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Access Alabama Online Resources for Affordable Housing
This organization makes mortgages more affordable for lower and moderate income home buyers who have disabilities or family members with disabilities.
Alabama Alternative Financing Loan Program
Alabama’s Alternative Finance Program for individuals with disabilities and their families allows applicants to borrow money at low interest or extended terms for the purchase of assistive technology, adaptive equipment and related services. Alternative financing needs may include but will not be limited to a means of paying for devices not covered by public programs, of providing a loan sooner than other public programs, and/or of having another funding source available. The alternative financing program is administered through the Southern Disability Foundation Inc., a community-based organization founded in collaboration with STAR, Alabama's assistive technology resource.
Alabama Lions Sight Conservation Association, Inc.
ALSCA provides funding for eyecare for indigent citizens of Alabama, promotes sight conservation, education in the prevention of blindness, and provides vision, glaucoma, diabetes, hypertension and hearing screening to the public.
Alabama Medicaid Agency
The Alabama Medicaid Agency site offers program descriptions, eligibility information, annual reports, and other Medicaid-related information for Alabama residents.
Individual and Family Support Service
IFS is a state-sponsored program in Alabama, administered on a county-by-county basis, that offers various types of support for those with developmental disabilities and their family and friends. Contact information varies by county.
Alaska Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
TEDP distributes telephone equipment to eligible individuals in Alaska who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or speech-impaired or have difficulty communicating on the telephone.
Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
Established in 1977, ACDHH seeks "to improve the quality of life for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Arizona residents. ACDHH staff serves as an agency statewide information referral and resource center on issues which concern the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities. Working closely with other state, local and national agencies, ACDHH is a clearinghouse of information." ACDHH provides telecommunications services and equipment; conducts outreach and education programs; and provides advocates for deaf and hard of hearing consumers of assistive technology.
Arizona Loans for Assistive Technology Program
Arizona Loan$ for Assistive Technology (AzLAT) is a consumer driven, statewide alternative financing program offering affordable loans to persons with disabilities for the purchase of assistive technology devices. AzLAT is targeted to persons with low and middle incomes, creating a dignified alternative to traditional lending programs.
Arizona Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
AzTEDP is the free, state-funded program that loans telecommunications devices to qualified residents with hearing loss who need assistance communicating on the phone.
Arkansas Technology Alternative Financing Project
The Arkansas Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program (AFP) provides Arkansans with disabilities access to an affordable funding option for the purchase of assistive technology. It offers reduced interest rate, extended term loans to individuals with disabilities to obtain needed assistive technology services or devices. The AFP is sponsored by Arkansas Rehabilitation Services in partnership with the Arkansas Development Finance Authority. The Governor appointed Technology Equipment Revolving Loan Fund Committee provides program oversight.
Arkansas Telecommunications Access Program
The Telecommunications Access Program (TAP) serves Arkansans who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf blind, or speech impaired, or who have a visual, physical or cognitive disability that impairs their ability to effectively access the telecommunications network. Equipment available through TAP includes, but is not limited to, the following: Telephone Signaler System; Teletypewriter (TTY); Telebraille; Large Visual Displays; Amplified Phones; Uniphones (combination TTY, telephone and amplified handset); Electronic Larynx; Photo phones; Hands Free Telephones; Talking Phone; Captel Phone; Caller ID Phone.
Access Center of San Diego
"We have a large database containing information on the gamut of resources and services available to individuals with disabilities. It includes information regarding employment, transportation, support groups, adaptive aids and equipment, medical supplies, education, counseling, public accommodations, accessibility of public places ...and much, much more. Individuals with or without disabilities can obtain information directly by phone, or by e-mail."
California Telephone Access Program
The California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) distributes telecommunications equipment and services for individuals certified as having functional limitations of hearing, vision, mobility, speech and/or interpretation of information.
Colorado Telecommunication Equipment Distribution Program
The Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program (TEDP) makes telecommunications equipment and accessories available to qualified citizens in the state of Colorado who are deaf or hard of hearing. The equipment includes amplified telephones, CapTels, speaker telephones, TTYs, video-phones and specialized telephone equipment for citizens wh are deaf-blind. The Commission will update the telecommunications equipment available on a yearly basis.
Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
Trankilu Loan Program
The Trankilu Loan Program is the assistive technology alternative financing loan program for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Delaware Loan Program
In 2003, the Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative began developing two low-interest AT loan programs, the Delaware Assistive Technology Loan Fund and the Delaware Telework Equipment Loan Program in order to help Delawareans get the AT they need and want. Both the AT Loan Fund and the Telework Loan Program will enable individuals to borrow funds for AT purchases at below-market interest rates and with reasonable repayment schedules. Once established, these loan programs will be administered by the Delaware Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the DATI in conjunction with local banks.
The Abilities Foundation "raises, invests, and distributes funds to meet the employment, housing, health and independent living needs of persons with disabilities" in Pinellas County, Florida. The Foundation's Home for Independence program provides funding for renovation of existing housing and financial assistance for the purchase of accessible housing.
Florida Alternative Financing Program
The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) partners with banking institutions to provide loans with favorable interest rates to consumers who need help financing an assistive technology purchase. AT allows individuals to overcome barriers to independence education and employment by providing them with the tools and technology that would allow them to experience the highest degree of inclusion possible. You can borrow from $500 to $20,000 to purchase things like vehicle or home modifications, adaptive computer equipment, scooters, etc.
"Medicaid is the state and federal partnership that provides health coverage for selected categories of people with low incomes. Its purpose is to improve the health of people who might otherwise go without medical care for themselves and their children. Medicaid is different in every state." The Developmental Services/Home and Community-Based Services (DS/HCBS) Waiver provides home and community-based supports and services to eligible persons with developmental disabilities living at home or in a home-like setting, as an alternative to living in an Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled.
Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc.
"Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI) is a statewide not-for-profit organization that administers the Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program for citizens of Florida who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf/Blind and Speech Impaired."
Credit-Able is Georgia’s Alternative Financing Program. This program provides loan options for acquiring assistive technology devices. Participants must be a member of the GettingAhead Association.
Credit-Able, the Georgia Assistive Technology Loan Guarantee Program
Credit-Able is Georgia's alternative financing program for assistive technology. It provides guarantees to enable loans for assistive technology and home and vehicle modifications. Credit-Able provides these loan guarantees, along with negotiated rates and terms, to Georgians with disabilities, their families and care-givers, and/or employers to help individuals with disabilities become independent and involved members of their communities with an improved quality of life.
