Protection and Advocacy for Assistive Technology

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Per the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the Assistive Technology unit (AT) of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) has been transferred to the Administration for Community Living (ACL) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For more information on ACL, please visit www.acl.gov. More information on AT’s new Web site will be posted soon. In the meantime, you may continue to find information regarding AT on ED.gov.


Program Office: Rehabilitation Services Administration

CFDA Number: 84.343
Program Type: Formula Grants
Also Known As: PAAT


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program provides protection and advocacy services to assist individuals of all ages with disabilities in the acquisition, utilization or maintenance of assistive technology services or devices.


TYPES OF PROJECTS

Projects support information, advocacy and representation, training, technical assistance, and general guidance for protection and advocacy entities to increase access to and provision of assistive technology devices and services. The emphasis is on consumer advocacy and capacity-building through protection and advocacy agencies in the states.


 
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Last Modified: 04/13/2015