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LATAN Launches Stand Up, Louisiana Campaign

LATAN Launches Stand Up, Louisiana Campaign

Standing frames, also known as standing technology or standing devices, are an assistive technology that can be used by a person who relies on a wheelchair for mobility. The standing frame supports the individual in a standing position. The use of the device promotes...

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LATAN Is Now Offering Teletherapy Services

LATAN Is Now Offering Teletherapy Services

See an occupational therapist without leaving your home!   A few of the most common terms today are teletherapy, telemedicine, and telehealth. However, very few people seem to understand the meaning of what these fields entail as well as the roles that they play...

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Protect Yourself From Fraudulent Scams and Hoaxes

Protect Yourself From Fraudulent Scams and Hoaxes

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the United States, scammers have seized the opportunity to prey on consumers. Phone scammers are constantly adapting and unfortunately, this recent national emergency is no exception. We wanted to share some more...

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The Best Secret Ingredient in the Workplace Revealed

The Best Secret Ingredient in the Workplace Revealed

Employees with disabilities are thriving in many industries, from foodservice to the corporate world. Through the use of assistive technology and other types of support, independence in the workplace is achievable.   The Los Angeles Times recently covered Brewability,...

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LATAN Welcomes Visitors, Expands Community Outreach

LATAN Welcomes Visitors, Expands Community Outreach

Last month, we welcomed visitors from the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, as well as occupational therapy students from New Orleans’ own Delgado Community College. In hopes of expanding not only access to assistive technology, but also our own...

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More Assistance for More People

More Assistance for More People

In June of this year, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Kevin Cramer (R-ND), introduced the 21st Century Assistive Technology Act. This would update and reauthorize the Assistive Technology Act, originally passed in 1998 and amended in 2004, by...

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AT Demonstration Center                                         Business Office

10988 N Harrells Ferry Rd., Suite 5                            3042 Old Forge Dr., Suite D

Baton Rouge, LA 70816                                                Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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).

Payment Options: We accept Healthy Blue, LA Healthcare Connections, AmeriHealth, Caritas, Medicare, Private Pay and a Sliding Fee Scale is available.

Device Demonstrations and items available on the AT Marketplace are available at no charge. For other services, such as the availability of Hotspots and tablets, assistance via the AT Lease program or Device Loan is available.

Note: For low-income families, additional options for acquisition are available.

For these services and more, LATAN can assist with navigating or even, tailoring a program to meet individual needs as applicable to ensure access to technology.

Safety: As an accredited AT/DME provider, LATAN has PPE available and has been following OSHA, CDC, and Medicare guidelines for proper cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing all devices on display in our Demo Center, as well as those available for borrowing and on the AT Marketplace. For individuals and families who are uncomfortable with face to face visits, services may be conducted virtually, and "some" devices may be shipped by mail.

Contact us for additional information.

 

 

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