Education

Empowering Teachers to Sustain Assistive Technology (AT) Use in Underserved Schools

New York

The 2019 J Warren Perry and Charles Donald Perry Memorial Fund was awarded for a collaboration between the State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo Technology-Related Assistive for Individuals with Disabilities (TRAID) Program, University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professio

Statewide Document Accessibility Training

North Carolina

North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP) staff worked with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Policy office (DVR) to identify training needs for staff statewide in the area of document accessibility.

Virtual Augmentative and Alternative Communication Camp

Iowa

The Easterseals Iowa Assistive Technology Program has collaborated with the University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Northern Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and the Iowa Area Educational Agencies to offer an AAC Camp at Camp Su

AT services in TBI Waiver Program

West Virginia

WV AT Program (WVATS) and the WV TBI program have established a strong partnerhsip to provide education, demonstrations, and device loan services for TBI staff and clients on a regular basis.

Awareness and Outreach to Underserved Project

Utah

We partnered with Salt Lake County to educate underserved communities, such as individuals with disabilities, older adults, Asian, Native American, Pacific Islander, Latinx populations, about available resources in Utah during the pandemic.   We have existing,

Accessible COVID-19 Public Health Materials

Georgia

The Georgia AT Program, Tools for Life (TFL) worked with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)  and the CDC Foundation to improve accessibility of COVID-19 public health materials.

Pandemic AT Support for K-12 Education

Georgia

The Georgia AT Program, Tools for Life (TFL) grew collaboration with local school districts across Georgia to ensure they benefited from the existing assistive technology partnership with the Georgia Department of Education.This expanded K-12 partnership provid

Providing Specialized Trainings to Romney School of the Blind Staff

West Virginia

The WVATS team has partnered with the West Virginia Department of Education to submit a AEM-funded grant proposal. This proposal was awarded and will provide much needed training and AT services at the Romney School of the Blind.

Providing Technical Assistance to Support Students in Transition

Virgin Islands

The Department of Human Services, Division of Disabilities and Rehabilitation Services provides transition services to students with disabilities.

Training VR Counselors on Providing AT to Consumers

South Dakota

DakotaLink collaborated with the State Department of Human Services to provide training to Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors throughout the State on their established process for how they provide Assistive Technology devices and services for their consumers.