Borrow It or Try It out First … Device Lending Library

FREED has a growing library of devices available for borrowing at no cost. Individuals, family members, businesses, organizations and schools may all participate. These short term loans may give you the opportunity to:

  • “Try before you buy”
  • Accommodate a guest with a disability
  • Assist an employee in the workplace
  • Help a student with a needed device for a school term
  • Fill in while a device is being repaired
  • Or, help with other short–term needs.

Items in the loan library include, but are not limited to devices such as:

  • Portable wheelchair and threshold ramps
  • Vision Aids like magnifiers, TV viewing glasses, talking blood pressure monitor, talking weight scale and talking money identifier
  • Hearing devices like portable listening amplifiers, amplified phone, TV listening headphones, door and phone signaler, and wireless keyboard communicator for people who are deaf
  • Computer devices like trackballs, ergonomic or large print keyboards
  • Mobility and dexterity devices like one-touch jar and can openers, reachers, and Kindle electronic Book reader
  • Wii game system to promote alternative means for exercise
  • Speech communication devices
  • iPad tablet with a variety of adaptive apps for people with disabilities
  • and much more.

Or, visit the online listing for FREED’s Device Lending Library at the AT Exchange website exchange.atnet.org/welcome.aspx.

Be sure to select FREED as the device loan center for your search. There are other Device Lending Libraries throughout California.