Illinois Assistive Technology Program

Independent Living Through Technology

Assistive Technology Demonstration Center

IATP's assistive technology demonstration center is located at our main office in Springfield, Illinois.  The Demonstration Center includes eight rooms filled with assistive devices.  Visit IATP’s Demonstration Center for a guided tour of each room or try out devices in an area of interest.

Demonstration Center Areas include:

  • Bedroom with hospital bed, lift chair, and Hoyer lift.
  • Bathroom with an accessible shower, overhead lift, medicine reminders, dressing and grooming aids.
  • Kitchen with accessible cabinets, cooking aids and adapted eating utensils.
  • Toy and Sensory Room with adapted toys, ball pit, sensory room ideas and light box.
  • Communication Room with low and high tech devices.
  • Office Room with accessible keyboards, desks, chairs and software ideas.
  • Vision Room with a large selection of video magnifiers, brailed games and hand held magnifiers.
  • General aids for daily living, hearing helpers, FM systems and Recreation adaptations.
  • Handmade assistive technology such as book holders, cardholders, modified grips, and switches.
  • Standing Wheelchair, vehicle modification, and AmTryke.
  • And hundreds of other devices.

Sensory Room Accessible Kitchen

Vision Area IATP table with assistive technology

People who benefit from our Demonstration Center:

  • People with disabilities
  • Family members
  • Service Providers
  • Advocates
  • Educators
  • Therapists
  • Everyone

How people benefit from our Demonstration Center:

  • Hands-on exploration of assistive technology
  • Information on latest technology
  • Learn low-tech solutions and adaptations
  • Vendor sources
  • Immediate access to Device Loan


Weighted Blanket - 4/27/2020

BigKeys LX - 4/16/2020


Grandpad - 4/16/2020

The Demonstration Center is open 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday. Please contact IATP to make an appointment for large groups, weekend and evening tours. To schedule a tour please call (800) 852-5110 or email