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Alliance for Technology Access.

THE ALLIANCE FOR TECHNOLOGY ACCESS (ATA) is a national network of technology resource centers, community-based organizations, technology vendors, and individuals who are committed to increasing the use of technology by children and adults with disabilities and functional limitations.

ATA was conceived in 1983 by a group of parents and professionals in northern California in response to the needs of a five-year-old child with cerebral palsy who, it was believed, would benefit from the coming technology revolution. From this small group of parents, consumers, and professionals, the ATA has grown into one of the nation's largest resources to help children and adults who have disabilities and functional limitations gain access to the benefits of assistive technology.

In 1987, the group was joined by a major technology company to form the Alliance for Technology Access, with 11 charter member resource centers in 10 states. In 1989 ATA was established as an independent non-profit organization. All 40 local non-profit ATA Technology Resource Centers are operated through a collaboration of people with disabilities, family members, and professionals in related fields. All are barrier-free in architecture as well as in attitude and are committed to providing services, information, and referrals for everyone who contacts them. ATA's vendor members include companies who manufacture both mainstream and assistive technology. Associate members include a wide range of individuals and organizations who work in their own communities and seek ways to support ATA's mission. Join ATA now and become part of this vital nationwide network with the most up-to-date information about assistive technology. Your membership will include a subscription to ATA's listserv where you can read and participate in discussions about assistive technology. You can post questions yourself or help others who are looking for information. You also will be eligible for significant discounts on major assistive technology conferences and save up to 50 percent on registration fees. Most importantly, you will be connected to a network of valuable resources and people committed to increasing access to assistive technology for people with disabilities and functional limitations.

Visit ATA's Web site at http://www.ATAccess.org to find a wealth of assistive technology resources and information. There you will find the HUB, a searchable and interactive database of companies who manufacture and sell assistive technology. Also you can read about ATA's book, Computer Resources for People with Disabilities, a valuable guide to exploring assistive technology.

To speak with a representative of the ATA, contact their national office at (800) 914-3017 or by TTY at (707) 778-3015.

This listing was provided by the ATA (for the National Office, see below). When available, Web sites and email addresses have been included. Web sites are listed with the standard http:// before each. Email addresses are indicated by the symbol [e-mail] . Unless otherwise indicated, all telephone numbers are for voice only.

This directory is current as of September 2008.

Alabama

TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE FOR SPECIAL CONSUMERS

2075 Max Luther Drive

Huntsville, AL 35810

(256) 852-5600 Ext. 103

[e-mail] tasc@hiwaay.net

http://tasc.ataccess.org

Arizona

TECHNOLOGY ACCESS CENTER OF TUCSON, INC.

4710 East 29th Street

PO Box 13178

Tucson, AZ 85732-3178

(520) 745-5588 x1265

[e-mail] tact1@qwestoffice.net

http://uacoe.arizona.edu/tact

California

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY EXCHANGE CENTER (ATEC)

1601 East St. Andrew Place

Santa Ana, CA 92705

(714) 361-6200

[e-mail] atec@ocgoodwill.org

http://www.atec-oc.org

CENTER FOR ACCESSIBLE TECHNOLOGY

2547 8th Street, 12-A

Berkeley, CA 94710-2572

(510) 841-3224

[e-mail] info@cforat.org

http://www.cforat.org

EMPOWERTECH (FORMERLY COMPUTER Access Center)

6234 West 87th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 338-1597

[e-mail] info@empowertech.org

http://www.empowertech.org

ITECH--PARENTS HELPING PARENTS

3041 Olcott Street

Santa Clara, CA 95054-3222

(408) 727-5775

[e-mail] iTech@php.com

http://www.php.com

KERN ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY CENTER

3101 N. Sillect Avenue, Suite 115

Bakersfield, CA 93308

(661) 861-1346

[e-mail] katc@kernatcenter.org

SAN DIEGO ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY CENTER

United Cerebral Palsy Association

6153 Fairmount Avenue, Suite 150

San Diego, CA 92120

(858) 278-5420

[e-mail] sdatc@ucpsd.org

http://www.ucpsd.org

TEAM OF ADVOCATES FOR SPECIAL KIDS

100 W. Cerritos Avenue

Anaheim, CA 92805

(714) 533-8275

[e-mail] taskca@yahoo.com

http://www.taskca.org

TRANSACCESS

1150 S. Bascom Avenue

San Jose, CA 95128

(408) 278-2000

[e-mail] transaccess@transaccess.org

http://www.transaccess.org

Connecticut

NEAT CENTER AT OAK HILL

120 Holcomb Street

Hartford, CT 06112

(860) 243-2869

[e-mail] bakerj@ciboakhill.org

http://www.neatmarketplace.org

Georgia

TECH-ABLE, INC.

1114 Brett Drive, Suite 100

Conyers, GA 30094

(770) 922-6768

[e-mail] techweb@techable.org

http://www.techable.org/

Hawaii

ALOHA SPECIAL TECHNOLOGY ACCESS CENTER

710 Green Street

Honolulu, HI 96813

(808) 523-5547

[e-mail] astachi@yahoo.com

http://www.geocities.com/astachi/index.html

Illinois

NORTHERN ILLINOIS CENTER FOR ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY

3615 Louisiana Road

Rockford, IL 61108-6195

(815) 229-2163

[e-mail] davegrass@earthlink.net

http://www.nicat.org

Indiana

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TRAINING AND INFORMATION CENTER

A Resource Center on

Independent Living

1721 Washington Avenue

Vincennes, IN 47591

(812) 886-0575

[e-mail] inattic1@aol.com

http://www.AtticIndiana.org

Kansas

THE SOLUTION OUTREACH CENTER AT OCCK, INC.

