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Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology Media

 Assistive Technology Team

Sandy Bishop

Special Programs Administrator


Carrie Compton

AT & Aug Com Assistant

Jaima Zollinger

AT Assistant



Wendy Burkhardt

Assistive Technology Specialist


Melanie Schaefer

Assistive Technology Specialist



Amanda Wallace

Assistive Technology Specialist

Jana Girvan

AT Specialist


Contact Information

High Desert Education Service District
AT Center
1212 NE 5th Street
Redmond OR 97756

The High Desert Education Service District Assistive Technology Resource Center provides assistive technology devices and services to students with disabilities who need them to receive a free and appropriate public education (FAPE).

For eligible students, HDESD also provides the specialized and unique services of a physical therapist for assessment, fabrication, customization, and modification of adaptive equipment in order to support the student’s IEP/IFSP Plan or 504 Plan/access to education.

The Assistive Technology Resource Center provides support to Central Oregon EI/ECSE programs and school districts through Assistive Technology services, training, consultation and equipment loan and acquisition.