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ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY OBJECTIVES 2009

OBJECTIVES:


A) Conduct consumer-responsive activities, including activities that will lead to increased access, for individuals with disabilities, to funding for assistive technology devices and assistive technology services;


B) Engage in informal advocacy to assist in securing assitive technology and assistive technology services for individuals with disabilities;


C) Engage in informal representation for individuals with disabilities to secure systems change, and in advocacy activities to secure assistive technology and assistive technology services for individuals with disabilities;


D) Develop and implement strategies to enhance the long-term abilities of individuals with disabilities and their family members, guardians, advocates, and authorized representatives to advocate the provision of assistive technology devices and assistive technology services to which the individuals with disabilities are entitled under law other than the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 (AT Act); and


E) Coordinate activities with protection and advocacy services funded through sources other than this title, and coordinate activities with the capacity building and advocacy activities carried out by the State agency funded pursuant to section 101 of the AT Act.

Jane Brown, Executive Director
University Legal Services
220 I Street, N.E., Suite 130
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 547-0198 Telephone
(202) 547-2662 Facsimile
(202) 547-2657 TTY

Alicia Johns, AT Program Manager
University Legal Services
220 I Street, N.E., Suite 130
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 547-0198 Telephone
(202) 547-2662 Facsimile
(202) 547-2657 TTY


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