1710 West Schilling Road

Salina, KS 67401

(785) 827-9383

[e-mail] kreed@occk.com

http://www.occk.com/trsp.htm

Kentucky

BLUEGRASS TECHNOLOGY CENTER

961 Beasley Street, Suite 140

Lexington, KY 40509

(859) 294-4343

[e-mail] office@bluegrass-tech.org

http://www.bluegrass-tech.org

ENTECH: ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES OF KENTUCKIANA

851 S. Fourth Street

Louisville, KY 40203

(502) 585-9911 Ext. 2648

[e-mail] strickland@spalding.edu

http://www.councilonmr.org/enTECH.htm

WESTERN KENTUCKY ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY CONSORTIUM (WKATC)

815 Triplett Street

Owensboro, KY 42303

(270) 689-1738

[e-mail] khayes@wfcampus.org

http://www.wkatc.org

Maine

TECHNICAL EXPLORATION CENTER

34 Summer Street, Suite 2A

Bangor, ME 04401

(207) 992-9270

[e-mail] lynn@tecmaine.org

http://www.tecmaine.org

Maryland

LEARNING INDEPENDENCE THROUGH COMPUTERS, INC. (LINC)

1001 Eastern Avenue, 3rd Floor

Baltimore, MD 21202

(410) 659-5462

[e-mail] info@linc.org

http://www.linc.org

Michigan

MICHIGAN'S INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY SUPPORTS (MITS)

1037 South U.S. 27

St. Johns, MI 48879

(989) 224-0333

[e-mail] mits@edzone.net

http://www.cenmi.org/mits

Minnesota

PACER CENTER

8161 Normandale Blvd

Minneapolis, MN 55437

(800) 537-2237,

http://www.pacer.org.

SIMON TECHNOLOGY CENTER

Pacer Center

8161 Normandale Boulevard

Minneapolis, MN 55437-1044

(952) 838-9000

[e-mail] pacer@pacer.org

http://www.pacer.org

Montana

PARENTS, LET'S UNITE FOR KIDS (PLUK)

516 N 32nd St

Billings, MT 59101

(406) 255-0540

[e-mail] plukinfo@pluk.org

http://www.pluk.org

New Jersey

CENTER FOR ASSISTIVE TECH & INCLUSIVE ED STUDIES (CATIES)

The College of New Jersey

PO Box 7718

Ewing, NJ 08628-0718

(609) 771-3016

[e-mail] caties@tcnj.edu

http://caties.tcnj.edu

New York

RESOURCE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

PO Box 210

401-409 Columbia Street

Utica, NY 13503-0210

(315) 797-4642

[e-mail] diane.mctiernan@rcil.com

http://www.rcil.com

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO, CENTER FOR ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (UB/CAT)

3435 Main Street

204 Kimball Tower

Buffalo, NY 14214

(716) 829-3141

[e-mail] coddo@buffalo.edu

http://cat.buffalo.edu

Ohio

EASTER SEALS TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTER

1133 Edwin C. Moses Boulevard, Suite 370

Dayton, OH 45408-2094

(937) 461-3305

[e-mail] k.leonard@goodwilldayton.org

http://www.trcd.org

Rhode Island

TECHACCESS OF RHODE ISLAND

110 Jefferson Boulevard

Suite I

Warwick, RI 02888

(401) 463-0202

[e-mail] techaccess@techaccess-ri.org

http://www.techaccess-ri.org

Tennessee

EAST TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY ACCESS CENTER, INC.

4918 North Broadway

Knoxville, TN 37918

(865) 219-0130

[e-mail] etstactn@aol.com

http://www.korrnet.org/ettac

MID-SOUTH ACCESS CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY

University of Memphis

Rm 119, Patterson Hall

Memphis, TN 38152

(901) 678-1489

[e-mail] lclaybon@memphis.edu

http://coe.memphis.edu/act/

SIGNAL CENTER'S ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY CENTER

109 North Germantown Road

Chattanooga, TN 37411

(423) 698-8528

[e-mail] info@signal.chattanooga.net

http://www.signalcenters.org

TECHNOLOGY ACCESS CENTER

2222 Metrocenter Boulevard

Suite 126

Nashville, TN 37228

(615) 248-6733

[e-mail] techaccess@tacnashville.org

http://tac.ataccess.org

WEST TENNESSEE SPECIAL TECHNOLOGY

Access Resource Center (STAR)

1119 Old Humboldt Road

Jackson, TN 38305

(731) 668-3888

[e-mail] bjames@starcenter.tn.org

http://www.starcenter.tn.org

Utah

THE COMPUTER CENTER FOR CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES

c/o Utah Center for Assistive Technology

1595 West 500 South

Salt Lake City, UT 84104

(801) 887-9533

[e-mail] cboogaar@utah.gov

http://www.usor.utah.gov:81/ucat/computers.htm

Virgin Islands

VIRGIN ISLANDS RESOURCE CENTER FOR THE DISABLED, INC.

PO Box 308427

St. Thomas, VI 00803-8427

(340) 777-2253

[e-mail] vircd@vipowernet.net

Virginia

TIDEWATER CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY ACCESS

1413 Laskin Road

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

(757) 263-2829

[e-mail] myra.flint@vbschools.com
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