The Guam System for Assistive Technology or GSAT is a federally-funded program administered by the University of Guam’s Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (CEDDERS) and authorized under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998. Established in 1995, GSAT provides assistive technology–related services to the Guam community to help children and adults with disabilities live productive, independent, and quality lives.
GSAT has a mission to increase the community’s access to assistive technology by bringing about awareness of AT devices, services, resources, and vendors. Moreover, GSAT strives to help island residents with the acquisition of AT by providing means and resources to obtain desired AT devices and services.
As an AT Act program, GSAT carries out various state level and leadership activities. 67% of funding supports state level activities:
GOAL-AT & GGT – Alternative financing programs >>Click here to view GOAL-AT >>Click here to view GGT
GREES – Device reutilization program >>Click here to view GREES
Lending Library – Device loan program >>Click here to view the Lending Library
Demo Center – Device demonstration program >>Click here to view the Demo Center
33% of funding supports state leadership activities of training and technical assistance, public awareness and outreach, information dissemination and referrals, and coordination and collaboration with public and private disability-related entities.