In North Dakota, the Interagency Program for Assistive Technology (IPAT) administers iCanConnect. IPAT is a non-profit organization that strives to bring assistive technology into the lives of all North Dakotans, regardless of age, needs, or disability.
IPAT believes assistive technology can help people bridge the gap between ability and disability. The organization provides public awareness, consultation, demonstration and training,
As the lead agency for iCanConnect North Dakota, IPAT works with various state partners to distribute communications equipment and provide training to low-income North Dakotans with combined hearing and vision loss. Braille devices, smartphones, amplified phones and much more are available at no cost to those who qualify.