The Lending Closet at SILO has over 300 pieces of equipment from walkers to power scooters. All items are donated by businesses or individuals. The items are cleaned, inspected, and lent out to those in need of the equipment until they are able to obtain the item on their own.
The TRAID Program provides statewide coordination of assistive technology (AT) activities for people with disabilities, fosters development of state and federal policies and programs to enhance availability of assistive technology. The TRAID program is funded through a federal grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), Department of Health Early Intervention Program (EI) and the Money Follows the Person (MFP) Program and administered by the New York State Commission on Quality of Care (NYSCQC).
Mission: To increase independence and improve the lives of individuals with disabilities through increased access to assistive technology (AT) for work, school and community living.
Goal: The goal of Long Island Regional TRAID Center is to help individuals of all ages to access services and appropriate assistive technology devices. Assistive technology is one way for individuals to lead more independent and productive lives.