Assistive Technology & Covering “Associated” Costs

Air Charity Network

National nonprofit charitable organization that flies ambulatory patients unable to afford the cost of travel to medical facilities to specialized health care centers for diagnosis and treatment: www.AirCharityNetwork.org; 1-877-621-7177.

The Alliance for Technology Access (ATA)

One of the nation’s largest resources for assistive technology: www.ataccess.org; 1-800-914-3017.

Simon Technology Center (STC)

A PACER Center program that provides publications, training programs, technology consultations, and workshops on assistive technology (AT) to help Minnesota families and children with special needs achieve greater independence in school and work; STC Web resources are available to all: www.pacer.org/stc; 1-888-248-0822 (Voice) or 1-952-838-0190 (TTY).

Teens Succeeding with Technology (TeST)

#mce_temp_url#A PACER Center project to increase the number of individuals with disabilities employed in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers; offers Web-based seminars (Webinars), podcasts, online activities, and other multi-media tools to help students identify what classes they must take to prepare for post-secondary STEM coursework that will lead to promising careers: www.pacer.org/stc/teenssucceedtech/; 1-888-248-0822 (Voice) or 1-952-838-0190 (TTY).

Technical Assistance on Transition and Rehabilitation Act (TATRA)

A PACER Center program that provides publications, training programs, and special events and workshops to help parents guide children with special needs through the transition from school to adult life: www.pacer.org/tatra; 1-888-248-0822 (Voice) or 1-952-838-0190 (TTY).

The Foundation Center

Provide information on a variety of private foundations, including corporate foundations; maintains a database on grant makers and their grants: www.fdncenter.org; 1-800-424-9836.

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

A service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy and the U.S. Department of Labor, JAN provides resources for finding and funding accommodations for the workplace and general information on workplace issues: www.AskJan.org; 1-800-526-7234 (Voice) or 1-877-781-9403 (TTY).

 

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