University of Montana Rural Institute
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    MonTECH provides demonstrations for various types of assistive technology.
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    Recreational equipment
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    A demonstration of new products from supplier Lingraphica
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    Mobility and Positioning Examples
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    Clients can demo various gadgets to assist with vision

MonTECH – Assistive Technology Tools and Services

    Fishing Derby

    MonTECH RecreationMontana’s outdoors are some of the most beautiful natural landscapes on earth. Unfortunately many Montanans have a difficult time enjoying all the outdoors has to offer due to physical limitations. MonTECH is an organization that uses state funding and grants to loan assistive technology to Montanans in need.

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    MonTECH is Moving

    1724628_1487636548129810_1033225959_nMonTECH will be vacating our current office space at 700 SW Higgins Ave. by July 31st. The University of Montana has not yet determined where they will be relocating us to. We anticipate a disruption of services from July 15th to August 15th.

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Programs and Support:

Montana Adaptive Equipment Program

MAEP provides positioning, seating and mobility equipment to Montanans with disabilities. This program services include an equipment recycle program, long and short-term equipment loan and information and assistance related to equipment acquisition.

Montana Assistive Technology Program

MATP provides AT information and services in education, employment, community living, and telecommunications. The mission is to enhance the independence, productivity, integration, and inclusion of individuals with disabilities through consumer responsiveness as defined in the AT act.

Other Programs and Projects 

MonTECH oversees various assistive technology (AT) programs and is continually seeking to expand the AT services and supports available to Montanans. Click here to view other projects and programs offered through MonTECH.