AgrAbility Project - Illinois

thru: National AgrAbility Project

Assists farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities by offering the following services:  

  • On-site assessments of the agricultural worksite or home to identify barriers to completing tasks
  • Recommendations for assistive technology (equipment/tools/devices), modifications that can make it easier to perform work, and/or other possible solution to overcoming disability-related limitations
  • Access to information on a variety of topics related to disability and agriculture
  • Provides education/training opportunities through workshops, conferences, seminars, and on-line programs
  • Referrals to other local services for potential assistance (financial, rehabilitative, education, etc.) specific to the clients' needs
  • Arranges for peer support opportunities that connect customers with others who have successfully accommodated their disabilities 

Direct funding or equipment is not provided by the AgrAbility Project, instead the project works with state Vocational Rehabilitation departments and other funding sources. 

Eligibility: Farmer, rancher or other agricultural worker with any type of physical, cognitive, or illness-related disability.

Application Process: Call for information.

Required Documentation: Call for information.

Fees: No fees for service.

Coverage Note: Illinois State.


This program is offered here:

AgrAbility Project - Illinois

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1304 West Pennsylvania Avenue
University of Illinois Department of Agricultureal Engineering
Urbana IL 61801
M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM. Answering service: 24 hours.


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