Adaptive/Assistive Equipment

An appliance or device which assists an individual in caring for themselves or performing work or leisure activities.

More Common Terms

  • Speech Therapy Individual or group therapy sessions that help an individual overcome communication conditions such as aphasia, swallowing difficulties, and voice disorders.
  • Area Agency on Aging (AAA) A local agency that administers government funded programs for older adults.
  • Disability Insurance A type of insurance coverage that compensates some percentage of a worker's total wages should they become sick and/or injured and therefore unable to work.

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