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Program Management

This page includes resources for the management of AT Act Programs.

Grants Management

  • SF269/State Plans Teleconference – December 18, 2008
    NATTAP hosted a teleconference on grants management issues. Rob Groenendaal, Ken Schellenberg, Brian Bard, and Jeremy Buzzell from RSA provided information on how to annually report your program’s financial status using the SF 269 form via RSA’s Management Information System (MIS). Questions regarding State Plans were also addressed.
    Transcript (RTF Format)    MP3 (13.8 MB)

Consumer Involvement

Individuals with disabilities play key roles in the AT Act Programs by providing input, direction, and knowledge from their first hand experience.
  • Advisory Councils
    This section provides tools from AT Act Programs that may be useful to other state programs.

Statewideness and Comprehensive

  • Strategies for Rural Outreach, November 2009 (RTF format)
    This publication describes how some states are reaching remote and frontier areas with traveling demonstrations, mobile vans, and distance technology.

  • AT School Exchange Program – March 26, 2009
    Arlene Lugo of the Connecticut Assistive Technology Project, Kathy Adams of MaineCITE, and Sharon Alderman of the Vermont Assistive Technology Program presented information on how they collaborated with the public schools systems in their states in developing an AT Exchange Program specifically designed for school districts to share AT equipment.
    Powerpoint Presentation    MP3 (14.5 MB)

  • Rural Statewideness Teleconference – January 15, 2009
    NATTAP hosted the second affinity call for programs to discuss their outreach to Rural populations on the set up of portable and mobile demonstration centers. Roger Levy, of the Texas Technology Access Program and Kevin Wright, of the Tennessee Technology Access Program, presented information on how their programs established these demonstration centers and share strategies for Statewide programs to consider in the development of a mobile/portable demonstration in their state as well as the challenges associated with the maintenance of a mobile/portable demonstration center.
    Transcript (RTF format)    MP3 (9.87 MB)

  • Rural Statewideness Teleconference – November 13, 2008
    NATTAP hosted an affinity group call on outreach to rural and frontier populations. Kathy Laurin from the Montana AT Program and Dorothy Young from Mississippi’s Project START discussed common issues they experience in achieving rural statewideness as well as strategies for addressing those challenges.
    Transcript (RTF Format) MP3 (15 MB)

  • State AT Program and AgrAbility - March 22, 2007
    AgrAbility is a grant program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that provides education, assistance and support to farmers and ranchers with disabilities. Statewide AT Programs are collaborating with AgrAbility to reach out to rural areas of the state and to provide access to AT to farmers and their families. A conference call held on March 22, 2007 provided an overview of the AgrAbility Program from a national perspective, an overview of specific state models, partnerships and relationships of the AgrAbility Programs and tips and strategies on why and how to become involved with AgrAbility in your state.
    Transcript (RTF format)    MP3 (8.2 MB)

  • Summary of Teleconference on State AT Programs and AgrAbility, July 2007 (RTF format)

State Plans

Data Collection

AT Act Programs are required to collect data on both their State Level Activities and State Leadership Activities.
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.