An assistive technology center that provides services to area school systems and agencies serving people with disabilities.
The East Tennessee Technology Access Center (ETTAC) is a regional nonprofit agency that helps people with disabilities gain knowledge about and access to assistive technology devices. These devices help people with disabilities gain education and employment skills, perform activities of daily living, an lead more independent, productive lives. ETTAC's assistive technology equipment is used for assessment and training, and some devices may also be available for loan.
The Mid-South Access Center for Technology (Mid-South ACT) is an assistive technology resource center providing services for individuals with disabilities in Memphis and the Mid-South region. Mid-South ACT is a affiliated with the Center for Rehabilitation and Employment Research (CRER).
Signal Centers, Inc., is a community based 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization funded through a variety of federal, state, local agencies, local service and community groups, various fund-raising activities, and charitable donations
One of ten regional ADA & I T Centers funded by NIDRR to provide training , technical assistance, and materials on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), accessible information technology (IT), and the rights and abilities of people with disabilities.
A good start for people with disabilities seeking information about and access to assistive technology. Tennessee's regional Technology Access Centers (also called Assistive Tech, or AT, Centers) are listed below:
Offers a number of programs that may be of use to the disability community.
The Tennessee Technology Access Program (TTAP) is a statewide program designed to increase access to, and acquisition of, assistive technology devices and services.
The STAR Center is a model demonstration, resource, and training center dedicated to ensuring that all individuals with disabilities or other special needs maximize their potential for independence and achieve their personal goals of employment, effective learning and independent living through assistive technology, assistive aids and support services.