Spurwink ALLTECH Connects People with Assistive Technology

By March 22, 2019Blog

Spurwink’s ALLTECH program is a program that often flies under the radar, but is so important in connecting people to assistive technology that can help them through life’s tasks. It strives to to provide assessment, consultation, and training to assist individuals with disabilities through assistive technology to access learning, communication, and employment. ALLTECH  provides face-to-face and virtual consultations, assessments, professional development, and technical assistance, and they have an equipment loaner program along with a recycle and reuse program funded by Maine CITE.

Assistive Technology Recycle & Reuse Program

ALLTECH accepts donations of durable medical equipment such as, walkers, canes, crutches, shower benches, wheelchairs, commodes and other adaptive equipment. ALLTECH sells durable medical equipment at greatly reduced prices and accepts donation of adaptive equipment. Equipment is also available for short term temporary loans.

Assistive Technology Loaner Program

Assistive Technology is available to borrow through ALLTECH’s Loaner Program, which is supported with federal funds through Maine CITE. An inventory of available Assistive Technology in Maine is available on the AT4Maine.org website.

Assistive Technology May Include:

  • Adaptive keyboards
  • Adaptive mice
  • Low vision/blind assistive technology
  • Adaptive switches
  • Communication assistive technology
  • Hard of hearing assistive technology
  • Assistive technology for home access

Spurwink ALLTECH is located at 892 Riverside Street in Portland and is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9am to 3pm. Visit spurwinkalltech.org for more information or call (207) 535-2017.