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DSLC Services Assistive Technology (AT)

Assistive Technology is any adaptive aid used by a person with a disability to function as independently as possible both in the workplace and at home.

The DSLC's Assistive Technology Program is dedicated to expanding the accessibility of tools, resources and technology that help increase independence, improve personal productivity and enhance the quality of life for seniors, veterans and people with disabilities.

Photo of your girl in a gym using a sports wheelchair.
Photo a young woman with headphones using a teletyper.

Assistive Technology (AT) is characterized as any device, piece of equipment or product system that allows an individual to increase learning, mobility or communication to improve one's life while achieving, maintaining, or enhancing function. At DSLC, we provide information on where people can obtain assistive technology, daily living assistive devices, wheelchair accessible vehicles, hearing aids, eyeglasses, Braille printers, wheelchairs, assistive computer software, service animals, and other resources to help improve their lives.

Some Examples of AT Include:

  • Modified vehicles
  • Eyeglasses
  • Alternative communication
  • Wheelchairs
  • Service animals
  • Hearing aids
  • Text to speech computer software
  • Computer enhancement software
  • Braille printers

DSLC Provides:

  • Information & referral for AT sources and funding
  • Consultation
  • Funding options
  • Outreach