AT Device Loan
An AT Device Loan allows a person to borrow a device for a short period of time to help decide if the device will meet the person’s needs. CTTAP offers several AT Device Loan programs through various partner agencies. There may be some eligibility criteria for a device loan – contact each agency directly for more information on their AT Device Loan programs.
The New England Assistive Technology (NEAT) Center at Oak Hill
Is located on the corner of Holcomb and Coventry Streets (on the property of CIB/Oak Hill) in Hartford, CT. You can go to try out Assistive Technology devices, participate in AT device demonstrations, participate in their lending library, donate used equipment or buy AT devices. To find out more about NEAT, visit their website at www.neatmarketplace.org or call toll free 866-526-4492.
AT Device Loans for VR Consumers
VR consumers may be eligible for a short term loan of an AT device to use during Working Interviews, On the Job trainings, Work evaluations or once hired to help have more successful employment outcomes. If you are a VR consumer with the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services interested in a device loan, talk to your VR Counselor for more information.
Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) provides training and professional development to educators who work with students with disabilities on Assistive Technology devices and services in partnership with the Connecticut Tech Act Project. Additionally, CREC offers short term AT device loans to educators in their AT Consortium. Visit their website at www.crec.org to learn more.
EASTCONN provides training and professional development to educators who work with students with disabilities on Assistive Technology devices and services in partnership with the Connecticut Tech Act Project. Additionally, EASTCONN offers short term AT device loans to educators in their AT Consortium districts. Visit their website to learn more.
UCP of Eastern Connecticut
UCP of Eastern Connecticut, AT Lending Library enables Connecticut residents of any age and with any type of disability to determine which assistive technology device or equipment best suits their needs prior to making a purchasing decision. For more information visit http://ucpect.org/atlas/assistive-technology-lending-library/.