Telehealth Services in Assistive Technology

Award Amount: $70,000

Year of Grant: 2017-2018

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

Council staff responsible: Kim Crishbaum

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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