Devices for Loan

iPadSeveral partner organizations offer device loan programs that allow individuals and organizations to borrow assistive technology (AT) to try it before making a purchase. Staff at this location will also Demonstrate the equipment and help the user or family member make a decision about acquiring the AT.

Use the links below to learn more about the AT devices each partner has available for loan.

Spurwink ALLTECH

ALLTECH logoThis program, funded in part by Maine CITE, is designed to help make assistive and universally designed technology more available to Maine children and adults who have disabilities. Recognizing that assistive technology abandonment is a problem Spurwink ALLTECH offers consumers the opportunity to “try before they buy.” AT in Concert program offers consumers onsite and offsite demonstrations and device trials at no cost. To find devices for loan, visit the Spurwink ALLTECH website…

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON

University of Maine Farmington - logoThe Kalikow Curriculum Materials Center (KCMC) is a free resource for assistive technology (AT) for faculty, students, professionals within the community, individuals with disabilities, and their families. The Center provides information about assistive technology, how to use and evaluate various devices. Visitors can view AT equipment and preview specialized software and computer adaptations. The assistive technology is organized by curriculum area to support students with disabilities in meeting high academic standards. Many of the materials consist of inexpensive modifications and supports to regular classroom materials. To find devices for loan, visit the KCMC Assistive Technology Collection website…

C.A.R.E.S. INC.

CARES, Inc. logoProvides information about assistive technology and advocates for applicants and clients of Vocational Rehabilitation and Independent Living Services. Supports the development of state agency policy, procedure and staff training as it relates to assistive technology. To find devices for loan, visit the C.A.R.E.S., Inc. Assistive Technology Loan Program website…

PINE TREE SOCIETY

Pine Tree SocietyIn partnership with the Maine CITE Coordinating Center, Communication Pathways is working to improve access to Assistive Technology (AT) tools by offering a variety of AT devices and tools for demonstration and loan to Maine people with disabilities. The Communication Pathway’s Demonstration and Loan program increases accessibility to and awareness of Assistive Technology while providing learning opportunities to support informed decision-making. A wide range of AT devices and tools are available. Through the process of Demonstration and Loan followed by an Evaluation, Funding Support and Training, Communication Pathways supports every step of Assistive Technology decision-making, acquisition and implementation. To find devices for loan, visit the Pine Tree Society’s Communications Pathways website…


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rev: 10/27/2016