CAT houses a wide variety of the latest assistive technology and computer hardware and software.
An interdisciplinary team with expertise in assistive technology is assembled from the fields of occupational therapy, rehabilitation engineering, vocational rehabilitation counseling, and special education.
The consumer is introduced to the capabilities of the computer for use as a tool in pursuing educational or vocational goals, environmental control and leisure activities.
The team assesses the consumer's functional abilities and matches those abilities to specific assistive technology that allow for independent use.
Computer peripherals and assistive technology devices are selected for trial, based on individual needs and interests within the appropriate environments.
The team then makes a recommendation for specific computer hardware, software and assistive technology to meet those needs.
The Center also provides equipment setup, customization and training in the use of the computer, recommended devices and software as well as technical support.