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DIDD’s Enabling Technology Program

Enabling Technology is the use of various forms of devices and tech to support a person with disabilities to live as independently as possible.  These types of technologies include sensors, mobile applications, remote support systems, and other smart devices.  Enabling Technology can support a person in navigating their jobs and communities, gain more control of their environment, and provide remote support and reminders to assist a person in independent living. 

DIDD launched its Enabling Technology program in 2017, and has seen life-changing results within its service delivery system.  This page serves as a resource and clearinghouse for all of the information related to the DIDD’s program.

Carl's Enabling Technology Part 1: How employment and person-centered practices helped him fulfill his goals for independence

Carl's Enabling Technology Part 2: a look inside his new and independent life