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1600 9th Street
P. O. Box 944202
Sacramento, CA 94244-2020

Info: (916) 654-1690
TTY: (916) 654-2054

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Assistive Technology Resources

Organizations

Note: The following listings are for information purposes only. Mention of organizations, products or services does not constitute endorsement, approval or recommendation by the Department of Developmental Services as to the accuracy of the information and/or representations made by an organization or vendor.

Alliance for Technology Access

A written guide: "Computer Resources for People with Disabilities."

  • Information on developing funding strategy.
  • Exploring local resources for AT.
  • Alliance for Technology Access Centers on the World Wide Web.

AT Network

California Foundation for Independent Living Centers
660 J Street, Suite 270
Sacramento, CA 95814-2413
(916) 325-1690 (Voice)
(800) 390-2699 (Voice)
(800) 900-0706 (TTY)

  • Information and referral on AT for communication needs.
  • Guarantee loan program for the purchase of AT equipment.
  • AT News provides articles, reviews, and announcements about the world of AT.

Center for Accessible Technology

2547 8th Street, Suite 12-A
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 841-3224
e-mail: info@cforat.org

  • Assists with information and referrals on AT for communication needs.
  • Offers programs which help people gain expertise in selecting AT.
  • Offers drop-in times for exploration, support and trouble-shooting AT.
  • In most cases can provide hands-on experience with your technology interest.

Computer Access Center

6234 West 87th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Voice: (310) 338-1597
e-mail: info@cac.org

  • Assists with information and referrals on AT for communication needs.
  • Offers programs which help people gain expertise in selecting AT.
  • Offers drop-in times for exploration, support and trouble-shooting AT.
  • Lending library offering software and hardware and adaptive toys.

Simi Valley Hospital Rehabilitation Unit North

P. O. Box 1325
Simi Valley, CA 95825
e-mail: dssaccca@aol.com

  • Assists with information and referrals on AT for communication needs.
  • Offers programs which help people gain expertise in selecting AT.
  • Offers drop-in times for exploration, support and trouble-shooting AT.

Team of Advocates for Special Kids

100 West Cerritos Avenue
Anaheim, CA 90802
(714) 533-8275
e-mail: taskca@aol.com

  • Assists with Information and referrals for parents with children in need of AT.
  • Offers programs which help parents gain expertise in selecting AT.
  • Will accompany parents as an advocate for a child at their IEP.
  • Helps assess the AT needs of individuals with disabilities.
  • Provides "Let's Be Friends" a kindergarten - third grade disability awareness curriculum for use in regular classrooms.
 
 
Last Updated: 10/23/2007