Maine Assistive Technology Providers
AT devices for demonstration and loan are available for Mainers with disabilities – children, adults, seniors, families and caregivers. AT4Maine Inventory consists of: vision & hearing, communications, learning & organizing, mobility & daily living, tablets & apps, smart home devices, and computers & switches.
Spurwink ALLTech — ALLTECH’s mission is to provide technology solutions for the educational, communication, daily living and workplace challenges experienced by people of all ages and abilities. ALLTECH supports the identification and utilization of technology that enables individuals to lead full and independent lives.
Alpha One — information and services that create opportunities for people with disabilities to live independently: peer support, independent living assessment, AT financing, mPower loans, and adapted driver assessments.
Bureau of Rehabilitation (BRS) — brings full access to employment, independent living and the community. Working with the Career Centers and rehabilitation providers, the BRS has three units:
- Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
- Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired (DBVI), and
- Division of Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened (DDFFLD)
C.A.R.E.S. Inc. — provides information about AT, device demonstrations and device loans. CARES also advocates for clients of Vocational Rehabilitation and Independent Living Services.
Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies (CCIDS) — links the University of Maine and the community through education, research, community service through the principles of inclusion, diversity, universal design and access to enhance life for individuals with disabilities of all ages.
Disability Rights Center — provides information, legal, and advocacy services including assistance in getting financial support or reimbursement for AT.
IRIS Network — helps people meet the challenges of vision loss and blindness through services and programs such as AT and Employment.
Maine Adaptive Sports — is the year-round adapted recreation program for people with disabilities of all ages. Offers AT and adapted equipment to fully engage in sports and leisure activities.
Maine Center on Deafness (MCD) — serves people who are deaf, late-deafened or hard-of-hearing by providing resources, advocacy and helping the public understand Deaf culture and effective ways of communication. Provides the statewide Telecommunications Equipment Loan program (TEP).
Maine CITE Coordinating Center — provides information, technical assistance, and training on AT, accessible information technology, and accessible instructional materials (AIM: maine-aim.org). The Center works to develop policy on AT and explores ways to increase funding for buying AT.
Mainely Access — provides AT assessment and services to individuals who have visual impairments or blindness.
Maine Parent Federation (MPF) — provides information, advocacy, education, and training to families of children with disabilities. MPF promotes community inclusion for children with disabilities.
mPower Loan Program — provides low-interest financing to buy AT devices, adaptive equipment, access modifications at home or business. To apply, contact Alpha One.
Pine Tree Society — helps people with disabilities lead independent, socially connected lives through Pine Tree Camp, Camp Communicate and Communications Pathways which offers AT assessment, device demonstrations, and device loans.
The University of Maine at Farmington — The Kalikow Curriculum Materials Center (KCMC) — is an AT library that provides AT device demonstrations and short-term loans, information about AT, how to use and evaluate various devices.
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