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An Accessible Life | A Short Film
Assistive technology users and their life experiences are represented in the contributions of our consumers depicted in this film. This work focuses not only on their challenges but highlights their success and the role that assistive technology has played in helping them achieve their goals. Additionally, you will see contributions from the NCATP assistive technologists and family members. These people have worked with and supported these users becoming their allies as they embarked on a new way to attend school, interact with others, participate in meaningful work, express their spirit, share their knowledge and enjoy the narrative of struggle and victory that their lives have become.
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November 4-6, 2015
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Stephen E. Sallee Assistive Technology Award of Excellence
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These video channels offer demonstrations of assistive technologies in numerous areas.
The North Carolina
Assistive Technology Program (NCATP) leads North
Carolina's efforts to carry out the federal
Assistive Technology Act of 2004. We promote
independence for people with disabilities through
access to technology
Device Demonstration – Get hands on experience with equipment.
Device Loan – Borrow a device short term to try it out.
Device Reutilization – Find used equipment on the Technology Exchange Post
Training and Technical Assistance – Receive assistive technology expertise.
Public Awareness – Get a general overview of AT and NCATP services.
Coordination & Collaboration – NCATP networks with agencies and organizations regionally and statewide so that AT issues are included in planning and policy development.
The North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP) is a state and federally funded program that provides assistive technology services statewide to people of all ages and abilities.
What is Assistive Technology?
Assistive technology is any item, piece of equipment, or product, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of an individual with a disability.
Categories of Assistive Technology
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The NC Assistive technology Program Receives grant funding under Public Law 108-364 through the Rehabilitation Services Administration, U.S. Department of Education, and is administered by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services. This publication does not necessarily reflect the position or policy of any of these federal or state agencies and no official endorsement of the material should be inferred. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.
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