Assistive Technology at Home: Easy Adaptations for Daily Living

Adaptations are a way to meet the unique needs of all children, including children with disabilities and special needs. By using adaptations in your home, you can increase your child’s independent participation and learning in everyday childhood routines and activities. Rather than “fixing” a child’s skill deficit, the goal is to “fix” or adapt the environment (activity or routine) where something is not going as expected. This article gives parents and family members practical tips on how to apply these in everyday activities.