Center for Assistive Technology

3108 Main Street
Buffalo, NY


About Center for Assistive Technology

The Center for Assistive Technology (CAT) is a non-profit organization that conducts research and provides educational and service programs to increase consumer knowledge related to assistive technology for persons with disabilities. Established in 1988, the center works in five specific areas: research on assistive device use for all aspects of daily living; education for students and clinical professionals; assistive device service provision; development and evaluation of new innovative technology ideas; and public policy analysis, providing information and evaluation data to consumers. CAT is also the Western New York Regional Center for the New York State TRAID Program, for which it coordinates information on technology-related expertise and resources for people with disabilities.