Fragile Kids Foundation
This foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps families in Georgia afford adequate medical care for their child with severe health issues.
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children
"Established in 1986, Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) exists to provide medical equipment to disabled people in the metro Atlanta area who could not otherwise afford it (we cannot ship items--sorry!)."
Georgia Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission
The Georgia Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission was created to administer a State trust fund that provides funds to help offset costs of services used by those that have traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries.
Georgia Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
The GATEDP provides a variety of specialized telecommunications equipment to qualified applicants who have difficulty using a standard phone. For those who qualify, the GATEDP staff also offers assistance selecting telecommunications equipment and training on how to use it properly.
Guam Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation is a Government of Guam agency whose primary goal is: To enable eligible individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with significant disabilities, to achieve employment and community independence through the provision of quality vocational rehabilitation services.
Guam Options for Alternative Loans for Assistive Technology
Assistive Technology Resource Centers of Hawaii
ATRC is a statewide, non-profit organization that is the state assistive technology project for Hawaii. ATRC also offers an equipment loan program, a computer training lab (on-site and mobile), a state-sponsored low-interest loan program for A.T., and a variety of other services.
Illinois Assistive Technology Program
The Illinois Assistive Technology Project offers assistance in finding appropriate assistive products; operates a demonstration center and an equipment loan program. It also offers a low-interest cash loan program for purchasing A.T.
Illinois Telecommunications Access Corp.
ITAC provides the Illinois Relay Service and free TTY Loan Program to citizens of Illinois who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind or speech-impaired, on behalf of the 100+ telephone carriers in Illinois.
TechConnect Low Interest Loan Program
The TechConnect Low Interest Loan Program has two parts. The Assistive Technology Loan Program provides loans to Illinois residents with disabilities and/or their families on behalf of the person with a disability to purchase assistive technology devices, services, and home modifications. The Telework Loan Program is restricted to Illinois residents with disabilities, 18 years and older. The loan can be used to purchase equipment, services, and home modifications for home-based employment. The equipment is not restricted to assistive technology devices. The interest rate for a TechConnect Low Interest Loan is 5.5 percent. This rate is fixed for the term of the loan. Loan amounts range from $500 to $40,000. Amounts over or under the minimum and maximum will be considered on a case-by case basis.
Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Indiana, Inc
"The Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Indiana, Inc is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for those with cerebral palsy. Its Board of Directors meets once a month to promote programs and services for those with cerebral palsy in the community. And is available for people with cerebal-palsey and other medical conditions."
CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions
As the local area agency on aging, CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions serves Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan, and Shelby counties in Indiana. CICOA funds transportation, adult day care, respite care, homemakers, home health aides, attendant care, home repair and modification, legal assistance, ombudsman services, and senior service agencies in each of the eight counties. CICOA purchases services from more than 168 for-profit and not-for-profit vendors."
Iowa Loan Program
Telecommunications Access Iowa
TAI assists you in getting telephone equipment that can allow you to speak directly over the telephone or use your equipment in conjunction with the Relay Iowa service. TAI can provide a voucher for a single telephone product or a package which would include a headset or neckloop and/or a ringer that either flashes a light or produces a louder sound when the phone is ringing.
Kansas Assistive Technology Cooperative
The Kansas Assistive Technology Cooperative (KATCO) provides Kansans with disabilities and their families access to financing for the purchase of Assistive Technology (AT) equipment and/or services. Programs include Flexible Term Loans, Assistive Technology Individual Development Savings Accounts, and financial counseling. KATCO also manages the Telework Loan Program that provides financing to individuals with disabilities or their employers for the purchase of equipment, modified and non-modified, that will assist an employee engage in telework employment.
Telecommunications Access Program of Kansas
The Telecommunications Access Program (TAP) of Kansas will provide vouchers for specialized telecommunications equipment for people with certified disabilities who need assistance in utilizing the telephone.
Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation
The Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation (KATLC) offers low interest loans for qualified applicants with disabilities who need assistive technology. Working with its lending partner, Fifth Third Bank of Kentucky, KATLC can provide loans for modified vehicles, hearing aids, adapted computers, mobility devices, augmentative communication devices or any other type of equipment or home modification that will improve the quality of life or increase the independence of Kentuckians with disabilities.
Kentucky Department for Disability Determinations
"The Department for Disability Determination Services is responsible for making disability determinations on behalf of the Commissioner of Social Security for residents of Kentucky. The Department uses Federal Regulations to determine disability for both Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI)."
Kentucky Telecommunication Access Program
The Kentucky Telecommunication Access Program provides specialized telecommunications equipment (such as amplified phones, CapTel, TDD, VCO or TeliTalk) at no charge to deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired residents of Kentucky.
Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network
LATAN, the state assistive technology project, assists Louisiana residents with disabilities to achieve a higher quality of life and greater independence through increased access to assistive technology as part of their daily lives. Programs and services of LATAN include the AT Marketplace, an online and telephone accessible database of previously owned assistive devices and equipment for sale or donation; the Assistive Technology Loan Program, which provides reduced-interest, fixed-rate, extended-term loans to purchase assistive technology; the Computer ReUse Program, which connects Louisiana consumers who have disabilities with used, rebuilt, low-cost computers shipped to their doors; the Emergency Equipment Distribution Program, which distributes donated assistive equipment to evacuees of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita; information and referral services; and training, technical assistance, and AT demonstration activities.
Louisiana Department of Insurance
The Louisiana Department of Insurance site contains information on insurance including Medicare.
Alpha One Center
Alpha One, an center for independent living in Maine, offers the following services: information and referral, outreach, advocacy, one-to-one and group peer support, consumer-directed personal assistance services, assistive technology financing, access design, resume workshops, and independent living skills instruction.
Maine Center on Deafness Equipment Program
Through the Maine Center on Deafness Equipment Program both Telecommunications (TEP) and Emergency Notification System (ENS) equipment are available. Depending on your income there are three options available to obtain equipment: lending, cost-Share, and direct purchase.
Maine Client Assistance Program
"The mission of the Client Assistance Program (CAP) is to inform, advise, assist and, if requested, represent applicants and consumers who are seeking services under the Rehabilitation Act. C.A.R.E.S., INC. will administer the CAP in a manner that informs and empowers people with disabilities to fully understand and exercise their rights to services. CAP strives to assure that people with disabilities are allowed to make informed choices throughout the vocational rehabilitation and independent living process and are treated with dignity and respect."
