Funding & Acquisition

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The information contained within this guide is designed to provide comprehensive guidance for educators, parents, advocates, and agency personnel regarding the delivery of assistive technology services for students with disabilities. The intent is to help ensure consistent policies and practices among school districts and to provide stakeholders with a clear...

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e-NABLE uses freely available, open-source 3D printer files to make prosthetic hands. This online group works to provide prosthetic hands for those who might not be able to afford a tradtional prosthetic. They also work to refine and improve existing prosthetic hand and arm designs. The site includes extensive resources,...

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In this presentation, Heather Feldner, Ph.D. in Disability Studies, talks about Go Baby Go (a technology hacking initiative developed at the University of Delaware) and her investigation on family and child experiences with technology design.

Link: https://vimeo.com/193648899

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This guide helps parents objectively evaluate and trial assistive technology to determine if it is beneficial to their child’s skills development. Parents are taught the top five factors to observe as their child is trying new assistive technology, those factors being: the quality of their child’s improvement, differences in the...

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As state education agencies (SEAs) implement more rigorous college and career readiness standards, school leaders must consider how students with disabilities will meet these standards. The checklist, designed to meet the needs of educators at all levels, provides an easy-to-use guide for making purchasing decisions. It identifies key considerations when...

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This issue focuses on different types of re-use programs and the financial impact these programs have on the lives of AT users. Included are also guidelines on how to start a Re-use program and a list of AT Re-use resources.

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This issue discusses funding- considered a major barrier in the acquisiiton of AT devices and services. Also discussed are high cost of equipment, eligibility criteria, lack of information about funding sources and location of third party payment sources as well as possible funding sources.