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AT Tryout & Access Center at CDCI

AT Tryout & Access Center at CDCI

AT Tryout Center Services

  • Device Demonstrations
    AT Tryout Center staff will demonstrate specific Assistive Technology (AT) devices or software for the purpose of assisting consumers and/or their representatives in making informed decisions about AT.
  • Device Loans
    Our AT Tryout Center makes short-term equipment (not financial) loans of up to 30 days to allow consumers to try out and evaluate AT devices. The types of equipment available include augmentative communication devices (such as dynamic display, picture symbols, switch access), computer access (such as text readers, speech recognition, keyboard and mouse alternatives), and environment control devices (such as X10 technology).
  • Information & Assistance
    Our AT Tryout Center provides information regarding AT devices and services, funding, and other disability-related topics by email, to walk-in visitors, and on our website.
  • Public Awareness
    Our AT Tryout Center provides informational displays and equipment demonstrations for outreach events such as open houses, support group meetings, professional meetings, conferences and exhibitions.
  • Technical Assistance
    Our AT Tryout Center staff engage in specific AT-related problem solving activities to help programs and agencies improve services, management, policies, and/or outcomes.
  • Training
    Our AT Tryout Center organizes instructional events and presentations for a specific purpose or audience, designed to increase participants's knowledge, skills, and competencies regarding AT. AT Tryout Center trainings may target individual devices or categories of equipment or software, and may relate to particular disabilities or to specific environments.
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