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  • Reports

    Top Ten List for AT Program Directors (2011) -- Available formats: word
    This lists critical areas of knowledge that effective programs need to address.

    Device Demonstration and Device Loan Programs: Considerations for Implementation (2007) -- Available formats: rtf pdf html
    A program manual created by NATTAP describing the planning and implementing of device demonstration and device loan services.

    Nuts and Bolts of Operating Device Demonstration and Loan Programs (2007) -- Available formats: html
    A two and a half day specialized workshop was hosted by NATTAP in Raleigh, North Carolina and was designed for participants who were starting new device demonstration and loan programs as well as those participants looking to enhance/improve their device demonstration and loan programs. The agenda for this workshop, which was developed by a planning group of state AT directors and device demonstration and loan center personnel, was structured to address the essentials for building, maintaining, and sustaining a device demonstration and device loan program. Presentations provided information so that participants could compare and contrast their programs.Moderated discussions on Day 1 allowed for sharing of operational details and decision-making about program structure. The North Carolina AT Center in Raleigh hosted an Open House for participants to take a tour of their facility with staff on hand to answer questions.Day 2 sessions were built around maintaining device demonstration and loan programs. Concurrent roundtable discussions on the second day allowed people to move through smaller informal discussions on specific topics.Day 3 sessions focused on sustainability of device demonstration and loan programs.

    Considerations for Effective Implementation Setting Up Device Loan and Demonstration Programs (2006) -- Available formats: word
    A publication that provides the framework for considerations for effective implementation of device loan and demonstration programs.

    Considerations for Effective Implementation of State Financing Activities (2006) -- Available formats: pdf word
    A NATTAP publication that provides information on the features of effective financing activities.

    Improving State Assistive Technology Programs Considerations for Effective Implementation (2006) -- Available formats: pdf
    A publication that provides the framework for considerations for effective implementation of device loan and demonstration programs.

  • Sample Documents

    CReATE Policies and Procedures (2009) -- Available formats: rtf
    This document covers the structure of the organization, the partners, governance, donation intake, device refurbishment, and transfer of devices. It also includes forms used by the CReATE program

    CReATE Power Wheelchair Checklist (2009) -- Available formats: rtf
    This form is the inspection checklist that CReATE uses to evaluate donated equipment for Reuse

    Durable Medical Equipment Cleaning and Sanitizing (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation reviews standards for sanitization of equipment. It discusses products and process used and show a typical layout for a program's cleaning and storage area

    Using Return on Investment (ROI) to Guide Programmatic Health (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation offers information about how to calculate ROI and when it is most appropriate to use with AT Reuse programs. Examples of calculating costs and ROI are included.

    Nuts and Bolts of Operating Device Demonstration and Loan Programs (2007) -- Available formats: html
    A two and a half day specialized workshop was hosted by NATTAP in Raleigh, North Carolina and was designed for participants who were starting new device demonstration and loan programs as well as those participants looking to enhance/improve their device demonstration and loan programs. The agenda for this workshop, which was developed by a planning group of state AT directors and device demonstration and loan center personnel, was structured to address the essentials for building, maintaining, and sustaining a device demonstration and device loan program. Presentations provided information so that participants could compare and contrast their programs.Moderated discussions on Day 1 allowed for sharing of operational details and decision-making about program structure. The North Carolina AT Center in Raleigh hosted an Open House for participants to take a tour of their facility with staff on hand to answer questions.Day 2 sessions were built around maintaining device demonstration and loan programs. Concurrent roundtable discussions on the second day allowed people to move through smaller informal discussions on specific topics.Day 3 sessions focused on sustainability of device demonstration and loan programs.

    Considerations for Effective Implementation Setting Up Device Loan and Demonstration Programs (2006) -- Available formats: word
    A publication that provides the framework for considerations for effective implementation of device loan and demonstration programs.

    Improving State Assistive Technology Programs Considerations for Effective Implementation (2006) -- Available formats: pdf
    A publication that provides the framework for considerations for effective implementation of device loan and demonstration programs.

  • Toolkits

    Device Demonstration and Device Loan Programs: Considerations for Implementation (2007) -- Available formats: rtf pdf html
    A program manual created by NATTAP describing the planning and implementing of device demonstration and device loan services.

  • Marketing Materials

    Device Demonstration and Device Loan Programs: Considerations for Implementation (2007) -- Available formats: rtf pdf html
    A program manual created by NATTAP describing the planning and implementing of device demonstration and device loan services.

