Our hearts go out to the people of Puerto Rico today, as they withstand the impact of Hurricane Maria. Yesterday, AT3 News and Tips received this wonderful story from Maria Miranda, Coordinator of the Puerto Rico Assistive Technology Program (PRATP)
This is where disability networks shine. While the needs are daunting, this collaboration–years in the making–is launching online portals for matching assistive technology and durable medical equipment (DME) needs with the inventories of DME “reuse” programs.
As Hurricane Harvey inflicts unprecedented damage on Texas and Louisiana, the national network of State Assistive Technology Programs stands on alert to help individuals with disabilities obtain the durable medical equipment (DME) and AT they need.