Information and Communication Technology/Remote Connectivity

Step Up AT

The Step Up AT to Promote Early Literacy Project (Step Up AT) is an innovative professional development resource to increase teacher and parent knowledge of evidenced-based assistive technology (AT) practices to increase early literacy outcomes for preschool children with disabilities.

Illinois CARE Connections: A program to provide technology devices for socially isolated seniors & persons with disabilities.


The Illinois Assistive Technology Program (IATP) was contracted to develop, implement, and support a program that would provide technology devices and internet access to older adults and persons with disabilities who are socially isolated as a result of the pandemic.

COVID-19 Information Campaign


Marilyn Hammond of UATP received a state grant to disseminate information on COVID-19. As part of that campaign, UATP developed radio messaging regarding communication platforms that were accessible to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and shared those messages statewide.