Introduction & Overview
Wheelchair user at computer
Welcome to Jamie Arasz Prioli, LLC
We provide assistive technology services and consultation to children, adults, and senior citizens with disabilities throughout New Jersey. All services are provided in the individual’s home, school and/or work environments, as appropriate.
What is Assistive Technology?
Assistive technology (also known as AT) is technology used by individuals with disabilities in order to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible. Assistive technology can include mobility devices such as wheelchairs and walkers. Assistive technology can also include hardware, software, and peripherals that assist people with disabilities in accessing computers or other information technologies. For example, people with limited hand function may use a keyboard with large keys or a special mouse to operate a computer. People who are deaf may use a TTY (text telephone), or people with speech impairments may use a device that speaks out loud as they enter text via a keyboard.
The definition of assistive technology is divided into two categories: devices and services.
Assistive technology devices: any item, piece of equipment, or product system that may be used by a person with a disability to perform specific tasks, improve functional capabilities, and become more independent. It can help redefine what is possible for people with a wide range of cognitive, physical, or sensory disabilities.
Assistive technology services: any service that directly assists an individual with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of assistive technology devices that result in greater independence, safety and / or comfort of an individual.
Switches, communicators, magnifier and portable dictionary
Assistive technology may range from very low-cost, low-tech devices, such as a reacher or an adapted bottle opener, to high-tech, very expensive devices, such as a powered wheelchair, stair lifts, and environmental controls that respond to voice command. Assistive technology may be used at home, in the workplace, in the classroom and in the community to provide creative solutions for assisting individuals as they go about their activities of living, learning, working, and playing. The types of assistive technology available can address just about any tasks an individual might want to undertake.
To view Public Law 108-364, which amends the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 to support programs of grants to States to address the needs of individuals with disabilities, and for other purposes, please visit http://www.resnaprojects.org/nattap/news.html or http://www.resnaprojects.org/nattap/
What We Do
Jamie Arasz Prioli, LLC offers a wide range of assistive technology services for individuals with disabilities. We provide consultation, evaluation, and training services to individuals, non-profit agencies, disability organizations, state and government agencies, and employers on a wide range of assistive technology topics. All services provided are conducted in the convenience of the individual’s home, workplace, or school (as appropriate).
Our staff are uniquely trained and certified to work with various types of assistive technology. In addition, they regularly attend national and local conferences to stay abreast of the latest assistive technology. Our staff will work with you to identify your best assistive technology solution.
For a complete list of services provided, please click on the “SERVICES” tab.