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Assistive Technology Coaching

8161 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, MN, 55437

Distance: 1044 Miles

(952) 838-9000


Service Details


Kids Included Through Technology Are Enriched (KITE) is a free assistive technology training and coaching program for parents and educators, designed to increase the independence and inclusion of children with disabilities.

Participants are provided resources including:
* Use of an iPad with hundreds of assistive technology apps (Loan for duration of the program)
* Free one-year memberships to the Simon Technology Center's lending library of more than 3,000 assistive technology hardware and software titles
* In-person visits

The programs helps parents and educators learn about assistive technology by:
* Delivering five workshops focusing on different categories and uses of assistive technology for young learners
* Training participants in assistive technologies for literacy, communication, behavior and other important skills vital to young learners' education and daily life
* Collaborating with PACER Assistive Technology Specialists to find trial and use assistive technologies for each particular child


  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients 
  • Specialization
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 
    • Family 
    • People with low income 


Families with diverse cultural or economic backgrounds are encouraged to participate.

Application Instructions

Apply online or call agency for more information.

Each single team is built around a focus child (aged 3-8) and consists of:
* A parent of a child with special needs
* A classroom teacher
* A related service provider working with the child (for example: Special Education Teacher, Speech Therapist, Paraprofessional, Occupational Therapist, etc.)
* Each team member must apply individually

Applications for Fall 2023 teams are due by Friday, September 29th


There is no fee for this service.

Business Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served



Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (952) 838-9000

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