Funding & Acquisition

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This checklist provides practitioners and providers a simple form to assist in following DEC's Recommended Practices with respect to Assistive Technology. It includes items on observation, child's strengths and challenges, AT device determination, appropriateness of AT device, everyday AT use, and weaning from AT use.

The checklist is produced...

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...

Video
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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

Website
website

The Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) offers help navigating the financial side of assistive technology with the online ATIA Funding Resource Guide. This guide is a useful place to explore funding options and includes listings for several organizations as well as federal and state agencies that can help...

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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.

Video
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Este video es una colaboración entre FCTD y Dicapta. En este video conoceremos a Marta, la madre de Isabel, una pequeña con limitaciones de aprendizaje y de motricidad fina. El video presenta las bases de la tecnología de asistencia (AT) y lleva a la audiencia a través de una...

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In this story, you'll meet Marta, the mother of Isabel, a young girl with fine motor and learning disabilities. The video introduces viewers to assistive technology (AT) and takes them through an Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting during which AT is considered. This video is captioned in English and...

Website
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Your Special Education Rights This website is authored by two women who strive to help parents understand the educational rights of their children with disabilities. One of the women is a lawyer who specializes in disability law with application to the educational system, and the other is an...