Maine Disability Determination Services
"The Maine Disability Determination Service is comprised of Maine State workers who make disability decisions for the Social Security Administration. These decisions directly service the citizens of our state and bring approximately four hundred million dollars in benefits to disabled Maine citizens."
mPower - Maine's Adaptive Equipment Loan Fund
mPower, Maine's Adaptive Equipment Loan Fund, provides low-interest loans for individuals with disabilities and for businesses to make their workplace more accessible to employees and customers. Loans are available from $250 up to $100,000, with extra quick decisions on those for $5,000 or less. Staff from Alpha One can help the applicant find the right equipment, while the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) carefully looks at the loan application to make sure the individual can make the monthly payments. Both organizations' recommendations are acted upon by the program's Board of Directors, the majority of whom are people with disabilities. The program also provides expert advice on adaptive equipment, accessibility design, and the access requirements of the Americans Disability Act (ADA).
Accessory, Shared and Sheltered Housing Program
ACCESS expands low-cost housing opportunities for low-income households and low-income elderly, handicapped or disabled persons by financing the creation of accessory, shared and sheltered housing facilities. The program is funded by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Family NET Works
Family NET Works is a comprehensive online resource for disability-related information and supports specific to the needs of Maryland families that include a member with a disability. On this site you will find a wide array of information and links to resources and supports, a photo gallery to showcase family accomplishments, a focus on family section, a discussion area that will explore shared issues and concerns, and an events calendar where users are welcome to post upcoming meetings, conferences, support groups, rallies, recreation, etc. throughout Maryland.
Maryland A.T. Co-op / AT:LAST, Inc.
The Maryland A.T. Co-op is a program of AT:LAST, Inc. that provides discounted purchasing and training opportunities to schools, agencies, organizations, and families. With initial funding and support from the Maryland Technology Assistance Program (Governor’s Office for Individuals with Disabilities), the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE- Division of Special Education), and the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council (DDC) the Co-op uses the combined purchasing power of Maryland’s schools to make A.T. more affordable.
Maryland Accessible Telecommunications Program
MAT provides free assistive telecommunications equipment to qualified residents of the State of Maryland. MAT distributes free amplified phones, ring signalers, TTYs and other assistive devices to qualified applicants who have difficulty using the telephone.
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene site contains information about health, seniors, health care programs, caregivers and more.
Maryland Technology Assistance Program
The Maryland Technology Assistance Program (MD TAP) provides a statewide, consumer responsive system of technical assistance for individuals with disabilities. MD TAP programs include the Assistive Technology Guaranteed Loan Program and the Telework Loan Program, which provide alternative financing for assistive technology; AT:LAST, an AT purchasing cooperative for Maryland schools; information and referral services; the Equipment Demonstration Program and Equipment Loan Program, which allow individuals with disabilities to try or borrow equipment before making a purchase; and AT training at the Workforce and Technology Center in Baltimore. MD TAP also sponsors protection and advocacy services through the Maryland Disability Law Center (MDLC).
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maryland Chapter
"The Maryland Chapter is here to serve you through education, information and referral, counseling, assistance with employment concerns, social activities and more. Chapter programs are made possible by our fundraising success."
Massachusetts AT Loan Program
The Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program offers access to reduced-interest loans for assistive technology and related services. Qualified Massachusetts residents who have disabilities and their families will use the loans to purchase technology that will improve the quality of their lives and help them reach their full potential. The technology may include communication devices, adapted computers, Braille equipment, and hearing and vision aids. Certain vehicle and home modifications also are allowable. Compared to traditional bank loans, the program has a higher loan approval rate and low-interest options. Even people with poor credit histories may qualify. The program is being managed by Easter Seals through a contract with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.
Massachusetts Equipment Distribution Program
MassEDP is a service that provides residents with permanent disability access to the telephone network in their homes by offering specialized telephones for free or at a reduced cost, depending on income. This program fosters independence, empowerment, and freedom of choice.
Massachusetts Home Modification Loan Program
HMLP is a program of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission in collaboration with the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation, providing low- and no-interest loans to modify the homes of adults and children with disabilities.
Michigan Loan Funds
The Michigan Assistive Technology Loan Fund and Michigan Telework Loan Fund provide loans for Michigan residents to purchase assistive technology. The Assistive Technology Loan Fund allows people with disabilities and seniors (or their family members) to purchase assistive technology devices or services, including modification of vehicles and homes. Loans may also cover cost of training to use the purchased equipment, warranties, and service agreements. The TeleWork Loan Fund provides loans for individuals with disabilities to purchase equipment and home modifications to enable work from home. The Michigan Assistive Technology and Telework Loan Funds were established by the Michigan Disability Rights Coalition (MDRC) through grants from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) and the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). MDRC joined with United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan, the Option 1 Credit Union, and disability organizations throughout the state to offer these programs.
Michigan Statewide TTY Distribution Program
The purpose of the Michigan Statewide TTY Distribution Program is to provide assistive equipment to those who are on public assistance or whose income is below the Federal Poverty Guidelines for their family size.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter
"The National MS Society-Michigan Chapter supports a wide range of programs and services designed to assist people with MS to live more productive lives. These programs are developed in direct response to needs expressed by our members."
Trust Fund for Children with Special Needs
The Trust Fund is a resource for Michigan families of children with special health care needs. It helps pay for services and projects for children with special health care needs not provided by other health care funds.
Assistive Technology of Minnesota
Assistive Technology of Minnesota provides a statewide, comprehensive, consumer responsive system of assistive technology for Minnesotans of all ages with disabilities. It provides resource and referral information to persons with a disability to access assistive technology devices and services, and collaborates with other providers such as the Minnesota STAR Program in the delivery of AT services and training. Services offered by ATMn include the Micro Loan Program and the Access to Telework Loan Program, and ATMn serves as a point of contact for the Eye-Link program, a donor-advised fund that provides financial support for assistive technology to visually impaired individuals.
Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota
ARRM leads the advancement of community-based services that support people with disabilities in their pursuit of meaningful lives. Founded in 1970 by a group of private providers, ARRM is a network of 130 providers supporting over 30,000 people with disabilities. Its members provide services through the DD, TBI, CADI and CAC waivers; ICFs/MR and SILS. ARRM is committed to assuring that Minnesota has a viable private provider sector to promote consumer choice, adequate funding, and appropriate regulation.
The Eye-Link Foundation provides grants to blind and visually impaired residents of Minnesota for assistive technology and or associated training. Eye-Link is a component fund of the Minnesota Community Foundation, a statewide community foundation and 501(C)3 public charity organized to serve the people and communities of the region. The Minnesota Community Foundation develops, receives and administers charitable funds, largely from private sources, and manages these funds for philanthropic purposes.
Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
The mission of the Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities is to provide information, education, and training to build knowledge, develop skills, and change attitudes that will lead to increased independence, productivity, self determination, integration and inclusion (IPSII) for people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Minnesota Telephone Equipment Distribution Program
The TED Program provides telephone equipment to people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, speech impaired or have a physical disability and need adaptive equipment in order to use the phone. The equipment is loaned out at no cost as a long-term loan. Available equipment include Captel phones, light flashing ring signalers, TTYs, amplified telephones, loud ringers, hands free speakerphones and more.
Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Mississippi
" The mission of the Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Mississippi is to see all Mississippians with Cerebral Palsy enjoy the activities and opportunities of life to the fullest extent possible through treatment, education and rehabilitation. The term Cerebral Palsy refers to a group of conditions that affect the nerve and muscle functions of an individual and is caused by damage to the part of the brain that controls muscle action. CP may be characterized by one or more of these conditions: increased or decreased muscle tone; seizures; vision, hearing, speech, and learning difficulties; feeding difficulties; or cognitive disorders."
Mississippi Division of Medicaid
"Our mission at the Office of the Governor Division of Medicaid is to promote a caring organization and to treat our beneficiaries, providers, and employees with respect, dignity, honesty and compassion. We strive to provide financial assistance for the provision of quality health services to our beneficiaries with professionalism, integrity, compassion and commitment. We are advocates for, and accountable to the people we serve."
Missouri Telecommunications Access Program
The Telecommunications Access Program for Telephone (TAP-T) provides access to basic voice telephone calling (both sending and receiving) for individuals with all types of disabilities through the delivery of adaptive telephone equipment. The program provides such equipment as text telephones, voice carry over phones, phone for hearing carry over, amplified phones, Braille phones, hands-free phones and photo phones.
Show Me Loans
Show Me Loans is a low-interest loan program to enable Missourians to purchase assistive technology equipment and devices, home access modifications and vehicle access modifications for persons with disabilities in Missouri. Loans can be applied for by Missourians with disabilities, family members, etc. for wheelchairs, electric scooters, hearing aids, computers, augmentative communication devices, electronic print enlarging devices and for other equipment made for people with disabilities. Loans may also be made for the costs of assistive technology services such as an evaluation or trainings to learn how to use a device.
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Servic
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services provides information on disability, health policies in Montana and much, much more.
Montana Telecommunications Access Program
The Montana Telecommunications Access Program is an agency of the government of Montana that offers assistive equipment and services to Montanans whose disabilities make it hard for them to use the phone.
Montana's Self Sufficiency Trust
"The Montana Legislature created Montana’s Self Sufficiency Trust (MSST) as a mechanism for families and friends of persons with disabilities to set aside funds to purchase supplemental services for persons with disabilities without jeopardizing their government benefits. To participate in the Self Sufficiency Trust, a donor (parent, family member, or other interested individual) establishes a trust account for the person with disabilities. Commonly, only the interest income from the SST account is used to purchase supplemental services for the beneficiary. Services are purchased in accordance with the beneficiary’s Lifecare Plan. The Lifecare Planning Agency is a private, nonprofit corporation which provides counseling services to assist donors or Trust Advisors who request assistance in writing a Lifecare Plan. The current Lifecare Planning Agency is Parents, Let’s Unite for Kids (PLUK)."
MonTECH provides free, confidential information about assistive technology devices and services for Montanans of all ages. The project operates a technology demonstration and evaluation center called the Montana Technology Access Center (MTAC), located on the University of Montana campus. It maintains a statewide database of available assistive technology devices. MonTECH operates an Assistive Technology Loan Program in which loans are available for eligible Montana residents or military personnel and their families who are stationed in Montana. Through a partnership with Community Bank-Missoula, loans are made at an interest rate equal to the prime rate in effect at the time the loan is made.
Nebraska HHS Disabled Children's Program
"The Disabled Children's Program (DCP) provides funding to help families care for their children with disabilities at home. A family focused assessment process determines the need for services."
Nebraska HHS Medically Handicapped Children's Prog
"Provides family-focused services coordination/case management, specialty medical team evaluations for children in local areas, access to specialty physicians, and payment of treatment services."
Nebraska Loan Programs
Easter Seals Nebraska, as part of a cooperative agreement with the Nebraska Assistive Technology Partnership and First National Bank Omaha, offers two alternative financing loan programs. The Nebraska Alternative Financing Program provides low or reduced interest loans to qualified Nebraskans with disabilities for the purchase of assistive technology devices and assistive technology services. The Nebraska Telework Loan Program provides low or reduced interest loans to qualified Nebraskans with disabilities for the purchase of equipment and services necessary for securing telework opportunities from home or other permanent remote sites. This includes but is not limited to: computers, printers, software, fax machines, scanners, office machines, telecommunication devices, telecommunication system installation charges, office furniture, home modifications for accessibility and/or to create home offices, motor vehicles, and other technology.
Nebraska Planning Council on Developmental Disabil
"The Council focuses on persons who experience a severe disability that occurs before the age of 21, which includes persons with physical disabilities, mental/behavioral health conditions and persons that are served by the current state developmental disabilities system. The Council awards grants to various agencies to address gaps and barriers in the system."
Nebraska Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Program
NSTEP provides monetary assistance to persons with disabilities. These persons will then use the financial assistance to aid in the purchasing of specialized telephone equipment such as amplifiers, signaling devices and TTY/TTs.
Nevada Assistive Technology Loan Fund
Assistive Technology Loans are personal loans made to individuals with disabilities to modify their vehicles or homes. Loans are provided by a grant from the State of Nevada.
Nevada Bureau of Disability Adjudication
"The Bureau of Disability Adjudication evaluates applications from individuals with permanent disabilities to determine if they are eligible for federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)."
Nevada Telecommunication Equipment Distribution Program
The Nevada Telecommunication Equipment Distribution Program provides devices such as TTY, captioned telephones and amplified telephones to deaf, deaf/blind, hard of hearing and speech impaired individuals.
New Hampshire Telecommunication Equipment Distribution Program
NH TEDP assists individuals who experience difficulties using regular phones in obtaining phones that can accommodate their needs.
Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund
"The Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund Program was established by legislation to provide financial assistance for New Jersey families whose children have experienced an illness or condition which is not otherwise covered by insurance, State or Federal programs, or other sources such as fund raising. The following incurred expenses will be considered and may be eligible for payment / reimbursement if found reasonable. The categories include, but are not limited to: specialized pediatric ambulatory care; addictions/mental health services; acute or specialized hospital care, both in and outpatient; physician care in all settings; medical equipment or disposable medical supplies; pharmaceuticals; medically related home modifications and medical transportation; home health care; experimental medical treatment or pharmaceuticals following special review."
Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey
"Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey serves people with a variety of disabilities including cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, arthritis, spina bifida, mental retardation, hearing and visual impairments, alcohol and drug illness, and stroke. We serve those with both permanent and temporary disabilities, those born with disabilities, and those who acquire disabilities because of accidents, illness, or the aging process."
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - New Jersey Chapter
"The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease."
New Jersey Division of Disability Determination Services
"The New Jersey Division of Disability Determination Services is responsible for the adjudication of disability claims filed by the residents of New Jersey for both Social Security Disability Insurance (Title II) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) (Title XVI). Title II Disability Insurance provides cash benefits for those disabled workers (and their dependents) who have contributed to the Social Security trust fund through tax on their earnings. Title XVI SSI provides monthly payments to aged, blind and disabled people with limited income and resources. To qualify for disability benefits under these programs, you must have a medically determinable impairment that is expected to keep you from doing any substantial work for at least a year or result in death."
New Jersey Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services
"The Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) administers state-and federally-funded health insurance programs for certain groups of low- and moderate-income people."
New Jersey Ticket to Work
"Ticket to Work is a program that allows certain employed people with permanent disabilities, whose earnings are too high for them to qualify otherwise for Medicaid coverage, to receive full New Jersey Medicaid benefits."
Access Loan New Mexico
Access Loan New Mexico (ALNM) is an alternative loan program for New Mexico citizens over the age of 18 with disabilities who desire to purchase assistive technology, adaptive equipment or make accessible modifications to their homes or services.
New Mexico Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
The Accessible Technology Unit was established by the New Mexico Legislature in Chapter 54 of the Laws of 1993. The purpose of the program is to distribute telecommunications equipment designed for deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind. Equipment is distributed to qualified applicants living in New Mexico. Recipients may keep the equipment as long as they live in this state. Generally, any individual who has a hearing loss that prevents the normal use of the telephone, who lives in New Mexico, and who meets certain income limits, is eligible for participation in the program. (Equipment is distributed for residential use only. Businesses and public accommodations are not eligible.)
New Mexico Tele-Work Loan Program
The New Mexico Tele-Work Loan Program (NMTLP) is a loan program for persons with disabilities who are looking for equipment loans to help them with a home-based business or self-employment. It provides loan guarantees and interest rate subsidies to help people with disabilities work independently.
New York State Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors
"The conference advances state and local policies, practices, laws, regulation and funding for the purpose of ensuring comprehensive, integrated and cost-effective system of care to meet the needs of those persons, and their families, affected by mental illness, developmental disability and/or chemical dependency."
TRAID, Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities, provides partial funding to New York's 12 Regional TRAID Centers (RTCs), where staff provide information, training, device demonstration and loan, technical assistance and advocacy on how to obtain and use assistive technology services and devices. In collaboration with the New York State Department of Health Early Intervention Program, the TRAID Project provides partial funding to the RTCs for equipment loan libraries for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. TRAID also operates and maintains the TRAID-IN Equipment Exchange program, which is a service for individuals who are looking to sell, donate or obtain used assistive devices for people with disabilities. An Equipment Loan Fund provides low interest loans for purchase of assistive technology.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Central North Carolina Chapter
The Central North Carolina Chapter serves over 2100 people living with multiple sclerosis in central North Carolina. It provides a variety of programs for people with MS, their families, and medical professionals.
North Carolina Network of Assistive Technology Equ
"A coordinated effort to loan assistive technology equipment to North Carolinians with disabilities, their families, and their service providers. The goal of this statewide network is to increase accessibility to adaptive devices by linking existing equipment loan programs via the World Wide Web."
North Carolina Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
"The Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program (TEDP) provides specialized telephone equipment at no charge to financially qualifying residents of North Carolina who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf-Blind, or Speech Impaired. Currently available equipment includes text telephones (TTYs or TDDs), amplified telephones, hearing aids with t-coil technology, large visual display telephones, voice-carryover telephones, electrolarynx, and speech aid equipment."
North Dakota Alternative Financial Loan Program
The North Dakota Alternative Financial Loan Program is available to help North Dakota residents with disabilities or those experiencing the effects of aging obtain assistive technology devices or services. It is an affordable alternative in assistive technology financing. Any North Dakota resident with a disability who needs assistive technology and can demonstrate the ability to repay the loan is eligible. Family members may apply on behalf of children or other family members with disabilities, as long as the device or service is for the person with the disability.
North Dakota Association for the Disabled, Inc.
The North Dakota Association for the Disabled is a nonprofit, charitable organization founded by concerned citizens for the purpose of assisting people with mental and physical disabilities in the state of North Dakota, many of whom are not eligible for services from other agencies. In cooperation with the North Dakota Interagency Program for Assistive Technology (IPAT) and North Dakota Protection and Advocacy (P&A), it provides the North Dakota Assistive Technology Financial Loan Program, which provides loans to eligible North Dakotans to purchase assistive technology devices and services.
North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
The mission of the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities is "to provide leadership and innovation that advances the state-of-the-art and to empower people with disabilities to challenge expectations, achieve personal goals and be included in all aspects of community life."
North Dakota Interagency Program for Assistive Technology
The Interagency Program for Assistive Technology (IPAT) increases access to assistive technology in North Dakota by engaging in activities that raise awareness, disseminate information, provide training and assessments, work with policy makers, loan equipment for trial-use, and demonstrate assistive technology (AT) devices to individuals of all ages with disabilities and those experiencing the effects of aging throughout the state. IPAT increases AT acquisition by making available a used equipment bulletin board and an alternative financial loan program specific to the purchase of AT devices and services.
North Dakota Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Service
TEDS is designed to provide free specialized telecommunications equipment to meet the needs of individuals who are communications-impaired and who might be otherwise disadvantaged in their ability to obtain such equipment.
Ohio Health Plans
The mission of Ohio Health plans is, "to support the quality of life of Ohioans through coverage of high quality, cost effective, accessible health care and related services."
Oklahoma Alternative Financing Program
Oklahoma ABLE Tech offers an Alternative Financing Program (AFP) and an Access to Telework Fund Program (ATF) to Oklahomans with disabilities. Both programs offer a low interest and/or low interest guaranty bank loan that provides Oklahomans with disabilities the opportunity to borrow money for the purchase of needed assistive technology, computers and other adaptive equipment. Both loan programs are administered through a partnership between ABLE Tech, BancFirst of Stillwater, and the Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation or OkAT.
Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services
DRS "helps employers recruit qualified employees [with disabilities] who really want to work. We assist students, parents and educational staff in public schools, as well as those attending our residential schools. DRS also determines medical eligibility for Social Security disability benefits and operates dozens of programs that help Oklahomans lead more independent, productive lives."
Oregon Department of Human Services - Seniors (DHS
"In this section of the DHS Web we offer information about aging, health care in the later years, receiving and providing caregiving services, caregiving received in your own home as well as in community facilities; how to get legal, housing, food and financial help; and support and advocacy for older Oregonians."
Oregon Disability Services
"Disability Services provides leadership and programs for persons with disabilities to enhance their independence, dignity, choice and well being."
Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation
"Here you will find information about our programs, upcoming events and ways that you can share in our mission."
Oregon Telecommunication Devices Access Program
TDAP purchases and loans (at no cost to eligible recipients) special telecommunication devices to Oregonians who are deaf, hearing- and/or speech-impaired, or who have other physical disabilities that would prevent them from using a telephone. Special telecommunication devices such as a TTY (text telephone), visual signal, large visual display, telebraille, remote-controlled speaker phone and voice-activated cellular phone are distributed under the program.
Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance
"SHIBA is a statewide network of trained volunteers who educate, assist, and serve as advocates for people with Medicare. SHIBA volunteers help people with Medicare understand their rights and options in health insurance, so that they can make informed choices."
Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation
The Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) is a non-profit organization that provides low-interest loans to people with disabilities and older adults so that they can buy the assistive technology devices and services they need.
Pennsylvania Telecommunication Device Distribution Program
TDDP provides specialized equipment, without charge, to eligible Pennsylvanians with disabilities that impede independent access to telephone services.
Philadelphia Developmental Disabilities Corporation
"Through our experienced, diversified staff, PDDC provides quality services for men and women, aged 18 and up, who have disabilities or age-related frailties. Programs range from vocational and employment in Albert Teti Developmental Services, to senior citizen support through the John & Beverly Anello Adult Day Health Center, to creative arts therapies in the George & Esther Horowitz Cultural Center."
Self-Determination Housing Project of Pennsylvania, Inc.
"The mission of SDHP is to promote self-determination and control in housing for all people with disabilities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania." SDHP's services center on education, advocacy, technical assistance and the development of innovative projects.
Rhode Island Adaptive Telephone Equipment Program
"The Rhode Island Adaptive Telephone Equipment Program provides equipment to qualified individuals who have hearing and/or speech impairments, or who suffer from neuromuscular damage or disease, to enable them to use the telephone."
Enable Technologies Associates, Inc.
Our mission is to provide a unique and much needed rehabilitation engineering service to our community that is not available through any other resource. The services listed above that we provide in the South Carolina/Georgia region would be so expensive on an individual basis that few could afford them. That is why they do not exist as commercial enterprise. Our volunteers and associate companies and organizations provide these services free of charge. Our reward is the satisfaction that we receive in helping those less fortunate and the community. No members, directors, or officers of Enabletech are paid a salary or benefit materially in any way from our work. We are supported by public and private donations and grants and in kind materials and support from our associates and volunteers.
South Carolina Assistive Technology Loan Program
South Carolina Assistive Technology Loan Program offers loan guarantees and interest rate subsidies to qualifying South Carolinians with disabilities, their families and authorized representatives to purchase equipment needed to become more independent and to enhance quality of life. The costs of training to use the equipment, insurance, extended warranties and maintenance plans may be included in the loan.
South Carolina Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
SC TEDP provides telecommunications equipment at no cost to South Carolina residents with qualifying hearing, speech, blind/low vision with hearing loss or dual sensory disabilities. SC TEDP is an outreach service of the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind (SCSDB) in partnership with the Office of Regulatory Staff.
South Dakota Children's Health Insurance Program
"The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides free health insurance to South Dakota children who meet certain eligibility guidelines. CHIP covers doctor appointments, hospital stays, dental and vision services, prescription drugs, mental health care and other medical services."
South Dakota Council on Developmental Disabilities
Their mission statement is: "To assist individuals with developmental disabilities to control their own destiny and to achieve the quality of life they desire."
South Dakota Division of Rehabilitation Services
The South Dakota Vocational Rehabilitation program provides individualized vocational rehabilitation and supportive services to assist eligible individuals with disabilities to get and keep jobs compatible with their skills and abilities.
South Dakota Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
TEDP provides accessible telephone equipment for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind, speech-impaired, or have severe hearing loss. Special equipment is available – at no cost — to enhance telephone communication.
Tennessee Technology Access Project
"The Tennessee Technology Access Project (TTAP) is a statewide program designed to increase access to, and acquisition of, assistive technology devices and services. Through it’s four core programs: Funding Assistance, Device Demonstration, Device Loan and Device Reutilization, TTAP and a network of five assistive technology centers help people with disabilities and their families find and get the tools that they need to live independent, productive lives where and how they choose."
Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities
"Welcome to the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities. Here you will find resources and information on disabilities including committee members and law, publications, ADA, key laws, disability history, disability policy, parking, and statistics. You can also learn about local committees around the state. The Disabilities Committee presents numerous awards each year for outstanding achievements made by and for Texans with disabilities."
Texas Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program
STAP is a state-wide program that provides financial assistance to qualified disabled persons so that they may purchase specialized telecommunications devices and services that allow them to use the telephone network.
Relay Utah, the Utah Public Service Commission program that provides telecommunication equipment and relay services for hard of hearing and deaf Utahns, distributes amplified phones, amplified cordless phones, captioning phones, and text telephones to qualified individuals who require hearing assistive devices.
Utah Assistive Technology Foundation
The Utah Assistive Technology Foundation is a private, non-profit organization that works with Zions Bank of Utah to provide low-interest loans to purchase assistive technology and telework devices. The UATF also offers small grants of $250 or less on a limited basis through non-federal funding to families who meet federal poverty guidelines. Its goal is to assist Utahns with disabilities by enhancing their independence, education, employment, and quality of life through assistive technology.
Utah Center for Assistive Technology
UCAT's mission is "to enhance human potential through facilitating the application of assistive technologies for persons with disabilities." UCAT acts as the hub of assistive technology services statewide. There are branch resources available throughout the state and services are coordinated to ensure that devices and services are accessible to all Utahns with disabilities.
