Assistive Technology Equipment

Description: Programs that pay for or provide equipment, appliances and assistive aids that enable people, including those who have physical or sensory limitations, to increase their mobility and/or ability to communicate and live more comfortably. (AIRS LH-0600)

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Organization Name: Federal Communications Commission
Address: 445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
Phone: 888-225-5322
TDD: 888-225-5322
Toll Free Phone: 888-835-5322
Fax: 866-418-0232
Eligibility: persons with a hearing or speech disability
Services Provided: Telecommunications Relay Services permit persons with a hearing or speech disability to use the telephone system via a text telephone (TTY) or other device to call persons with or without such disabilities.

To make using TRS as simple as possible, you can simply dial 711 to be automatically connected to a TRS operator. It's fast, functional and free.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/10/2019
Address: Pomona, CA 91768
Toll Free Phone: 866-956-5400 x2
Eligibility: income qualifications
Services Provided: AUDIENT assists in accessing quality hearing aids and related care at a significantly lower cost. qualifiying families to be eligible for a discount on brand name hearing aids through the AUDIENT Alliance's national network of dedicated hearing care providers. Brand selection includes Oticon, Phonak, Siemens, Widex, & Unitron hearing aids.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/26/2018
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits-Milpitas
552A Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone: 408-263-8000
Address: Sobrato Center for Nonprofits-Milpitas
552A Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone: 408-263-8000
Fax: 408-273-6660
Services Provided: Provides a network where people with disabilities and their loved ones can effortlessly research, compare, locate and obtain mobility and assistive products, thereby helping them to lead more independent lives.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/20/2018
Organization Name: Bergeron Health Care
Address: 15 South Second Street
Dolgeville, NY 13329
Toll Free Phone: 800-371-2778
Fax: 315-429-8862
Languages Spoken: Website is available in Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, and French
Services Provided: A commercial enterprise offering mobility equipment, therapy equipment, feeding equipment, classroom equipment, daily living equipment, strollers, and toys for children with special needs. OT and PT on staff to assist with inquiries.
Provider Profiles: Internet resource
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/1/2018
Address:
Eligibility: Blind or visually impaired
Services Provided: Be My Eyes is an app that connects people who are blind or visually impaired with a community of normal sighted volunteers. This allows them to handle tasks which requires sight.
Provider Profiles: International
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Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/30/2018
Address: Dallas, TX 75230
Eligibility: based on financial need, children and adults with hearing loss
Services Provided: Dedicated to giving the gifts of hearing and speech; providing medical and surgical treatment, hearing technologies, speech and hearing rehabilitation, and educational support.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/26/2018
Organization Name: Universal Access Games
Address: 291 Yale Ave.
Winnepeg, R3M OL4
Phone: 866-601-8701
Toll Free Phone: 866-601-8701
Fax: 866-601-8701
Eligibility: Children with special needs
Services Provided: Toys, daily living equipment, books, software games, and other resources for children with special needs. Site provides rating for items based on categories of Auditory, Vision, Gross Motor, Fine Motor, Developmental Age Range, and Language.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/29/2019
FHI 360, 1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20009-5721
Phone: 202-884-8068
Address: FHI 360, 1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20009-5721
Phone: 202-884-8068
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Services Provided: Focusing primarily on educational and assistive technologies, a wide range of resources from introductory fact sheets and training materials to in-depth discussion of best practices and emerging research.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/26/2018
3651 Lindell Rd, Ste D239
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Phone: 204-654-1074
Address: 3651 Lindell Rd, Ste D239
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Phone: 204-654-1074
Toll Free Phone: 800 661 9915
Fax: 204-654-1149
Services Provided: Makes mobility bikes and devices for people with special needs.
Original Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/26/2018
Organization Name: National Autism Association
Address: One Park Avenue Ste 1
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Phone: 401-293-5551
Toll Free Phone: 877-622-2884
Fax: 401-293-5342
Email: info@autismfamilyresources.org
Eligibility: Individuals with autism who are non-verbal or minimally verbal and whose communication challenges put them at increased risk of injury or harm. For those in extreme financial need.
Services Provided: To provide communication devices to individuals with autism. We have very limited funding for this program. Every application is carefully reviewed.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 11/20/2018
630 Elliott Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-0202
Organization Name: Job's Daughters International
Address: 630 Elliott Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-0202
Email: johnhauser11@gmail.com
Eligibility: Parents financially unable to meet need for hearing devices for ages 0 to 20.
Services Provided: Provides hearing devices for children with hearing losses whose parents are unable to meet this need financially.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/26/2018
6700 Washington Avenue South
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: 800-328-8602
Organization Name: Starkey Hearing Foundation
Address: 6700 Washington Avenue South
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: 800-328-8602
Fax: 952-947-4997
Eligibility: Based on income and assets
Services Provided: A national nonprofit program committed to assisting those who are deaf or hard of hearing and have no other resources to acquire hearing aids.

