Information and Assistance

Accessible Educational Materials for K-12 and Beyond

Oregon

The National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning (AEM Center) is a technical assistance center led by CAST and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.

Online Training Series for Human Service Professionals

Ohio

We have developed, in partnership with the College of Engineering, on online training series targeting the education of state employees and human services professionals on the role assistive technology can play in the lives of Ohioans with disabilities. 

Toolkits for Emergency Preparedness

Maryland

MDTAP has provided extensive support to the MD Department of Disabilities Emergency Preparedness Program and the MD Department of Human Services to expand and improve the state's Emergency Deployment Assistive Technology Toolkits.

"Public Act" - Information for Students with IEPs

Illinois

IATP worked with the disability organization and sponsors to encourage the passing of Public Act 102-0841 which amends the school code by requiring local districts to provide parent's and guardians of students with IEPs informational materials about the Achievi

Durable Medical Equipment Funding

Iowa

Easterseals Iowa Assistive Technology Program staff participated in Iowa Medicaid Listening sessions and followed up with IME Director for an onsite tour.

Creating Inclusive Environments for Children with Disabilities

Colorado

The Colorado Assistive Technology Act Program team has worked closely with the Colorado Department of Early Childhood on a new program, Project Include which began in 2021.This project expands on a previous program, Inclusion and Universal Design.

AT for Addressing Recovery Stages of Emergencies

Colorado

CIDE has worked with the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management on the inclusion of assistive technology in the planning, response, and recovery stages of an emergency.

Providing AT to Cancer Patients

West Virginia

We have worked closely with the cancer center to begin to link individuals receiving care to needed AT before, during, and after their treatments.

The Social Isolation and Loneliness Project

Oregon

To reduce social isolation and loneliness, the Oregon AT Program partnered with the State Unit on Aging and ADRC offices throughout Oregon to provide technology and related services to seniors and individuals with disabilities.