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: www.accessii.org


The Independent Living Center


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


MERIL (Midland Empire Resources for Independent Living)

4420 S. 40th Street

St. Joseph, MO 64503

(800) 637-4548

Contact: Jean Boyer Email:  jeanb@meril.org

Website: www.meril.org

Missouri Assistive Technology


1501 NW Jefferson Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 655-6700 (v)
(816) 655-6711 (tty)
Website: AT.mo.gov
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

Website: www.neilscenter.org

Contact: Penny Snider    Email: psnider@neils.org

On My Own

428 E. Highland Avenue

Nevada, MO 64772

(417) 667-7007

Website: www.omoinc.org

Rural Advocates for Independent Living (RAIL)


1100 S. Jamison
Kirksville, MO 63501
(800) 681-7245
Contact: LaDonna Williams    Email: lwilliams@railkv.org

Website: http://www.railkv.org  

Services for Independent Living


1401 Hathman Place
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 874-1646 (v) (573) 874-4121 (tty)
Website: Silcolumbia.org
Contact: Justin Jackson  Email:jjackson@silcolumbia.org

SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence (SADI)


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


5240 Oakland Ave

Saint Louis, MO 63110

(314) 289-4200 (v)

(314) 289-4252 (TTY)

Website: www.paraquad.org

Contact: Mary Thompson Email: mthompson@paraquad.org


Empower: Abilities


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

Website: www.empowerabilities.org