Assistive Technology (AT) for Wounded, Ill, and Injured Service Members
|Publication Date:||30 January 2015|
PURPOSE.In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 (Reference (a)), and section 561 of Public Law 109-364 (Reference (b)), similar to sections 794d and 3002 of Title 29, United States Code (Reference (c)), and in accordance with DoD Instruction (DoDI) 1300.24 (Reference (d)), this instruction reissues DoDI 6025.22 (Reference (e)) to:
a. Establish policy, define terms, assign responsibilities, and provide procedures for establishing AT programs in coordination with the Military Health System (MHS) and the Recovery Coordination Program.
b. Provide support for an interdependent AT system between the DoD Human Resources Activity's (DoDHRA) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP), the MHS, and the wounded warrior programs. The AT system will provide specific guidance to military treatment facilities (MTFs) and transition units to improve the delivery and quality of rehabilitative services to wounded, ill, and injured Service members in the active duty, Reserve, and National Guard components.