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.
A collection of resources to aid in searching for apps that contain specific features to meet an individual's AT needs.
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.
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 equipment for users across the lifespan, loaned for 30 days. Items include daily living aids, environmental control, AT for recreation, and more.
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.
AT Ohio maintains a computer refurbishing program that provides donated computers to individuals with disabilities for a nominal fee.
Computer recycling program in central Ohio.
An interactive PowerPoint show that presents student scenarios and potential options for funding.
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.