Assistive Technology Resources
Vermont Family Network Assistive Technology Resources
Vermont Assistive Technology Resources
- Vermont Assistive Technology Program (VATP) provides information and referral services regarding how to access Assistive Technology.
- AT Try Out and Access Center at the Center for Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI) provides information, referral and hands-on experience with Assistive Technology for Vermonters of all ages and abilities.
- The Vermont Equipment Distribution Program (VTEDP) is funded by the state of Vermont to help income-eligible Vermonters who have trouble using a regular telephone and need adaptive equipment.
- Vermont AT 4 All helps Vermonters locate and request loans of assistive technology equipment.
National Assistive Technology Resources
- CAST Center for Applied Special Technology CAST is an educational research & development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning.
- Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) The Center is designed to increase the capacity of families and providers to advocate for, acquire, and implement effective assistive and instructional technology (AT/IT) practices, devices, and services.
- Tots’nTech (TNT) Research Institute TnT provides up-to-date information and resources about adaptations, including assistive technology, to use with infants and toddlers for states, Early Intervention providers, and families.
- Assistive Technology Planner The planner consists of a separate booklet for teachers, families, and administrators. It is accompanied by a user’s guide that contains a reproducible AT implementation plan form.
- Bookshare is an accessible online library for readers with a print disability
- Learning Ally The world’s largest collection of human-narrated audio textbooks and literature as well as support for parents, teachers and students.
- National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials This site provides resources for educators, parents, students,, and others interested in learning more about Accessible Educational Materials.
- Sharing the SETT Framework: Joy Zabala The SETT Framework is a four part model intended to promote collaborative decision-making in all phases of assistive technology service design and delivery from consideration through implementation and evaluation of effectiveness.
- The National AT Reuse Center fosters the safe, effective and appropriate reuse of assistive technology (AT) so that people with disabilities can get the affordable AT they need.