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The DC Assistive Technology Program (DCATP) is a city-wide program whose goal is to enhance independence, productivity and inclusion for all District residents with disabilities.  

We accomplish this goal by providing education, experience and empowerment in the selection, procurement and use of assistive technology devices and services.  We are here to assist individuals, family members, service providers, government agencies and community organizations.

Contact Staff via phone or email.  Please phone 202-547-0198

Program Manager: Alicia Johns, ajohns@uls-dc.org  Ext. 134
Assistive Technology Specialist: Davette Rucker, drucker@uls-dc.org  Ext. 105

Assistive Technology Specialist: Leonard McPherson, lmcpherson@uls-dc.org Ext. 137
Outreach Specialist: Deborah Kale, dkale@uls-dc.org  Ext. 141  Get Connected!
Recycling and Reuse Program: Reginald Taylor, rtaylor@uls-dc.org 202-332-2595

We Are Hiring! 

Our DC Shares Program, which provides DC residents with recycled and free assistive technology and durable medical equipment, is looking for an Equipment Technician! This individual would connect clients to needed devices, as well as repair and maintain donated equipment. This is a hands-on position for someone who enjoys working with and solving mechanical problems. Learn more here

What's New

  1. DC Assistive Technology Program

    Feb 23, 23 11:09 AM

    The DC Assistive Technology Program has been committed to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities for over 20 years
  2. Paying for Assistive Technology

    Feb 02, 23 02:24 PM

    Explore assistive technology funding resources
  3. DC Dept. of Disability Services Presents a Technology Summit

    Aug 03, 22 03:26 PM

    Join us on August 16 for DC DDS's Tech Fest Conference. This one-day disability technology conference will be held at the new Martin Luther King Library from 8:30a-4:00p. To register click link above
  4. Get Connected DC!!!

    Jul 27, 22 03:55 PM

    Get Connected!! Learn how to better use your smartphone, tablet or computer. Free service for older adults and people of varying abilities in DC
  5. Virtual Career Fair

    Jun 13, 22 03:15 AM

    Open to experienced and early career jobseekers with disabilities nationwide

The DC Assistive Technology Program is administered and funded by the Administration for Community Living at the Department of Health and Human Services. Implemented by the District of Columbia Department on Disability Services and University Legal Services.

For more information on the other state Assistive Technology Projects plus assistive technology information and resources, please visit the Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP) and the AT3 Center.