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Assistive Technology Fund

The Assistive Technology Fund (ATF) provides subsidies for persons with disabilities (PWDs) to purchase assistive technology devices to enable independent living. Successful applicants qualify for a means-tested subsidy of up to 90% of the cost of the required equipment, subject to a lifetime cap of $40,000.

​​On 17 Jan 2022, the Government announced changes to the Assistive Technology Fund (ATF). These changes will take effect from 14 Feb 2022 and are made to better support the needs of persons with disabilities. Find the press release here.


Overview

The Assistive Technology Fund (ATF) provides individuals with a subsidy of up to 90% of the cost of assistive technology devices, subject to a lifetime cap of $40,000.

The subsidy amount is determined according to the applicant's gross household income.

The Fund can be used to acquire, replace, upgrade or repair assistive technology devices. These devices include wheelchairs and hearing aids.

The devices should aid in purposes of early intervention, education, training, employment, therapy, rehabilitation and/or independence in daily living.

The Fund does not support the purchase of medical devices and consumables.


Who Can Apply

Applicants will require the assistance of an Application Admin (e.g. Social Worker) and an Assessor (e.g. Therapist) from Touchpoints such as Hospitals and Social Service Agencies to complete this application. The Application Admin will submit this application on behalf of the applicant.

To be eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Certified to have a permanent disability of any one of the following:
    • Physical disability
    • Visual impairment
    • Hearing impairment
    • Intellectual disability
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Undergone qualified assessor's assessment to determine the need and type of devices(s)
  • Household gross monthly income per person of $2000 and below

 

How To Apply

For Applicants:

  • Please approach a Therapist or a Social Worker (from Touchpoints such as Hospitals and Social Service Agencies) to assist you to submit the ATF application form.
  • You will also have to complete the Means-Test Declaration Form. (Note: Applicants need not submit the Means-Test Declaration Form if they have a valid means-test results within the past two years)


For Registered/Unregistered Touchpoints:

The Touchpoint's Application Admin will prepare the supporting documents before submission. The list of supporting documents can be found in the application form.

Registered Touchpoints

Registered Touchpoints' Application Admin/Assessor may submit client’s ATF application online using your CorpPass.

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Unregistered Touchpoints

Unregistered Touchpoints are encouraged to register with us. Please send an email to ATF@sgenable.sg to request for an Organisation Registration Form.

Unregistered Touchpoints may download the application form, print and send together with the required documents

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By Post
SG Enable - Assistive Technology Fund
20 Lengkok Bahru
#01-01
Singapore 159053

Read More List of assistive technology touch points

By Email
ATF@sgenable.sg

By Fax
+65 6226 2366


Application Processing Time

Upon receipt of the completed application form and all required supporting documents, SG Enable requires up to 15 working days to process the application.

SG Enable will inform the Application Admin of the application outcome via email.


More Information

For more information about the ATF, please visit our frequently asked questions page.

Have additional enquiries? Contact SG Enable.