Assistive Technology Access
Assistive Technology direct website is http://www.atk.ku.edu/
SKIL operates two Assistive Technology (AT) access sites in Kansas. There are a total of five sites operated in the state. The SKIL access sites provide services to Southeast and Southcentral Kansas. A regional advisory board representing the needs of local AT users and guides the team.
Services available through the access sites include:
· Available Systems and Devices Information
We can help you choose equipment, make assessments, develop accessibility plans and make referrals to specialized clinics and service providers.
· Funding Source Referrals
We offer assistance with Medicaid Waivers, state and federal funding programs, flexible loan programs, charitable organizations and private foundations.
· Advocacy Services for Accessing AT
We can explain applicable laws and regulations regarding funding eligibility. We also sometimes attend educational, family service and work related ;planning meetings as advocates.
· Training and Public Awareness Presentations
We are available to make AT presentations to groups, employers, schools and other service agencies. The access sites provide one-on-one training for new equipment users and inservice training for service providers
· Local Try Before You Buy Equipment Loan Closet
The SKIL access sites operate a local loan center with a variety of switch adapted toys, early learning materials and adaptive software available for trial use.
SKIL operates two Assistive Technology Access sites
Southeast AT Access Site
South Central Region AT Access Site
Other Kansas AT resource links:
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