Housing/Home Automation

Collaborating with State Organizations to Increase AT Access

North Dakota

ND Assistive and ND Protection and Advocacy met several times this year to collaborate on ways to help more people across the state obtain assistive technology. Although many topics involving assistive technology were discussed.

WyRamp: Addressing the Need for Home Ramps in Wyoming


Accessing one’s home for some residents who have problems with balance or who use a wheelchair, scooter, or walker is a major issue in Wyoming. Many homes in Wyoming are not equipped with ramps or zero-degree thresholds at their entrances.

Kits for Social Isolation and Personal Safety


VATS staff meet monthly with Virginia No Wrong Door (NWD) to coordinate awareness of and access to assistive technology (AT) devices and services in Virginia’s NWD system.

DDS Partnership to Improve AT Access

New Mexico

NMTAP has partnered with the Developmental Disabilities Services Division (DDSD) of the NM Department of Health in a beta project to improve access and use of AT for participants.

A Collaboration to Increase Independent Living for Seniors

North Carolina

NCATP received additional funding under the Cares Act as part of an MOU with the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS).  The initial funding in 2020 under the ADRC grant allowing NCATP to identify needs within the state and across the senior populati

In-state Collaborations for Increased Awareness


MATP built upon its relationships within the disability and employment community by continuing to work with the program planning committee for re:con; a statewide conference for professionals working within the field of disability, community organizations, and

Expanding AT Services to the Foster Care System


MATP is collaborating with Michigan Alliance for Families (MAF) to expand outreach to and services for youth with disabilities in the foster care system.

The SHIFT Enabling Technology Curriculum

District of Columbia

DC Assistive Technology Specialists and Program Manager serve on the Department on Disability Services work group to develop a "Technology First" initiative in the District of Columbia.