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ATA: Assistive Technology Programs - FY 2006


CFDA Number: 84.224 - Assistive Technology

Program Goal: To increase access to and acqusition of assistive technology for individuals with disabilities.

Objective 1 of 2: To increase acquisition of assistive technology for individuals with disabilities.
Indicator 1.1 of 3: AT Acquisition for Education: Targeted individuals and entities as defined by the AT Act obtain AT devices or services in the domains of education, employment, and community living despite systemic and cost barriers.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: Percentage of appropriate targeted individuals and entities who obtained AT for educational purposes through State financing activities or reutilization programs who would not have obtained the device or service.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Data collection system being developed.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2007
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline. The data collection system is being developed. Statewide AT Programs can conduct either state financing systems or device reutilization Programs (or both) to overcome cost, eligibility, and availability barriers to acquiring AT. Statewide AT programs will collect data from individuals using these programs to determine whether their services overcame these barriers.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 3: AT Acquisition for Employment: Targeted individuals and entities as defined by the AT Act obtain AT devices or services in the domains of education, employment, and community living despite systemic and cost barriers.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: Percentage of appropriate targeted individuals and entities who obtained AT for employment purposes through State financing activities or reutilization programs who would not have obtained the device or service.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Data collection system being developed.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2007
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline. The data collection system is being developed. Statewide AT Programs can conduct either state financing systems or device reutilization Programs (or both) to overcome cost, eligibility, and availability barriers to acquiring AT. Statewide AT programs will collect data from individuals using these programs to determine whether their services overcame these barriers.
 
Indicator 1.3 of 3: AT Acquisition for Community Living: Targeted individuals and entities as defined by the AT Act obtain AT devices or services in the domains of education, employment, and community living despite systemic and cost barriers.
 
Measure 1.3.1 of 1: Percentage of appropriate targeted individuals and entities who obtained AT for community living through State financing activities or reutilization programs who would not have obtained the device or service.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Data collection system being developed.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2007
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline. The data collection system is being developed. Statewide AT Programs can conduct either state financing systems or device reutilization Programs (or both) to overcome cost, eligibility, and availability barriers to acquiring AT. Statewide AT programs will collect data from individuals using these programs to determine whether their services overcame these barriers.
 
Objective 2 of 2: To increase access to assistive technology for individuals with disabilities.
Indicator 2.1 of 4: AT Access in Education: Targeted individuals and entities as defined by the AT Act have increased access to AT in the domains of education, employment, community living, and telecommunications/IT because of exposure to AT that enables them to make informed decisions.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: Percentage of appropriate targeted individuals and entities who accessed device demonstration programs and/or device loan programs and made a decision about an AT device or service for educational purposes as a result of the assistance they received.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Data collection system being developed.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2007
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline. The data collection system is being developed. Statewide AT Programs can conduct either state financing systems or device reutilization Programs (or both) to overcome cost, eligibility, and availability barriers to acquiring AT. Statewide AT programs will collect data from individuals using these programs to determine whether their services overcame these barriers.
 
Indicator 2.2 of 4: AT Access for Employment: Targeted individuals and entities as defined by the AT Act have increased access to AT in the domains of education, employment, community living, and telecommunications/IT.
 
Measure 2.2.1 of 1: Percentage of appropriate targeted individuals and entities who accessed device demonstration programs and/or device loan programs and made a decision about an AT device or service for employment purposes as a result of the assistance they received.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Data collection system being developed.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2007
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline. The data collection system is being developed. Statewide AT Programs can conduct either state financing systems or device reutilization Programs (or both) to overcome cost, eligibility, and availability barriers to acquiring AT. Statewide AT programs will collect data from individuals using these programs to determine whether their services overcame these barriers.
 
Indicator 2.3 of 4: AT Access for Community Living: Targeted individuals and entities as defined by the AT Act have increased access to AT in the domains of education, employment, community living, and telecommunications/IT.
 
Measure 2.3.1 of 1: Percentage of appropriate targeted individuals and entities who accessed device demonstration programs and/or device loan programs and made a decision about an AT device or service for community living as a result of the assistance they received.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Data collection system being developed.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2007
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline. The data collection system is being developed. Statewide AT Programs can conduct either state financing systems or device reutilization Programs (or both) to overcome cost, eligibility, and availability barriers to acquiring AT. Statewide AT programs will collect data from individuals using these programs to determine whether their services overcame these barriers.
 
Indicator 2.4 of 4: AT Access for IT: Targeted individuals and entities as defined by the AT Act have increased access to AT in the domains of education, employment, community living, and telecommunications/IT.
 
Measure 2.4.1 of 1: Percentage of appropriate targeted individuals and entities who accessed device demonstration programs and/or device loan programs and made a decision about an AT device or service that meets an IT/telecommunications need as a result of the assistance they received.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Data collection system being developed.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2007
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline. The data collection system is being developed. Statewide AT Programs can conduct either state financing systems or device reutilization Programs (or both) to overcome cost, eligibility, and availability barriers to acquiring AT. Statewide AT programs will collect data from individuals using these programs to determine whether their services overcame these barriers.
 


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Last Modified: 01/20/2006