Center for Computer Assistance to the Disabled: A Program of United Cerebral Palsy of Dallas - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Center for Computer Assistance to the Disabled: A Program of United Cerebral Palsy of Dallas
1950 Stemmons Freeway
Suite 2019
Dallas, TX 75207
(214) 351-2500 (Local)
(214) 800-2224 (Fax)
info@c-cad.org
http://www.c-cad.org/

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 100+
Number of staff: 3 full-time and 8 part-time employees.
Staff description: All instructors are approved by the Texas Workforce Commission. Evaluation team are all educators with masters degrees, including Assistive Technology Resource Specialists, Assistive Technology Specialist and an Occupational Therapist, with years of experience working with persons with all types and degrees of disabilities.
Geographic area served: North Texas Region, primarily the Dallas Metroplex and surrounding area, including Forth Worth, Arlington and Denton.

Locations

United Cerebral Palsy of Metropolitan Dallas
8802 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75235

Staff

Myra Armstrong, Assistive Technology Evaluation Specialist, myra@c-cad.org
Susan Black, Special Projects Coordinator and Community Liaison, (214) 800-2235, susan@c-cad.org
Debi Jobin, Director of Assistive Technology Services, (214) 800-2229, debi@c-cad.org
Carol Nicks, Manager of Training, (214) 800-2236, carol@c-cad.org
Martha Surratt, Administrative Coordinator, (214) 800-2228, martha@c-cad.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Conducts interviews, observations, and screenings to help each client assess needs and choose the appropriate adaptive hardware or software. Includes hand and finger coordination, vision and hearing abilities, memory and learning abilities, computer and keyboard skills, and appropriate instructional levels. Provides private evaluations for senior citizens with vision impairment and/or other disabilities.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers small group and one-on-one instruction on computers, adaptive access hardware and software applications for children through seniors.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referrals by phone or e-mail.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Conducts evaluations for closed-circuit televisions and other adaptive computer access hardware and software technology.
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