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PACER Center's Simon Technology Center

Bridget Gilormini
8161 Normandale Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55437-1044
TTY: 952-838-0190

MN Relay
711 or 800-627-3529

The Simon Technology Center, a program of PACER Center, is a nonprofit community resource dedicated to making the benefits of computers and assistive technology available to children and adults with disabilities.

The STC has an assitive technology demonstration and loan library available for parents of children with disabilities, consumers and professionals in Minnesota. Additional services include free assistive technology consultations, for fee in-service trainings, and individualized trainings of assistive technology products. The STC also coordinates special projects such as KITE, EXITE, SUPER, TeST, etc.

Ages Served:
All ages, but primarily birth through 22

Types of disabilities served:
All disabilities

Area of Minnesota served:

Eligibility criteria:
Membership is required to use the STC Library. Full and partial scholarships are available for families and consumers. Membership is not required to access other STC services.

Maximum amount individual can receive:
Membership fees for the STC Library are $50/year for families and consumers and $100/year for professionals and organizations. Access to the STAR inventory is free. Full and partial scholarships are available to families and consumers.

In-service charges apply for professional organizations that request in-service training and for individualized trainings on specific technologies for individuals.

Funding Assistance:

  • Loan Device
  • Demonstration
  • Information and Referral

Services Funded:

  • Consultation/Observation
  • Ordering
  • Training

Device Funded:

  • Aids for Daily Living
  • Computers
  • Communication
  • Education/ Employment
  • Electronic Aids
  • Hearing
  • Recreation/Leisure
  • Vision


  • Resale

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For listing updates contact:

STAR Program
358 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-201-2640 or toll free 888-234-1267(voice)
MN Relay: 711 or 800-627-3529
Fax: 651-282-6671

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