Assistive Technology ADVANCE - August 2020

Assitive Technology Advance: A Newsletter of the ATP Education Program


August 2020  
Check out our NEW Assistive Technology Tools!
We Have NEW Tools to Explore!
The ATP Education Program has recently added a series of AT tools and systems to the Statewide Education Loan Pool on These tools include tools to support daily living, communication, computer access, math, memory/organization/executive function, mobility/positioning, recreation, sensory needs, switch access, and writing. All of these may be checked out at no charge for trial with children and students receiving special education services.
Regional Advisory Groups - Apply Today!

AT Cadre Logo, Are you Ready for This?  Applications Due September 10th

The ATP Education Program is excited to accept applications for the first-ever AT Cadre. The AT Cadre is an opportunity for individuals from around Nebraska to receive individualized coaching and support to develop their knowledge and skills related to providing quality assistive technology (AT) services to children and students with disabilities.  

Apply Today to Serve on an Advisory Group! 

Map of Nebraska with Regions - Represent and Let your voice be heard!

There are two ways to help the ATP Education Program help you!  Applications due September 10th!  


Want to have input on ATP Education programs and services within your region?  Volunteer to be a representative on a Regional Advisory Group! 


What to have a voice to determine what items should be in the Statewide Education Loan Pool for schools to borrow?  Volunteer to serve on the Statewide Education Loan Pool Advisory Group!     

Check Out Our Upcoming Events 





Solutions from the Statewide Education Loan Pool
The Statewide Education Loan Pool is hosted on The main purpose of the loan pool is to allow members of IFSP and IEP teams to try different pieces of assistive technology (AT) with children/students to see if the AT meets the needs of the children/students. AT Loans from the loan pool are free of charge and will be shipped to and from the borrower. Loan periods are for 60 calendar days.
Kubi Classic Telepresence Robot
Kubi Classic Telepresence Robot

The unique advantage of Kubi is that it lets a remote student easily look around remotely with 300 degrees of pan and 90 degrees of tilt to see and interact with teachers, other students, school nurses, coaches, and family members, through remote robotic control during a video call. This provides remote students and teachers with a highly engaging virtual presence in the classroom.

PowerLink 4
PowerLink 4
The PowerLink 4 allows switch users to control up to 2 electrical appliances with single switches. Features 6 unique modes of control that allows you to define exactly how, and for how long, appliances will be turned on.
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