New England Assistive Technology (NEAT) Resource & Education Center

Oak Hill sets the standard in providing education and lifelong learning opportunities to enhance independence and quality of life for people with disabilities. We are a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.

The NEAT Center at Oak Hill is a place to learn about the latest technologies, products, equipment and services that assist people with day-to-day activities that they have trouble doing themselves, either because of a disability or the effects of aging. It is also a place to donate or buy durable medical equipment.

Learn about NEAT's Professional Development Classes.   

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Become a NEAT Member!

It's not too late to enjoy the benefits of NEAT membership. Join NOW!

NEAT Membership offers diverse opportunities and benefits including:

Membership is extended to:

Click here to view our Members List for FY 2015.

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NEAT's Academic Curriculum

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Teachers are Learners too! Please join us in exploring the latest technologies that will help you help your learners. Register for our cutting edge workshops/events NOW and "stay ahead of the curve"!

The NEAT on-line workshop calendar.

Download your newly UPDATED copy of the NEAT curriculum here.


The NEAT E-Newsletter

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Sign up NOW for NEAT's e-newsletter and stay current on all of the cutting-edge technologies, services, and events that are happening at NEAT!


Apps for Kids! At the NEAT Center


Oak Hill Supports All Veterans Who Have Served and Sacrificed to Defend Our Country.

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Oak Hill’s work with blind and visually impaired veterans through its New England Assistive Technology (NEAT) Center, is critical to helping them return to self-sufficiency and employment. The Veterans’ Administration and the states of Connecticut and Massachusetts, are eager to get veterans back to work, offering tax benefits to companies who hire them.

Learn more about our program

Information For Featured News & Events

The NEAT Center is a program of Oak Hill

For People with Disabilities

Blind/Visual Impairments
Deaf/Hearing Impairments
Intellectual Disabilities
Other Physical Disabilities
Multiple Disabilities

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7th Annual Tools for Schools

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It's less than a week away! Register NOW for "TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS"!

10-30-14 The Threading of Accessiblity Across Technology Platforms.

Keynote Presenter: Dan Herlihy

This workshop will focus on learning how to provide accessibility, to both content and technology, with what is current and strategies for learning how to utilize and incorporate new technologies as they arrive on the educational scene.

This fantastic seminar is only $35 and includes contact hours.

Click here for registration and more information. Seating is limited to "first come, first served"!


Explore Apples's VoiceOver and iOS 8

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11-5-14 This workshop will concentrate on teaching students and individuals how VoiceOver works, as well as using it iOS 8. Click here for registration and more information.


Increase Your Students’ Reading, Writing and Comprehension – WYNN 7

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11-6-14 This FREE presentation will include a basic overview of the features available in WYNN 7, including customizable text size, speech output, highlighting, dictionary, and writing templates. Click here for registration and more information.


iPad: The Ultimate Classroom Tool

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11-13-14 This hands-on workshop will define powerful ways to provide your students with appropriate iPad apps and accessories to improve reading skills. Click here for registraion and more information.


Members Only - NEAT's ATventures

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11-18-14  Session 1 of 3

Join us for this exciting, FREE Members Only event! Topics will include tools, strategies and technology that facilitate - Student Created Content, Collaborative Learning, Active Learning, Personal Learning Networks, Mobile Learning, Competency Based Learning, and Social Learning. Click here for registration and more information.

It's not too late. Click here to find out how you can become a NEAT member!


A Teacher’s AT Toolkit:: Technology Supported Instruction for Students with Disabilities

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12-8-14 In this workshop, we will discuss and demonstrate a wide range of assistive technology tools available to help students who struggle with reading and/or writing. Click here for registration and more information.


Assistive Technology Assessments

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Are you looking for an assessment in: AT (Assistive Technology), AAC (Alternative Augmentative Communication) or Blind/Low Vision Technology?

Our professional staff are here to help! Click here to get started.



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Oak Hill's Center for Relationship and Sexuality Education is dedicated to providing information and teaching strategies on how you, as an educator or caregiver, can help the people you serve, make safe and healthy relationship/life choices. Click here to watch a video on the importance of this subject matter and on how to begin your teaching process. For more information, please visit our website or email: or


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