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Welcome!

Welcome to the new website for the Minnesota STAR Program. Take a look around and be sure to let us know your feedback using the feedback button below or our website visitor survey!

Can't find what you need? Contact us

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Learn About AT Through Online Training

With STAR's new e-Learning site, "Tools For Your Future," you can learn all about assistive technology's important role for people with disabilities right from the comfort of your computer.

Get started today from our Training page or access the full e-Learning site directly.

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Stay in the Loop with our Newsletter

Want the latest assistive technology news? You'll find it in our newsletter, Constellations. You can learn more about the newsletter and how to subscribe on our Newsletter page

You can also subscribe by clicking the red envelope icon under "Connect With Us" at the bottom of our website.

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Find and Follow Us!

Connect with the STAR Program on social media to keep up with what's new.

You'll find links to our Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube accounts on the bottom of our website, and you can also see all the details on our Social Media page.

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Campaign for Disability Employment

Don't miss the latest public service announcement (PSA), "Who I Am" from the Campaign for Disability Employment! Watch it on YouTube or on our Videos page

And learn more and find other PSAs at the Campaign for Disability Employment website

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Free ZAM Communicators

Request a ZAM Communicator from the STAR Program! Originally designed to help patients and medical professionals communicate with each other, they are now available for individuals who could benefit from using them to communicate. 

If you would like a ZAM Communicator or need additional info, review all the details on our news page or contact us.



A System of Technology to Achieve Results

A System of Technology to Achieve Results (STAR) is located within the Minnesota Department of Administration. STAR's mission is to help all Minnesotans with disabilities gain access to and acquire the assistive technology they need to live, learn, work and play. The Minnesota STAR Program is federally funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration For Community Living in accordance with the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended (P.L. 108-364).



Device Demonstration

Device demonstrations allow consumers to compare features and benefits of a particular device or category of devices. Learn more or schedule a device demo here.

Device Loan

Device loans help users borrow a device for a time of need or to "try before they buy." Short-term and open-ended loans are available. To request a loan, start here.

Device Exchange

STAR maintains an online device exchange, allowing Minnesotans and others to donate, sell, and buy previously owned but still usable assistive technology.

Reutilization

STAR is committed to promoting the reuse of assistive technology. Reuse occurs whenever a device that is no longer needed is sold, donated, refurbished or passed along.