This program is through DARS (Texas Department of Rehabilitation Services).
Here is the official website: www.dars.state.tx.us/dhhs/stap.shtml
This program uses the need to be able to access the phone system to cover Speech Generating Devices.
- This may be a specialized item such as a Dynavox.
- This may be a standard item such as an iPad, with specialized software for speech-generation.
- To apply for this voucher, a Speech Therapist needs to fill out part of the application.
This program also covers other items, such as amplified telephones, talk-back enabled phones, and two-way paging devices. BUT it is on a different application!
- To apply for this voucher, a doctor or other professional needs to fill out part of the application.