Assistive Technology_State Grants for Protection and Advocacy

To support protection and advocacy services through the systems established to provide protection and advocacy services under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act for the purpose of assisting the acquisition, utilization, or maintenance of assistive technology or assistive
technology services for individuals with disabilities.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Projects support information, advocacy and representation, training, technical assistance, and general guidance for protection and advocacy entities to increase access to and provision of assistive technology devices and services.

The emphasis is on consumer advocacy and capacity building through protection and advocacy agencies in the States.

Agency - Department of Education

The Department of Education ensures equal access to education and promotes educational excellence through coordination, management and accountability in Federal education programs. The Department works to supplement and complement educational efforts on all levels, encouraging increased involvement by the public, parents and students.