Assistive Technology

What is assistive technology?
According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 1997) and the Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia (2002), an assistive technology (AT) device is defined as: “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability.

Assistive Technology Specialists
Office of Student Services
159 Thorndike Street
Cambridge, MA 02141

Robin Lewis, MS Ed., EdS
Cameron Smith, M.E.d.
Schools Assigned: Schools Assigned:
Amigos School
Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School
Baldwin School
Cambridge Street Upper School
Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School
Cambridgeport School
Graham and Parks
Fletcher Maynard Academy
Haggerty School
Morse School
Kennedy-Longfellow School
Peabody School
King Open
Rindge Avenue Upper School
Putnam Avenue Upper School
Tobin School
Vassal Lane Upper School