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Examples of Assistive Technology


This list is a guide to the broad types of products, devices, hardware and software that can be purchased with a loan through DC FUNDSAt this time the minimum loan amount is $500 and the maximum amount is $10,000.   A vendor quote is required as part of the application process. 

  • Computers including adapted mice and keyboards; productivity software
  • Tablets and apps
  • Adapted software such as screen readers, screen magnification, educational, communication etc. 
  • Electronic magnifiers; portable and desktop
  • Scanning and reading devices or software
  • Vehicle modifications
  • Augmentative communication systems/devices
  • Hearing Aids and assistive listening devices
  • Telecommunications for the deaf/deaf-blind
  • Braille embossers and software
  • Blind and low vision devices for independent living
  • Home modifications such as ramps, stair lifts; remodeling kitchens and bathrooms for better accessibility 
  • Environmental Control Units (ECU)
  • Wheelchairs (Power and manual); scooters 
  • Durable medical equipment such as walkers, rollators
  • Specialty & hospital beds
  • Medical devices such as; sleep monitoring; breathing equipment and accessories
  • Health, wellness and safety technologies such as, fall prevention/management devices, medication management systems, therapy and rehab technologies
  • Personal emergency systems
  • Wander and fall prevention management
  • Any service to support assistive technology devices, such as assessments, training on the device, repairs and extended warranties.

    Call for more information on devices and services



Stair lift

Stair Lift + Installation
$2000+


Hearing Aid
 $1500+



Don't see what you need or have questions?

Please phone or email:
Alicia Johns

202-547-0198 Ex 134
ajohns@uls-dc.org