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North Dakota Assistive

Don’t let rough terrain stop your cane travel; use the Dakota Disk to climb those mountains or trek through the snow

Don’t let rough terrain stop your cane travel; use the Dakota Disk to climb those mountains or trek through the snow

Several years ago I worked at ND Vision Services/School for the Blind and was a co-worker with Paul Olson who was then the Orientation and Mobility (O & M) Instructor.  Now Paul is the superintendent of the school but is still very involved with O & M.  In fact, he invented a new cane tip,

Assistive Technology (AT) Act Program Activities: how to get assistive technology

Assistive Technology (AT) Act Program Activities: how to get assistive technology

Did you know all 50 states, DC, PR, and 4 US territories have a program like Assistive? They exist because of the Assistive Technology (AT) Act of 1998, as amended (P.L. 108-364). The AT Act established a set of core activities each state must implement for their residents with disabilities. These services help people learn about,

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AT Equipment

Don’t let rough terrain stop your cane travel; use the Dakota Disk to climb those mountains or trek through the snow

Several years ago I worked at ND Vision Services/School for the Blind and was a co-worker with Paul Olson...

AT Funding

A Great Website for Federal Disability Resources and Programs

Once in a blue moon I stumble upon a website that becomes my go-to when searching for programs or...

AT Anecdotes

Learn How Assistive Saved a Woman’s Life!

We work with a lot of assistive technology (AT) devices here at, Assistive.  Some of this AT not only...

Staying At Home

Assistive Technology Doesn’t need a Computer Chip!

Do you see the Assistive Technology (AT) in this picture? If you guessed the rubber band, you are correct!...