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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



assistive technology  listen  (uh-SIS-tiv tek-NAH-loh-jee)

  Any device or technology that helps a disabled person. Examples are special grips for holding utensils, computer screen monitors to help a person with low vision read more easily, computers controlled by talking, telephones that make the sound louder, and lifters to help a person rise out of a chair.