Children's Assistive Technology Service (CATS) | Virginia

Archive for November, 2020

C.A.T.S. Receives Grants

Children’s Assistive Technology Service (CATS) is honored to receive grants to assist in our mission to provide refurbished adaptive equipment and assistive technology to children that need it at no cost.   Recently, grants were received from the Al Stroobants Foundation, CE Richardson Benevolent Foundation, Pacific Life Foundation, Langley for Families Foundation, the EC Wareheim Foundation and the Hampton Roads Community Foundation.

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Hallowheels: The Results are in and………….

Congratulations and Thank you to all our Hallowheels Participants who caught the attention of people as far away as California, Oregon and even Australia!  The first place winner was Woody from Toy Story; second place goes to Space X Astronaut; and the sweet tooth battle for third was won in the end by Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake! 

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RUC Students Help C.A.T.S. through Research

Radford University Carilion DPT students have completed literature review regarding the efficacy of assistive technology in improving participation of children with disabilities.  This research helps support CATS grant writing team.  CATS also gratefully accepts stories from individuals about their use of assistive technology.

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PT Day of Service

The University of Lynchburg DPT program  supported C.A.T.S. on the PT Day of Service, on Oct 10th, coming out to clean equipment as well as selling tee shirts for operational cost support.  We thank all our college student volunteers who help make C.A.T.S. mission successful! 

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