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Device Demonstration Quality Indicator Resources

For all areas, the following publication is a comprehensive resource:

Device Demonstration and Device Loan Programs: Considerations for Implementation
RTF format    PDF format    HTML format    Frequently Asked Questions from the Manual
This document provides detailed information on Device Demonstrations and Device Loans including program implementation, budgeting, equipment issues, staff development, and marketing.

Area A: State wideness and Comprehensiveness of Demonstration Program Resources

REPORTS
  • 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.
  • Considerations for Effective Implementation Setting Up Device Loan and Demonstration Programs
    PDF format    WORD format
    This publication helps states decide how a program should operate and what devices will best suit its customers' needs.
  • Considerations for Effective Implementation of a Mobile Device Demonstration Program
    PDF format    WORD format
    This publication highlights various considerations including the advantages and disadvantages of operating a mobile device demonstration unit.
SAMPLE DOCUMENTS FROM STATES

Area B: Access to Quality Technology

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES INVENTORIES

Area C: Conduct of Effective Demonstrations

GENERAL REPORTS
  • Considerations for Effective Implementation Setting Up Device Loan and Demonstration Programs
    PDF format    WORD format
    This publication helps states decide how a program should operate and what devices will best suit its customers' needs.
SAMPLE DOCUMENTS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES SAMPLE DOCUMENTS

Area D: Appropriate Comprehensive Referrals

GENERAL
  • Vendors of Assistive Technology: Expectations for Best Practices (pdf)
    Wisconsin Assistive Technology Program developed this document explaining best practices for AT vendors.
  • Consumer Brochures
    Ten brochures are available in English and Spanish that can be used by all Statewide AT Programs, thus reducing the duplication of effort by each individual Statewide AT Program to create unique information pieces. Topics include Selecting AT, AT for School, AT for Employment, using AT to Stay at Home/Return to Home, and others.
EXTERNAL RESOURCES/REFERRAL SOURCES
  • Find Certified AT Professionals
    RESNA's enhanced searchable directory of certified professionals.