West Virginia Assistive Technology Systems

General Information

West Virginia Assistive Technology Systems
West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities
Morgantown West Virginia 1 26505
(304) 293 4692
wvats@hsc.wvu.edu
http://wvats.cedwvu.org/

Staff

Jessie Wright, Principal Investigator, jdwright@hsc.wvu.edu

Services Offered

  • Advocacy
    • Works to change policies, regulations and practices to help connect people to the AT they need.

  • Assistive Products
    • Maintains sites for free demonstrations of assistive technology devices.

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Offers training and technical assistance to individuals with disabilities, their families and those involved in providing assistive technology devices and services.

  • Financial Assistance
    • Assists people in obtaining assistive technology by providing information about sources of funding.

  • Information and Referral
    • Maintains toll-free information hotlines. Increases public awareness about assistive technology through fact sheets, exhibits, loan libraries, news releases, demonstrations, and the WVATS quarterly newsletter.