Events

Assistive Technology for Kansans

Monday, August 19, 2019 | 1-2pm | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

The Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL) will present information covering a small portion of their services. Learn about Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK) - a program that connects people of all ages with disabilities and health conditions with the assistive technology they need to learn, work, play and participate in the community. 
Kansas Equipment Exchange (KEE) the free durable medical device reuse program. The Telecommunications Access Program (TAP) which provides accessible phones and other communication devices.
As the Northeast ATK Access Site, RCIL helps individuals learn what devices are available to assist them, helps them apply for funding assistance for the device, and helps them learn how to use the device.  These devices cover a wide range of categories including vision, hearing, speech communication, mobility, daily living, environmental adaptations, transportation, computers, recreation and leisure. 
RCIL also offers the Kansas Equipment Exchange (KEE) program which accepts donated durable medical devices such as wheelchairs, scooter, hospital beds, CPAPs, etc. and provides them for individuals who need them – for FREE.
RCIL’s Orientation & Mobility Specialist will also present on the services available to those who are 55 and older and are experiencing blindness or low-vision.

Audience: Adult