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Disability Resources - Assistive Devices

Links in this category: 64. Newest link in this category: 2014-03-24

LinkDetails
Revised/Checked
Wheelchair junkie
Wheelchair news with an active discussion forum.
http://www.wheelchairjunkie.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Powerchair Review
Chair reviews, modifications and advice.
http://www.powerchair-review.fsnet.co.uk..
International interest,
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Adaptive Environments Center
Promotes accessibility through education programs, technical assistance, training, consulting, publications and design advocacy.
http://www.adaptiveenvironments.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Whirlwind Wheelchair International (WWI)
The communications hub of the Whirlwind Wheelchair Network of independent wheelchair-producing workshops in developing countries.
http://www.whirlwindwheelchair.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
World Congress & Exposition on Disabilities - WCD
Our mission is to provide support to children and adults with disabilities and their families.
http://www.wcdexpo.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Closing The Gap
Focuses on computer technology for people with special needs through its bi-monthlynewspaper, annual international conference and extensive web site.
http://www.closingthegap.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Adaptive Sports Equipment | Sports Equipment for Disabled Persons | Disability Sports Equipment
Adaptive Sports Equipment specializes in sports equipment for individuals with disabilities. Sporting Equipment for disabled persons removes limitations.
http://www.adaptivesportsequipment.com
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Disability Equipment UK
DoAbility UK supplies disability equipment to the UK and Ireland.
http://doability.co.uk/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
The Ramp People
Over 25 years of manufacturing experience in vehicle ramps, van ramps, car ramps, motorcycle ramps, portable ramps , wheelchair ramps and disabled ramps.
http://www.theramppeople.co.uk/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2014-03
Wheels For Humanity
We recycle wheelchairs, we deliver and personally fit them, at no cost, to children and adults in developing countries.
http://www.wheelsforhumanity.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Abledata, Assistive Technology Information
Searchable database of 19,000 assistive technology products. Site maintained for the National Institute of Disability Rehabilitation Research of the U.S. Department of Education.
http://www.abledata.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Disabled Living Foundation - DLF
The Disabled Living Foundation is a UK national charity working for greater independence for disabled people, providing equipment advice and information.
http://www.dlf.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
For Your Convenience
For Your Convenience is a unique company totally dedicated to enabling independent living by solving accessibility and mobility problems in your bath, bedroom, kitchen and throughout your home. Our experienced crews can work within your budget to customize access according to your disability.
http://www.foryourconvenience.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Hjælpemiddelinstituttet
The Danish Centre for Assistive Technology
http://www.hmi.dk/
Denmark,
Danish language,
Link checked 2014-04
Keytools
Provides computer equipment for education, special needs, RSI and disabilities
http://www.keytools.com/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
T-Base Communications - Making Information Accessible to All
Providing accessible mainstream communication services and technology solutions to governments and industry.
http://www.tbase.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
The Screen Magnifiers Homepage
Information about screen magnifiers for people having problems reading their computer screen. Screen magnification and text-to-speech. Includes product reviews, download area, news, discussion and links.
http://www.magnifiers.org/
Netherlands,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
MPJ Mobility, Inc
Wheelchair Vans, Lifts, Conversions, Hand Controls -. - Eugene / Springfield, Oregon
http://www.mpjmobility.com
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
SAFINA ENGLISH SCHOOL FOR BLIND
TO HELP DISABLED PEOPLE TO STUDY, LIVE AND WORK IN GOOG CONDITION
http://www.afrikafreundeskreis.de/
Tanzania,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
AbilityHub
This Assistive Technology web site is for people with a disability, and will direct you to adaptive equipment for computers.
http://www.abilityhub.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Access Able Designs, Inc.
provide complete and "truly accessible" equipment and answers to the disabled community both at home and in public.
http://www.accessabledesigns.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Access Appraisals
We offer advise on disability issues relating to accessibility. We also offer products to overcome access problems including wheelchair ramps and lifts
http://www.wheelchair-ramps.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Access Medical Rehab
Disability and wheel chair specialist. We provide rehab, manual and electric wheel chairs in San Diego & Orange County, California (CA).
http://www.accessmedicalrehab.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
ActiveForever.com
We are a resource for Assistive Devices which help people maintain their independence. Due to limiting physical conditions, many people find themselves less able to cope with everyday tasks and hobbies. We help you live "Life without Limitations". Our Assistive Devices aid in the essentials of daily living: Bath Safety, Dressing Aids, Mobility Aids, Home Health Care, Kitchen Aids and much more. And let's not forget Exercise Therapy, Low Vision and Arthritis Relief. Our goal is to give friendly, prompt, personalized service. Most orders placed before 2:00PM Mountain Standard time are shipped the same day, (Monday through Friday).
http://www.activeforever.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Adaptive Access
complete home renovation and accessible modifications. ADA and Tas compliance for business.
http://www.adaptiveaccess.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
AmeriGlide Stair Lifts
AmeriGlide Stair Lifts, Vertical Lifts, Wheelchair Lifts, Dumbwaiters and Elevators
http://www.ameriglide.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Assistive Technology - Independent Living Technologies
Assistive Technology - Providing resource on Living Aids for people with disabilities by offering competitively priced quality assisted living technologies and products.
http://www.iltsource.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Assistivetech.net
An online information resource providing up-to-date, thorough information on assistive technologies, adaptive environments and community resources.
http://www.assistivetech.net/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
ATRIEV: Adaptive Technology for Rehabilitation, Integration, and Empowerment of the Visually Impaired
training and promotion of adaptive technology for visually impaired persons, toward integration into education, employment, and related social activities and processes
http://www.atriev.org.ph/
Philippines,
Pilipino language,
Link checked 2014-04
B.M. Brantman, INc.
We produce the BeasyTrans Easy Transfer System. The BeasyTrans is a portable no-lift transfer system designed to transfer individuals from a wheelchair to an automobile, bed, commode or shower bench in a safe, easy and dignified manner
http://www.beasytrans.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Canix

