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Assistive technology is used to describe devices and services that lessen or remove barriers faced by persons with disabilities. Although the term is contemporary, the use of assistive technology is not new. For centuries, individuals with disabilities have used a variety of assistive devices to help them overcome demands in the environment. Assistive technology can be simple to quite complex in nature. Many types of assistive technology is available on the computer to assist in reading information, keyboarding, etc. DRES assists students by having technology on hand for students to try and receive training to better assist them in their academic endeavors.