Request for Proposals (RFP) for Assistive Technology Device Demonstrations and Open-Ended and Short-Term Device Loans
The Minnesota STAR Program is seeking interested vendors to compete for a master contract with the State of Minnesota that would enable them to conduct Assistive Technology (AT) Device Demonstrations, as well as Open Ended and Short-Term Device Loans. Learn more here!
New Assistive Technology Database
Minnesota has a NEW way to locate and check out assistive technology for short term loans:
Minnesota's Guide to Assistive Technology
Minnesota's Guide to Assistive Technology is a site that helps people with disabilities access assistive technology by centralizing information from programs across state government.
Visit us online and learn how these programs are designed to help people with disabilities achieve their goals in learning, working, and daily living.
AT Training Online
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.
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 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 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.
A listing of resources that help Minnesotans donate, sell, and buy previously owned but still usable assistive technology.
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.