Assistive Tech & HCBS: The Perfect Storm?

Assistive Tech & HCBS: The Perfect Storm?

by Pamela Fields, CEO, ATECH   Services Ruling As with other direct-care service organizations, Midstate Arc and ATECH share in the need to reach 100% compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Home and Community Based Service (HCBS)...
Companion Robots For Healthy Aging

Companion Robots For Healthy Aging

It might feel like something out of a space age movie, but companion robots are the newest type of robots to take their place in everyday homes. Much more than an automated vacuum cleaner, this new breed of interactive devices is being used to meet the needs of...
In Memoriam: Dave Hingsburger

In Memoriam: Dave Hingsburger

With much sadness, the team at ATECH shares the news of the passing of our colleague Dave Hingsburger. We are among the thousands of professionals who knew and loved Dave, charmed by his stories, and motivated by his passion for helping those with intellectual...
Remembering Joy Smiley Zabala

Remembering Joy Smiley Zabala

The ATECH team wishes to express our deep sadness at the passing of Dr. Joy Smiley Zabala, a pioneer and shining star in the Assistive Technology field. We extend our condolences to her family, friends, and share the loss being experienced by all her many colleagues....

Youth Mental Health and IDD

The Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Sensory Disabilities at Texas Tech University has just released a new video resource for parents, teachers and service personnel focusing on student mental health and special education. Originally...