Services For People With Other Physical Disabilities

NEAT provides recommendations, instruction and demonstration on adaptive equipment and assistive technology.

A recognized leader in disability services in Connecticut (History); provides services to children, teens, adults, and seniors with physical disabilities like:


  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Lou Gehrig's disease
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Vision and Hearing Impairments
  • and many more

NEAT is a place to learn about products and equipment  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.


Adaptive Equipment and Assistive Technology Services


  • Instruction and demonstrations on adaptive devices and assistive technology
  • Computer and software instruction
  • Work and home site Assessments
  • Assistive Technology Assessments
  • School Based Training and Technical Assistance: NEAT will come to you or your school.
  • Expanded Curriculum - Universal Design, No Child Left Behind, IDEA, Least Restrictive Environment, AT Funding and Evaluations, CMT Test Accommodations. 
  • Assistive Technology Lending Library – a service that loans assistive technology devices to paid professional members.  To learn more about the benefits of being a member click here.

Examples of adaptive devices

  • Aids for daily living
  • Communication tools
  • Computers, hardware and software
  • Hearing devices
  • Low vision aids
  • Memory aids
  • Modified toys and clothing
  • Modified vehicles
  • Power wheelchairs and scooters
  • Ramps and remote controls
  • Specialized seating devices
  • Switches and computer access equipment
  • Wheelchairs, walkers and lifts

Other Services

The Oak Hill Birth to Three Program provides support to families of children aged three and under with disabilities and delays in developmental milestones.  For more information please call Aggie Pont - Director at (860) 286-3161; or email at

 The Eleanor A. Brooks Blindness Related Supports Center at Oak Hill provides computer training, technology assessments and job readiness for adults who are blind or visually impaired.

To learn more about training services, contact Steve Famiglietti - Manager of Blind Vocational Services at (860) 286-3100; or email:





  • Oak Hill Professional Development Ė comprehensive and on-going education for people who care for people with multiple disabilities; training in the community; opportunities to earn CEUís, recertification and licensing; areas of interest: adaptive devices, assistive technology, and durable medical.  For more information, please call Jim Pellino, program director at (860) 242-2274; or email at

How do I get started?

Please call (860) 243-2869; toll free in CT (866) 526-4492; or email: