AT Services

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AT Device Demonstrations:

During an assistive technology demonstration, you will learn more about general and specific features of AT solutions to see if they support your needs and assist you in performing specific tasks or goals.

AT Device Loans:

The Tools for Life Network has thousands of AT solutions for individuals to “Try before you buy” for a short-term loan to ensure the AT solution meets your needs.

Individual Trainings:

Tools for Life provides training to individuals wanting to know more about specific assistive technology solutions, AT funding options and other related topics.

Group Trainings:

Tools for Life provides training to groups and organizations wanting to know more about disabilities, assistive technology and other related topics.

AT Assessments:

An assistive technology assessment is an in depth evaluation that is focused on matching your abilities with technology that will allow you to perform specific task or goal.

Website Assessments:

Tools for Life offers web accessibility evaluations for websites and software applications. We provide suggestions on how to make accessible content for the widest range of users with various disabilities.

Workstation Assessments:

Tools for Life’s Workstation Assessment is designed to assist those who may be experiencing physical discomfort due to the current set-up of their personal workstation.

E-Text:

Electronic text (e-text) is an accommodation provided to individuals who have difficulty with printed text. AMAC coordinates and converts printed material needed (such as textbooks, articles, or notes) into an electronic format so that the material can be accessed on the computer.

Try AT

For more information on AT Services, click and visit our TFLWiki.

Visit an Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC) to learn more about assistive technology devices and to try before you buy!

AT Device Demonstrations:

During an assistive technology demonstration, you will learn more about general and specific features of AT solutions to see if they support your needs and assist you in performing specific tasks or goals.

Individual and Group AT Trainings:

The Tools for Life Assistive Technology Resource Centers (ATRC) provide training to individuals, groups and organizations wanting to know more about disabilities, assistive technology and other related topics.

AT Device Loans:

The Tools for Life AT Lending Library has thousands of AT solutions for individuals to “Try before you buy” as a short-term loan to ensure the AT solution meets your needs.

Contact our TFL Network Assistive Technology Resource Centers for Device Demonstrations, AT Trainings and to borrow equipment from our TFL AT Lending Library.

disability connections logo Disability Connections
Middle Georgia Center for Independent Living, Inc.
170 College Street
Macon, GA 31201
Telephone: 478-741-1425 (V/TTY) 1-800-743-2117 (V/TTY)
Fax: 478-755-1571
Director: Michael Leverett
Web: www.disabilityconnections.com
Map/Directions: Map of FODAC Location


fodac logoFODAC
4900 Lewis Road,
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Phone: 770-491-9014
Executive Director: Chris Brand
Web: www.fodac.org
Map/Directions: Map of FODAC Location


walton logo
Walton Options for Independent Living
948 Walton Way
P. O. Box 519
Augusta, GA 30901
Telephone: (706) 724-6262 (V/TTY)
Fax: (706) 724-6729 (Fax)
Director: Tiffany Johnston
Website: www.waltonoptions.org
Map/Directions: Map of FODAC Location

Get a Financial Loan to purchase AT

c f i i logoThe CFII - The Center for Financial Independence & Innovation, Inc. (The CFII) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities and their family members advance their financial independence and security.

Obtain Reused/Gently Used AT Devices

gTRADE, Georgia's Online Equipment Exchange, encourages members to offer AT and DME for sale or donation to others who may benefit from using technology unneeded by others. g trade logo

fodac logoFODAC – Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) is Georgia’s statewide provider of home health and durable medical equipment. FODAC has distributed 20,000 wheelchairs and thousands of other pieces of DME since 1986. Internationally, 65 countries have received some equipment over those years.


AT Funding Options

AT DepotAT Depot is a state-wide buying Cooperative for Assistive Technology for customers in the state of Georgia.

Dollars and SenseThe Dollars and Sense Funding Guide is an online database with both possible funding sources and strategies to obtain funding for assistive technology.

Dollars and Sense for Vocational RehabilitationThe Dollars and Sense Funding Guide for Vocational Rehabilitation is an online database with both possible funding sources and strategies to obtain funding for assistive technology for VR Clients.

AT Guides

LD Guide bannerThe LD Guide offers individuals and DSPs a look at how AT can accommodate the needs of specific disabilities such as reading, writing, memory organization and math.

Dollars and SenseThe Dollars and Sense Funding Guide is an online database with both possible funding sources and strategies to obtain funding for assistive technology.

ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (ADAAG):
This guide contains scoping and technical requirements for accessibility to buildings and facilities by individuals with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. These scoping and technical requirements are to be applied during the design, construction, and alteration of buildings and facilities covered by titles II and III of the ADA to the extent required by regulations issued by Federal agencies, including the Department of Justice and the Department of Transportation, under the ADA.

ADA Recreation Facility Guidelines: An Overview
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Access Board has developed guidelines for recreation facilities that were previously made available for public comment. Presented here are highlights of the final version, which includes changes made as a result of the Board’s review of public comments. The Board also made these guidelines applicable under the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA), which requires access to certain federally funded facilities.

Assistive Technology Consideration Resource Guide:
Designed to assist educational teams in considering assistive technology in the development, review, and/or revision of a student’s Individual Educational Plan. This document provides a framework for identifying relevant tasks within instructional areas as well as appropriate accommodations, modifications, and technology solutions. Additional tasks and solutions will need to be added to address individual student needs.

Family Center on Technology and Disability’s Family Information Guide to Assistive Technology and Transition Planning:
Designed to assist families in considering assistive technology in the process of transition planning.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) Guide:
Funded by the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor, JAN is a free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. JAN also provides information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). More Information on Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

WATI Assistive Technology Consideration Guide:
http://www.vcu.edu/ttac/assistive_technology/pdf/wati_guide.pdf Designed to assist educational teams in considering assistive technology in the development, review, and/or revision of a student’s Individual Educational Plan.

AT Research

Georgia Tools for Life is providing leadership in the area of AT Research. We are involved with the research community, with manufacturers and publishers of AT products, and with practitioners and professionals. We are encouraging and supporting the application of research and research principles to the design and development of new products, to evidence based practice in therapy and classroom instruction, and to the collection of evidence which can guide purchase and policy decisions. Visit the TFL wiki to see the latest Research Highlights.

Discover the latest in AT Research:
Tools for Life conducts and participates in research projects to improve the lives of people with disabilities through assistive technology. TFL, along with our regional, national and international partners, strives to explore the outcomes of AT use by people with disabilities, as well as to determine the effectiveness and usefulness of AT devices and services.

Participate in AT Research:
Join the TFL Consumer Research Network of people with disabilities and older adults that test products, prototypes and services to assist in improving the product through trials, surveys, demonstrations and focus groups.

Upcoming events in AT Research:
TFL is extremely active in the AT Research Community. Visit our TFLwiki to learn more about upcoming events.