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Eligibility requirements for getting assistive technology

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
2 PM Pacific, 5 PM Eastern

The Utah Assistive Technology Program (UATP) presents eligibility requirements and processes for getting assistive technology in the world of Medicaid, Medicare, Private Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation and Special Education

The Utah Assistive Technology Program (UATP) will present a FREE online interactive training, “Eligibility requirements for getting assistive technology,” on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. MST.
 

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Funding of Assistive Technology for Public K-12 Settings and Charters

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

Texas AT Network presents an overview of funding resources. 

This session form Texas AT Network will focus on an overview of funding resources to support assistive technology in the public and charter school settings, along with legislation and other resources. 

 

Registration info. also at: www.texasat.net or www.esc4.net Session ID = 1009844

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Creative Funding Ideas for Assistive Technology

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
10:30 AM Pacific, 1:30 PM Eastern

ATNetwork.org presents Cary McGill, Independent Living Resource Center of San Luis Obispo, Nicolas Crisosto, Independent Living Resource Center of Santa Barbara, and Derek Zarda Independent Living Resource Center of San Francisco.

This ATNetwork.org webinar will address funding. "When a person has a disability, many times assistive technology can make the difference between reliance and independent living. Covering the cost of the necessary equipment often times proves to be too costly.

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Assistive Technology and Employment

Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which covers employment, specifically covers “purchase of equipment or modifications to existing equipment” as an appropriate accommodation that would allow someone with a disability to accept or retain a job. This article covers how to use information from the ATC and elsewhere to determine what equipment may be appropriate for meeting an employee’s needs.

New Strategies

An employee or potential employee may not have prior experience using accommodations, and may not know what strategies or equipment will best meet their needs. You can search ATC for information about possible solutions based on the following criteria:

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Funding Assistive Technology for Libraries and Other Organizations

There are two primary ways to fund assistive technology acquisition: build it into your organization's budget, or seek outside funding. When these don't work, it may be worth trying some creative strategies. This article covers all three approaches.

What to Budget For

When putting together a budget, keep in mind that it needs to cover more than assistive technology hardware and software. It should also include as many of the following as appropriate:

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AAC Funding Help Website

The Assistive Technology Law Center and Duke University are producing AACFundingHelp.com to consolidate resources on funding speech generating devices.

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Assistive Technology (AT) and California Regional Centers

Thursday, January 17, 2013
10:30 AM Pacific, 1:30 PM Eastern

Regional Centers in California can play an important role in obtaining AT for people with developmental disabilities. AT Network presents this webinar.

Are you confused about the regional center's role in providing assistive technology to their clients? If so, you are not alone! Join this webinar to get answers to these questions and more.

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How to get the AT you need in Medi-Cal Managed Care

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
1:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time

AT Network presents a webinar on how the move of people with disabilities and seniors from fee-for-service Medi-Cal managed care will affect their assistive technology (AT) coverage.

Hosted by the AT Network, this webinar is presented by LACare.org. Learn more about how the move of people with disabilities and seniors from fee-for-service Medi-Cal managed care will affect their assistive technology (AT) coverage. Join this emerging issue webinar training to go over the basics of the transition - how the A

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