Welcome to the Veterans Affairs Assistive Technology Website

This website functions as a single gateway for VA healthcare professionals to access multiple resources, including standardized documentation templates, guidelines, coverage policies, product reviews, outcomes management, and online educational services. Specific areas of AT intervention include:

  • Mobility Assistive Equipment

  • Adapted Computer Access

  • Electronic Aids to Daily Living/Environmental Control Units

  • Augmentative & Alternative Communication

  • Electronic Cognitive Devices

  • Adapted Automotive Equipment

  • Adapted Sports & Recreation Equipment

The purpose of the website is to interlink multiple resources into a single portal to eliminate the need for busy healthcare professionals to search for information in multiple locations.

The VAATech website is dynamic and open access where if you have any additional resources, templates, news stories, and/or events that you would like share, email them to Andi Saptono (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Gede Pramana (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

AT Mission

To enhance the ability of Veterans and active duty service members with disabilities to fulfill life goals through the coordination and provision of appropriate assistive technology services.

 

AT Vision

To be a leader in assistive technology, providing state-of-the-art services by certified AT providers whose collaborative efforts maximally improve the quality of life of Veterans and active duty service members with disabilities.

Any updates or the posting of new information will be a joint effort between the VA and the University of Pittsburgh.

 

  

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Breathe2Relax (2017)

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Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool, designed by the National Center for Telehealth & Technology, to teach breathing techniques to help manage stress and provide detailed information on the effects of stress, on the body.

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PhotoMath App (2017)

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PhotoMath reads and solves mathematical expressions by using the camera of your mobile device in real time.  This app provides both solutions and explanations to simple and complex math equations. This can be beneficial to Polytrauma patients that are returning to educational pursuits as well as those that want to help their children with their homework.

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X-keys XK-24 USB Keypad by P.I. Engineering (2017)

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X-keys keypad is a user-programmable USB computer input device that consists of programmable keys to trigger macros, shortcuts, applications, or select tools, open files, and open directories.

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TalkPath Therapy by The Aphasia Company (2017)

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TalkPath Therapy is a comprehensive application established following 30 years of research on evidence based activities to improve language and cognitive function. It is accessed through an iPad or a web browser, and designed primarily for individuals with language or cognitive deficits secondary to stroke, injury, or illness.

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Quha Zono by Quha (2017)

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The Quha Zono is a wireless gyroscopic alternate mouse control, for access to personal computers, cell phones, or tablets. While most typically used in one of multiple head-mounted fashions, the Zono can also be programmed for use on any part of the body, such as the hand, foot, or leg.

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