Easy access to information, technology, and other resources means almost anyone can create and market “assistive technology” products nowadays. While having a variety of options is great, it’s important to fully vet the company your school or district plans to buy assistive technology from before making a commitment.
While a distinguished assistive technology company will be in it for the long haul, a less reliable company may quickly move on to the next big thing, impacting the future usability and value of their product. Less reputable companies may also lack the industry knowledge, longevity, and support necessary to create high-quality educational software for schools.
When researching various assistive