Virginia Assistive Technology System

General Information

Virginia Assistive Technology System
Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
2001 Maywill Street, Suite 202
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 662 9990


Barclay Shepard, Assistive Technology Resource Manager,

Services Offered

  • Information and Referral
    • Offers statewide information and referral services concerning questions related to assistive technology.

  • Assistive Products
    • Maintains three Assistive Technology Regional Sites that provide training, public awareness, and general technical assistance for consumers in need of assistive technology.

  • Advocacy
    • With ten other agencies, has developed a statewide policy on assistive technology that is intended to identify and resolve agency barriers and develop consistent assistive technology policies within each agency.