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:

wheelchair

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Lou Gehrig's disease
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Visual 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.

 

Did you know?

The NEAT Center at Oak Hill is a member organization and is free to people with disabilities and their families. 
 

Adaptive Equipment and Assistive Technology Services

  • Instruction and demonstrations on adaptive devices and assistive technology
  • Computer and software instruction
  • Work and home site assessments
  • AT Evaluations and Consultations
  • 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

  • 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 ponta@ciboakhill.org 

 

  • Eleanor A. Brooks Blindness Related Supports Center at Oak Hill – provides employment, computer training and job readiness for adults who are blind or visually impaired; housing and community supports for adults who are blind or visually impaired and a summer camp (Camp LEEP) for students, ages 16-21 who are blind or visually impaired who are about to enter the work force or college.

To learn more about housing, camp and community supports call Karin Agritelly - Coordinator of Oak Hill Centers at (860) 286-3105; or email: agritellyk@ciboakhill.org 

To learn more about vocational services call Steve Famiglietti - Manager of Blind Vocational Services at (860) 286-3100; or email: famigliettis@ciboakhill.org;

 

 

Training

  • Oak Hill Professional Development – comprehensive and on-going education for people who care for people with multiple disabilities; training in the community; opportunities to earn CEU’s, 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 pellinoj@ciboakhill.org
 

How do I get started?

Please call (860) 243-2869; toll free in CT (866) 526-4492; or email: info@neatmarketplace.org