Missouri AT provides support to 11 assistive technology demonstration programs. The programs allow individuals with disabilities, their family members and the professionals that support them, the opportunity to learn about and try out different devices, enabling them to make a choice based on their learning about the equipment that what best meets the individual’s needs.


DB Demonstration
DB Demo


Typically, these programs have demonstration equipment available in the areas of computer adaptations, communication devices, vision and hearing equipment, aids for daily living, recreation, sports and leisure. The type of devices available for demonstration differs widely from site to site. Please contact the individual program locations to determine what types of assistive technology are available. For program information, contact Scout Merry at (816) 655-6705 or smerry@mo-at.org

Demonstration Sites



Access II

101 Industrial Parkway

Gallatin, MO 64640

(660) 663-2423

Website: Access II

Contact:  Ayron Wilson

Email: awilson@accessii.org


The Independent Living Center


2639 E. 34th Street
Joplin, MO 64804
(417) 659-8086 (v)
(417) 659-8702 (tty)
Website: The Independent Living Center 
Contact: Skip Webber    
Email: Swebber@ilcenter.org


MERIL (Midland Empire Resources for Independent Living)

4420 S. 40th Street

St. Joseph, MO 64503

(800) 637-4548


Email: meril@meril.org


Missouri Assistive Technology


1501 NW Jefferson Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 655-6700 (v)
(816) 655-6711 (tty)
Website: Missouri Assistive Technology

Contact: Scout Merry     
Email: smerry@mo-at.org


Missouri State University


901 S. National Ave., Hill Hall 401
Springfield, MO 65897-0001
(417) 836-4248
Website: Missouri State

Contact: Tim Lehmann      
Email: TimLehmann@missouristate.edu


NEILS (Northeast Independent Living)

909 Broadway, Suite 350

Hannibal, MO 63401

(573) 221- 8282


Contact: Penny Snider

Email: psnider@neils.org

On My Own

428 E. Highland Avenue

Nevada, MO 64772

(417) 667-7007

Website: On My Own

Contact: Rhonda McFerren

Email: Rhonda.McFerren@omoinc.org

Rural Advocates for Independent Living (RAIL)


1100 S. Jamison
Kirksville, MO 63501
(800) 681-7245

Website: RAIL 


Contact: LaDonna Williams 

Email: lwilliams@railkv.org  

Services for Independent Living


1401 Hathman Place
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 874-1646 (v) (573) 874-4121 (tty)
Website: SIL
Contact: Justin Jackson  

SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence (SADI)


1913 Rusmar Avenue
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
(573) 651-6464 (v) (573) 651-6464 (tty)
Website: SADI
Contact: Pam Barton 
Email: Pam@sadi.org


5240 Oakland Ave

Saint Louis, MO 63110

(314) 289-4200 (v)

(314) 289-4252 (TTY)

Website: Paraquad

Contact: Mary Thompson

Email: mthompson@paraquad.org


Empower: Abilities


2864 S. Nettleton
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 886-1188 (v) (417) 886-1188 (tty)
Website: Empower:Abilities
Contact: Amanda West  
Email: awest@swcil.org