Special Education Listserv
Subject: Assistive Technology Reimbursement (ATR) Program
Source: Leone Herring, Supervisor, Effective Practices
Intended Audience: Local Education Agency Staff
Date: August 18, 2010
The Office of Special Education is again providing funding for districts to obtain assistive technology required in student IEPs. Missouri Assistive Technology is administering the program through an application process.
Eligible assistive technology includes adaptive devices and systems necessary for delivering an appropriate educational program for students with disabilities. The assistive technology must be identified in a student's IEP. Eligible products must cost $1,000 or more and reimbursement is limited to a maximum of $5,000 per student.
Applications and instructions will be available August 23 on the Missouri Assistive Technology website at http://www.at.mo.gov/. For specific questions and additional information on this program, contact John Effinger with Missouri Assistive Technology by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 800-647-8557.