Assistive Technology Resource Center
The Assistive Technology Resource Center at UofL Health – Frazier Rehabilitation Institute serves patients in our nationally recognized spinal cord medicine, movement disorders, stroke and brain injury programs, as well as individuals with other neurological, orthopedic and developmental diagnoses. Our interdisciplinary, client-centered approach provides individualized assistive technology evaluation, documentation of need and training in device use to patients and their families. Assistive technology makes an important contribution to adaptive human performance across the lifespan. We deliver these services with the aim of helping individuals accomplish their goals and fully participate in everyday life.
The Assistive Technology Resource Center is located on the 11th floor of Frazier Rehab Institute in downtown Louisville. Our specialized therapy team is committed to continuing education and is active in the Rehab Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, working only with ATP-certified rehabilitation technology suppliers.
What is Assistive Technology?
Assistive technology (AT) means using today’s technologies to give individuals powerful tools for moving on in life and returning to their valued roles and occupations. Assistive technology services are individualized to enable participation, self-reliance, communication, education, employment and play.
As part of rehabilitation after a life changing illness or injury, AT brings new options for:
- Postural control and pressure management to prevent secondary disability
- Ultra-lightweight and power wheelchairs with specialized controls and seating options
- Adaptive access to computers for employment, education and personal management
- Alternative and augmentative communication devices that generate speech
- Electronic aids to daily living (EADLs) and home and workplace modifications
Mobility and Seating
Wheelchairs enable mobility in the home, at work and all over the community. Our goal is to match a client’s orthopedic, neurological and developmental needs with the appropriate products and features.
Additional Services Provided
- Adaptive computer access
- Alternative and augmentative communication devices
- Electronic aids to daily living
- Home and workplace modification
For more information on the Assistive Technology Resource Center at UofL Health - Frazier Rehab Institute, please call 502-582-7660.