screenshot of Dave Brodzinski showing JAWS screen reader at his desk

Assistive Technology Awareness Day #ATAwarenessDay

On April 6, the U.S. Senate will pass a resolution to shed important light and celebrate National Assistive Technology (AT) Awareness Day. #ATAwarenessDay The day honors people with disabilities who require AT to access their education, workplace, community and recreational activities. The day also recognizes the innovation of researchers and the complete dedication of AT […]

Raising Awareness of AT for All

This year, the Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP) is ringing in the fourth annual National Assistive Technology (AT) Awareness Day with a few exciting firsts. ATAP worked with the Senate to designate Wednesday, April 6 as this year’s aforementioned celebration of AT. Before we get to ATAP’s awareness efforts, let’s take a refresher […]

AT Update Logo

ATU509 – AT Toolkit with Audrey Busch ATP

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs. Special Guest: Audrey Busch ATP – Executive Director of ATAP www.at3center.net Access the Toolkit here: https://bit.ly/2NjtPy2 Alexa Companionship Story: https://bit.ly/2OAjoXp —————————— […]

Awareness Day for Assistive Technology

Last year, Congress made a resolution designating March 27, 2019 as the first National Assistive Technology Awareness Day. This year, it fell on March 4 in the midst of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Assistive technology is defined in the Assistive Technology Act, Public Law 105-394, stating: “An assistive technology device is defined as ‘any item, […]