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2.1. Assistive Technology Guides

United Spinal TechGuide
United Spinal TechGuide is a web guide to wheelchair and assistive technology choices. This United Spinal website contains everything from wheelchair reviews to the web's largest array of assistive technology source links.

 

AbleData
AbleData provides objective information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States. We serve the nation's disability, rehabilitation, and senior communities. We do not produce, distribute or sell any of the products listed on this website, but we provide you with information on how to contact manufacturers or distributors of these products. We also do not produce any type of catalog.

 

AbleData's most significant resource is the AbleData database of assistive technology, which contains objective information on almost 40,000 assistive products. For each product, we provide a detailed description of the product's functions and features, price information (when available), and contact information for the product's manufacturer and/or distributors. We also offer 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, we suggest combining information provided by AbleData with professional advice, product evaluations, and hands-on product trials.

Disability.gov 
Disability.gov is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability policies, programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to thousands of resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations. You can find information on topics, such as applying for Social Security disability benefits, finding a job and paying for accessible housing, to name just a few. Every day, new information is added across 10 main subject areas: Benefits, Civil Rights, Community Life, Education, Emergency Preparedness, Employment, Health, Housing, Technology and Transportation.

assistivetech.net
A web site of online , up-to-date resources on assistive technologies, adaptive environments and community resources for people with disabilities.

 

Family Center on Technology and Disability
The Center serves organizations and programs that work with families of children and youth with disabilities. They offer a range of information and services on the subject of assistive technology (AT) that supports efforts to bring the highest quality education to children with disabilities.

Trace Center
A research, development and resource center on technology and disability that works to advance the ability of people with disabilities through the use of communication, computer and information technologies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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