About ATAP

The Rhode Island Assistive Technology Access Partnership (ATAP) is designed as a statewide partnership of organizations, each with a targeted assistive technology focus, working together to improve access to and acquisition of assistive technology for individuals with disabilities.

ATAP's main initiatives include:

  • Device Demonstration
  • Device Loan
  • Device Re-Use
  • Training, Public Awareness, Collaboration, Information & Referral

ATAP Partners include Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan Program (ATEL), East Bay Educational Collaborative (EBEC), Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL), and TechACCESS of RI. Please take a minute to visit their websites listed to the left to see what services they offer.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (401) 332-9018 or by email at melanie.sbardella@ors.ri.gov.

Melanie Sbardella
ATAP Program Director

Mission

Rhode Island ATAP increases knowledge about and access to Assistive Technology.

Fact Sheets

Definition of Assistive Technology

Disability Credits for Businesses

Independent Living

Lemon Law

Medicaid

 


https://acl.gov/programs/assistive-technology/assistive-technology