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Assistive Technology Resources
Texas Assistive Technology Network
The Texas Assistive Technology Network (TATN) consists of representatives from each of the Texas Education Service Centers, and the Texas Education Agency (TEA). The TATN’s useful links contains resources for accessibility, digital & e-text resources, intervention links, national resources, professional organizations, and state & regional resources.
Closing the Gap: Changing lives with assistive technology
Through the newspaper, annual conference, and web site, Closing The Gap provides practical, up-to-date information on assistive technology products, procedures, and best practices.
Center on Technology and Disability
Assistive and instructional technology (AT/IT) allows children across the ability spectrum to participate fully at home, in school, and in the community. The Center on Technology and Disability provides a wealth of free resources – personal and professional development (PPD) webinars, articles, guides, training materials and more.
Assistive Technology Act
The Assistive Technology Act was first passed by Congress and signed by the President as the Technology-Related Assistance Act of 1988. It’s often called the Tech Act for short and has been reauthorized in 1994, 1998, and 2004.
Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) for Parents & Families
Do you have someone in your family who needs extra help using textbooks, online learning programs, or other educational materials or technologies?  The National Center on Accessible Educational Materials can help you get started learning more about accessible educational materials (AEM) and accessible technologies to ensure every learner has access to learning.
Texas Technology Access Program
The Texas Technology Access Project provides short term loans of equipment to families/persons with disabilities.
Symbaloo Assistive Technology
Contains a variety of assistive technology websites.
Contact:
Kimberly Baumgardner, M.Ed.
Educational Specialist Manager, Family Engagement
(210) 370-5431

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