Assistive products for persons with disability -- Classification and terminology
ISO 9999:2007 establishes a classification of assistive products especially produced, or generally available, for persons with disability.
Assistive products used by a person with disability, but which require the assistance of another person for their operation, are included in the classification.
The following items are specifically excluded from ISO 9999:2007:
- items used for the installation of assistive products;
- solutions obtained by combinations of assistive products which are individually classified in this International Standard;
- assistive products and instruments used exclusively by healthcare professionals;
- non-technical solutions, such as personal assistance, guide-dogs or lip-reading;
- implanted devices;
- financial support.