National Assistive Technology Awareness Day

Assistive Technology Day photo U.S. CapitolMarch 4, 2020 is Assistive Technology Awareness Day. What is Assistive Technology? Assistive Technology is any item, piece of equipment, or device acquired commercially, modified, or customized that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.

Project START helps Mississippians of all ages and all disabilities access and acquire Assistive Technology. Through our Device Loan, Device Reutilization and Computer Refurbishment Program, Project START increases access to appropriate assistive technology devices. Our services allow Mississippians with disabilities an opportunity to live, learn, work and play independently in the community of their choice.