Illinois Assistive Technology Program

Independent Living Through Technology

K - 12 AT/AAC Assessment Services

AT/AAC Assessment Services

The purpose of the IATP’s Assistive Technology and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AT/AAC) Assessment Program is to coordinate, plan, and perform AT and AAC assessments for school districts throughout the entire state of Illinois, free of charge. Along with providing assessments, IATP’s AT/AAC Assessment Program is also designed to help school districts with training on new assistive technology and augmentative communication devices which are recommended in the assessments.

To request an AT/AAC assessment,

AT/AAC Online Assessment Request

Student receiving an AAC assessment

ISBE Alternative Formats Request System

IATP is an Authorized User (AU) of the National Instructional Materials Access Center (NIMAC). This gives IATP the ability to look up textbooks and other common instructional materials for Illinois school districts K-12 in multiple databases. With provided proof that the school district owns that textbook and instructional material, IATP will be able to give the requester raw alternative format files from NIMAC, or be able to point the requestor in the appropriate direction on how to attain those alternative formats.

To request alternative formats,

Alternative Format Request System