Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology

  • Best Free Special Education Apps in 2020: iPhone, iPad, iPod Apps 70 educational apps grouped based on special education categories
  • **ATEC/Goodwill of O.C.enables individuals to increase their independence at school, home, or in the workplace by providing the best technological solution for their individual needs.   Contact Goodwill of Orange County ATEC at 714.361.6200, ext.0
  • Closing the Gap provides assistive technology resources and training opportunities for people with disabilities.
  • CompuTech for Humanity was founded to bring computer technology access to low-income handicapped individuals and low-income family with children.
  • **Dayle McIntosh – AT Reuse Program, providing reuse items, such as wheelchairs, walkers, durable medical equipment.
  • DIYAbility offers help in creating your own assistive technology.
  • FreedomTech offers Californians affordable financial loans to purchase needed assistive technology; loans range from $500-$15,000. Includes hearing aids, computers and adaptive accessories/software, adaptive driving equipment, home modification equipment for accessibility if you own your home (ramp, shower, grab bars).
  • Kids and Social Media: On Line Safety Tips Every Parent Should Know from Norton.
  • NTADS  (formerly AT Network Exchange) with Device Loan and Assistive Technology Reutilization programs.  Device Loan lets potential AT users try-out devices prior to purchase, have access to a backup system when their device is in for repairs and/or have access to a device while waiting for their device to be delivered.  The AT reutilization allows individuals the ability to view and/or post gently used Assistive Technology for sale, free or needed. This area also lets individuals view refurbished and repaired AT equipment.
  • Social Media Safety provided by the FBI.
  • **Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK) – Toy, Switch & Software lending library. Access to TECH Center is by appointment only.