OTAP

Oregon Technology Access Program

The Oregon Technology Access Program (OTAP) provides training, information, technical assistance and resources regarding the uses of technology for children with disabilities. OTAP services are available to anyone concerned with the needs of Oregon's children with disabilities from birth to age twenty-one. The program is sponsored by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE). For more information please contact our OTAP Staff.

Professional Development Opportunities

Oregon Technology Access Program (OTAP) offers a variety of Assistive Technology-related topics, which are customizable; to meet your training needs.  These topics may be delivered face-to-face, virtually, or a combination of both methods.  Workshops are provided at no cost to the host.  Following is a list of current offerings.  Please contact us to discuss your needs and your vision.    

At Now 2014 Handouts

AT Now! Conference Session Handouts 2014

Please download before you arrive

This year we will not have paper copies of handouts available at the Conference. You are asked to download the handouts for the session(s) you are registered for. You can either view them on your device during the session or print paper copies before you arrive. Whichever way works best for you!

OTAP News

The OTAP newsletter is published two to three times a year. It includes notices of training opportunities, new additions to the loan library and other news of interest about technology for children with disabilities.

Publications

OTAP develops and disseminates assistive technology publications covering a wide range of topics for individuals with disabilities, their family members, professionals in the field of disability, and other interested parties. OTAP publications are available online, or requested by calling our office to be sent via mail.  All publications are available in alternative formats, upon request.

CATO

Coalition for Assistive Technology (CATO)

Grants of assistive technology are awarded to children with disabilities in Oregon ages two to twenty. Equipment is loaned on a long-term basis to families (i.e., until outgrown or no longer needed). Requested equipment must be needed at home but may also be used at school. The Board of Directors of the Coalition for Assistive Technology (CATO) meets in October, January and April to review applications and make equipment awards.

Click on PDF to download application for a child you know.

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