Resource Corner – Assistive Technology

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The Vanderbilt University IRIS Center provides a module that offers an overview of assistive technology (AT) with a focus on students with high-incidence disabilities such as learning disabilities and ADHD. It explores the consideration process, implementation, and evaluation of AT for these students (est. completion time: 2.5 hours).

To complete the module or for more information visit The IRIS Center.


Technology Access Centers for the state of Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Human Services provides a list of Technology Access Centers throughout the state of Tennessee.  To find more information on the Centers visit  TN Department of Human Services. For a larger view of the map click here.


The Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities launched its Enabling Technology program in 2017 and since then has grown to include numerous resources to support people with disabilities to live as independently as possible. This video featuring Milton Neuenschwander, state director of Enabling Technology, describing the features of a technology utilized in the state of Tennessee called the Induction Stovetop is one of many of the technology resources shared.  They also provide information on technologies such as sensors, mobile applications, remote support systems, and other smart devices.
To find out more information on the technologies provided by the program visit TN DIDD.

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