Services at School

Children from birth to age 21 who experience a disability are eligible for ATP services.

Educators, students, parents, therapists, and service providers should contact ATP. ATP Technology Specialists visit schools and homes at no cost and provide:

  • Training to individuals and groups on equipment and how it works

  • Consultations to identify appropriate solutions

  • Technical Support (troubleshooting and setting up equipment)

  • Demonstrations to individuals and groups on the features and use of equipment

A loan pool of devices to try before you buy and to help fill a short term need are available. Contact ATP and visit You may also search for items for use at home and work. 

Assistive technology must be covered as part of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) and Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) process for every child. The IEP and IFSP Team must consider whether the assistive technology is necessary for the student to:

  • Achieve education or social goals
  • Gain meaningful benefit from the education
  • Make reasonable progress in the least restrictive environment

ATP staff provide guidance to the IEP and IFSP Team on assessing and selecting appropriate assistive technology.


For more information, contact:
Alie Kropp
Statewide Program Coordinator
(308) 784-4525


To learn more:

Assistive Technology in Education

Assistive Technology in Education (Text Only) 

Regional Assistive Technology Specialist Service Area Map


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Nebraska ChildFind

Provides information to parents, school personnel, and service providers on child development and special education for children from birth (or date of diagnosis) to age 21.

Help is available for parents to access information on rights and resources to help them advocate for their child.  

Call (888) 806-6287 or (402) 471-2447
Steve Miller
ChildFind Coordinator


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Access for Public Schools

To ensure access for public schools, ATP provides technical assistance to the Nebraska Department of Education Office.

A program coordinator meets with school administrators to identify modifications and reviews plans for compliance with building access under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

To learn more, contact:
Lilly Blase
(402) 471-6051


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