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   January 2019

Happy New Year!Partner Program News

ABLE Tech is looking forward to a successful 2019 with our partners!

Reminder: All Data and Success Stories for the first quarter are due by January 14th 2019. 

 


AnnouncementABLE Tech Supports Your Endeavors. 

Reach out to us so we can help promote your program
MOA #4  - Partners and OK ABLE Tech agree to collaborate to facilitate utilization of both the device demonstration and the device short-term loan program. ABLE Tech will assist with special events, press kits, open houses, conference booths, or other initiatives ABC would like to participate in that will promote the device demonstration and device short-term loan program. 

To date, several of our partners have already determined innovative ways to take advantage of the above Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) language.

Examples of an ABLE Tech/MOA initiatives include the following:

  • ABLE Tech will sponsor an ad in the Senior News and Living Magazine for HLAA
  • ABLE Tech has provided a $250 student scholarship for OSU CSD
  • ABLE Tech provided a booth with Silver Sponsorship at the Autism Conference for Moore Autism Center
  • ABLE Tech will underwrite the cost of 6 TCCRH staff attending an ABLE Tech speech-related Conference

SAVE the DATES

Mandatory Partner Meeting
March 5, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Oklahoma ABLE Tech, Seretean Wellness Center Building
Oklahoma State University
1514 W Hall of Fame, Stillwater, OK 74078
(405) 744-7606

ABLE Tech Advisory Council Meeting

January 23rd at 9:30 a.m.

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped 
300 NE 18th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73106  


piggy bankLearn about ABLE Tech's Financial Loan Program

Join us for a series of Question and Answer webinars offered at 4:00 pm on 

  • January 15th
  • January 29th

RSVP to shelley.gladden@okstate.edu.
Once you RSVP with the date, you will be sent a direct link to the webinar.

Our Financial Loans offer a financial solution to purchase assistive technology with features that include: no closing or application fee, fixed 5% interest rate regardless of income, flexible repayment terms, and special OkAT Board consideration for qualifying applicants. 


Hand shake graphicFeatured Partners

Aging Services contracts with 11 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) in Oklahoma to provide free services to residents 60 years and older. OK ABLE Tech currently partners with the following 3 AAAs to implement a device demonstration program.

Areawide Aging Agency – serving senior citizens Canadian, Cleveland, Logan, and OK counties

INCOG – serving senior citizens in Creek, Osage, and Tulsa counties

KEDDO – serving senior citizens in Choctaw, Haskell, Latimer, LeFlore, Pittsburg, Pushmataha and McCurtain counties

For more information about their services here is a link to their website:
http://www.okdhs.org/services/aging/Pages/AAA.aspx


Emergency Alert SystemAssistive Technology Device Feature

Senior Emergency Alert System - HELP Dialer

This device has 2 panic buttons. It will call up to 3 phone numbers and plays your personalized emergency message. Just press the panic button and help is called. When a call is received the receiver simply presses any button on their phone and a 2-way communication begins.

You can borrow this device for a 6-week trial here.