NMTAP offers free services to New Mexicans with disabilities to help them get the assistive technology (AT) services they need. It is a statewide program designed to increase knowledge of, access to, and acquisition of assistive or adaptive technology for anyone with any disability, anywhere in the state, of any age.
Our Devices Are Available For Loan!
- You can request devices for loan through our online database at https://myatprogram.org/home/35 or by submitting a Device Loan Application. Applications can be accessed on our website under Device Loans or you can contact a NMTAP staff member to have one emailed or mailed to you. Devices are being shipped out once a week on Thursdays.
Get a Demonstration of Devices!
- Not sure which device to loan? You can compare and contrast one or more similar devices or software in a device demonstration. Our staff is conducting one-on-one customized demonstration of devices online via Zoom. Please contact us to schedule a device demonstration.
- Upcoming presentations and training’s are frequently updated on our website and are being done online via Zoom. Please check our calendar below for more information. If you would like NMTAP to provide a presentation on Assistive Technology (AT) or an overview of our services please contact us at 505-841-4464.
- As a reminder, we are not currently providing in-person services and our main office located in downtown Albuquerque is closed to the public. Our services have changed due to the pandemic but we are still here and available for you.
The New Mexico AgrAbility Project and NMTAP will be hosting a presentation on Vision AT for Farmers and Ranchers. This educational presentation is focused on vision tools for farmers and ranchers. Terminology regarding disability, assistive technology (AT), adaptive equipment (AE), low vision, blindness, and color blindness will be discussed. Understanding the role of occupational therapists for low vision clients will also be explained, as well as available AT and AE for farmers and ranchers who have visual disabilities. At the end of the session, resources, details, and visual demonstrations of select AT and AE for farmers and ranchers will be shown.
This training is designed for: Health Professionals, Assistive Technologists, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, Students, Farmers and Ranchers, and Extension Professionals.
NMTAP will be closed for holiday on Monday, July 5th, 2021.
This standard quarterly meeting of The New Mexico Technology Assistance Program Advisory Council will be held via Zoom.
To attend this meeting please contact Program Manager Tracy Agiovlasitis for the Zoom Meeting Room link at 505-841-4464 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Agenda is forthcoming.
“Grow….With Assistive Technology”
September 13th – September 16th
Online via Zoom
Registration is open for ATC21!
You can register now or visit the REGISTRATION PAGE for more information.
Assistive Technology for School
The Livescribe Echo is a smartpen that allows you to write notes and record audio at the same time. The Echo has a built-in microsphone and speaker to allow the user to record and playback audio without an extra device needed.
An easy to use, large display talking scientific calculator set in color coded over-sized keys. Designed for users with Low Vision. Speech output is via headphones but the talking function can he turned off if not needed.
This adjustable, mobile desk may be just what you or your student needs for at home or in classroom learning. It has four legs for stability, can be adjusted for different heights, and locking mechanisms to hold the tray in place.
A bluetooth enabled wearable keyboard and mouse that can connect to an iOS or Android mobile device, PC or Mac computer. The keyboard and mouse operate by sliding the Tap Strap rings onto the users fingers and typing by tapping their fingers.
The C-Pen is a portable scanning pen that reads text line-by-line using an embedded camera and text-to-speech. It supports scanning for right or left-handed scanning. It also comes equipped with a built-in dictionary, speaker, and headphone jack.
The C-Pen Dictionary Pen is a pocket-sized scanning pen that displays on screen and reads aloud the definition of scanned words. It can also provide translation to or from English, French, German, Russian, and Spanish.
This 3-in-1 flexible seat supports active learning. The active seat is slightly curved at the bottom to allow for some rocking motion. It can also be rotated to provide a desk or a stool option. It is great for the classroom, at-home learning, or both indoor and outdoor environments.
This touchscreen Chromebook is equipped with 360-degree hinges for 4 modes of customizable engagement. Also has a built-in front facing camera and is WiFi and Bluetooth capable.
The information on How to Use Zoom, Free Online Resources for Learning, and Resources for Parents has been moved to our Useful Links webpage under Accessibility Information.
Thank you for your continued understanding and patience. Please continue to limit your interactions with others and stay home to prevent the spread of the virus. We care about the health and success of all New Mexicans with disabilities. We will continue to provide limited services as we all attend to this issue together.
NMTAP is a program of the State of New Mexico Governor's Commission on Disability, under a grant from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Community Living.