Lending Library locations

Do you have an assistive technology lending library in your area?
Post it here by replying to this thread. Please include the following

Name or library
Name of institution its located in(if applicable)
Address(physical location if you know it)
URL web address

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Are there any AT lending libraries in your region? (if not, no need to reply)
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If not, and you are interested, www.fairplaylibraries.org can help you start one!

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Yes! We have ALT Shift which is for Bay City Michigan schools ISDs to check out AT from throughout the state! Aside from that I’m unaware of any others in our area.

Alt+Shift
1037 S US Highway 27
St. Johns, MI 48879

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There is a group of people in Ann Arbor who are interested in starting this type of lending library. It would be helpful to talk with Fair Play.

The Arc Lekotek - Northwest Wayne County
26049 Five Mile Rd.
Redford, MI 48239
Phone: (313) 532-7915

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Ershig Assistive Technology Resource Center

Contact: Natalie Newman
email: natalie.newman@wwu.edu

On Campus: EATRC MH 001

Woodring College of Education

Western Washington University

516 High St MS 9040

Bellingham, WA 98225

360-650-2783

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Yes, AZ TAP through Northern Arizona University

Lori Lambert, COTA/L
Phone Extension 11520 Amy Houston Academy
Extension 11427 T.G. Barr

Amy Houston Academy
T.G. Barr
C.O. Greenfield
Maxine O. Bush

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Yes. I run the Assistive Technology Lending Library at Lincoln Intermediate Unit for staff and districts within our 3-county footprint (25 districts). In addition, in PA there’s a lending library we can access through PATTAN and Tech Owl (out of Temple).

I should note, I have been utterly swamped and have had ZERO time to work on my Makey Makey project. Is there a deadline?

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From @mlevac our Phoenix chapter leader:

Below are two links to some in Az.

Adapt shop
Focuses on 0-5 years of age in the Phoenix area.
2850 N. 24TH STREET • PHOENIX, AZ 85008
P (602) 266-5976 • F (602) 274-8952
GIVE@SWHD.ORG
https://www.swhd.org/adapt/adapt/

The other through AZTap covers the state for all ages.
The Arizona Technology Access Program (AzTAP)
Northern Arizona University
300 W. Clarendon Ave, Suite 475
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 728-9534
Fax: (602) 728-9535
Toll-Free: (800) 477-9921
https://aztap.org/at-devices/loan-libraries/

Assistive Technology of Ohio
The Ohio State University
Area 200
1314 Kinnear Rd.
Columbus, OH 43212
(800) 784-3425
atohio@osu.edu
https://atohio.org/device-lending-library

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In Virginia, we have several VA Department of Education Training and Technical Assistance Centers (T-TACs) that include a lending library for school personnel. The Library includes Assistive Technology devices teachers can borrow and get training if needed. The following universities have a T-TAC:
Old Dominion University (ODU), Norfolk, VA - https://ttac.odu.edu/services/library/
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA - https://ttac.vcu.edu/library/
James Madison University (JMU), Harrisonburg, VA - https://ttacjmu.org/library/
Virginia Tech (VCU), Blacksburg, VA - https://www.ttac.vt.edu/Library.html
George Mason University (GMU), Fairfax, VA - https://kellarlibrary.gmu.edu/

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In PA, the statewide Assistive Technology Lending Library is accessed through www.techowlpa.org. It is housed at UCP of Central PA and facilitated by the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University in Philadelphia. There are 9 regional centers across the state with AT Specialists to assist clients in identifying devices or programs to meet their needs.
UCP of NEPA runs a Lekotek toy lending library, as well as other programs for children, out of Clarks Summit, PA (near Scranton). Contact through www.ucpnepa.org.

On a side note, anyone can look up their state AT program to see if they have a lending library by going to www.ataporg.org

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Michigan

Michigan Assistive Technology Project

3498 East Lake Lansing Rd. Suite 100
East Lansing, MI 48823

Program Director: Kathryn Wyeth

Phone: (517) 333-2477
Toll-Free: (800) 578-1269
Fax: (517) 333-2677

Email: mdrc@mymdrc.org
Website: http://www.mymdrc.org

Device Loan Contact Name: Aimee Sterk
Device Loan Email: aimee@mymdrc.org

Device Demo Contact Name: Kathryn Wyeth
Device Demo Email: kwyeth@mymdrc.org

Device Reutilization Contact Name: Laura Hall
Device Reutilization Email: laura@mymdrc.org

Financial Loan Contact Name: Brenda Henige
Financial Loan Email: henige@ucpmichigan.org

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In upstate New York there is the Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (TRAID) Program. There are multiple TRAID centers in NY. In Syracuse there is AccessCNY TRAID Center.

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