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amended. Section 303.13(b)(1)(i) provides that an assistive technology device includes equipment or product systems that may need to be modified or customized to meet the specific needs of a particular infant or toddler with a disability. A customized assistive technology device would

include devices that are “specially fit” as well as all

components needed to modify or customize that device for an infant or toddler with a disability.

The definition of assistive technology device in

§303.13(b)(1)(i) states that an assistive technology device

means any “item, piece of equipment, or product system,

whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or

customized.” The language “acquired commercially off the

shelf” in the definition adequately addresses the

commenter’s request that low-tech assistive technology

devices be included in the definition of assistive technology device.

Changes: None.

Comment: One commenter did not agree with the language in

§303.13(b)(1)(ii)(E), which provides that an assistive

technology service includes training or technical assistance for an infant or toddler with a disability or,

if appropriate, that child’s family. The commenter

specifically requested that the phrase “if appropriate” be