Assistive Technology (AT) Services to support people with disabilities in Connecticut.
AT supports activities such as communication, self-care, education, employment, cognition, vision, hearing, mobility and recreation.
UCP’s AT services and programs help people with disabilities in CT to be more productive and independent in every day activities. Assistive technology provides a creative way to reduce barriers and increase skills and capabilities in school, at work and at home. At UCP, our programs are staffed by certified Assistive Technology Specialists (ATS). Assistive technology is any item or piece of equipment that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of people with disabilities in all aspects of life.
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Assistive Technology Services
- Assistive Technology Consultations and Evaluations
Our Assistive Technology consultations help determine your specific needs. We provide certified assessment reports for school, workplace and independent living, at an hourly or flat fee.
Our team tailors training to each individual’s needs and learning style. From the purchase of new technology to set up, we provide one-on-one support to help you learn how to use it.
- Presentations and Demonstrations
ATLAS presentations for professional development enables your special educators and rehab specialists to see and handle the latest assistive technology during live demos. With over 250 AT items in our center, we offer 3 Suitcase Demo Packages customized to fit your team’s AT needs. Our sessions are designed to fit your scheduling needs:
– Hourly (minimum of 3 hours)
– 12 hour sessions (spread over 2 or more days)
– 24 hour sessions (spread over 3 or more days)
Assistive Technology Programs
- ATLAS Lending Library Program
Our Lending Library offers individuals with disabilities, people who care for them, clinicians and special educators the opportunity to try out our wide variety of AT devices, free of charge. The Lending Library is on site at our Waterford and Stratford, CT location. Our AT Specialists help you compare pricing and save time and money by making an informed decision the first time around. Once you find what you need, sign it out for up to 4 weeks! Demonstration’s are by appointment only. UCP of Eastern CT Open House is free to all members of the ATLAS Center.
- ATLAS Membership Program
ATLAS membership provides special educators, workplace rehabilitation specialists, clinicians and individuals with disabilities access to the most innovative assistive technology (AT) programs, services, devices and new technology in Eastern CT. Membership rates offer deep discounts for professional consultations, evaluations, assessments and individualized training.
- Bridging the Technology Divide Program
This program increases access to technology and connectivity to help people access their community and tele-health to improve healthcare outcomes. The program also increases the wellbeing of older adults (60+older) and people with disabilities (18+older) by reducing social isolation and connecting them to vital community resources.