Information and Communication Technology/Remote Connectivity

A "Smart" Collaboration: Connecting Consumers to Community and Medicine During a Pandemic

Texas
The Aging and Disability Resource Center for central Texas, Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), identified the Texas Technology Access Program (TTAP), the state assistive technology program, as an entity that could assist in reducing isolation by increasing virtual connections and using te

Access to Telehealth and Virtual Education

Indiana
The INDATA Project core services were stopped in late March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We quickly realized there was a huge need for people to go to school remotely and those needing access to Telehealth that did not have computers or tablets available to them to do these activities.

Supporting Telehealth in Montana During the Pandemic and Beyond

Montana
In September of 2020, MonTECH began a partnership with the Montana Family to Family Health Information Center to purchase $15,000 in telehealth equipment (funded by a CARES Act Telehealth Award). Montana covers a vast, dramatic geographic area, and connectivity is a challenge.

Step Up AT

Florida
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.

Illinois

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.

Smart Home Pilot Project

Alaska

ATLA has adopted a range of technologies to develop “smart homes.” These homes are equipped with devices that allow for tasks, typically performed by humans, to be automated by voice, touch, and sensors.