Tecla

Assistive Technology Funding Information

Assistive Technology Funding Information

Each state in the United States and province in Canada offer different publicly or privately funded resources to assist individuals with disabilities to pay for assistive technology and learn more about them. Below is a chart containing state and province-specific resources that could help ease the financial burden of assistive technology, or help you find the right device.

For a list of assistive technology demonstrations centres who offer Tecla as a loan device, visit our virtual map!

Funding and Loan Resources in the U.S.

Full or partial funding for assistive technology may also be available through other programs such as Medicaid/Medicare, Veteran’s Administration, Vocational Rehabilitation, Worker’s Compensation, Indian Health Service, a school district, private insurance, and/or a community organization.

State

Resource Available

What it is

All of the U.S.

ATiA

Reference guide for resources available country-wide

 

National Assistive Technology Advocacy Project

Directory of contact information

 

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

Funding for those diagnosed with MS

 

Alabama

STAR

Funding, referral services, educational programs

 

Alabama Parent Education Center

Free information and consulting to families

 

Alabama Age Line

Limited availability to AT for caregivers

 

Alaska

Assistive Technology of Alaska

Funding, financial loans, device loan, and device demonstration

 

Assistive Technology of Alaska (ATLA)

Device loan, device reutilization, device demonstrations, training, and technical assistance

 

Arizona

AzTAP

Financial loans

 

AT AZ

Training for using assistive technology

 

Arkansas

I-CAN

Financial loan, device loan, device demonstrations, device reutilization, and
device exchange

California

California Department of Rehabilitation

Financial loans, technical assistance and training, transition, device loan, and device reutilization

 

Colorado

Assistive Technology Partners - University of Colorado

Search for funding agencies

 

Connecticut

Connecticut Tech Act Project

Financial loans and funding

 

Delaware

Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative (DATI) - AT Funding Guide (Under Revision)

List of resources

 

Florida

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology

Device loans

 

Georgia

Georgia's Assistive Technology Act Program

Device demonstration, assistive technology evaluations and assessments, funding options, access lending library, device reutilization, and training

 

Hawaii

Assistive Technology Resource Centres of Hawaii

Loans, device demonstration, lending, assistance, etc.

 

Idaho

Idaho Assistive Technology Project

Loans, demos, lending

 

Illinois

Illinois Assistive Technology Program

Loans, demos, training

 

Indiana

Easter Seals Crossroads

Loans, clinical services, evaluations, training, equipment reutilization

 

Iowa

Iowa Program for Assistive Technology

Financial loans, device recycle and reuse services, device demonstration, device loan, training activities, and techincal assistance

 

Kansas

Assistive Technology for Kansas (ATK)

Financial loans, device demonstration, and refurbished devices

 

Kentucky

Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation

Financial loans

 

Kentucky Assistive Technology Service (KATS) Network

General information, refurbished devices, training, referral, technical assistance

 

Lousiana

Lousiana Assistive Technology Access Network

Financial loans, device loans, demo centre

 

Maine

Maine CITE Program

Funding, device loan, training, demonstrations, equipment reuse

 

Maryland

Maryland Department of Disabilities Assistive Technology Program

Funding, Devices Loan, Demonstrations, resources

 

Massach-ussets

Easter Seals Massachusetts

Financial loans, AT loan, and long-term device loan

 

The Assistive Technology Independent Living Program (AT-IL)

General information

 

Michigan

The Michigan Loan Funds

Financial loans

 

Minnesota

EquipALife

Grants, loans, equipment lending and demonstrations, fee for service

 

Minnesota STAR Program

Device demonstration, device loan, device exchange and reuse

 

Mississippi

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

Device reutilization, device loan, device demonstration

 

The Mississippi Paralysis Association

Grants for people with paralysis

 

Missouri

Missouri Assistive Technology

Funding programs

 

Montana

Montana Assistive Technology Loans

Financial loans

 

Montana Assistive Technology Program (MATP)

Device loans, grants, financial loans, demonstration

 

Nebraska

Assistive Technology Partnership

Funding, demonstrations, short-term equipment loan, equipment reuse

 

Nevada

Care Chest of Sierra Nevada

Financial loans and medical resources

 

New Hampshire

Assistive Technology in New Hampshire (ATinNH)

Financial loans, workshops, and training

 

New York & New Jersey

National Disability Institute

Financial loans

 

New Mexico

New Mexico Technology Assistance Program

Financial loans and device demonstration

 

North Carolina

NC Department of Health and Human Services

National and state-wide funding resources

 

North Dakota

North Dakota Assistive

Funding, financial loans, and demonstration centre

 

Ohio

Assistive Technology of Ohio

Device loan, device demonstration, device training

 

Oklahoma

Oklahoma ABLE Tech

Financial loans, device demonstration, and device loan

 

Oregon

Access Technologies

Financing, device loan, training, and technical assistance

 

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF)

Financial loans and funding resources & assistance

 

Telecommunication Device Distribution Program (TDDP)

Distributes adaptive telecommunication devices

Pennsylvania Initiative on Assistive Technology

Device loan, device demonstrations, device reutilization, training, technical assistance

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Assistive Technology Access Partnership (ATAP)

Device demonstration, device loan, device reutilization, training, public awareness, collaboration, information, and Referral

 

South Carolina

South Carolina Assistive Technology Program (SCATP)

Device loan, device demonstration, training, and technical assistance

 

South Dakota

DakotaLink

Training, demonstrations, exchanges, short term product loans

 

Tennessee

Tennessee Technology Access Program (TTAP)

Funding assistance, device demonstration, device loan, and device reutilization

 

Texas

Texas Technology Access

List of funding options

 

Utah

Utah Assistive Technology Program

Financial loans and grants

 

Vermont

Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living

Funding resources

 

Virginia

Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority

Financial loans

 

Washington

Northwest Access Fund

Financial loans

 

West Virginia

West Virginia Assistive Technology System

Device loan, demo, and funding guide

 

Wisconsin

WiseLoan - Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Financial loans

 

Wyoming

Wyoming Technology Access Program

Financial loans

 

Funding and Loan Resources in Canada 

Province

Resource Available

What it is

All of Canada

MS Society of Canada

Funding

 

Living with a Disability

Funding

 

March of Dimes Canada

Funding

Easter Seals Canada

Funding

Alberta

Alberta Health Services

Assistive technology assessment, consultation, training, and follow-up

British Colombia

Assistive Technology British Columbia

Assistive technology assessments, assistive equipment, training, and consultation 

 

Manitoba

Society of Manitobans with Disabilities

Funding

 

Ontario

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Funding for individuals with neuromuscular disorders

 

Assistive Devices Program

Funding

 

New Brunswick

Government of New Brunswick

Funding

 

Newfound-land and Labrador

Education and Early Childhood Development

Assistive technology loans for students

Nova Scotia

ATC Society

Device loan for children with disabilities

Nunavut

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Funding

 

Prince Edward Island

Government of Prince Edward Island

Funding

 

Saskatchewan

Government of Saskatchewan

Funding

 

Quebec

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Funding

 

Gouvernement du Québec

Funding search

 

Constante-Lethbridge Rehabilitation Centre

Funding

 

Yukon

LDAY

Training and familiarization, recommending devices products, and help access funding

Atlantic Canada

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Funding

 

Western Canada

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Funding

 

 

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