The Assistive Technology Program of Puerto Rico (PRATP)

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:

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

Contact Information

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

icanconnect@upr.edu

Phone: (787) 474-9999

V Toll Free: (855) 449-2999 

VRS Phone: (787) 523-8681

Application Resources


Do you have questions?

For state-specific inquiries, please reach out to your local program contact listed above. Otherwise, please submit your general iCanConnect question through the Contact Us form.


Description:

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:

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


Contact Information:

Primary Email: icanconnect@upr.edu

Secondary Email:

Website:

Address:

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