools for Life under the mandate of the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 as Amended 2004 Title III, Section 4. This lab is to assist Georgians with disabilities to make an informed decision when selecting assistive technology devices appropriate to their needs in support of their ability to be independent in the area they choose, whether, work, school, independent living, or recreation.

During an assistive technology demonstration, you will learn more about general and specific features of AT solutions to see if they support your needs and assist you in performing specific tasks or goals. To arrange to have an assistive technology demonstration, please contact Tools for Life at 1-800-497-8665 or email Martha Rust: Martha.Rust@gatfl.gatech.edu

Technology in the Tools for Life Demo Lab

The AT Demonstration Lab has many of the newest technologies. Some of the items you will find include:

  • Aids or daily living- Devices that enhance the capacity of people with disabilities to live independently, especially AT that assists with Instrumental and other Activities of Daily Living, (ADLs, IADLs) such as dressing, personal hygiene, bathing, home maintenance, cooking, eating, shopping and managing money
    Amplied Emergency Contact Phone
  • Apps for:
    • audiobooks
    • communication
    • cognitive disabilities
    • e-books
    • environmental controls
    • hearing
    • learning disabilities
      Fingerworks Keyboard
    • organization
    • readers
    • vision
    • and many more listed in our TFL AppFinder
  • Communication- Products designed to assist with speaking and face-to-face communication for individuals with speech disabilities
  • Mobile devices- Products designed to be mobile and on the go
    Magnifer and iPod Touch
  • Variety of keyboards
  • Vision Aids- Products designed to assist with vision
    • Magnifiers
    • Devices that talk
    • Video Magnifier
  • Aids for Hearing- Products designed to assist with hearing
  • Software to assist with learning disabilities, vision loss, and other disabilities
  • Many types of switches