Council on Aging for Southeastern Vermont, Inc.
"This site contains information on local elder services, caregiver support groups, respite funding, current events, news update links, federal and Vermont State initiatives, and more."
The Independence Fund loans to people with disabilities, their families and non-profit organizations for the purchase of assistive technology. Eligible AT includes modified vehicles, wheelchairs or other mobility equipment, hearing aids and assisted listening devices, disability-specific recreation equipment, home modifications, and computers and special communication devices.
Vermont Center for Independent Living (Montpelier)
The Vermont Center for Independent Living (VCIL) works to promote the dignity, independence, and civil rights of Vermonters with disabilities. VCIL is a statewide, nonprofit organization directed and staffed by individuals with disabilities. Services include information and referral, advocacy, and training. Direct services include Meals on Wheels; a Home Access Program that provides home entry and bathroom accessibility modifications; and the Sue Williams Freedom Fund, which helps people with significant disabilities to obtain services and equipment that will help them live independently in their own homes.
Vermont Equipment Distribution Program
Virgin Islands Assistive Technology Foundation
The Virgin Islands Assistive Technology Foundation (VIATF) offers people with disabilities access to low-interest bank loans to purchase assistive technology devices and services. Under VIATF, the cost of the borrowed money is significantly reduced. Loans can be made for a minimum of $300.00 and a maximum of $15,000.00.
Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority
"The ATLFA makes loans to Virginians with disabilities, and their family members, which feature easier loan approval criteria, flexible terms and low interest rates. The ATLFA makes loans and loan guarantees to families on fixed incomes, or who have credit problems related to their disability. Loans may be used to purchase special technology, home and vehicle modifications."
Mental Health Association of Virginia
"MHAV advocates for public and private sector policies, services and financing to ensure adequate and appropriate detection, treatment, housing, and rehabilitation programs. Teaming with consumers, parents of consumers, mental health professionals and providers, we ensure the members of the Virginia General Assembly are aware of the concerns and needs of people with a mentally illness."
Virginia Association of Workers for the Blind
"The Virginia Association of Workers for the Blind continues to provide: eye glasses, medical and dental care, clothing, personal items, transportation, watch repairing, bowling expenses, tickets for theatres and concerts, picnics, Christmas parties and vacations. Where local chapters have been established these functions are partially performed through the local chapters."
Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
"The Board serves as the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, addressing the needs of people with developmental disabilities as established under the federal "Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act" and the state "Virginians with Disabilities Act." The Board advises the Secretary of Health and Human Resources and the Governor on issues related to people with disabilities in Virginia."
Virginia Commonwealth Community Trust
"Commonwealth Community Trust (CCT) was established for Virginia residents to provide a convenient and economical way to have trust funds administered for people with disabilities that will supplement the benefits offered by entitlement programs. Our mission is to enhance government programs for the lifelong special needs of the beneficiary so that he or she can live securely."
Virginia Commonwealth University Partnership for People with Disabilities
"Among our most important partners in our efforts to create communities where all people live, work, and play together with choices and independence, are numerous disability service providers, K-12 schools and school divisions, universities and colleges, professional organizations, state and local agencies. Together, we are able to accomplish what no one agency or individual could ever hope to accomplish alone."
Virginia Department of Education
This is the official website for the Virginia Department of Education.
Virginia Department of Education - Division of Special Education and Student Services
This website has information on services for those in need of special education in Virginia.
Virginia Department of Health - Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Program
"The Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Program promotes the optimal health and development of Virginia's children with special health care needs by working in partnership with families, service providers, and communities."
Virginia Family Access to Medical Insurance Security
"FAMIS is Virginia's program that helps working families provide health insurance to their children. FAMIS stands for Family Access to Medical Insurance Security."
Virginia State Corporation Commission Bureau of Insurance
"This web site was established in our ongoing effort to fulfill our regulatory mission: to ensure that citizens of the Commonwealth are provided with access to adequate and reliable insurance protection; that the insurance companies selling policies are financially sound to support payment of claims; that the agents selling company policies are qualified and conduct their business according to statutory and regulatory requirements, as well as acceptable standards of conduct; and that the insurance policies are of high quality, are understandable and are fairly priced."
Virginia Technology Assistance Program
TAP makes a variety of assistive devices, including TTYs, amplified telephones, captioned telephones, and telephone ring signalers, available to qualified applicants. The program also includes TAPLOAN, which makes devices available to loan to individuals, businesses, and state agencies, and demonstration centers that allow people the opportunity to try out a wide variety of equipment before purchase.
Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
"The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission is the state agency which administers the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. The Commission also administers two other programs. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund provides certain benefits to individuals who have been the victims of crime. The Birth-Related Neurological Injury Program may provide benefits to children who have sustained statutorily defined injuries at birth. Both these programs are created and governed by specific statutes."
March of Dimes, Washington Chapter
This is the official website for the Washington State chapter of the March of Dimes
Washington Access Fund
The Washington Access Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) dedicated to improving the socio-economic circumstances of people with disabilities through access to technology. The Fund provides low-interest loans to help Washington residents with disabilities obtain the technologies and business equipment they need to live independently and to succeed at school, at work, at play and in the community. Assistive Technology Loans can be used for any type of assistive device or service, for vehicle modifications, or for home modifications. Telework Loans can be used for business equipment and related services that will enable the borrower to work from home as an entrepreneur or an employee. In addition to its loan programs, the Fund also has a limited number of video magnifiers (CCTVs) available for long-term rental to Washington residents of all ages.
Washington Telecommunication Equipment Distribution
Managed by the Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH), the Telelcommunication Equipment Distribution (TED) program distributes specialized telecommunication equipment that enables Washington residents to have independent use of the telephone.
Mental Health Association in the Greater Kanawha Valley
"The Mental Health Association is dedicated to improving the mental health of all individuals and achieving victory over mental illnesses through education, advocacy, research, and service."
West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program (WV CHIP)
"The West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program (WV CHIP) will provide quality health insurance to eligible children and we will strive to develop a health care system in which all West Virginia children can access health care coverage."
West Virginia Developmental Disabilities Council
" The West Virginia Developmental Disabilities Council was founded to assure that West Virginians with developmental disabilities receive the services and supports they need in order to achieve independence, productivity and inclusion in their communities."
West Virginia Office of Behavioral Health Services: Division of Developmental Disabilities
"We ensure that positive meaningful opportunities are available for persons with mental illness, chemical dependency, developmental disabilities and those at risk. We provide support for individuals, families, and communities in assisting persons to achieve their potential and to gain greater control over the direction of their future."
Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Division
"The Developmental Disabilities Division is responsible for the Wyoming State Training School in Lander, Wyoming, as well as extensive preschool services, early intervention services, children's home and community-based services, adult home and community-based waiver services throughout Wyoming. Our mission is to provide funding and guidance responsive to the needs of 4,105 people with developmental disabilities. Individuals with developmental disabilities range in age from infants and toddlers to senior adults."
Wisconsin Telecommunications Equipment Purchase Program
TEPP helps people with disabilities buy specialized equipment they need in order to use basic telephone services.
Wisconsin Telework Loan Program
The Wisconsin Telework Loan Program is a statewide, alternative loan program that allows Wisconsin residents with disabilities to purchase computers and other equipment needed to work from home or from other remote sites away from the office, such as work on the road or at a telework center. Loan amounts range from $500 to $50,000. The program is funded by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and administered by IndependenceFirst in Milwaukee. Staff at Independent Living Centers throughout Wisconsin can answer questions and take applications.
WisLoan Loan Program
WisLoan is an alternative loan program for persons with disabilities in Wisconsin who desire to purchase assistive devices or services. IndependenceFirst, an Independent Living Center based in Milwaukee, administers the program in partnership with Marshall & Ilsley Bank and seven other Independent Living Centers.
Family Voices of Wyoming
Wyoming Children's Special Health Program (CSH)
"Program for Wyoming Children with Special Health Care Needs."
Wyoming Relay/Deaf Services Program
The Wyoming Relay/Deaf Services Program provides Wyoming residents who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, or speech disabled, and meet the financial guidelines, with special equipment which currently includes TTYs, VCO devices, signaling devices, and amplified phones at no charge.
Wyoming Technology Access Program
The Wyoming Technology Access Program (WYTAP) will permit Wyoming residents with disabilities and family members with low incomes to apply for reduced interest loans to purchase assistive technology equipment and services, including mobility devices, learining devices, communication devices, vehicle modifications, home modifications, recreation devices, and visual aids.
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- Access Alabama Online Resources for Affordable Housing
- Alabama Alternative Financing Loan Program
- Alabama Lions Sight Conservation Association, Inc.
- Alabama Medicaid Agency
- Individual and Family Support Service
- Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
- Arizona Loans for Assistive Technology Program
- Arizona Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
- Abilities Foundation
- Florida Alternative Financing Program
- Florida Medicaid
- Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc.
- Credit-Able, the Georgia Assistive Technology Loan Guarantee Program
- Fragile Kids Foundation
- Friends of Disabled Adults and Children
- Georgia Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission
- Georgia Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
- Guam Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
- Guam Options for Alternative Loans for Assistive Technology
- Illinois Assistive Technology Program
- Illinois Telecommunications Access Corp.
- TechConnect Low Interest Loan Program
- Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation
- Kentucky Department for Disability Determinations
- Kentucky Telecommunication Access Program
- Alpha One Center
- Maine Center on Deafness Equipment Program
- Maine Client Assistance Program
- Maine Disability Determination Services
- mPower - Maine's Adaptive Equipment Loan Fund
- Accessory, Shared and Sheltered Housing Program
- Family NET Works
- Maryland A.T. Co-op / AT:LAST, Inc.
- Maryland Accessible Telecommunications Program
- Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
- Maryland Technology Assistance Program
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maryland Chapter
- Massachusetts AT Loan Program
- Massachusetts Equipment Distribution Program
- Massachusetts Home Modification Loan Program
- Michigan Loan Funds
- Michigan Statewide TTY Distribution Program
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter
- Trust Fund for Children with Special Needs
- Assistive Technology of Minnesota
- Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota
- Eye-Link Foundation
- Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
- Minnesota Telephone Equipment Distribution Program
- Montana Department of Public Health & Human Servic
- Montana Telecommunications Access Program
- Montana's Self Sufficiency Trust
- Nebraska HHS Disabled Children's Program
- Nebraska HHS Medically Handicapped Children's Prog
- Nebraska Loan Programs
- Nebraska Planning Council on Developmental Disabil
- Nebraska Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Program
- Nevada Assistive Technology Loan Fund
- Nevada Bureau of Disability Adjudication
- Nevada Telecommunication Equipment Distribution Program
- Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund
- Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - New Jersey Chapter
- New Jersey Division of Disability Determination Services
- New Jersey Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services
- New Jersey Ticket to Work
- Access Loan New Mexico
- New Mexico Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
- New Mexico Tele-Work Loan Program
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Central North Carolina Chapter
- North Carolina Network of Assistive Technology Equ
- North Carolina Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
- North Dakota Alternative Financial Loan Program
- North Dakota Association for the Disabled, Inc.
- North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
- North Dakota Interagency Program for Assistive Technology
- North Dakota Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Service
- Oregon Department of Human Services - Seniors (DHS
- Oregon Disability Services
- Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation
- Oregon Telecommunication Devices Access Program
- Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance
- Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation
- Pennsylvania Telecommunication Device Distribution Program
- Philadelphia Developmental Disabilities Corporation
- Self-Determination Housing Project of Pennsylvania, Inc.
- Enable Technologies Associates, Inc.
- South Carolina Assistive Technology Loan Program
- South Carolina Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
- South Dakota Children's Health Insurance Program
- South Dakota Council on Developmental Disabilities
- South Dakota Division of Rehabilitation Services
- South Dakota Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program
- Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities
- Texas Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program
- Council on Aging for Southeastern Vermont, Inc.
- Independence Fund
- Vermont Center for Independent Living (Montpelier)
- Vermont Equipment Distribution Program
- Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority
- Mental Health Association of Virginia
- Virginia Association of Workers for the Blind
- Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
- Virginia Commonwealth Community Trust
- Virginia Commonwealth University Partnership for People with Disabilities
- Virginia Department of Education
- Virginia Department of Education - Division of Special Education and Student Services
- Virginia Department of Health - Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Program
- Virginia Family Access to Medical Insurance Security
- Virginia State Corporation Commission Bureau of Insurance
- Virginia Technology Assistance Program
- Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
- March of Dimes, Washington Chapter
- Washington Access Fund
- Washington Telecommunication Equipment Distribution
- Mental Health Association in the Greater Kanawha Valley
- West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program (WV CHIP)
- West Virginia Developmental Disabilities Council
- West Virginia Office of Behavioral Health Services: Division of Developmental Disabilities
- Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Division
- Wisconsin Telecommunications Equipment Purchase Program
- Wisconsin Telework Loan Program
- WisLoan Loan Program