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  • Reports

    Strategies for Rural Outreach (2009) -- Available formats: rtf
    This publication describes how some states are reaching remote and frontier areas with traveling demonstrations, mobile vans, and distance technology.

    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.

    Statewide AT Programs and AgrAbility: Providing AT-Related Services to Farmers and Ranchers with Disabilities (2007) -- Available formats: rtf
    This report describes the AgrAbility Program and how AT Act programs are working with these state programs for farmers with disabilities.

    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.

  • Sample Documents

    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

    Part B- Program Planning: Comparability, Flexibility, & the 60 /40 Split (unknown) -- Available formats: word
    Advice from Willie Gunther, Illinois AT Program, and Marty Exline, Missouri AT Program on Comparability, Flexibility, and the 60/40 vs. 70/30 Split.

  • Marketing Materials

    Rural Statewideness Mobile Demonstrations Teleconference – January 15, 2009 (2009) -- Available formats: rtf mp3
    NATTAP hosted the second affinity call for programs to discuss their outreach to Rural populations on the set up of portable and mobile demonstration centers. Roger Levy, of the Texas Technology Access Program and Kevin Wright, of the Tennessee Technology Access Program, presented information on how their programs established these demonstration centers and share strategies for Statewide programs to consider in the development of a mobile/portable demonstration in their state as well as the challenges associated with the maintenance of a mobile/portable demonstration center.

    Strategies for Rural Outreach (2009) -- Available formats: rtf
    This publication describes how some states are reaching remote and frontier areas with traveling demonstrations, mobile vans, and distance technology.

    Rural Statewideness - Teleconference – November 13, 2008 (2008) -- Available formats: rtf
    NATTAP hosted an affinity group call on outreach to rural and frontier populations. Kathy Laurin from the Montana AT Program and Dorothy Young from Mississippi’s Project START discussed common issues they experience in achieving rural statewideness as well as strategies for addressing those challenges.

    Rural Statewideness Marketing Teleconference – November 13, 2008 (2008) -- Available formats: rtf mp3
    NATTAP hosted an affinity group call on outreach to rural and frontier populations. Kathy Laurin from the Montana AT Program and Dorothy Young from Mississippi’s Project START discussed common issues they experience in achieving rural statewideness as well as strategies for addressing those challenges.

    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

    Rural Statewideness - Teleconference – November 13, 2008 (2008) -- Available formats: rtf
    NATTAP hosted an affinity group call on outreach to rural and frontier populations. Kathy Laurin from the Montana AT Program and Dorothy Young from Mississippi’s Project START discussed common issues they experience in achieving rural statewideness as well as strategies for addressing those challenges.

    DakotaLink: Maximizing Potential through Assistive Technology (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    South Dakota uses a regionalized approach to providing services to its citizens. This presentation looks at the various collaborations to reach statewide.

    Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation describes Florida's approach to statewideness through unique regional centers that reflect the region's populations. This presentation details the agreeements with partners and how each center relates to its community.

    Kentucky's Assistive Technology Outreach: Access Across the Commonwealth (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation describes the services that are provided by the Kentucky demo and loan program, the partners involved, and the opportunities and challenges related to providing statewide services.

  • Teleconferences

    AT School Exchange Program Teleconference Powerpoint Slides – March 26, 2009 (2009) -- Available formats: ppt
    Arlene Lugo of the Connecticut Assistive Technology Project, Kathy Adams of MaineCITE, and Sharon Alderman of the Vermont Assistive Technology Program presented information on how they collaborated with the public schools systems in their states in developing an AT Exchange Program specifically designed for school districts to share AT equipment.

    Rural Statewideness Mobile Demonstrations Teleconference – January 15, 2009 (2009) -- Available formats: rtf mp3
    NATTAP hosted the second affinity call for programs to discuss their outreach to Rural populations on the set up of portable and mobile demonstration centers. Roger Levy, of the Texas Technology Access Program and Kevin Wright, of the Tennessee Technology Access Program, presented information on how their programs established these demonstration centers and share strategies for Statewide programs to consider in the development of a mobile/portable demonstration in their state as well as the challenges associated with the maintenance of a mobile/portable demonstration center.

    Rural Statewideness - Teleconference – November 13, 2008 (2008) -- Available formats: rtf
    NATTAP hosted an affinity group call on outreach to rural and frontier populations. Kathy Laurin from the Montana AT Program and Dorothy Young from Mississippi’s Project START discussed common issues they experience in achieving rural statewideness as well as strategies for addressing those challenges.

    Rural Statewideness Marketing Teleconference – November 13, 2008 (2008) -- Available formats: rtf mp3
    NATTAP hosted an affinity group call on outreach to rural and frontier populations. Kathy Laurin from the Montana AT Program and Dorothy Young from Mississippi’s Project START discussed common issues they experience in achieving rural statewideness as well as strategies for addressing those challenges.

  • Meetings

    DakotaLink: Maximizing Potential through Assistive Technology (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    South Dakota uses a regionalized approach to providing services to its citizens. This presentation looks at the various collaborations to reach statewide.

    Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation describes Florida's approach to statewideness through unique regional centers that reflect the region's populations. This presentation details the agreeements with partners and how each center relates to its community.

    Kentucky's Assistive Technology Outreach: Access Across the Commonwealth (2007) -- Available formats: ppt
    This presentation describes the services that are provided by the Kentucky demo and loan program, the partners involved, and the opportunities and challenges related to providing statewide 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.

  • Organizational Resources

    Part B- Program Planning: Comparability, Flexibility, & the 60 /40 Split (unknown) -- Available formats: word
    Advice from Willie Gunther, Illinois AT Program, and Marty Exline, Missouri AT Program on Comparability, Flexibility, and the 60/40 vs. 70/30 Split.