The Center for Assistive Technology, is in the School
of Public Health and Health Professions at the University
at Buffalo, conducts research, education, and service to increase
knowledge about assistive devices for persons with functional impairments of all ages. The
Center works in four related areas:
- Research, Development, Transfer,
and Commercialization of advanced technologies and assistive devices;
- Education Programs for
professionals, students, and consumers;
- Client Assessment & Training
Services in computer access for education & employment;
- Publications of best practices and
information about assistive technology devices and services.
Activities within these four project areas are multidisciplinary and integrate government, academic, public health and business sectors to improve quality of life for persons with disabilities.