The Assistive Technology School Share program can make it easier for schools across the state to get assistive technology (AT) for their students with disabilities. This innovative and potentially cost-saving program is run by MassMATCH, the AT Act program of Massachusetts.
Each year Massachusetts school districts buy AT for eligible students to use. Eventually, these students graduate or move away, leaving the AT behind. Over time, school districts accumulate equipment that could be of use to students in other schools.
The Assistive Technology School Share program is a no-cost, members-only, online system for equipment inventory and reuse. It is designed to help its members:
With the help of local schools, Massachusetts can build a rich database of available equipment and a broad community of educators with AT know-how. For more information or to obtain the necessary form to get started, please contact the AT School Share Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-204-3826. You may also send contact information for anyone else you think may be interested.
MassMATCH is funded by the Rehabilitation Service Administration (RSA) of the U.S. Department of Education, and managed by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission. This publication does not necessarily reflect the position of the policy of RSA/ED, and no official endorsement of the material should be inferred.
Last Updated: July 10, 2017
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