AT Reimbursement for Schools
The Assistive Technology Request (ATR) program provides school districts with help to obtain appropriate assistive technology needed for students with disabilities in grades K-12. Eligible assistive technology includes adaptive devices and systems that are necessary for delivery of an appropriate education for IDEA students.
The assistive technology must be identified in a student’s IEP and cost between $500 and $5,000. Examples of devices and systems include: electronic enlarging devices, personal assistive listening systems, augmentative communication devices, alternative keyboards, pointing devices, speech recognition software, text-to-speech software, tablets, computers and laptops that have been identified as assistive technology, and reading systems which may include scanner, reading software and computer.
Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2015-16 school year.
Contact John Effinger with questions about the program at, John.Effinger@att.net or 816-655-6709.