Funding & Acquisition

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Computers for the Blind provides computer equipment, software and training to individuals who are blind and families of children with visual impairments. For only a minimal fee and a commitment to learning how to use the computer effectively, you can receive a computer including accessible software for your child who...

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The Tetra Society of North America is a non-profit organization, founded in 1987 in Vancouver, Canada that recruits skilled volunteers to create customized assistive devices for people with physical disabilities in North America (not just Canada). Over the years, Tetra volunteers have completed thousands of assistive device projects, ranging in...

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If you have a physical disability, finding the right used vehicle is crucial — but it can also be challenging. You want to find the best value without having to make sacrifices when it comes to accessibility and safety. This guide has a light overview of helping you understand some...

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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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Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK) connects people with disabilities and health conditions of all ages with the assistive technology they need to learn, work, play and participate in community life safely and independently. ATK is the Kansas statewide assistive technology program and has AT Access Sites located in Oakley, Wichita,...

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This document is a very in-depth resource manual, created by the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). It includes full chapters on most areas of classroom AT use, as well as chapters specific to hearing and vision disabilities, recreation and leisure, and ADLs....

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This PPT is part of the CTD webinar Funding AT for K-12 . Chris Gibbons discusses AT funding sources for children with and without IEPs. He provides information on 3rd party funding, offering specific examples and providing participants with useful resources. ( Watch the recorded webinar .)...

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Assistive technology (AT) can change the lives of students with disabilities, helping them reach their full potential. Yet the rubber meets the road when it is time to pay for AT devices and services, and information about AT funding is often hard to find. In this important webinar, Chris Gibbons...

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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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Aimed at parents and care givers, this guide provides specific information on the acquisition and funding of Assistive Technology for students with disabilities enrolled in Pennsylvania schools. The publication is part of the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) publications.

Link: http://pattan.net-website.s3.amazonaws.com/images/2015/07/30/AT_Studnt_Acq_0715.pdf

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