Telehealth Services in Assistive Technology

Award Amount: $70,000 (2017-2018) and $75,000 (2019)

Year of Grant: 2017-2019

Grantee: Assistive Technology Center at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Council staff responsible: Paul Jarvis

Goal of Grant

The objective of this project is to evaluate the effectiveness of providing assistive technology assessments utilizing telehealth technologies. This project will document an assistive technology service delivery program for adults with developmental disabilities using a hybrid telehealth service delivery program (in-person and communicating remotely via technology) to demonstrate and document the feasibility of obtaining Medicaid reimbursement for this service so that more adults with developmental disabilities have access to obtaining assistive technology.

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