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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.

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

Incorporating AT Awareness for ALS Patients

Tennessee

Tennessee Technology Access Program (TTAP) collaborates with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Muscular Dystrophy Association to provide assistive technology services at the monthly multidisciplinary ALS Clinic.  The clinic is maintained by Vanderbil

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.

Reaching out to the Aging Population to end Social Isolation

North Carolina

In 2019, NCATP partnered with the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) under the CARES grant to provide access to assistive technology for individuals who are aging and disabled and who were facing difficulties in accessing vaccine related care, medical

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.