Stacy Driscoll

Assistive Technology Specialist, Program Coordinator, ATinNH

Education:

  • Nationally Certified Assistive Technology Professional since 2015
  • UNH – Assistive Technology Graduate Certificate 2013
  • Rivier College – M.Ed Educational Studies with concentrations in Learning Disabilities and Counseling 1996
  • Rivier College – BA Elementary Education / Special Education  1991

Professional Background:

Stacy began working for the IOD in 2014.  She is currently an assistive technology specialist and project coordinator for ATinNH. She holds a graduate certificate in Assistive Technology and a master's degree in Education. She has provided services to individuals with disabilities for over 25 years and conducts AT workshops and consultation services statewide and nationally. In addition to her interest working with children, she also has an interest in assistive technology and aging. Prior to coming to the IOD Stacy worked as both and elementary and special education teacher in multiple districts in New Hampshire.  

Projects

The Institute on Disability is the lead agency for New Hampshire’s State Program on Assistive Technology: Assistive Technology in New Hampshire, or ATinNH. The program has two major activity areas: Training, Education and Outreach: AT Trainings, Classes, and Workshops and AT Policy  Assistive Technology Services: Equipment Demonstrations, Loans and Refurbishing/Reuse
AT Connects aims to provide access to resources and information about assistive technology and its uses and to act as a gateway to the AT Act funded projects and programs in all states and territories. AT Connects. Sharing Information. Building Community.
In a nationally unique collaborative effort, the six New England State AT Act programs have developed the New England Assistive Technology Exchange, a regional assistive technology classifieds website at www.getATstuff.org.
There are approximately 25,000 individuals in New Hampshire who experience conditions causing paralysis, with approximately 9,250 of these individuals living in rural counties. Individuals who live in rural communities are underserved and in need of assistive technology solutions to maximize independence at home, at work, at school and in the community. Individuals with paralysis who live in rural New Hampshire desire to maintain their dignity and independence in performing their own daily living, working and learning activities without asking for assistance.