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Accommodations and Assistive Technology Resources

Each state has a federally funded assistive technology program. Contact information for Texas is available at:

Alliance for Technology Access

1304 Southpoint Blvd. Suite 240
Petaluma, CA 94954
Voice: (707) 778-3011
TTY: (707) 779-3015
Web site: http://www.icdri.org/community/ata.htm

ATA is dedicated to increasing the use of standard, assistive, and information technologies for people with disabilities. ATA has a variety of resources, including a library, to help identify appropriate technology. Publisher of Computer and Web Resources for People with Disabilities.

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Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACs)

Voice/TTY: (800) 949-4232
Web site: www.adata.org

Federally funded centers provide information, training, and technical assistance to employers, people with disabilities, and other entities concerning accommodation, accessibility issues, and ADA information. Texas is in:

Region 6 (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX)

Southwest ADA Center
Independent Living Research Utilization
2323 South Shepherd Boulevard, Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77019 (713) 520-0232 (V/TTY)
http://www.southwestada.org

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Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

Accommodation Information:
Voice/TTY: (800) 526-7234
Web site: http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu

Federally-funded free information and consultation service on job accommodations and related information. JAN also has consultants available by phone.

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National Business and Disability Council (NBDC)

Web site: www.business-disability.com
Voice hotline: (516) 465-1519

Member and non-member corporations alike can call for prompt and accurate answers to all disability-related employment questions. NBDC is a resource for businesses on integration of individuals with disabilities into the workforce.

National Resources

ABLEDATA: The National Database of Assistive Technology Information
8630 Fenton St. Suite 930
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Voice/TTY: (800) 227-0216
Web site: www.abledata.com

A federally-funded project whose primary mission is to provide information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment. Their Web site contains a database of 25, 000 products and devices.

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Texas Center for Disability Studies University of Texas at Austin

4030 West Braker Lane, Building 2, Suite 220
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: 800.828.7839 (In State)
Phone: 512.232.0740 TTY: 512.232.0762
Web: http://techaccess.edb.utexas.edu
The national Web site is: www.resna.org

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