Kansas Alternative Finance Program

The Assistive Technology for Kansans project, coordinated by the University of Kansas, is working to expand personal financing options for the purchase of assistive technology devices and services. The Alternative Finance Program currently manages a revolving loan program as well as a loan guarantee program.

During this next year, the program will expand public awareness efforts to assure that statewide coverage and supports will be in place to expand the capacity to make loans. The five regional Assistive Technology Access Sites assist applicants in reviewing public funding options before personal funds are expended.

Funding Agencies: 

U. S. Department of Education

Funded from: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2003
to: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Principal Investigator: 

Photo of Sara Sack
Senior Scientist, Director, Assistive Technology for Kansans Program, PhD, Developmental and Child Psychology University of Kansas
620-421-8367
Parsons Research Building

Staff: 

Jeanette Graue, SKIL - Parsons

Summer Spilman, SKIL - Parsons

Lou Ann Kibbee, SKIL - Hays

Heather Jones, PILR - Hutchinson


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