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.
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Assistive Technology 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.
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.
NMTAP SERVICES UPDATE
- NMTAP is now available to schedule in person services by appointment only at our main office located in downtown Albuquerque.
- We are now offering curbside pick-up and drop-off of device loans. 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.
- Shipping of device loans is still available for all individuals who are not in the Albuquerque area.
- 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 in person or online via Zoom. Please contact us to schedule a device demonstration.
- All upcoming trainings scheduled for the rest of 2021 will continue to take place online. 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.
- Please note that face masks and social distancing are required for in person meetings and services regardless of vaccination status.
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.