Table 1

Classes of AT

ClassProduct examples
Products for cognitive functionsMemory devices and pill box reminders
Products for sensory functionsSpectacles, software for screen magnification and reading, hearing aids
Products related to orthotics and prostheticsArtificial limbs (prosthesis), spinal orthotics and cervical collar
Products for personal mobilityWheelchairs, canes and crutches
Products for activities of daily living (ADLs—see online supplementary appendix B) including personal care and protectionToilet chairs, diapers and robots
Products for communication and skills trainingVoice and speech training devices, Braille apparatus and screen readers
Products for recreation and sportsModified sports equipment
Products for housing, work and environmental improvementHome modification, handrails or grab bar and controlled lighting
  • AT, assistive technologies.