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. Please check our calendar below for more information.
- 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.
Don’t know how to use Zoom?
Please read the instruction sheets created by the Creative Life Center below for some assistance.
New to using Cisco Webex?
Cisco Webex is holding free live virtual trainings to assist users with getting started using their video meeting platform.
Please visit their website to sign-up for one of their 30 minute classes.
Assistive Technology and Other Resources for School
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.
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.
The Aegir Series is the latest addition to the Livescribe Family. It is a dynamic smartpen that transfers written content to digital content on a smartphone or tablet. The mobile device can record audio and playback for synchronized note taking.
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.
Resources for Parents
UNM-CDD Imagine 2020-2021 Conference: A Future that is Flourishing is being held online. Please review the Session Four Schedule to sign-up to attend sessions
Parents Reaching Out is also providing a variety of online workshops for parents. Please review their website to sign-up to attend these sessions.
The UNM Center for Development and Disability Partners for Employment & Parents Reaching Out have released a School-to-Work Transition Guide. This guide is designed for parents but can also be useful for providers/professionals and youth.
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitive Services has also released A Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities in hopes to assist students with disabilities and their families to better understand how local and state agencies work together to facilitate improved outcomes for students and youth with disabilities.
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.