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.Student using voice actived software on a computer


Contact John Effinger with questions about the program at, or 816-655-6709.