    Nuts and Bolts of Operating Device Demonstration and Loan Programs (2007) -- Available formats: html
    A two and a half day specialized workshop was hosted by NATTAP in Raleigh, North Carolina and was designed for participants who were starting new device demonstration and loan programs as well as those participants looking to enhance/improve their device demonstration and loan programs. The agenda for this workshop, which was developed by a planning group of state AT directors and device demonstration and loan center personnel, was structured to address the essentials for building, maintaining, and sustaining a device demonstration and device loan program. Presentations provided information so that participants could compare and contrast their programs.Moderated discussions on Day 1 allowed for sharing of operational details and decision-making about program structure. The North Carolina AT Center in Raleigh hosted an Open House for participants to take a tour of their facility with staff on hand to answer questions.Day 2 sessions were built around maintaining device demonstration and loan programs. Concurrent roundtable discussions on the second day allowed people to move through smaller informal discussions on specific topics.Day 3 sessions focused on sustainability of device demonstration and loan programs.

    Considerations for Effective Implementation Setting Up Device Loan and Demonstration Programs (2006) -- Available formats: word
    A publication that provides the framework for considerations for effective implementation of device loan and demonstration programs.

    Improving State Assistive Technology Programs Considerations for Effective Implementation (2006) -- Available formats: pdf
    A publication that provides the framework for considerations for effective implementation of device loan and demonstration programs.

  • Profile

    Using Data for Program Improvement (2011) -- Available formats: ppt
    This describes how the Kansas Program is using data to systematically improve its program.

    Computer Refurbishing (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation provides a flow chart for how computers are processed at the ReBoot facility in Georgia. It describes the donation policy and the process for evaluating equipment. The process of refurbishment is describes from installing software, matching the consumer to the equipment. The program's technical support and e-waste process is also described.

    Making a Difference One Computer at a Time (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation provides information on the High School/High Tech program and how it got started. It describes some lessons learned and the plans the program has for the future

    New Hampshire's Refurbished Equipment Marketplace (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation describes how New Hampshire's program controls what equipment is donated, evaluates equipment that comes in and tracks the service and activity provided to each device.

    Sanitizing and Evaluation of Equipment (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentations describes what equipment Paraquad accepts, what forms are used, the evaluation process that the program uses, and the process for cleaning devices.

    Budgeting for Device Demonstrations and Device Loan (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation describes how the Missouri and Oklahoma device demonstration and device loan program operate. Included is information about structure, costs and sustainability plans.

    Equipment Issues (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    Two programs, Pennsylvania and Idaho, discuss how their demonstration and device loan programs operate. The presentation included information about program structures, the inventory, the investment, issues about insurance, warrenties, shipping, and repairn and maintenance.

    Essentials for Sustaining an AT Demonstration & Device Loan Program: Tools for Life's Approach (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation describes how the Georgia demo and loan programs work to find and leverage resources. It lists partners and collaborators, and lists strategies used to identify resources and implement program efficiencies.

    Nuts and Bolts - Feb 2007 - Operational Details of PA and ID (2007) -- Available formats: rtf
    This is a summary of a panel discussion that provides details of how the two programs operate, such as how they handle non-returned items, lending software, how they train staff and provide supports to borrowers.

    Operational Details of IL and NC programs (2007) -- Available formats: rtf
    Willie Gunther, Executive Director, Illinois AT Program and Lynne Deese, AT Consultant, NC AT Program participated in a moderated discussion to share information on how their programs operate.

    Staff Development (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    Colorado and North Carolina share information on their programs' structure and staffing. They ionclude staff qualficiations, on going training that is available, and professional development options.

    Sustaining and Maintaining AT Demonstration & Loan Programs - Illinois (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation decribes how the Illinois demo and loan programs operate, what funding sources are tapped, and what program efficiencies are built in. It includes some lessons learned.

  • Teleconferences

    Nontraditional State Financing Activities (2006) -- Available formats: rtf mp3
    A teleconference on state financing activities where presenters shared information on nontraditional alternatives financing activities or state financing activities.

  • Meetings

    Computer Refurbishing (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation provides a flow chart for how computers are processed at the ReBoot facility in Georgia. It describes the donation policy and the process for evaluating equipment. The process of refurbishment is describes from installing software, matching the consumer to the equipment. The program's technical support and e-waste process is also described.

