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AT Tools (Apps, Software, Hardware)

AT Selection

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.

AT Link Basic: AbleData


Provides objective information about AT and rehabilitation equipment including a database of 40,000 products with descriptions and contact information.
AT Link Basic: TechMatrix


Search over 400 AT products by content area, grade level, IDEA disability category, instructional support categories, or keywords.
Learn about AT: Mobile Apps Selection

Mobile Apps Selection

A collection of resources to aid in searching for apps that contain specific features to meet an individual's AT needs.

AT Trials

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: OCALI Lending Library AT Devices

OCALI Lending Library AT Devices

Trying to find the right assistive technology? Borrow a device from the AT lending library. Short term loans are available for AT device evaluations.
AT Link Basic: AT Ohio

AT Ohio

AT equipment for users across the lifespan, loaned for 30 days. Items include daily living aids, environmental control, AT for recreation, and more.

AT Purchasing ­

Once an AT device has been selected, the funding process begins. These resources help school teams obtain necessary AT equipment.

AT Resource Guide: AT Funding

AT Funding

Information on funding options for AT including school districts, private agencies, public assistance programs, and not-for-profit organizations.
AT Link Basic: Computer Refurbishing Program

Computer Refurbishing Program

AT Ohio maintains a computer refurbishing program that provides donated computers to individuals with disabilities for a nominal fee.
AT Link Basic: Goodwill Easter Seals, Miami Valley Assistive Technology Services

Goodwill Easter Seals, Miami Valley Assistive Technology Services

Computer recycling program in central Ohio.
Learn about AT: AT Funding: Who Will Pay?

AT Funding: Who Will Pay?

An interactive PowerPoint show that presents student scenarios and potential options for funding.
Assistive Technology Internet Modules: Funding Assistive Technology

Funding Assistive Technology

Learn about funding for the purchase of AT devices including basic information about the laws authorizing the various funding options as well as private funding sources.