Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology

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Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology (AT) is an umbrella term that can include assistive, adaptive and rehabilitative devices for people living with a disability. This also includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using AT.  It can be any piece of equipment that aids in the completion of an otherwise complicated task.

  • Public Awareness Activities - Information and referral which educates consumers, via phone, email or letter, about their choices of AT devices and services; AT exhibits and presentations at conferences, group meetings, staff in-services, and other events; Training and Technical Assistance
  • Access and Acquisition of Assistive Technology Services
    • ATLL - Assistive Technology Lending Library (try out a device)
    • TDDP - Telecommunications Device Distribution Program (free phones to those who qualify)
  • Equipment Reutilization
    • A New Start - a device recycle program located at:

      The Center for Independent Living of NCPA
      24 East Third Street
      Williamsport PA 17701
      570-327-9070

For information on funding solutions for an item you may not be able to afford, please visit the Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation or Funding Resources for additional information.

As an Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC), we provide the following services in the following counties: Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga & Union

 

*For more information please contact CILNCP by phone at (570) 327-9070 or email.

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