Assistive Technology

Assistive technology (AT) services assist with the selection and implementation of technology-based tools and strategies to support educational achievement for students who have special needs. Heartland AEA’s AT services focus on:

  • Accessible instructional materials (AIM)
  • Specialized software and apps for struggling readers and writers
  • Alternative/augmentative communication
  • Computer and mobile device access


If you are a parent who has concerns about your child’s communication needs, visit our Getting Started With Special Education page.

For more information or questions, contact the Heartland AEA regional office that serves your school district.