Assistive Technology

Pass It On Center

 Format             Assistive Technology (AT) Reutilization Organization            The Pass It On Center coordinates national efforts of AT reuse programs and provides information on best practices, a national database and home page, and a coordinated plan to respond to natural disasters. The National Pass It On Task Force  stimulates the involvement and […]

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Disability.gov

Disability.gov is managed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), in partnership with 21 other federal agencies   Format             website   Disability.gov provides access to comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits in nine subject areas including Assistive and Information Technology (click on “Technology” bar at the top […]

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Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA)

The CATEA site is created and maintained through the collaboration of CATEA, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), and Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)   Format           Website   This website provides a resource for assistive technology (AT) and disability-related information by including a searchable database that helps individuals target solutions, determine costs, and find […]

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ABLEDATA

Macro International Inc. maintains the ABLEDATA website for the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research of the U.S. Dept. of Education Format           resource database   ABLEDATA provides information on its website about assistive technology, assistive technology products, and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources.  ABLEDATA can also connect individuals working to make […]

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STAR Tech: Supporting Teachers to Achieve Results (STAR) by Integrating Technology into the Curriculum

The STAR Tech Professional Development Program has been developed and tested by Education Development Center, Inc., and is based on five years of research funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs Format             Research-Based Professional Development Program STAR Tech helps teachers integrate technology tools into their curriculum to improve performance of […]

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The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)

The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Format             Membership Organization   RESNA’s mission is to support individuals with a common interest in technology and disability by promoting research and development, education, advocacy and the provision of assistive technology and supporting people engaged in these activities.  RESNA’s membership consists of individuals, institutions, […]

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The National Assistive Technology Technical Assistance Partnership (NATTAP)

The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)    Format             Project   The National Assistive Technology Technical Assistance Partnership (NATTAP) provides technical assistance to the 56 state and territory assistive technology programs (as authorized under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998), which is designed to enhance the efforts of the State AT […]

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The National Assistive Technology Advocacy Project

The National Assistive Technology Advocacy Project, funded through a grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education   Format             Project             This project primarily provides nationwide support services to the network of Protection and Advocacy (P&A) and Client Assistance Program attorneys and advocates who are working on AT advocacy issues. […]

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Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)

CAST is funded by private foundations, government agencies, and individual supporters   Format             Center CAST develops innovative, technology-based educational resources and strategies based on the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL calls for: multiple ways to represent materials to give learners various ways of acquiring information and knowledge; multiple means of expression to […]

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Assistive Technology Industry (ATIA) Association

Assistive Technology Industry (ATIA) Association   Format             Not-for-profit membership organization   ATIA is an organization of manufacturers, sellers and providers of technology-based assistive devices and/or services. Its goals include:  establishing and managing an annual Assistive Technology (AT) conference which provides a forum for education and communication for professional practitioners (including teachers, occupational therapists, rehabilitation counselors, physicians, […]

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