When you come to CAT, you first undergo a thorough medical and physical evaluation.
Included in the assessment phase is a one-on-one evaluation by a physician to determine your medical history.
Clinicians will also evaluate your:
After identifying suitable assistive technology options, the team will recommend an appropriate device or product to help you reach the highest level of functioning and self-sufficiency.
The assessment process includes demonstration and use of items in CAT’s extensive collection of commercially available assistive devices, and a chance for you to practice using a device before deciding if it's the right match.
The audiology laboratory at CAT works with clients who have hearing impairments.
Services include hearing aids or assistive listening technology.
CAT also is an evaluation site for the Hear Now program, which provides hearing aid funding for low-income clients.
At CAT, we believe in literally shaping assistive technology around the you and your lifestyle.
CAT maintains an on-site machine shop to customize and modify commercially available assistive devices, such as wheelchairs, for maximum comfort and efficiency. This not only ensures quality, but it can save days or weeks in delivery or installation of assistive devices.
If your care relates to a medical condition, most health insurance plans — including Medicare and Medical Assistance — cover CAT’s fees.
You may need a referral and prior authorization from your primary care physician, if you are a member of an HMO.