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Kentucky First Steps

First Steps is a statewide early intervention system that provides services to children with developmental disabilities from birth to age 3 and their families.  For more information on the program please go to:

chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/dmch/ecdb/Pages/firststeps.aspx

 

First Steps Assistive Technology Field Guide

Information on What is considered AT, What is not considered AT, AT loans and AT purchases through the Kentucky First Steps program.

Field Guide Fifth Edition 2019

 

Assistive Technology Items Available at Redwood

Speech Communication Devices Available at Redwood

Seating, Mobility, and Positioning Devices Available at Redwood

Commonly requested items used with infants and toddlers.

First Steps is now contracted with Redwood, EnTech, HDI-CATS, and Wendell Foster to provide equipment loans

chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/dmch/ecdb/fs/ATEquipmentList.pdf

A complete list of inventory items for all centers can be found at www.katsnet.at4all.com

 

Assistive Technology Assessments

First Steps AT assessments are available through Redwood at the request of the IFSP team.  These AT assessments can address any area of development listed on the IFSP.

 

Information and Assistance for Service Coordinators and Providers

ATRC Staff are available by phone, e-mail, or face-to-face to assist with questions regarding AT services and devices.

 

Device Demonstrations

ATRC staff are available by appointment to provide device demonstrations.  Providers may schedule up to one-hour appointments to work with their clients in the ATRC to allow them to make decisions on appropriate rentals.

 

AT resources

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