Assistive Technology (AT) Services

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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.

Contact Information

High Desert ESD AT Center
1212 NE 5th Street Redmond OR 97756
541.689.5736 or 541.689.5734

Amy Joynt

Executive Director of Special Education


Carrie Compton

AT & Aug Com Assistant

Kelly Garcia

AT Assistant