Assistive Technology in the Classroom: Types & Uses


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What is the definition of assistive technology?

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1. How is high-tech assistive technology different than low-tech assistive technology?

2. Which of the following is an example of a low-tech assistive technology device?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is assistive technology, where is it most often used, and how many different types of this technology are available? This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you assess your knowledge of various devices used in this field.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of assistive technology
  • The differences between high-tech and low-tech assistive technology
  • The ability to identify examples of high- and low-tech devices

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the types and uses of assistive technology
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast high-tech and low-tech assistive technology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of assistive technology devices

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Assistive Technology in the Classroom: Types & Uses. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain what assistive technology is
  • Describe the uses of assistive technology
  • Detail the high- and low-tech categories of assistive technology
  • List and describe types of high- and low-tech devices