Designed for use by disabled people: an assistive communications device; assistive technology. (adjective)
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Use "assistive" in a sentence
"Martha Pollack, Dean of Michigan’s School of Information, was supposed to talk about her work in assistive technologies, but instead gave an excellent talk about the importance and challenges of doing CS research “outside the box”."
"But its positional accuracy tends to be limited to when these "assistive" signals can be found."
"This kind of assistive technology will be essential if developers hope to take full advantage of the next generation of high-performance CPUs."