§300.5 Assistive Technology Device - any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether
acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or
improve functional capabilities of a child with a disability. (20 U.S.C. Chapter 33, Section 1401 (25))

The term does not include a medical device that is surgically implanted, or replacement of such device.

§300.6 Assistive Technology Service - any service that directly assists a child with a disability in the
selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device. Such term includes

(A) the evaluation of the needs of such child, including a functional evaluation of the child in the
child's customary environment;

(B) purchasing, leasing, or otherwise providing for the acquisition of assistive technology devices
by such child;

(C) selecting, designing, fitting, customizing, adapting, applying, maintaining, repairing, or
replacing assistive technology devices;

(D) coordinating and using other therapies, interventions, or services with assistive technology
devices, such as those associated with existing education and rehabilitation plans and programs;

(E) training or technical assistance for such child, or, where appropriate, the family of such child;

(F) training or technical assistance for professionals (including individuals providing education
and rehabilitation services), employers, or other individuals who provide services to, employ, or
are otherwise substantially involved in the major life functions of such child. (20 U.S.C. Chapter

33, Section 1401 (26))