Assistive technology

Scope Notes: Broad term encompassing both high- and low-technology devices designed to aid people with disabilities
Broader Term:
ICF I:
  • d1 LEARNING AND APPLYING KNOWLEDGE
  • d3 COMMUNICATION
  • d4 MOBILITY
  • d5 SELF-CARE
  • d8 MAJOR LIFE AREAS
  • d9 COMMUNITY, SOCIAL AND CIVIC LIFE
  • e1 PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
  • e5 SERVICES, SYSTEMS AND POLICIES
ICF III:
  • e115 Products and technology for personal use in daily living
  • e120 Products and technology for personal indoor and outdoor mobility and transportation
  • e125 Products and technology for communication
  • e130 Products and technology for education
  • e135 Products and technology for employment
  • e140 Products and technology for culture, recreation and sport
  • e145 Products and technology for the practice of religion and spirituality
  • e150 Design, construction and building products and technology of buildings for public use
  • e155 Design, construction and building products and technology of buildings for private use
ICF IV:
  • e1151 Assistive products and technology for personal use in daily living
  • e1201 Assistive products and technology for personal indoor and outdoor mobility and transportation
  • e1251 Assistive products and technology for communication
  • e1301 Assistive products and technology for education
  • e1351 Assistive products and technology for employment
  • e1401 Assistive products and technology for culture, recreation and sport
  • e1451 Assistive products and technology for the practice of religion or spirituality
  • e1500 Design, construction and building products and technology for entering and exiting buildings for public use
  • e1501 Design, construction and building products and technology for gaining access to facilities inside buildings for public use
  • e1502 Design, construction and building products and technology for way finding, path routing and designation of locations in buildings for public use
  • e1550 Design, construction and building products and technology for entering and exiting of buildings for private use
  • e1551 Design, construction and building products and technology for gaining access to facilities in buildings for private use
  • e1552 Design, construction and building products and technology for way finding, path routing and designation of locations in buildings for private use
Changes:
Added to Thesaurus 8/98, Added 'Word' text, 5/3/99
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