Tuesday, May 1, 2012

UATP 2011 Annual Report

The Utah Assistive Technology Program began in 1989 under the Assistive Technology Act. The goal of UATP, a non-profit, is to ensure that Utahans with disabilities obtain the assistive technology devices and services they need to be more independent in employment, educational and community settings. Every year, UATP strives to reach more people across the state of Utah. Check out our summary of actitivies for 2011 below, and find more in-depth stories on those we've assisted by visiting the Annual Report page.

2,303 participants were trained on AT in one-on-one, online, classroom and conference settings.

Information: 104,057 consumers, families and professionals received assistance with AT devices, services and funding.

Technical Assistance: 457 hours provided to organizations.

Public Awareness: 90,468 individuals were reached through a variety of media to increase awareness of UATP and assistive technology.

AT Lab: 876 individuals received device demonstrations.

CReATE & AT Lab: 165 devices were repaired, refurbished and recycled, saving consumers $224,879.

UATF: Loans for AT devices were given to122 individuals, worth $962,985 were financed at a 1.63% interest rate.

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