Rehabilitation Engineers and Technologist Project

Grants and Contracts Details

Description

Abstract - Rehabilitation Technology FY23-24 Provide direct rehabilitation engineering services for consumers of OVR. Rehabilitation engineers will provide technology services for OVR consumers and staff in Western Kentucky, the Purchase Area, South Central Kentucky, Southeastern Kentucky, Northern Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky, the Louisville metropolitan area, and in other areas of the state as needed. These services will include, but not necessarily be limited to: design and fabrication of custom equipment for job accommodation; seating positioning and mobility evaluations and recommendations for OVR consumers; assessment and recommendations for modifications to buildings and environments to eliminate barriers to accessibility; ergonomic assessment and recommendations for consumer worksites; augmentative communication and alternative computer access evaluations and recommendations for consumers; rehabilitation technology training, research and technical assistance for OVR staff and consumers; and logistical support to the driver rehabilitation technology program.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date7/1/226/30/24

Funding

  • KY Department of Vocational Rehabilitation: $809,179.00

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