Fred Tchang, ATP
Director of Assistive Technology Services
In addition to running this department, Fred is also a hands-on Assistive Technology Specialist. He and his staff help consumers with all types of disabilities understand, experience, and implement assistive technology in their everyday lives. Fred and his staff work with employers and school districts to help make classrooms, curricula and work sites accessible. Recently, Fred worked with all of New Jersey's One-Stop Career Centers to create accessible computer workstations. His formal training is in product design and rehabilitation engineering technology.
With a great interest in coalitions, he has kept active with such groups as RESNA (the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America), NJ CART (New Jersey Coalition for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology), and NJ CIE (New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education). Currently, Fred serves as a vice chair for RESNA’s Professional Standards Board, which provides oversight of the Assistive Technology Professional, or ATP credential.