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2.3. State Disability Resources

ADA Partner's Project
Phone: (888) 462-1444
The ADA Partners Project brings together Alaskans from all parts of the state to explain provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to individuals and businesses, and help Alaskans comply with the ADA requirements.

Phone: (907) 343-6543
The system is a shared ride service providing curb-to-curb trips in compliance with various funding sources to provide transportation service to people with disabilities that prevent them from using our fixed route system and senior citizens. The Municipality and its contractor provide the service as part of the Anchorage public transportation system.

Assistive Technology Program
Phone: (800) 478-4467
Contact: Kent Ireton - Program Coordinator
The purpose of the AT Project is to ensure all Alaskans have the assistive technology and related services needed to live, work and participate in their community.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: (800) 478-2815
Their mission is to assist individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain employment.

Personal Care Assistant Program
Phone: (907) 269-3666
Contact: Kjersti Langnes, Program Manager
Phone: (800) 478-9996
Home care services are provided statewide in Alaska through the Personal Care Assistant Program. These services enable functionally disabled and handicapped Alaskans of all ages and frail elderly Alaskans to live in their own home or community, instead of being placed in a more costly and restrictive long-term care institution.

Senior and Disabilities Services, State of Alaska
Phone: (866) 465-3165
Services promote personal dignity and respect and provide an opportunity for individuals to receive services that further their physical, mental, spiritual and emotional health.

Where to Turn Manual
Alaska's Resource for For Children and Adults with Disabilities. Prepared to help you find the resources that may be needed for a child or adult who experiences a physical, mental, or emotional disability

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