NEVADA Department of Health and Human Services – Disability Services – Assistive Technology Programs

Address: 3416 Goni Road, D-132 Nevada Department of Health & Human Services - Aging & Disability Services Division (ADSD)
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: (775) 687-4210 Fax: (775) 6874264 Website: http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Physical/ATforIL/ATforIL/

The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADS) Disability Services (DS) Unit of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services provides a variety of resources at the community level for people with disabilities.

Assistive Technology Programs and Services Include:

  • Assistive Technology Assessments and Training Services Assessments and Training are available to families, professionals and people with disabilities to help them learn about the assistive devices currently available, which ones are appropriate for a given situation, and how they might make a difference in a person’s activities of daily living. These services are provided by the University of Nevada and Easter Seals of Southern Nevada.
    For more information: Northern Nevada, call UNR-UCEDD at (775) 784-4921 Southern Nevada, call Easter Seals at (702) 870-7050

     
  • Assistive Technology Independent Living Program – The Assistive Technology for Independent Living (AT/IL) Program helps individuals to remain living in the community by making their homes and vehicles more accessible.  Some clients share in the cost, on a sliding scale. The service is provided by the Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living and RAGE, Inc., a disability owned nonprofit agency in southern Nevada. For more information contact: Northern Nevada, call CARE Chest at (775) 829-2273 Southern Nevada, call RAGE at (702) 333-1038
     
  • Equipment Distribution Program The Equipment Distribution Program provides accessible telecommunications equipment (like TTYs) to those with speech and hearing disabilities. This service and equipment is free to those who qualify through the non-profit organization
     
  • Recycled Equipment Program – The equipment-recycling program provides free medical equipment to those who lack other resources. Services are provided CARE Chest in northern Nevada and Easter Seals in southern Nevada. For more information contact: Northern Nevada – CARE Chest at (775) 829-2273
    Southern Nevada – Easter Seals at (702) 870-7050

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