ASSISTIVE

TECHNOLOGY

Assistive technology, often referred to as “A.T.,” includes just about anything – that is, any physical material or object – that makes it easier for a person to perform a task.  Explore the world of A.T. with TheCIL's Assistive Technology Program.

GUIDEBOOK

Get up-to-date information on the latest pieces of Assistive Technology, including hearing, vision, communication, and mobility devices.

CONSULTATIONS

One-on-one consultations with our Assistive Technology Coordinator help you determine which mobility, hearing, communication or vision devices are best for you. 

A.T. LAB

Try assistive technology products during select hours at TheCIL A.T. Lab in Berkeley, including a driving simulator with adaptive hand controls.

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PRODUCTS

Shop for assistive technology products from companies like WHILL, Invacare, Sunu, and more!

VIDEO

WORKSHOPS

Follow along as our Assistive Technology Coordinator gives lessons on cooking, organization, and more!

PRODUCT REVIEWS

We put assistive technology products to the test on TheCIL's assistive tech review show, Power On.

3D-PRINTED TACTILE MAPS

Our 3D-Printed Tactile Maps create new navigation possibilities for people with visual impairments without the need for high tech devices.

For more information about TheCIL's Assistive Technology Program, contact:

John Benson

Assistive Technology Specialist​

assistivetechnology@thecil.org

or contact The CIL at 510-841-4776

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Main Phone: 510-841-4776
Video Phone for the Deaf: 510-356-2662
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