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ATK connects people with disabilities and health conditions of all ages with the assistive technology they need to learn, work, play and participate in community life safely and independently.

You can contact your regional AT Access Site by calling 800-KAN DO IT (800-526-3648). Management staff can be reached by calling 620-421-8367 or by sending an e-mail to ATK at atkapps@ku.edu

How does ATK Serve Kansans?


ATK Program Impact in 2018

1,652 Kansans with disabilities and chronic health conditions and/or service providers received more than 3,356 Assistive Technology (AT) Services provided by ATK staff in 2018.

Specific Kansas Populations Receiving AT Services:

  • 98 infants and toddlers with disabilities and their family members
  • 179 adults with disabilities who were retraining or obtaining part-time employment
  • 82 farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities
  • 1,175 seniors needing services to stay in their homes and/or to be active in their community
  • 1,977 Kansans received hands-on training on use and maintenance of an AT device

The statewide program serves Kansans in all 105 counties. Customers include seniors, infants and toddlers, students, working age adults, farmers with disabilities, active duty soldiers and veterans with disabilities, individuals with vision and hearing loss, and other persons with disabilities and chronic health conditions.

ATK provides technology solutions in the areas of vision, hearing, speech communications, learning, cognition, mobility, seating, daily living, environmental adaptations, vehicle modifications, computer and related technology, recreation and sports adaptations. Comprehensive AT services include product information, equipment loan, device demonstration, device reuse/recycle, assessment, funding assistance, and training.

 

Assistive Technology for Kansans, the statewide assistive technology program for Kansas, is coordinated by The University of Kansas. The project is supported by Grant Number DDHS90RT5015-01-00 from the Administration for Community Living. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Updated 7-10-2019