St. Paul, MN – JULY 10, 2014 – AbleNet Inc., a world leader in assistive technology, curriculum, and services for persons with disabilities, announces today the approval as participating provider with Medicaid in the each of the three states. This funding opportunity now offers people with complex communication disabilities an avenue for obtaining much-needed Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) technology, including Speech Generating Devices (SGDs). Medicaid funding for AAC allows many persons with disabilities to participate in educational, vocational, and community activities by providing them with a voice to communicate, engage, and connect with their world in ways that they cannot using natural speech.
"Funding for SGDs is important and we’re excited to be able to offer this new service to those in need in Utah, Washington, and Pennsylvania,” said Chris Gibbons, Director of Speech Generating Device Services. “Our goal is to make the funding process as seamless and smooth as possible for people with communication disabilities so that they can have access to the technology they deserve.”
To learn more about Medicaid funding support from AbleNet, visit http://www.ablenetinc.com/
AbleNet is an international company and industry leader in providing educational and technical solutions to help children and adults with disabilities lead productive and fulfilled lives. This includes a complete line of communication aids for nonverbal individuals;