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STIC
135 East Frederick St.
Binghamton, NY 13904

Phone & Fax Numbers
(607) 724-2111 (Voice/TTY)
(607) 772-3600 (Fax)
1 (877) 722-9150 (Toll-Free)
(607) 238-2694 (VP)

Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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TECHNOLOGY RELATED ASSISTANCE FOR INDIVIDUALS DISABILITIES (TRAID)

Program Goal

To help individuals with disabilities obtain necessary assistive technology services and environmental modifications.
Assistive Technology commonly refers to products, devices or equipment, whether purchased, modified or created, that are used to maintain, increase or improve the independence of individuals with disabilities. Environmental Modifications (E-mods) are internal and external physical adaptations to the home, which are necessary to ensure the health, welfare and safety of an individual. These modifications enable individuals to function with greater independence.

Eligibility

Services are available to individuals of all ages with disabilities, their family members, service providers, employers, educators and others who are interested in disability issues or assistive technology.

Service Area

TRAID Services are provided in the following counties:

• Broome
• Chenango
• Delaware
• Otsego
• Tioga

Contact

Kevin Jackowski
(607) 724-2111 (Voice/TTY)
1 (877) 722-9150 (Toll-free Voice/TTY)

TRAID Project Activities

As the Regional TRAID Center, we serve individuals with disabilities and community members by:

Revolving Door Loan Closet

The Revolving Door loan closet provides equipment to people with disabilities at no cost. This may include wheelchairs, tub seats and benches, canes walkers and various other types of equipment. Certain items may be given away to people while others are only available as a loan. Those in need of equipment can call to get more information and to inquire about the Loan Closet inventory.

The loan closet also accepts donations of certain types of equipment. Devices as simple as a walker and as complex as a voice-activated communication device are accepted as donations. When items are donated, they are “recycled” and donated to individuals in the community who need them through our program. The Loan Closet is a tangible way of lending a hand to the community.

Click this link for a complete list of items that are accepted

Other TRAID Centers

For information about TRAID Centers in other areas of New York State, call or write to:

CQCAPD (OAPwD)
TRAID Project
1 EMPIRE STATE PLAZA
SUITE 1001
ALBANY, NY 12223

1-800-522-4369 (voice/TTY/Spanish)

Assistive Technology Loan and Demonstration Closet Inventory

The following items are available to all community members for loan or demonstration. Loans are a free service provided by the TRAID Project and STIC. We generally ask that all items be returned after 8 weeks, however extensions can be arranged. Because a large part of this program is supported by community donations to the revolving door loan closet, our inventory often changes. If you cannot find what you are looking for in this inventory list, or would like training or a consultation, please contact the TRAID Project Coordinator, Kevin Jackowski at 724-2111.

Click on the categories links below for specific list of items.

Communication Devices

Switches

Computer / Peripherals / Software / Hardware

Adaptive and Learning Software

Adapted Toys and Switches

Sensory Integration Aids

Seating / Positioning Devices

Mobility Aids

Devices for the Blind / Visually Impaired

Devices for the Deaf / Hard of Hearing

Environmental Control Units

Personal Care Aids