Assistive Technology Online Resources

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Assistive Technology (AT) plays a crucial role in the lives of many Kansans with disabilities. AT can be used to help communicate, see, hear, move, and more. The following is a list of organizations and online resources to help with AT needs.

Assistive Technology for Kansans | 1-800-526-3648

Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK) connects people with disabilities to assistive
technology. The goal of ATK is for people with disabilities and health conditions, of all ages,
to have the opportunity to identify the AT they need to learn, work, play and participate in
community-life, safely and independently.

Kansas Equipment Exchange Reuse Program (KEE Reuse)

Through ATK's KEE Reuse program, eligible Kansans can get quality refurbished medical
equipment such as manual and power wheelchairs, patient lifts, electric and semi electric hospital beds, shower chairs, communication devices and other health devices. KEE also accepts donated equipment from individuals.

Kansas AgrAbility Program (KAP)

ATK's KAP program directly assists Kansas farmers and ranchers, their employees, and family members who have become injured, have a health condition, or any disability. The program's goal is to inform, educate, and assist farmers, farm families, and farm workers who have disabilities, so they can continue to work and thrive in their agricultural career.

K-LOAN (a cooperative effort between The University of Kansas and the SKIL Resources) | 866-465-2826

Assistive technology equipment can be extremely expensive. K-Loan is an Alternative Finance Program offered through ATK. K-Loan was established and is directed by persons with disabilities. It is a consumer-run program designed to provide persons with disabilities and their families with access to financial resources toward acquiring assistive technology through education, saving and borrowing.

Lighthouse International | 800-284-4422 TTY 711
Lighthouse Guild is a non-profit organization that has been serving the visually impaired
community since 1905. Based in New York City, Lighthouse Guild is dedicated to providing
exceptional services that inspire people who are visually impaired to attain their goals.
Connecting individuals to technology to make their world easier to negotiate has always been one of their essential services. Lighthouse Guild can help visually impaired individuals learn how to use the latest smart features for handheld devices, specialized computer programs, or other assistive technology—whether it’s for school, work, or everyday life.

RESNA – Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America | (202) 367-1121
ESNA is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing access to technology solutions. RESNA offers certification, continuing education, and professional development opportunities. They help develop assistive technology standards, promotes research and public policy, and sponsor forums for the exchange of information and ideas for the disability community.

ADAPTECH Research Network

The Adaptech Research Network has developed a number of resources that may be
helpful to members of the disability community, including an extensive database
of free and inexpensive adaptive technology and a set of demonstration videos highlighting
the capabilities of some of these tools. This resource highlights accessibility features and
adaptive technology on various computer software programs, phone & tablet apps, web browser extensions, etc. 

College Stats 

Technology Guide for People with Disabilities (

College Stats has created a guide of resources and technologies available for students with various disabilities. Though targeted to students, the guide highlights many assistive technology applications and software programs that could be helpful to all individuals with assistive technology needs, students and non-students alike.

Assistive Technology Online Resources