Virginia Assistive Technology System
Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
Richmond Virginia 1 23230
(804) 662 9990
Barclay Shepard, Assistive Technology Resource Manager , Barclay.Shepard@dars.virginia.gov
- 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.
- Assistive Products
- Maintains three Assistive Technology Regional Sites that provide training, public awareness, and general technical assistance for consumers in need of assistive technology.
- Financial Assistance
- Works towards the implementation of a statewide loan-financing program for assistive technology. Maintains a funding resource directory.
- Information and Referral
- Offers statewide information and referral services concerning questions related to assistive technology.