Community Participation and Integration

Mitigate Social Isolation with Technology

Pennsylvania

The PA AT Program partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Aging  and utilized CARES Act funding to add hundreds of iPad tablets, apps, Chromebooks, and Wi-Fi Hotspots to our AT Lending Library.

State Leaders of Assistive Technology in Education

Oregon

The Oregon AT Program participated in SLATE (State Leaders of Assistive Technology in Education).

Money Follows the Person Transition Collaboration

Nevada

The Nevada Assistive Technology Collaborative (NATC) Initiated conversations about care facility transition with Nevada's Money Follows the Person (MFP), Facility Outreach and Community Integration Services (FOCIS), Centers for Independent Living and the Nevada

The Stay Connected Program

Mississippi

The Mississippi Assistive Technology program, Project START collaborated with The Arc of Mississippi in a "Stay Connected" program to provide technology to keep families connected during the pandemic.

Responding to Social Isolation in Michigan

Michigan

Michigan Assistive Technology Program collaborated with Michigan Aging and Adult Services Administration to provide support to Centers for Independent Living and Area Agencies on Aging who received No Wrong Door funds to decrease social isolation for older adul

Going Home Senior Transition Project

Kansas

Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK) staff collaborated with Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) staff on the Going Home Senior Transition Project.

Smart Self Reliance Website - Smart Devices Resource

Illinois

The Illionois Assistive Technology Program (IATP), Senior Independent Living Collaborative (SILC) and other Illinois aging and disability organizations partnered to produce the Smart Self Reliance website (https://smartselfreliance.org/).

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.

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.

WisTech Collaborates with Partners to Address Needs of Older Consumers

Wisconsin

The Bureau of Aging and Disabilities Resources (BADR), located within the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) includes offices that addre