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State Level Activities

AT Act Programs conduct state level activities to increase awareness and acquisition of assistive technology.

Statewide AT Programs Chartbook:
State Level Data from the 2009- 2011 State Plans

This Chartbook contains several spreadsheets with information about State Level Activities from the 2009-2011 State Plans.


Specific Activities

  • Device Loan Programs
    AT Act Programs enable people with disabilities to borrow and try out different types of AT devices for a limited time period.
  • Device Reutilization
    AT Act Programs encourage device reutilization in two ways, through:
    • Equipment Exchange programs that allow individuals to offer a device or piece of equipment for sale or donation; and
    • Equipment Recycling programs that receive, refurbish, store, and sell or donate used devices.
  • Device Demonstration
    AT Act Programs provide consumers and others the opportunity to see the latest technology, get information, and learn what might be the most appropriate device for them.
  • State Financing Activities
    State Financing Activities provide individuals with funding to acquire needed AT. They include Alternative Financing Programs (AFPs).

The National Assistive Technology Technical Assistance Partnership is a cooperative agreement between the U.S. Department of Education and RESNA. The grant (Grant #H224B050003; CFDA 84.224B) is funded under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended and administered by the Rehabilitation Services Administration, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services at the U.S. Department of Education.

This website is developed with grant funds. The information contained on these pages does not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the U.S. Department of Education or the Grantee and no official endorsement of the information should be inferred.