    CReATE Policies and Procedures (2009) -- Available formats: rtf
    This document covers the structure of the organization, the partners, governance, donation intake, device refurbishment, and transfer of devices. It also includes forms used by the CReATE program

    Durable Medical Equipment Cleaning and Sanitizing (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation reviews standards for sanitization of equipment. It discusses products and process used and show a typical layout for a program's cleaning and storage area

    Making a Difference One Computer at a Time (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation provides information on the High School/High Tech program and how it got started. It describes some lessons learned and the plans the program has for the future

    Matching Persons to Equipment - the NEAT Model (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    NEAT provides reused AT via its participating vendors. These vendors match the equipment to the person.

    New Hampshire's Refurbished Equipment Marketplace (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation describes how New Hampshire's program controls what equipment is donated, evaluates equipment that comes in and tracks the service and activity provided to each device.

    Sanitization at Our Center (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation provides information about the Walton Options program - its mission and services. it discusses how the program sanitizes the equipment that it gets in.

    Sanitizing and Evaluation of Equipment (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentations describes what equipment Paraquad accepts, what forms are used, the evaluation process that the program uses, and the process for cleaning devices.

    Sanitizing and Evaluation of Equipment: The Higher Tech Stuff (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation provides information about the operation of the Tennessee reuse program, the procedures and processes it has in place, and the data it collects.

    Using Return on Investment (ROI) to Guide Programmatic Health (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation offers information about how to calculate ROI and when it is most appropriate to use with AT Reuse programs. Examples of calculating costs and ROI are included.

    Budgeting for Device Demonstrations and Device Loan (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation describes how the Missouri and Oklahoma device demonstration and device loan program operate. Included is information about structure, costs and sustainability plans.

    Considerations for Program Implementation on Demo and Loan Programs (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    Powerpoint presentation from the Missouri Assistive Technology (Diane Golden) on Demo/Loan Programs Essentials in Program Design.

    Equipment Issues (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    Two programs, Pennsylvania and Idaho, discuss how their demonstration and device loan programs operate. The presentation included information about program structures, the inventory, the investment, issues about insurance, warrenties, shipping, and repairn and maintenance.

    Essentials for Sustaining an AT Demonstration & Device Loan Program: Tools for Life's Approach (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation describes how the Georgia demo and loan programs work to find and leverage resources. It lists partners and collaborators, and lists strategies used to identify resources and implement program efficiencies.

    Nuts and Bolts - Feb 2007 - Operational Details of PA and ID (2007) -- Available formats: rtf
    This is a summary of a panel discussion that provides details of how the two programs operate, such as how they handle non-returned items, lending software, how they train staff and provide supports to borrowers.

    Nuts and Bolts of Operating Device Demonstration and Loan Programs (2007) -- Available formats: html
    A two and a half day specialized workshop was hosted by NATTAP in Raleigh, North Carolina and was designed for participants who were starting new device demonstration and loan programs as well as those participants looking to enhance/improve their device demonstration and loan programs. The agenda for this workshop, which was developed by a planning group of state AT directors and device demonstration and loan center personnel, was structured to address the essentials for building, maintaining, and sustaining a device demonstration and device loan program. Presentations provided information so that participants could compare and contrast their programs.Moderated discussions on Day 1 allowed for sharing of operational details and decision-making about program structure. The North Carolina AT Center in Raleigh hosted an Open House for participants to take a tour of their facility with staff on hand to answer questions.Day 2 sessions were built around maintaining device demonstration and loan programs. Concurrent roundtable discussions on the second day allowed people to move through smaller informal discussions on specific topics.Day 3 sessions focused on sustainability of device demonstration and loan programs.

    Operational Details of IL and NC programs (2007) -- Available formats: rtf
    Willie Gunther, Executive Director, Illinois AT Program and Lynne Deese, AT Consultant, NC AT Program participated in a moderated discussion to share information on how their programs operate.

    Staff Development (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    Colorado and North Carolina share information on their programs' structure and staffing. They ionclude staff qualficiations, on going training that is available, and professional development options.

    Sustaining and Maintaining AT Demonstration & Loan Programs - Illinois (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation decribes how the Illinois demo and loan programs operate, what funding sources are tapped, and what program efficiencies are built in. It includes some lessons learned.

    Considerations for Effective Implementation Setting Up Device Loan and Demonstration Programs (2006) -- Available formats: word
    A publication that provides the framework for considerations for effective implementation of device loan and demonstration programs.

    Improving State Assistive Technology Programs Considerations for Effective Implementation (2006) -- Available formats: pdf
    A publication that provides the framework for considerations for effective implementation of device loan and demonstration programs.