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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. 



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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

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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.



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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

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Meet 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!

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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

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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

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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.

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


Dyslexia 101: A Conference for Educators and Parents

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Are you interested in NEAT repeating this conference? Please take our short survey to let us know .

Dyslexia 101 Conference Survey

3-31-15  Decoding Dyslexia – CT is a grassroots movement driven by Connecticut families, teachers and advocates concerned with the limited identification and access to educational interventions for dyslexia within our public schools.

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


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

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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!


Going Chrome?

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3-27-15  Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google that allows users to create a profile and a suite of tools specific to their needs. This type of portability means that the student may not require additional specialized equipment or an isolated location to complete assignments. Click here for registration and more information.


NEATís Member ATventures - Session 3 of 3

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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!

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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.


7th Annual "Tools for Schools" Slideshow!

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



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