Recreation/Leisure

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.

Accessible Health and Wellness Awareness Videos

Iowa

Easterseals Iowa Assistive Technology Program in coordination with the Iowa Department of Public Health, University of Iowa Center for Disability and Development, Black Hawk County YMCA, and Inclusion Connection collaborated to create three videos on the inclus

Addressing the Durable Medical Equipment Needs of Afghan Refugees in Virginia

Virginia

VATS collaborated with its adult community durable medical equipment (DME) reuse contracted partner, the Foundation for Rehabilitation Equipment & Endowment (F.R.E.E.) and the Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), to address the durable medical equipme

Working with Partners to Provide Access to AT to Mitigate Effects of Pandemic

Oklahoma

Through the Oklahoma Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) COVID-19 Pandemic Response Grant, the Administration for Community Living provided Oklahoma Human Services the means to support community partners, and those they serve, by allocating resources at

Getting more AT in the Hands of Children by Eliminating Loan Fees

North Dakota

ND Assistive eliminated the Loan library fees in October 2020, which increased the number of short-term loans dramatically. Due to this high demand, many of the high need items such as iPads and AAC apps had waiting lists.

The Robotic Pet Project – Reducing Social Isolation

Missouri

A fun, low-cost, low-tech solution to lighten the negative impact of the pandemic on individuals with disabilities and older Missourians, while simultaneously opening the door to greater focus on assistive technology within IL Centers and AAA’s, was the central

Expanding Awareness of AT to Improve Pre-ETS

Minnesota

The STAR Program has been involved with a multi-agency workgroup which has been working on ensuring Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) are available to students who are eligible and "potentially eligible" for Vocational Rehabilitation Services.