Oak Hill NEAT logo

New England Assistive Technology (NEAT)

A Resource & Education Center

Oak Hill helps people with disabilities experience rich, fulfilling lives in their community. Through education, assistive technology, programs and advocacy, we support them at every stage of life. We also provide a robust array of services to those people who work with, live with, and care for, people challenged by disabilities. We are a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.

The NEAT Center at Oak Hill is a place to learn about the latest technologies, products, equipment and services that assist people with day-to-day activities that they have trouble doing themselves, either because of a disability or the effects of aging. It is also a place to donate or buy durable medical equipment.

Learn about NEAT's Professional Development Classes.   

Download The NEAT Center Brochure. 



image of membership flyer

It's not too late to enjoy the benefits of NEAT membership. Discounted benefits include:

Members Only Events|Workshops|AT Assessments|Rental Space|Computer Lab|AT Lending Library

Membership is extended to:

School Districts|Businesses, Employers, Non-Profits|Clinical Professionals|Libraries and Museums

Click here to view our Members List for FY 2015.

Download Attachment: School Membership Flyer

Academic Curriculum

image of NEAT curriculum

Teachers are Learners too! Please join us in exploring the latest technologies that will help you help your learners. Register for our cutting edge workshops/events and "stay ahead of the curve"!

The NEAT on-line workshop calendar.

Download your newly UPDATED copy of the NEAT curriculum here.



Image of e-newsletter icon

Sign up NOW for NEAT's e-newsletter and stay current on all of the cutting-edge technologies, services, and events that are happening at NEAT!

Information For Featured News & Events

The NEAT Center is a program of Oak Hill

For People with Disabilities

Blind/Visual Impairments
Deaf/Hearing Impairments
Intellectual Disabilities
Other Physical Disabilities
Multiple Disabilities

1st Time Visitors Guide
View Calendar
Birth to Three Providers
(login required)


Chapter 126 corporate logo

Chapter 126 | An Oak Hill Center

Chapter 126 is an adaptive recreational sports and fitness center, open to youth, adults, veterans and seniors with physical disabilities. It is also one of NEAT's satellite centers. Click here to learn more!

image of CRSE workbook

Oak Hill's Center for Relationship and Sexuality Education is dedicated to providing information and teaching strategies on how you, as an educator or caregiver, can help the people you serve, make safe and healthy relationship/life choices. Click here to watch a video on the importance of this subject matter and on how to begin your teaching process. For more information, please visit our website or email: Katie.Hanley@oakhillct.org or Jacilyn.Fricks@oakhillct.org

image of US, CT and MA flags

Oak Hill’s work with blind and visually impaired veterans through its New England Assistive Technology (NEAT) Center, is critical to helping them return to self-sufficiency and employment. The Veterans’ Administration and the states of Connecticut and Massachusetts, are eager to get veterans back to work, offering tax benefits to companies who hire them.

Learn more about our program

image of assistive technology devices

Assistive Technology Assessments - Evaluations/Consultations

Are you looking for an assessment in: AT (Assistive Technology), AAC (Alternative Augmentative Communication) or Blind/Low Vision Technology?

Our professional staff are here to help! Click here to get started.

image of clock

Monday through Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm | 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 9:00am - 2:00pm | Closed on Sundays and most holidays.

Phone: (860) 243-2869 | Fax: (860) 286-3111 | Email: info@neatmarketplace.org


Read the "Tweets" from our "Tools for Schools" event!



Dyslexia 102: Assistive Technology for S.L.D.

image of the word dyslexia in a variety of formats

5-28-15  Don't miss this exciting workshop! Everyone learns in their own unique way. It can be challenging to find the right tools to help you help your learners, especially those with a specific learning disability. Click here for registration and more information.


Dyslexia 101: A Conference for Educators and Parents

This event is coming on 3-31-2015. Although the conference is full, please let us know if you're interested in a repeat of this event by taking the Dyslexia 101 Conference Survey. 

Keynote Presenters: Sally Shaywitz, M.D. | Bennett Shaywitz, M.D.  | Co-Directors at the Yale Center for Creativity and Dyslexia.

A huge Thank You to our sponsors for making this event possible!


The NEAT Center | Decoding Dyslexia CT | Learning Incentive 

Smart Kids | Kings Speech | Learning House | Learning Ally | Learning Foundations


A Special Event for World Autism Awareness Day! Autism, Apps, and ATÖoh my!

image of world autism awareness - holding hands across the globe

4-27-15  Seating is limited so register now! Participants will learn about various assistive technology tools that can help support students with Autism in the classroom setting. Click here for registration and more information. Join us for this special event for only $35!


NEATís Member ATventures - Session 3 of 3

image of assistive tech toolbox

5-5-15 NEAT Members Only FREE Event!

NEAT invites staff from member districts and organizations to join us in an ATventure to learn about, network with others and explore the possibilities of assistive technology.  Topics will include tools, strategies and technology that facilitate - Student Created Content, Collaborative Learning, and much, much more. Click here for registration and more information.


Mobile Tools and Assistive Technology - Discover the Possibilities for Individuals with Disabilities!

image of livescribe pen and iPad

5-22-15  Accommodations and supportive technology tools can be extremely valuable for students and individuals in the classroom or entering or re-entering the workforce.Click here for registration and more information.


ZoomText University

image of ZoomText logo

6-2 and 6-3, 2015  Ai Squared and The NEAT Center at Oak Hill are proud to announce ZoomText training at the NEAT Center. Download the flyer for more information.

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fee: $449 per student for both days (additional charge for 1.2 CEU's)

To register, click here or phone Kim Moore at 802-367-6110 or email:kmoore@aisquared.com

Download Attachment: ZoomText University Training

Window Eyes University

image of Windows Eyes software

6-4 and 6-5, 2015  Are you interested in learning how to access the Windows 7 or 8.1 operating system from Microsoft? Do you need help learning how to browse the web more efficiently? If you answered yes, then this class is for you!

Fee: $650 for both days

  • A limited number of scholarships are available for graduates of Oak Hill School and will be awarded on a first come first serve basis. Please call 860-286-3100 for more information on scholarships.

To register, click here or phone Kim Moore at 802-367-6110 or email:kmoore@aisquared.com

Download Attachment: Window Eyes Training Flyer 2015

Vision Open House 2015

image of equipment

6-10-15  We invite you to be part of this wonderful day of product demonstration and information. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about services and assistive technology available to help you with your vision needs. Click here for registration and more information. This event is FREE!

Download Attachment: Vision Open House Flyer