Wisconsin's Assistive Technology Program (WisTech)
WisTech is Wisconsin's assistive technology program funded under the AT Act of 1998, as amended.
WisTech provides information on selecting, funding, installing, and using assistive technology.
Assistive technology is any item, device, or piece of equipment used to maintain or improve the functionality of people with disabilities, allowing them to be more independent in education, employment, recreation, and daily living activities. Assistive technology includes the services necessary to get and use the devices, including assessment, customization, repair, and training.
WisTech programs and services
- Alternative financing programs
- Assistive technology training
- Device demonstration
- Device loan
- Device reutilization and exchange
- Information and Assistance
- Information and Communication Access
- Public Awareness
- Technical Assistance
WisTech compiles and submits an annual progress report for each program year. Information from the annual progress report is available in a Wistech Services Summary and by viewing the full Federal Fiscal Year 2022 WisTech Annual Progress Report. (PDF) For an accessible version of the annual progress report please email DHS Wistech.
WisTech uses its three-year State Plan for Assistive Technology, P-02162 (PDF) to communicate its goals and plans to the citizens of Wisconsin and the federal Rehabilitation Services Administration.
Additional WisTech information
- Advisory Council
- Partners Across the State of Wisconsin
- Assistive Technology WisTech Listserve Sign Up
- AT Resources in Wisconsin Presentation
If you have questions about WisTech, Wisconsin's Assistive Technology Program, contact the WisTech program coordinator, or call 608-514-2513.