Also accepts donation of used hearing aids.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/26/2018
Organization Name: Foundation for Sight and Sound
Address: PO Box 1245
Smithtown, NY 11787
Eligibility: Adults and children with limited financial resources. As a prerequisite, we ask all applicants to exhaust all other financial resources including but not limited to, available credit, family support, money market accounts, mutual funds, 401(k) plans, trust funds, annuities, and savings/checking and State sponsored programs.
Services Provided: Provides new high quality hearing aids. Each person receives: two hearing aids, custom ear molds and one year limited service. After an application fee (see Tier I and II on website) the only expenses are the cost of the hearing evaluation and batteries. These costs are not paid to HAH.
Provider Profiles: $125 application fee.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/1/2018
Address:
Phone: 855-846-8376
Toll Free Phone: 1-855-846-8376
Eligibility: Must meet all these criteria: Be located where Comcast offers Internet service; Have at least one child receiving free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program; Have not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days; Not have an overdue Comcast bill or unreturned equipment.
Services Provided: Internet Essestials offers families $9.95 (plus tax) a month Internet service and a low-cost computer to qualified applicants.
Never pay any price increases or pay any activation or equipment rental fees.
Option to buy a computer at initial enrollment for the low price of just $149.99 + tax
Free Internet training available — online, in print and in person.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/30/2018
Organization Name: A.G. Bell
Address: 3714 Volta Place NW
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-337-5220
TDD: 202-337-5221
Email: info@agbell.org
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Services Provided: AAG Bell Financial Aid programs. Also information about language development, early intervention, and hearing technology to help you ensure your child has the opportunity to develop language on par with children who have no hearing loss.
Provider Profiles: A.G. Bell, Association for the Deaf and Heard of Hearing
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/26/2018
Address: 5000 Cheshire Parkway North
Minneapolis, MN 55446
Toll Free Phone: 800-464-8002
Fax: 763-268-4365
Eligibility: For very young children. Eligibility requirements. Underserved Americans with no other resources.
Services Provided: Miracle-Ear® is committed to helping underserved people with hearing loss and giving them the gift of sound. Committed to excellent products, follow-up care and service.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 2/8/2018
77 Solano Square #308
Benicia, CA 94510
Phone: 877-249-2393
Address: 77 Solano Square #308
Benicia, CA 94510
Phone: 877-249-2393
Fax: 877-259-9419
Services Provided: Provides school districts, insurance companies and family members of the autism community with proven tools that improve the independence and quality of life for people on the autism spectrum.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 2/20/2018
Address: 8161 Normandale Blvd.
Bloomington, MN 55437
Phone: 952-838-9000
Toll Free Phone: 800-537-2237
Services Provided: Champions for children with disabilities, Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights, PACER Center expands opportunities and enhances the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families. PACER is staffed primarily by parents of children with disabilities and works in coalition with 18 disability organizations. A significant Learning Center, Resources, and specifically for Students and Young Adults.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/2/2018
Organization Name: Oticon
Address: 580 Howard Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 888-684-7331
Fax: 732-748-2011
Eligibility: Children birth to 3 years
Services Provided: Provides hearing aids for children who are in need of immediate amplification and are waiting for third-party reimbursement. Loan is for three months from the day shipped. Please contact your hearing care professional to learn how to participate.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/26/2018
13 Garfield Way
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: 302-368-2515
Organization Name: Pyramid Educational Consultants
Address: 13 Garfield Way
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: 302-368-2515
Toll Free Phone: 888-732-7462
Fax: 302-368-2516
Services Provided: Consulting services, products, and workshops for educators and parents of children with autism and related disabilities.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 2/20/2018
1700 North Moore Street, Suite 1540
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 703-524-6686
Address: 1700 North Moore Street, Suite 1540
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 703-524-6686
Services Provided: RESNA is a professional society for individuals and organizations interested in technology and disability. RESNA provides training and resources for professionals and the public including links to finding certified professionals in states.
RESNA Catalyst Project: Providing technical assistance to AT Act entities.
Provider Profiles: Internet Resource, Locator for assistive technology professionals
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/26/2018
2041 Exchange Drive
St. Charles, MO 63303
Phone: 636-724-2227
Organization Name: Travelers Protective Association of America
Address: 2041 Exchange Drive
St. Charles, MO 63303
Phone: 636-724-2227
Toll Free Phone: 877-872-2638
Eligibility: Persons who experience deafness or a hearing deficiency
Services Provided: Provides financial aid to people who suffer deafness or hearing impairment and who need assistance in obtaining mechanical devices, medical or specialized treatment or specialized education as well as speech classes, note takers, interpreters, etc. and in other areas of need that are directly related to hearing impairment.
Provider Profiles: Quarterly review of applications
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 2/20/2018