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Assistive Technology Program

The MSF Assistive Technology (AT) Program strives to educate and assist individuals with MS across the country about the myriad of AT options available and how to access these options. The MSF AT Program may provide an AT product, help locate a product, or help with funding for a wide range of devices that allow individuals with MS to function more independently in activities of daily living, as well as recreational, educational, and vocational activities including:

  • Aids for Daily Living
  • Communication Devices
  • Computer Aids
  • Environmental Control Systems
  • Architectural and Vehicle Modifications
  • Orthotics
  • Seating, Positioning and Mobility Devices
  • Aids for Vision and Hearing
  • Cooling Aids

The Application Process

Applications for the MSF Assistive Technology Program are available online or via postal mail. Questions will be asked regarding symptoms, level of disability, income, family support, and assistance requirements. This information helps the AT coordinator to assess the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of the patient. Financial status also plays a role in determining eligibility for the MSF Assistive Technology Program.

Upon review, the AT coordinator will determine what AT will be provided through the MSF or if a referral to another resource is needed. All equipment is ordered from a licensed medical equipment supplier. For more information on AT or to access these services, call: 888-MSFOCUS (673-6287).

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