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This directory will help you to find resources, products and professionals related to Assistive Technology – the tools and adaptations that help people with disabilities do things. Please review the categories below to start your search!
Disclaimer: The information provide on this site is offered for general information and referral purposes only. Michigan Assistive Technology Program (MATP) does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the quality, safety, or use of the resources listed. Content and information might be changed or updated without notice.
Sales/Rentals/Loans: Not sure what you need? This section includes links to resources to help you decide. Know what you are looking for? Find Michigan-based vendors who sell, rent or provide loans of the equipment, devices and Assistive software you need. You can search by zip code to find a vendor close to you. You’ll also find links to search national websites for what you need and links to articles to help you be a good consumer when acquiring AT.
Financing/Funding: Find possible financial solutions to purchase equipment, related supports, and home modifications.
Evaluation/Assessment: Having a good assessment or evaluation can help you determine the best AT for you and what you need. This link will provide you with more information about getting a good assessment and where to find a Michigan-based professional who can evaluate your AT needs. This section also includes links to information about national directories and standards for a good assessment.
Repair/Maintenance: Find Michigan-based businesses to repair or provide regular maintenance services for your devices/equipment.
Home Modification: Alterations you make to your home to make it easier for you/someone you live with who has a disability to use. These include small items like adding grab bars, to more complex modifications of building ramps, expanding doorways, reconfiguring a kitchen or bathroom, adding an extension, or installing stair lifts or ceiling mounted lift systems. You’ll also find links for more information about funding your home modification.
Training: Find people and organizations in Michigan who provide hands-on, one-on-one or small group training on how to use the Assistive Technology you have.
The contents of this web page were developed under a grant from the Department of Education. However those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal government.