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  • General

    Education Panel II Supporting AT Use in Schools - Illinois (2013) -- Available formats: ppt external
    Presenation from the RESNA 2013 conference

    Telework Program: Increasing Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities (2006) -- Available formats: pdf
    A Report on the First Two years of Program Operations of the Telework Program FY 2004- FY 2005

  • Reports

    Telework Program: Increasing Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities (2006) -- Available formats: pdf
    A Report on the First Two years of Program Operations of the Telework Program FY 2004- FY 2005

  • Marketing Materials

    Customer Service is Our Goal (2009) -- Available formats: ppt rtf mp3
    The first in a series designed to enable new directors to quickly acclimate their positions. This session's focus is on leveraging outside sources of support for borrowers, and the role of AFPs in helping them develop financial stability. Several archetypes of borrowers, and possible solutions to their needs were discussed.

  • Training Materials

    Customer Service is Our Goal (2009) -- Available formats: ppt rtf mp3
    The first in a series designed to enable new directors to quickly acclimate their positions. This session's focus is on leveraging outside sources of support for borrowers, and the role of AFPs in helping them develop financial stability. Several archetypes of borrowers, and possible solutions to their needs were discussed.

  • Legislation

    Telework Program: Increasing Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities (2006) -- Available formats: pdf
    A Report on the First Two years of Program Operations of the Telework Program FY 2004- FY 2005

  • Teleconferences

    New AFP Program Directors/Lending Basics Conference Call Series: -Second call - Wednesday, May 25th at 1:00pm Eastern (2011) -- Available formats: mp3
    Continuing the series for new AFP directors, this conference call focused on customer service. The scope of "customer" was explored, as well the manner in which to provide excellent customer service. The recording of this call may be reviewed, and is available here in an MP3 format.

    Customer Service is Our Goal (2009) -- Available formats: ppt rtf mp3
    The first in a series designed to enable new directors to quickly acclimate their positions. This session's focus is on leveraging outside sources of support for borrowers, and the role of AFPs in helping them develop financial stability. Several archetypes of borrowers, and possible solutions to their needs were discussed.

  • Meetings

    Self Employment Resources (2008) -- Available formats: rtf
    This listing ofers a wealth of resources to assist the telework loan program and its borrowers in areas including assessments, business plan development, financial, funding, legal, and more.

  • Organizational Resources

    MicroMentor.org (2010) -- Available formats: external
    MicroMentor.org - A resource that connects microentrepreneurs with mentors with experience appropriate to their business. Microenterprise development organizations can become an affiliate, and receive additional services such as outcome tracking.

    Self Employment Resources (2008) -- Available formats: rtf
    This listing ofers a wealth of resources to assist the telework loan program and its borrowers in areas including assessments, business plan development, financial, funding, legal, and more.

    American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) Low-Interest Loans (unknown) -- Available formats: html
    One of the benefits of membership in AAPD, is that its members can join the Digital Credit Union and potentially qualify for low interest loans to purchase assistive technology, vans and other equipment.

    Association of Blind Citizens (unknown) -- Available formats: external
    The Association of Blind Citizens has established an Assistive Technology Fund to cover 50% of the price of adaptive devices or software. Applicants can apply during the three grant periods (June, September, and December) each year. There are limits on the price of the device and family income.

    Bank of America Access Loans (unknown) -- Available formats: html
    For vehicles and home modifications

    Rural Housing Repair and Rehabilitation Loans (unknown) -- Available formats: html
    Rural Housing Repair and Rehabilitation Loans are loans funded directly by the Government. These loans are available to very low-income rural residents who own and occupy a dwelling in need of repairs. Funds are available for repairs to improve or modernize a home, or to remove health and safety hazards. This loan is a 1% loan that may be repaid over a 20-year period.