Evolution and Growth of Assistive Technology for Well Being of Individuals with Special Needs

  • Dr. Abinaya SM
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  • Dr. Abinaya SM

    Advocate in India

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Assistive technology is an equipment or a device which enhances the living standard of people with special needs. The evolution and growth of technology had led to the formation of Assistive technology. There are different kinds of assistive technology such as Braille, Prosthetics, Screen Readers, Wheel Chair, Power Lifts etc., which are suitably created for different Levels and kinds of Disabilities. Assistive technology has created a great impact on the life of people with special needs, thus enhancing their lifestyle and promoting independence. Several International, National and State Treaties, Conventions, Laws and policies have made a revolutionary change towards the implementation of Assistive Technology worldwide, leading to the empowerment of People with Special needs. This Research paper confers a detailed study on the Evolution, Importance and Impact of Assistive Technology in the Life of People with Special Needs and the shortcomings faced by them in attaining and using assistive technology. The Researcher used a Qualitative form of Methodology to enhance the reader’s insight into the findings of the true nature and impact of Assistive Technology in our today’s Society.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 1, Page 880 - 886

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.114120

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