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Public Awareness

AT Act Programs conduct public awareness activities, including statewide information and referral systems, designed to provide information that relates to the availability, benefits, appropriateness, and costs of AT.

Establishing an Annual Statewide AT Event

Some states are raising the profile of assistive technology (AT) by establishing a designated statewide AT Week or AT Month. The materials and resources below will provide information to those interested in establishing a designated AT event in their state as a public awareness activity under their AT Act State Plan.

Information and Referral

  • Using 211 Systems for AT-Related Information and Referral, teleconference held 22 February 2007
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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.

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