AT Tools (Apps, Software, Hardware)
Once the feature-matching process has concluded (see AT Assessment), a list of potential features of assistive technology (AT) devices is generated. These links provide information on AT tools for team as they match features to specific devices that can be trialled.
Provides objective information about AT and rehabilitation equipment including a database of 40,000 products with descriptions and contact information.
Search over 400 AT products by content area, grade level, IDEA disability category, instructional support categories, or keywords.
An important step of the AT assessment process is hands-on trials with potential AT solutions. The following are statewide lending libraries that offer a wide variety of AT equipment that can be borrowed for hands-on trials prior to purchase.
Lending Library AT Devices
Explore AT features with an AT device loan from the lending library. Short term loans are available for AT device evaluations.
Once an AT device has been selected, the funding process begins. These resources help school teams obtain necessary AT equipment.
Information on funding options for AT including school districts, private agencies, public assistance programs, and not-for-profit organizations.
Computer Refurbishing Program
AT Ohio maintains a computer refurbishing program that provides donated computers to individuals with disabilities for a nominal fee.
Goodwill Easter Seals, Miami Valley Assistive Technology Services
Computer recycling program in central Ohio.
AT Funding: Who Will Pay?
View an interactive PowerPoint show that presents student scenarios and potential options for funding AT.