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Adaptive Technology Product Databases and Directories



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ABLEDATA is a national database of assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment for children and adults with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities. Listing more than 24,000 products from nearly 3,000 companies, the database is funded under a contract with the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), U.S. Department of Education. Updated almost daily, the database offers product listings under 18 major headings and includes high-tech, low-tech, and "no-tech" products, as well as do-it-yourself entries. Product listings encompass everything from adaptive clothing and white canes to computer hardware and software to powered wheelchairs to stair lifts and grab bars.

Deleware Assistive Technology Initiative has a database of information pertaining to assistive technology. There is information on assistive technology devices, services, terms, government policy, federally funded programs, research, organizations, publications, education, training and funding. Assistive Technology On-Line has information on the different types of technology as well. This site is a great page for anyone who would like to know more about assistive technology and devices and the different aspects that surround it.

The Boulevard offers links to a directory full of website resources for accessible housing, adaptive computer equipment, assistive devices for daily living, augmentative communication, and mobility aids, such as lifts, vans, scooters, wheelchairs, and more. The Boulevard offers a section on Classifieds, EnableMart and the Accessiblity Solutions Store.

USA Tech Guide On-Line a program of the United Spinal Association, a web-guide to wheelchairs and assistive technology. This directory is organized by the category of the product and then by more specific groups. The website includes product reviews.


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