Updated Notice (August 5, 2020): Our short-term device lending program is now accepting requests and we are accepting applications for services provided through the iCanConnect WA program. Face-to-face device demonstrations are available on a very limited basis at this time and we will do our best to meet requests. We continue to offer phone and online assistive technology consultations as well as device demonstrations via video conferencing when appropriate. In-person trainings and public outreach events will continue to be suspended for the foreseeable future, although we continue to offer assistive technology webinars in the upcoming weeks. Follow us on FaceBook and Twitter for the latest updates and announcements.

We will continue to evaluate the extent we are able to provide all of our services while maintaining the health and safety of our staff and of those receiving our services. Please check back for updates and do not hesitate to contact us via 800-214-8731 or watap@uw.edu. Thank you for your patience.

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The Washington Assistive Technology Act Program (WATAP) provides resources and services to persons who face challenges related to disability and aging to help in the selection and use of assistive technology, also know as AT. AT helps make tasks easier or possible in school, at work, at home, and in the community. WATAP serves seniors and persons with disabilities, and their circle of support, including family members, caregivers, employers, service provider professionals, educators, and others seeking AT expertise. 
 
WATAP is located at the University of Washington Center for Technology and Disability Studies (UWCTDS), within the Center for Human Development and Disability (CHDD). Our work is supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living, and other funding sources.

 

What is AT

What is Assistive Technology

Assistive technology is any product or service that makes tasks easier or possible. Find resources and learn more about tools to help people live, work, and play independently

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