Our Mission at NEAT is to promote awareness and education regarding the importance of assistive technology services, augmentative alternative communication services and adaptive equipment to individuals.
A membership is offered to individuals, independent professionals, school districts, agencies, universities, companies, etc. Our membership is specifically designed to serve people of all ages and abilities, all over the world.
You do not have to be a member to benefit from NEAT services. However, the benefits of membership are priceless. Check them out below.
Benefits to Members
The NEAT Lending Library provides short-term loans (30 days) of assistive technology devices. Devices include (but are not limited to) laptops with specialized software; iPads with learning, productivity and communication apps; low vision magnifiers; adapted board games and toys; mid-tech communication devices as well as eye gaze; capability switches and access assessment tool-kits; and so much more!
For more information on our loan equipment and technology, explore our Lending Library here.
The NEAT Center hosts an extensive list of online webinars, delivered by our nationally recognized AT specialists. The content is always evolving to keep up with the most important trends and latest technology in early education, education, AAC, AT, technology and smart home solutions.
Our webinar, both upcoming live sessions and archived, can be found at Learn from NEAT.
Exclusive Online Resources
A bank of online modules are provided to NEAT members with a private link. These videos can help develop your AT skills in short personalized increments. These are a great way to learn more about recommendations provided during an AT service or to simply catch up on AT tools that your students are currently using. You will need to be a member to access these videos as well as have the Member password.
Assistive Technology (AT) Hotline
The NEAT hotline is designed to have a quick turn-around and allow for brief guidance around your individualized AT needs. By sending an email to CentersConnect@oakhillct.org with a description of what you are looking for, our NEAT team will schedule a time to connect virtually.