The Assistive Technology Program of Puerto Rico (PRATP)
Universidad de Puerto Rico – Programa de Asistencia Tecnológica de Puerto Rico, Jardín Botánico Sur
1187 Calle Flamboyán
San Juan,  Puerto Rico  00926-1117
United States
Primary Phone Number: 
(787) 474-9999

iCanConnect is a national program with local contacts to help people stay connected with friends, family, their community, and the world. iCanConnect provides free equipment and training to people with both significant vision and hearing loss who meet disability and income guidelines.

In Puerto Rico, Perkins School for the Blind is responsible for iCanConnect, and works with The Assistive Technology Program of Puerto Rico (PRATP) and others to provide in-state service. Contact The Assistive Technology Program of Puerto Rico (PRATP) with questions about applying in Puerto Rico, and download an application.

People eligible for iCanConnect receive an assessment to identify solutions to support their distance communication goals. Then, participants are provided equipment and training that meets their needs. Examples include smartphones, tablets, computers, and braille devices.

See how iCanConnect is helping people with both significant vision and hearing loss to stay connected:

Yolanda Burnett and Mary Robinson smile for a picture while enjoying a baseball game Glen sits at a table with his smartphone on the table in front of him

iCanConnect Helps Michigan Woman Cultivate New Friendships and Reconnect With Old Friends

iCanConnect Helps Virginia Man Gain Independence Through His Smartphone

For general iCanConnect questions, contact Laura Vaughan, Perkins School for the Blind, 617.972.7619.

Primary Email Address: 
VRS Phone Number: 
(787) 523-8681
Toll Free Phone Number: 
(855) 449-2999

Puerto Rico

The Assistive Technology Program of Puerto Rico (PRATP)

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iCanConnect is a national program with local contacts to help people stay connected with friends, family, their community, and the world. iCanConnect provides free equipment and training to people with both significant vision and hearing loss who meet disability and income guidelines.

In Puerto Rico, Perkins School for the Blind is responsible for iCanConnect, and works with The Assistive Technology Program of Puerto Rico (PRATP) and others to provide in-state service. Contact The Assistive Technology Program of Puerto Rico (PRATP) with questions about applying in Puerto Rico, and download an application.

People eligible for iCanConnect receive an assessment to identify solutions to support their distance communication goals. Then, participants are provided equipment and training that meets their needs. Examples include smartphones, tablets, computers, and braille devices.

See how iCanConnect is helping people with both significant vision and hearing loss to stay connected:

Yolanda Burnett and Mary Robinson smile for a picture while enjoying a baseball game Glen sits at a table with his smartphone on the table in front of him

iCanConnect Helps Michigan Woman Cultivate New Friendships and Reconnect With Old Friends

iCanConnect Helps Virginia Man Gain Independence Through His Smartphone

For general iCanConnect questions, contact Laura Vaughan, Perkins School for the Blind, 617.972.7619.


For more information on how to apply for iCanConnect in Puerto Rico contact:

Universidad de Puerto Rico – Programa de Asistencia Tecnológica de Puerto Rico, Jardín Botánico Sur
1187 Calle Flamboyán
San Juan,  Puerto Rico  00926-1117
United States
(787) 474-9999 (v)
(855) 449-2999 (v) Toll free
(787) 523-8681 (vrs)

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