Lending Library

Lending Library Update

The Lending Library is open and returns can now be shipped to the Alt+Shift office:

Alt+Shift
1037 S US Highway 27
St. Johns, MI 48879
 

Please note this new information regarding shipping to student homes:

  • Orders may be sent to residential addresses - Alt+Shift can ship directly to either the educator loaning the device or the student’s home. Please indicate the address during the checkout process.
  • Administrator approval for orders sent to student homes - If the order is being sent to a student’s home, administrator approval will be needed for that specific loan and an adult signature will be required at the time of delivery.
  • Devices can be used at a student’s home - Alt+Shift encourages devices being used within the home especially in the current remote learning situation. As a reminder, district's are required to approve Alt+Shift loans according to the Alt+Shift Loan Agreement. If the school, district, or ISD has their own policies about borrowing equipment (in addition to the Alt+Shift Loan Agreement) they will also need to review those with the student’s family.

Effective implementation of assistive technology begins with a thorough assessment of student needs. A multidisciplinary team, comprised of parents, students and professionals, must focus on student needs, tasks he/she is expected to complete and alignment of tools to support the needs and achievement of tasks and goals.

The Alt+Shift Lending Library contains assistive technology equipment and software that is available to Michigan’s PK-12 public schools and affords districts the opportunity to try assistive technology with a student who has an Individualized Education Program (IEP) to assess effectiveness at meeting their needs prior to purchase. Length of loan will vary depending on individual plans for data collection and consideration of assistive technology needs.

Institutes of higher education (IHEs)/educator preparation institutions (EPIs) are able to borrow assistive technology equipment and/or software from the lending library for a period of one week for the purpose of exposing university students entering the educator profession to options for addressing the needs of students with disabilities.

Osmo Game System

Osmo Game System on iPad 2

Unique gaming accessory for the iPad.

Accent 1400

Accent 1400

Accent® 1400 is a dedicated speech-generating device (SGD) that offers user-friendly features to make communicating fast and easy for individuals with speech impairments.

New Blue2 Bluetooth Switch

Provides access to all switch accessible apps for iPad.

pizza company game with pizza and money pieces

Osmo Pizza Co.

Children learn through play; combining tangible pieces with fun characters sparks their imagination and drive to learn.

coding jam box, storage case, and coding blocks

Osmo Coding Jam

Students can compose their own music by arranging Osmo’s Coding Blocks into patterns and sequences. So it’s hands-on way to introduce Coding.

colorful iPad pro case

Antibacterial iPad case for iPad Pro 10.5

Ultra Protective Rugged Cover with Kickstand
Shockproof Impact Resistant
Fun colors (rainbow cover and blue frame)

keyguard on iPad Pro screen

Keyguard for LAMP on iPad Pro 10.5

Landscape orientation keyguard. For use with the LAMP words for Life app on the iPad Pro 10.5". Keyguard slips into case.

Meeting Owl Pro device

Meeting Owl Pro

The Meeting Owl Pro is the solution for productive and inclusive meetings for distributed teams, remote trainings, and satelite offices. It features a 360 degree 1080p camera, mic, and speaker.

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Loan Information for Members

The loan period for any hardware or software is 8 weeks.

You must accept the terms of our loan agreement to use the lending library. You may download and print a copy for your records.

View the Equipment and Software Loan Agreement

View the Lending Library Copyright Notice

Need Help?

Please consult the User Guide:

LIBRARY USER GUIDE

If unable to resolve, please contact the lending library.

Contact the Lending Library

Alt+Shift Lending Library

1037 S. US Highway 27

Saint Johns, MI 48879

(517) 908-3916

(517) 908-0709 (fax)

Email: [email protected]

Request a New Product

Is there a new product, software, or iPad application that is not available for you to borrow in the lending library? Use the Request a New Product button below to submit your request to have the item considered for the library. You will be contacted by email with the result of your request. Request a New Product