Assistive Technology Training and Lending Library
8161 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, MN, 55437
Distance: 1044 Miles
The Simon Technology Center makes assistive technology more accessibly to children and adults with disabilities.
Core services to children, families and professionals include:
* Technology consultations: Free, informal assistive technology consultations
* Lending library of assistive technology devices
* Individualized training sessions
* In-services and workshops
* Instructive videos
- Assistance with community resources
- Adults with disabilities
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
Families of children and adults with disabilities and professionals
Each program has different registration processes
8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Activities for People with Disabilities
- Assistive Technology Coaching
- Children's Mental Health and Emotional or Behavioral Disorders Project
- Information and Support - Housing for Youth with Disabilities
- Legal Education and Information
- School to Adult Life Transition
- Support Group - Grandparent of Children with Disabilities
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
LH-0650.0250Assistive Technology Equipment Loan Definition
Programs that enable individuals who have physical or sensory limitations to borrow the assistive technology products they require at no charge. Loans may be long or short-term in nature and the devices are returned once the agreed-upon period of time has elapsed.
LH-0650.0350Assistive Technology Equipment Listing Services Definition
Programs that provide a service which matches people in need of a particular piece of equipment with the individual from which it can be obtained.
LH-2700.0500-030Assistive Technology Product Demonstration Centers Definition
Programs that exhibit and display the use of different assistive technology products including cognitive/learning aids, control and signaling aids, daily living aids, hearing augmentation aids, mobility aids, prosthetic/orthotic/seating devices, recreational aids, speech aids and visual/reading aids to enable people with disabilities who may want to purchase an item to review, try out and evaluate their alternatives.
LH-2700.0500-050Assistive Technology Product Evaluation Definition
Programs that test and compare different products in the assistive technology area including cognitive/learning devices, control and signaling aids, daily living aids, hearing augmentation aids, mobility aids, prosthetic/orthotic/seating devices, recreational aids, speech aids and visual/reading aids; provide information about the strengths and weaknesses of each option; and/or help people with disabilities to select the most appropriate equipment or device given their individual circumstances.
LH-2700.0600Assistive Technology Training Definition
Programs that provide training for individuals who have physical or sensory limitations and/or for their caregivers which focuses on the care and utilization of the particular type of assistive technology product they require and changes the devices might require in their lives. Assistive technology training may deal with cognitive/learning aids, computer access aids, assistive technology software, control and signaling aids, daily living aids, hearing augmentation aids, mobility aids, prosthetic/orthotic/seating devices, recreational aids, speech aids and/or visual aids.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YFDisabilities and Health Conditions Definition
Physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional impairments, illnesses or injuries that prevent or interfere with an individual's ability to perform intellectual or physical tasks that are normally within the range of human capability, or which significantly limit one's mobility or level of activity.
YJ-6750.6500Parents of People With Disabilities Definition
The natural or adoptive mothers and fathers of individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by their responsibility for and concern about the person.
YJ-8750.0025Adults With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Adults who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their ability to engage in one or more major life activities.
YJ-8750.1500Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Children and adolescents who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their performance in school and their ability to engage in one or more major life activities.
YO-3000.7150-030Assistive Technology Practitioners Definition
Individuals who evaluate, assess and train individuals with disabilities in the use of a particular assistive technology device.