ERIC Number: ED443250
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Finally, Help through the Funding Maze! Assistive Technology Funding Resource Manual.
Illinois Assistive Technology Project, Springfield.
This manual is a guide to funding resources for assistive technology needs of individuals with disabilities in Illinois. Part 1 is an introduction that describes general funding sources and agencies and details nine steps in developing a funding strategy. Part 2 is a directory to 43 specific funding sources. Each listing includes information on the agency or legislation (such as contact information, who is served, eligibility, and the application process), as well as a narrative description of each specific program. Three extensive appendices include: (1) guidance concerning how to choose appropriate assistive technology and suggestions for getting insurance to cover an assistive technology need; (2) checklists, samples, and worksheets; and (3) specific resources in Illinois. (DB)
Descriptors: Agencies, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Disabilities, Financial Support, Technology
IATP, 1 West Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 100, Springfield, IL 62701; Tel: 217-522-7985 (Voice); Tel: 217-522-9966 (TTY); Web sites: http://www.iltech.org; http://www.at4u.org ($25).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Assistive Technology Project, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois