Assisting Medicaid Beneficiaries in Accessing Assistive Technology

Kansans who are eligible for Kansas Medicaid may have a need for assistive technology services so they can determine what type of devices they need and how to use those devices to promote maximum independence in their homes and communities. Assistive Technology for Kansans staff provide a range of services including assessment, goal setting, training and advocacy that help over 750 individuals achieve their personal goals each year.

Funding Agencies: 

Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Principal Investigator: 

Sara Sack
Senior Scientist, Director, Assistive Technology for Kansans Program, PhD, Developmental and Child Psychology University of Kansas
University Center on Developmental Disabilities Parsons

Sheila Simmons
Research Project Manager, MS, Speech-Language Pathology, University of Northern Iowa
University Center on Developmental Disabilities Parsons

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