WIHD Assistive Technology Services
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY EVALUATIONS
The Assistive Technology Program Team conducts evaluations for individuals across the lifespan for the following: reading and writing, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), computer access, academic support as well as positioning of equipment.
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TRAINING
Customized technical assistance can be provided for the use of assistive technology devices for any individual or for any group that serves clients across their lifespan.
AT equipment is available for loan to the following individuals:
SWAT TEAMS: SCHOOLS IN WESTCHESTER ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TEAMS: LEARN MORE
The Assistive Technology Program Team works with school district administrators and educators to design tailor-made programs that fulfill the needs of the individual school district. This 3-part process includes:
- Needs Assessment and Training
- Consultations for specific students
- Loan Program
Speech-Language Pathologists on the Assistive Technology Team can provide direct speech, language, and communication services to clients through the Speech and Hearing clinic at WIHD. Occupational Therapists on the team can provide direct occupational therapy services to students in school through separate contracts with school districts.
LOWER HUDSON VALLEY REGIONAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER
TRAID is a federally-funded program administered by the NYS Commission on Quality of Care that supports our program by providing no-cost information, device demonstrations, loans, training, and technical assistance and advocacy on how to obtain and use assistive technology devices and services for residents of Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland Counties.