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Funding Assistive Technology

Once we have decided that technology is a need and we’ve explored options that we think might work we need to acquire the assistive technology.  If the technology is determined to be a need and written into an IFSP or IEP then the school district is obligated to purchase the assistive technology. 

But what if a parent wants to purchase technology for use at home? Or what if technology was not determined to be a need but it still might provides some benefit? 

Handouts to Support Funding Assistive Technology

Using Social Media to Fund Assistive Technology (AT)

Social media can be a powerful tool in both finding and funding needed AT.  This handout talks about crowd funding social media sites as a strategy to raise money for AT.