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AT Act Information:

The links below provide basic reference information about the Assistive Technology Act.

Assistive Technology Act (2004)

History of the AT Act

This page includes a history of the AT Act from the original 1989 Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act (known as the Tech Act) through to the current 2004 law in both HTML and a downloadable Word document. History of the AT Act

Summary of the AT Act

This page provides an in depth summary of the current AT Act along with a downloadable Word document version. Summary of the AT Act.

AT Act Summary Slides

Powerpoint icon AT Act Summary Slides - This slide presentation on the Assistive Technology Act provides an overview of the legislative history of the AT Act, from the 1989 “Tech Act” to the 2004 law, with an emphasis on funding and activities authorized. It also includes a more in depth review of the requirements of Section 4 of the current law specific to State AT Programs. It can be downloaded and adapted by adding state level specifics as needed for state or local use.

Overview of Section 6 of the AT Act

This page provides an overview of the provisions of Section 6 of the AT Act, National Activities, with notations of which sections have been funded historically. Section Six Overview