- St. Ambrose students create interactive tree for preschoolers December 18, 2014Through a Davenport school district employee, she got together with Eyster and Martin to create the tree as a project for their assistive technology ...
- ABLE Act Passed by Senate December 18, 2014Qualified expenses would include anything related to education, housing, transportation, employment training and support, assistive technology and ...
- 2nd Ohio university settles disabilities complaint December 18, 2014... Disabilities Act. Its review looked in part at accessibility to those with “sensory impairments who might use assistive technology to access the sites.”.
- 2nd Ohio university settles disabilities complaint December 18, 2014... Disabilities Act. Its review looked in part at accessibility to those with "sensory impairments who might use assistive technology to access the sites.".
- Congress OKs ABLE Act to give disabled greater financial independence December 18, 2014"Yet, for many people, it's the best piece of assistive technology for them." The ABLE Act passed the House Dec. 3 and the Senate on Tuesday. Sen.
- The do's and don'ts of a successful stay-at-work accommodation December 18, 2014Modifying work schedules, job restructuring, temporary assignments and providing assistive technology can make a huge difference for the ...
- Assistive technology: definition and safe use December 18, 2014Guidance on the definition of assistive technology and safe use of this type of medical device, which includes mobility aids and therapy equipment.
- LRH among 8 to receive Circle of Excellence award December 18, 2014Technology for HOME, a program that offers at home, in-person assistive technology consultation and technical assistance to help people with ...
- Funding boost for Serious Games Institute's assistive tech innovation December 18, 2014The team behind a new app that will support the learning of disabled workers has been given a funding boost by the Department of Business, ...
- How Colleges Can Better Serve Students with Learning Disabilities December 18, 2014Although assistive technologies and other supports can help, too few ... for Technology Innovation, which supported researchers and entrepreneurs in ...
- St. Ambrose students create interactive tree for preschoolers December 18, 2014
UCAT Annual Open House 2014
The Utah Center for Assistive Technology will hold an open house on Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. We will have over 20 vendors join us this […]
Meet our new staff member – Julia Pearce
UCAT would like to introduce Julia Pearce to our team. Julia comes to us from Granite School District where she worked with the Utah Assistive Technology Team and will be […]
Modified SUV, scooter gifted to college-bound man with spina bifida
KSL news story featuring Tommy Turgeon, Steve Townsend and the Ability Found OGDEN — His walk is unusual, but it’s a victory for 18-year-old Tommy Turgeon because […]
Lightning McQueen Adaptation
Last year UCAT was asked to help in a great project called Go Baby Go out of Delaware where research is being done to modify and adapt ride on toy […]
We’ve all heard the quote, “work to live, not live to work”. We couldn’t agree more—work should be a part of life, but not life itself. UCAT strives to help […]
Adapted Steering Controls
Steve Townsend worked with his client in obtaining a spinner on her steering wheel which allows her to drive independently. Monique was born with Epidermolysis Bullosa which causes her hands […]
Posted on July 25, 2012 | No CommentsKen Reid of UCAT helped orchestrate a wonderful multi-agency project for a client in great need of a manual wheelchair. He worked with Katie Terry-Corbridge who was helping her get other […]
Posted on July 20, 2012 | No CommentsUCAT and Vocational Rehabilitation have a client with Arthrogryposis, a congenital disorder characterized by multiple joint contractures, muscle weakness, and fibrosis. Steve Townsend recommended a number of vehicle modifications enabling […]
Posted on July 13, 2012 | No CommentsOur good friend, Michael was kind enough to share his thoughts on the difference the SiCare Environmental Control Unit (ECU) has made in his life. The Veterans Administration (VA) contacted us […]
Posted on July 12, 2012 | No CommentsSometimes a small adaptation can make a world of difference, and is all it takes for a client to remain independent at work. Kevin John’s experience with a Vocational Rehabilitation […]
Posted on May 25, 2012 | No CommentsMine Worker Returns to Work After Severe Injury Our client, who lost about one-half of his right hand in a mine accident has returned to work full time. Thanks to a […]
Posted on April 25, 2012 | No CommentsA family brought us this bike trailer and we adapted it using old wheelchair seating so that the boy could then recreate with his family. Kevin John took the original […]
Posted on June 7, 2011 | No CommentsUCAT had the opportunity to do some work for a family in Nephi through the AgrAbility of Utah Project. The referral we received: I am currently working with a sweet, […]
Posted on April 29, 2011 | No CommentsBackground: A mother requested help finding a way for her son to be able to play fetch with his companion dog; however, the son was quadriplegic and had no movement in […]
Posted on March 11, 2011 | No CommentsWrite up by Kevin John Wii Remote modification Background: An individual contacted us with the request to adapt a Wii remote that would allow him to play his favorite Wii […]
Posted on January 26, 2011 | No CommentsThe world of assistive technology is always changing. UCAT employees are constantly trying to keep up with and learn the latest in our field to better serve our clients. One […]