The Center for Assistive Technology Act Data Assistance provides technical assistance and support for State and Territory Assistive Technology (AT) Programs for collection, reporting, analysis and use of data reported under Section 4 of the AT Act. State AT programs focus on improving the provision of AT through comprehensive, statewide programs that are consumer responsive. The goal is to increase access to and acquisition of AT. Programs serve people with all types of disabilities, of all ages, in all environments. CATADA is collaborative project between the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston, a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP). 

CATADA Team Members 

  • Daria Domin, Project Manager 
  • Diane Cordry Golden, Director of Technical Assistance
  • Vance Dhooge, Senior Application Developer
  • John Butterworth, Principal Investigator
  • John Shepard, Data Analyst 

Contact Information 

Daria Domin, MSW 
Email: daria.domin@umb.edu 
Phone: 617-287-4277 

Diane Cordry Golden, Ph.D. 
Email: diane.golden@ataporg.org 
Phone: 816-616-7668 

Our Partners 


The Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP) is a national, member-based non-profit organization, comprised of state Assistive Technology Act Programs funded under the Assistive Technology Act (AT Act).


The purpose of the AT3 Center is to provide training and technical assistance for all AT Act Section 4 State and Territory Assistive Technology Programs and to support a national internet site that makes general AT information available to the public and other stakeholders.


The Administration for Community Living (ACL) was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people with disabilities of all ages should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and participate fully in their communities.

Grant information

CATADA is a project funded under grant # 90AN0001-01-00 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration For Community Living (ACL).  The information on these web pages does not necessarily reflect the position or policy of ACL, ICI or ATAP and no official endorsement should be inferred.