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The Assistive Technology Demonstration Lab is provided by Tools for Life under the mandate of the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 as Amended 2004 Title III, Section 4. This lab is to assist Georgians with disabilities to make an informed decision when selecting assistive technology devices appropriate to their needs in support of their ability to be independent in the area they choose, whether, work, school, independent living, or recreation.
 
The Assistive Technology Demonstration Lab is provided by Tools for Life under the mandate of the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 as Amended 2004 Title III, Section 4. This lab is to assist Georgians with disabilities to make an informed decision when selecting assistive technology devices appropriate to their needs in support of their ability to be independent in the area they choose, whether, work, school, independent living, or recreation.
  
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. To arrange to have an assistive  technology demonstration, please contact Tools for Life at 1-800-497-8665 or email Martha Rust: Martha.Rust@gatfl.gatech.edu
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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.
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VX0AWLRPHm8 AMAC'S Assistive Technology Services]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VX0AWLRPHm8 AMAC'S Assistive Technology Services]
*[[Media:Policies_and_Procedures_for_the_AT_Demo_Lab.docx|Policies and Procedures for Demo Lab]]
 
  
 
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**[http://www.inclusivetlc.com/Products/ViewProduct.aspx?psid=364 APPlicator Switch Interface]
 
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**[http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/product/240 Big Red Switch]
 
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To arrange to have an assistive  technology demonstration, please contact Tools for Life at 1-800-497-8665 or email Martha Rust: Martha.Rust@gatfl.gatech.edu or info@gatfl.org

Revision as of 09:51, 21 March 2013

Tools for Life: Demonstration Lab

The Assistive Technology Demonstration Lab is provided by Tools for Life under the mandate of the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 as Amended 2004 Title III, Section 4. This lab is to assist Georgians with disabilities to make an informed decision when selecting assistive technology devices appropriate to their needs in support of their ability to be independent in the area they choose, whether, work, school, independent living, or recreation.

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.

Technology in the Tools for Life Demo Lab

The AT Demonstration Lab has many of the newest technologies. Some of the items you will find include:

  • Aids or daily living- Devices that enhance the capacity of people with disabilities to live independently, especially AT that assists with Instrumental and other Activities of Daily Living, (ADLs, IADLs) such as dressing, personal hygiene, bathing, home maintenance, cooking, eating, shopping and managing money
    Amplied Emergency Contact Phone
  • Apps- Applications that can be downloaded onto mobile devices that can assist with a disability
    • audiobooks
    • communication
    • cognitive disabilities
    • e-books
    • environmental controls
    • hearing
    • learning disabilities
      Fingerworks Keyboard
    • organization
    • readers
    • vision
    • and many more listed in our TFL AppFinder
  • Communication- Products designed to assist with speaking and face-to-face communication for individuals with speech disabilities
  • Mobile devices- Products designed to be mobile and on the go
    Magnifer and iPod Touch
  • Variety of keyboards- Hardware and software products that enable people with disabilities to access, interact with, and use computers
  • Vision Aids- Products designed to assist with vision
    • Large Print address book
    • Magnifiers
    • Devices that talk
    • Video Magnifiers
  • Aids for Hearing- Products designed to assist with hearing
  • Software to assist with learning disabilities, vision loss, and other disabilities- Products specifically designed for these disabilities
  • Many types of switches- Products that allow individuals to work devices and software

How to Schedule an Appointment

To arrange to have an assistive technology demonstration, please contact Tools for Life at 1-800-497-8665 or email Martha Rust: Martha.Rust@gatfl.gatech.edu or info@gatfl.org