Resources

Northern Colorado Assistive Technology Resources

Updated 10 May 2016

Assistive Technology resources are available to the general community in Northern Colorado.

AT Partners - Denver

Assistive Technology Partners hosts the Assistive Technology Program of Colorado, a program funded under public law.

AT Partners, part of the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus, provides clinical services such as assessments, consultation, training, and education to persons with disabilities, their families, researchers, and their manufacturers. They offer free demonstrations of their assistive technology, loan AT items for students through their loan bank, and provide information regarding funding sources.

AT Partners Services:

  • Augmentative / Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Computer Access
  • Electronic Aids to Daily Living (EADLs)
  • General Motor Access
  • Learning and Cognitive Aids
  • Sleep Positioning
  • Early Intervention (Tech for Tykes)
  • Wheelchair Seating and Mobility
  • Worksite Accommodation/Ergonomics
  • Wheelchair Performance Testing
  • Online and Community Based Training
  • Professional Development
  • Early Intervention of Technology for Children

Colorado Commission of Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Denver

The Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides high and low tech telecommunication options for CO residents who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. Qualified individuals may receive certain equipment for free. They also provide captioning and interpreting services.

CCDHH Services:

  • Amplified telephones
  • Captioned telephones
  • TTYs
  • Video phones
  • Wireless accessories
  • Braille displays
  • Captioning and interpreting

Ensight Skills - Fort Collins, Greeley

Ensight offers comprehensive services for individuals with low vision. They have offices in Fort Collins and Greeley, and also provide in-home, work, and phone evaluations.

  • Low vision evaluation
  • Visual Rehabilitation and training in adaptive strategies
  • AT training (e.g. magnification, screen reading software)
  • Orientation and Mobility (O&M) training

Poudre River Public Library District - Fort Collins

The Poudre River Libraries offer a selection of assistive technologies at two locations in Fort Collins: Harmony and Old Town.

Low Tech Kits

  • Magnifiers
  • Writing Guide
  • Writing Aides

High Tech

  • Voice Recognition Software
  • Magnification Software
  • Screen Reading
  • Literacy Support Software
  • Ergonomic / Alternative Equipment

Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources (WATR) - Laramie, WY

WATR is Wyoming's Assistive Technology Act program and a resource for all assistive technology (AT) needs in Wyoming. Although WATR's priority is to serve Wyoming residents, they are also able to extend some services to Colorado residents. Check with them for availability.