National Assistive Technology Act Data System

Annual Progress Report - Full Report

Missouri 2020

General Information

Statewide AT Program (Information to be listed in national State AT Program Directory)

State AT Program Title:
Missouri Assistive Technology
State AT Program Title:
State AT Program URL
www.at.mo.gov
Mailing Address:
1501 N.W. Jefferson
City:
Blue Springs
State:
Missouri
Zip Code:
64015
Program Email:
info@mo-at.org
Phone:
816-655-6700
TTY:
816-655-6710

Lead Agency

Agency Name:
Missouri Assistive Technology
Mailing Address:
1501 N.W. Jefferson
City:
Blue Springs
State:
Missouri
Zip Code:
64015
Program URL:
www.at.mo.gov

Implementing Entity

Name of Implementing Agency:
Mailing Address:
City
State:
Zip Code:
Program URL:

Program Director and Other Contacts

Program Director for State AT Program (last, first):
Baker, David
Title:
Director
Phone:
816-655-6707
E-mail:
dbaker@mo-at.org
Program Director at Lead Agency (last, first):
Baker, David
Title:
Director
Phone:
816-655-6707
E-mail:
dbaker@mo-at.org
Primary Contact at Implementing Agency (last, first) - If applicable:
Title:
Phone:
E-mail:

Person Responsible for completing this form if other than Program Director

Name (last, first):
Title:
Phone:
E-mail:

Certifying Representative

Name (last, first):
Baker, David
Title:
Director
Phone:
816-655-6707
E-mail:
dbaker@mo-at.org

State Financing

Did your approved state plan for this reporting period include any State Financing? Yes
Did your approved state plan for this reporting period include conducting a Financial Loan Program? Yes

Loan Applications
Area of Residence Total
Metro
RUCC 1-3
Non-Metro
RUCC 4-9
Approved Loan made 26 06 32
Approved Not made 01 00 01
Rejected 10 02 12
Total 37 08 45

2. Income of Applicants to Whom Loans Were Made

Lowest/Highest Incomes
Lowest Income: $8,892 Highest Income: $139,996

Average Income
Sum of Incomes Loans Made Average Annual Income
$1,560,783 32 $48,774

Number and Percentage of Loans Made to Applicants by Income Range
Income Ranges Total
$15,000
or Less
$15,001-
$30,000
$30,001-
$45,000
$45,001-
$60,000
$60,001-
$75,000
$75,001
or More
Number of Loans 03 06 06 04 06 07 32
Percentage of Loans 9.38% 18.75% 18.75% 12.5% 18.75% 21.88% 100%

3. Loan Type

Loan Type
Type of Loan Number of Loans Percentage of loans
Revolving Loans 32 100%
Partnership Loans
Without interest buy-down or loan guarantee 00 0%
With interest buy-down only 00 0%
With loan guarantee only 00 0%
With both interest buy-down and loan guarantee 00 0%
Total 32 100%

Loan Type Summary
Type of Loan Number of Loans Dollar Value of Loans
Revolving Loans 32 $295,159
Partnership Loans 00 $0
Total 32 $295,159

4. Interest Rates

Interest Rates
Lowest 1%
Highest 4%

Interest Rate Summary
Sum of Interest Rates Number of Loans Made Average Interest Rate
00 32 0%

Number of Loans Made by Interest Rate
Interest Rate Number of loans
0.0% to 2.0% 13
2.1% to 4.0% 19
4.1% to 6.0% 00
6.1% to 8.0% 00
8.1% - 10.0% 00
10.1%-12.0% 00
12.1%-14.0% 00
14.1% + 00
Total 32

5. Types and Dollar Amounts of AT Financed

Types and Dollar Amounts of AT Financed
Type of AT Number of Devices Financed Dollar Value of Loans
Vision 02 $5,398
Hearing 14 $53,004
Speech communication 00 $0
Learning, cognition, and developmental 00 $0
Mobility, seating and positioning 02 $1,680
Daily living 00 $0
Environmental adaptations 04 $34,214
Vehicle modification and transportation 10 $200,863
Computers and related 00 $0
Recreation, sports, and leisure 00 $0
Total 32 $295,159

