LATAN helps people of all ages with functional limitations or disabilities to gain greater independence at home, work, or school.
Who is LATAN?
Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network is the federal Assistive Technology (AT) ACT program for Louisiana. Working throughout Louisiana, LATAN serves residents with disabilities or functional limitations who need AT devices, including some durable medical equipment, AT services, family member/caregiver information, and other resources needed to promote a better quality of life for all.
Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network’s mission is to help people of all ages with functional limitations or disabilities to gain greater independence at work, at home, or at school.
LATAN serves Louisiana citizens of all ages with all types of disabilities and those with functional limitations who need Assistive Technology. AT includes items using in performing daily activities, such as canes, wheelchairs, communication devices, hearing aids, keyboard alternatives, learning software, and vision aids.
LATAN envisions a future in Louisiana in which individuals who use AT can achieve greater independence, are more satisfied with their lives, and have greater access to their communities. LATAN strives to bring that vision to fruition each day through its AT services and community outreach.
Board and Staff Members
Consumer involvement is the key element to LATAN’s ability to know what AT needs and barriers exist in our state. Currently, the majority of LATAN’s Board of Directors and most staff members are individuals with disabilities and/or family members of individuals with disabilities. Likewise, our statewide Advisory Council is consists of AT users and family members.
To become a sponsor of LATAN’s mission, please inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LATAN is a 501(c)(3) statewide nonprofit organization with the mission to help people of all ages with functional limitations or disabilities to gain greater independence at work, home, or school through the use of Assistive Technology(AT).
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