West Virginia Assistive Technology System (WVATS)

Address: Center for Excellence in Disabilities West Virginia University WVATS Program, 959 Hartman Run Road
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: (304) 293-4692 Email: jwright@hsc.wvu.edu Website: http://wvats.cedwvu.org/

The West Virginia Assistive Technology System (WVATS) is the designated lead agency that works to enhance the lives of all West Virginia residents with disabilities, including older West Virginians and the families of people with disabilities. By providing access to and help with the acquisition of assistive technology devices and services, WVATS can offer West Virginians with disabilities an opportunity for choice, control and independence at home, work, school, play, and in their neighborhoods.

Programs and Services Include:

West Virginia Assistive Technology Loan Library and Exchange System – The WVATS AT4ALL system is a free online service to list and find assistive technology devices and durable medical equipment in West Virginia.

AT Clinic – The AT Clinic assessment team is led by a nationally certified Assistive Technology Practitioner, Jamie Hayhurst Marshall, and is under the direction of Laurie Gutmann, M.D. The team is designed to help individuals identify and use assistive technology to support independence and enhance their quality of life. Clinic staff works with clients, families, providers, vendors and insurers to determine the type of assistive technology that best meets the needs of the individual, and to identify possible funding sources.

Assistive Technology and Durable Medical Equipment Providers, Vendors and Repair Services – Provides a list which is designed to assist individuals in finding assistive technology and durable medical equipment providers, vendors and repair services in West Virginia. The list is broken down alphabetically by county and offers suggestions in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky for WV residents close to bordering states. If you are aware of any providers not on the list, please contact WVATS at 800.841.8436 or wvats@hsc.wvu.edu.

 

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