6. Defaults

Defaults
Number Loans in default 03
Net loss for loans in default $7,145

B. State Financing Activities that provide consumers with resources and services that result in the acquisition of AT devices and services

1. Overview of Activities Performed

How many other state financing activities that provide consumers with access to funds for the purchase of AT devices and services were included in your approved state plan? 02
Activity 1
How would you describe this state financing activity? last resort activity
2. Geographic Distribution, Number of Individuals Who Acquired AT Devices and Services and Number for whom Performance Measure Data are Collected
Geographic Distribution
County of Residence Individuals Served
A. Metro (RUCC 1-3) 10
B. Non-Metro (RUCC 4-9) 05
C. Total Served 15

Performance Measure Number
Performance Measure Number
D. Excluded from Performance Measure 00
E. Number of Individuals Included in Performance Measures 15

If a number is reported in D you must provide a description of the reason the individuals are excluded from the performance measure:

3. Types and Dollar Amounts of AT Funded
Types and Dollar Amounts of AT Funded
Type of AT Device / Service Number of Devices
Funded
Value of
AT Provided
Vision 01 $0
Hearing 03 $2,475
Speech communication 02 $0
Learning, cognition, and developmental 01 $0
Mobility, seating and positioning 02 $2,995
Daily living 00 $0
Environmental adaptations 03 $5,000
Vehicle modification and transportation 03 $5,269
Computers and related 00 $0
Recreation, sports, and leisure 00 $3,125
Total 15 $18,864

Activity 2
How would you describe this state financing activity? Other: School Reimbursement Program
2. Geographic Distribution, Number of Individuals Who Acquired AT Devices and Services and Number for whom Performance Measure Data are Collected
Geographic Distribution
County of Residence Individuals Served
A. Metro (RUCC 1-3) 167
B. Non-Metro (RUCC 4-9) 78
C. Total Served 245

Performance Measure Number
Performance Measure Number
D. Excluded from Performance Measure 245
E. Number of Individuals Included in Performance Measures 00

If a number is reported in D you must provide a description of the reason the individuals are excluded from the performance measure:

Schools have obligation to provide AT under IDEA

3. Types and Dollar Amounts of AT Funded
Types and Dollar Amounts of AT Funded
Type of AT Device / Service Number of Devices
Funded
Value of
AT Provided
Vision 57 $186,367
Hearing 35 $50,086
Speech communication 90 $162,520
Learning, cognition, and developmental 29 $32,108
Mobility, seating and positioning 00 $0
Daily living 00 $0
Environmental adaptations 05 $11,926
Vehicle modification and transportation 00 $0
Computers and related 29 $47,310
Recreation, sports, and leisure 00 $0
Total 245 $490,317

C. State Financing Activities that Allow Consumers to Obtain AT at Reduced Cost

1. Overview of Activities Performed

How many state financing activities that allow consumers to obtain AT at a reduced cost were included in your approved state plan? 00

D. Anecdote

Fisher, a young man who attends school at the Shady Grove State School in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, is discovering the world of communication through his new NovaChat AAC device that was made possible through the ATR Program. Fisher was introduced to the device during an on-site consultation, and then was provided with a device through MoAT's device loan program. After the trial period was completed, Fisher received his own dedicated communication device through the ATR Program.

A smiling Fisher and his new AAC device
Impact Area

When an unfortunate accident left Tony without his adapted vehicle, he was able to turn to Missouri’s Show-Me Loans Program to get it replaced. Born without arms, Tony uses his feet for everything, including driving. A motivational speaker and foot-playing guitar player, being able to get back on the road has kept Tony traveling widely and continue to stay employed.