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Community and Internet Resources


Adaptive Technology/Products: Product Distributors and Directories


National

Able People Foundation.org is an on-line network that empowers people with disabilities to easily find and obtain Mobility and Assistive products that support them in living a more independent life. They maintain a searchable website which allows visitors to search for assistive products, manufacturers and dealers. The site also offers numerous resource links to related websites and organizations.

AbleData is sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). This database contains over 19,000 currently available products from over 2,000 different companies. Each product record contains a detailed description of the product as well as price, manufacturer and distributor information. You will also find information on non-commercial prototypes, customized and one-of-a-kind products, and do-it-yourself designs. To select products most appropriate to your needs, combine ABLEDATA information with professional advice, product evaluations, and hands-on product trials. They also offer listings for about 9,000 products that are no longer available for sale.

Adaptive Mall.com Tumble Forms offers a variety of positioning products for individuals with varying needs. Such products include scooters, standing devices, therapy-related products and much more. For product information, visit their website.

Adaptive Technology Resources (ATR) is a company based in Grafton, Wisconsin. They offer a wide variety of adaptive technology products for those with visual and / or mobility disabilities. More specifically, they offer screen reading software and reading enhancement devices, portable and tabletop electronic magnifying devices, as well as several environmental control products that allow for voice control of any number of electronic household devices / appliances. For more information, call (800) 770-8474 or e-mail info@AdaptiveTR.com.

Assistech represents more than 5000 products offered by manufacturers located throughout the world. They provide catalogs containing a wide range of assistive devices and products, so that individuals may find products best suited for their needs. Their website also features a helpful newsletter that discusses several technology devices in depth, several resource links and a frequently asked questions section. For more information or to request a product catalog, visit their website.

Augmentative Communication Consultants, Inc. (ACCI) is based in Pennsylvania. "ACCI represents over a dozen manufacturers of augmentative communication and other assistive technologies, offering demonstrations, workshops and consultation." They offer communication devices, computer access devices, environmental control devices, games, mounting systems and switches, and software. For more information, visit their website or call (800) 982-2248.

Disability Product Postcards offers information on a wide variety of assistive technology devices. The website allows visitors to search by device category. They provide visitors with detailed information on the product as well as dealer contact information. It is also possible to subscribe to their mailings, which includes postcards full of information about the products. For more information, visit their website.

Disability Related Products/Services is a website that provides a list of companies that provides various assistive products for individuals with disabilities.

RehabTool.com offers a variety of high-tech assistive and adaptive technology products, including augmentative and alternative communication devices, computer access equipment, multi-lingual speech synthesis, voice recognition software, virtual on-screen keyboards, voice-enabled communication boards, as well as cognitive rehabilitation tools. They also offer an informative quarterly newsletter and online discussion forum. For more information, call (281) 531-6106 or e-mail info@rehabtool.com.


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