Home Modification and Assistive Technology

Home Modification and Assistive Technology make it safer and easier for people with disabilities to live independently. This web site provides information on financial assistance and services available to Illinois residents. Links to other resources have also been included.

Home Modification is any change in the physical structure of a home. Examples include ramps, roll-in showers, lowered counter tops, widened doorways and stair lifts. The following pages provide information on assistance for obtaining home modification services.

Assistive Technology is any device or product that helps a person carry out an activity independently. It can be as simple as a notebook, or as high tech as a computer system that speaks for a person who is not easily understood. Specialists can help individuals find and adapt products to meet their needs.