Fee for Service
Statewide services include trainings, workshops, device & software reseller, assessments, implementation, and individual training. The average assessment starts at $380 plus travel expenses.
ATLA is able to provide webinars, onsite training and workshops on a range of specific Assistive Technology (AT) topics to meet your professional development needs. Cost negotiated per training.
An assessment is an individualized process designed to meet specific and unique technology needs of the consumer. The documentation consists of a comprehensive written report with specific recommendations and strategies for implementation.
An AT assessment is generally requested by a consumer and/or the payer of the service (e.g. DVR, school district, long term care organization, etc.) to provide thorough information about the AT options available to the consumer through a feature matching process.
Available to all Alaskans.
The Tech Act offers information and awareness, outreach, demonstrations, short term loans (2-4 wks), and equipment re-utilization
The Tech Act is intended to promote people’s awareness of, and access to, AT devices and services. The Act seeks to provide AT to persons with disabilities, so they can more fully participate in education, employment, and daily activities on a level playing field with other members of their communities.
This program is available to people with disabilities of all ages in all environments including: Education, Employment, Community Living, and IT/Telecommunications.
The ReLease program offers long-term equipment loans.
- Alzheimer/Dementia kits
- Augmentative communication devices
- Computer & mobile devices for cognition, memory, and learning
- Computer access & mounting systems
- Recreation equipment
- Vision devices
- and much more!
The availability of AT devices for rental is rare. However, ATLA recognizes that many professionals and potential users occasionally require the short-term use of AT devices. To meet these individual needs, ATLA has developed a flexible rental service program. The purpose of the ReLease Program is to allow Alaskans who experience a qualifying disability the cost effective opportunity to rent assistive technology (AT) equipment for up to 12 months. These are long-term equipment loans (30 days, 6 mos, 12 mos) provided for a small monthly, bi-annual, or annual fee based on a sliding scale. The scale is based on the total value of the device (s), not on the applicant’s income eligibility. The fee schedule is for the rental of ReLease equipment for individuals with disabilities not covered by an agency.
To apply for the ReLease program you must be a person with mental illness, a person with developmental disabilities, a person with chronic alcoholism or other substance related disorders, or a person with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.
Through the SensAbility program you are eligible to lifetime equipment loans. Some examples include: alert systems, amplified phones, devices for daily living, handheld magnifiers, handheld electronic devices , large-button phones, and personal listening devices.
Sensability was established to support members of our community with vision and hearing loss.The goal for this grant is to provide eligible persons with assistive technology (AT) through lifetime loans. Consumers receive a consultation, training, set-up, and follow-up.
To apply you must have hearing and/or vision loss. Also you must be either a person with mental illness, a person with developmental disability, a person with chronic alcoholism or other substance related disorders, or a person with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.
The AKCanConnect program offers telecommunications assessment, telecommunications technology distribution, and trainings.
The goal of the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP) is to ensure that every person with combined hearing and vision loss has access to modern telecommunication tools and the training necessary to use them, granting every individual the opportunity to interact with the world as an involved, contributing member of society. The program provides outreach, assessments, telecommunications technology and training free of charge to those who meet federal eligibility guidelines.
To apply you must have an income that does not exceed 400% of the poverty level, be deaf-blind (as defined by the Helen Keller Act), and have progressive hearing loss and progressive vision loss.
Alaska Relay program offers information and awareness, outreach, and demonstrations.
Alaska Relay is a free service that provides full telephone accessibility between people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or speech-disabled and people who can hear. This service allows text-telephone (tty) or assistive equipment users to communicate with standard (voice) telephone users through specially trained relay operators.
The grant is available to service providers, consumers, and family members.
Alaska Relay Equipment Distribution Program
Through the Alaska Relay program you are eligible for the Caption Phone, Teletype (TTY), Voice Carry-Over (VCO) Phone, and Hearing Carry-Over (HCO) Phone.
Through the Equipment Distribution Program, eligible applicants can receive a free relay equipment.
To apply you must apply for low income and have hearing loss or a speech disability.
Alaska Center for Accessible Media (akCam)
The akCam program provides Accessible Instructional Materials, information and awareness, outreach, and demonstrations.
akCam provides information, resources, and professional development to Alaskan schools and families to help meet the needs of students with many types of print disabilities.
This program is available to students with print disabilities. That includes visual impairment/blindness/low vision, physical disability that significantly affects the use of printed materials, or learning or reading disability that has a physical basis and significantly affects the use of print.
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