Provisions under Section 291 of the Help America Vote Act provide for the award of grants for Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) to assist Protection and Advocacy Systems (P&As) in:
Promoting full participation in the electoral process for individuals with disabilities, including registering to vote, casting a vote, and accessing polling places; and
Providing T/TA for non-visual access. (At least one recipient must provide T/TA assistance in this area.)
In addition, the funds may be used to assist P&As in:
Developing proficiency in the use of voting systems and technologies as they affect individuals with disabilities; and
Demonstrating and evaluating the use of such systems and technologies by individuals with disabilities (including blindness) in order to assess the availability and use of such systems and technologies for such individuals.