http://Canix.org/
Spain,
Spanish language,
Link checked 2014-04
Crutch Specialist - Thomas Fetterman Inc.
As a long term crutch-user (polio), Thomas Fetterman has fashioned a hi-tech line of ultralite crutches, 'articulating' crutchtips and 50+ accessories designed to improve a user's prospects for mobility and independance.
http://www.fetterman-crutches.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
DakotaLink
The DakotaLink project is directed toward systems change and advocacy which will result in a comprehensive, consumer responsive system of technology-related assistance for individuals with disabilities of all ages. DakotaLink is designed t
http://dakotalink.tie.net/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Disability Equipment UK
DoAbility UK supplies disability equipment to the UK and Ireland.
https://doability.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Dynamic Living
We offer hundreds of kitchen products, bathroom helpers and unique daily living products that promote a convenient, comfortable and safe home environment for people of all ages.
http://www.dynamic-living.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Grover Gear
We manufacture and sell hard to find products for people with disabilities. We make Cushion covers, Hunting covers, and a few other products. We are a new company and our product list is expanding constantly.
http://www.grovergear.com
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Independent Living Centre Australia Inc
Independent Living Centres are information resource centres which are located in every state and in ACT. Each centre displays a comprehensive range of products and equipment to assist with daily living activities. Everybody is welcome to use the ILC services, including people with disabilities, older people, their carers, parents, advocates and other service providers, health professionals, architects, builders, suppliers, manufacturers and students. You can try out products and equipment and select those most suitable prior to purchase. Please note that we do not sell items, we only display them. Each centre has a localised products and equipment database to complement the display. The occupational therapists on our info-lines use this database to provide information that are relevant to the individual caller’s needs. Most of ILC services are free to public. Each ILC are funded differently, some are funded directly by the state government, others apply for funding from public as well as private purse.
http://www.ilcaustralia.org
Australia,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Independent Living Centre Australia Inc
Independent Living Centres are information resource centres which are located in every state and in ACT. Each centre displays a comprehensive range of products and equipment to assist with daily living activities. Everybody is welcome to use the ILC services, including people with disabilities, older people, their carers, parents, advocates and other service providers, health professionals, architects, builders, suppliers, manufacturers and students. You can try out products and equipment and select those most suitable prior to purchase. Please note that we do not sell items, we only display them. Each centre has a localised products and equipment database to complement the display. The occupational therapists on our info-lines use this database to provide information that are relevant to the individual caller’s needs. Most of ILC services are free to public. Each ILC are funded differently, some are funded directly by the state government, others apply for funding from public as well as private purse.
http://ilcaustralia.org.au/
Australia,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
International Conference Series on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies
International Conference Series on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies website.
http://www.icdvrat.reading.ac.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
International Ventilator Users Network
Post-Polio Health International's mission is to enhance the lives and independence of polio survivors and home ventilator users through education, advocacy, research and networking.
http://www.ventusers.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Life with Ease®
We specialize in products to help prevent injuries, live with injuries, and aid with impairments.
http://www.lifewithease.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Mangar International
Specialises in low air pressure equipment for the lifting, handling and transfer of people who are disabled or elderly, in the community, in Residential Care, and for Hospital use.
http://www.mangar.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Mobility Consignment

http://www.mobilityconsignment.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Mobility-Advisor.com: Live, Work & Play Independently ... Wheelchair Mobility
Mobility-Advisor.com serves as an information and resource guide to increase awareness and help enhance the lives of individuals of all ages who need wheelchair mobility assistance...
http://www.mobility-advisor.com
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
MobilityStore.Com
Hopes you will find the equipment or supplies that will give you greater independence and peace of mind.
http://www.mobilitystore.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification
We aim to promote aging in place for frail elderly and persons aging with a disability through applied research, evaluation and policy analysis; training and education; technical assistance; and we serve as an information clearinghouse.
http://www.homemods.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
NY Wheelchair Lifts, Stair Lifts, Handicap Lifts| Barrier Free Systems
Independent medical equipment company in Albany, New York provides wheelchair lifts, stair lifts, handicap lifts and assistive devices for disabled and elderly.
http://www.barrierfreesystemsny.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Oxygen Freedom
Information about traveling with oxygen.
http://www.oxygenfreedom.com/travel_oxyg..
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Project Freedom
Provide home lifting devices that can be operated with minimal effort to transfer patients from their bed to a commode, wheelchair, or bath.
http://www.projectfreedommi.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Rehabmart.com - Medical Supplies, DME, and Discount Medical Supply. Therapist owned.
Rehabmart.com is an Online discount medical equipment and supply company that is owned and operated by occupational and physical therapists. We serve seniors, caregivers, special needs children and those who are disabled.
http://www.rehabmart.com
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
RehabTool
Our mission at rehabtool.com is to help persons with communication, access or learning disabilities regain independence and control, thrive and become more productive, and ultimately live better lives, through leading edge assistive and adaptive technology.
http://www.rehabtool.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
RJ Cooper and Associates
Special education software, hardware adapters and products for disabled persons.
http://www.rjcooper.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Rollators - Rolling Walkers - Walkers - justWalkers.com
Shop for Rolling Walkers (Rollators) . Choose from over 50 Rollators in 4-Wheel, 3-Wheel, Heavy Duty, Junior & Designer Styles.
http://www.justwalkers.com/rollators.htm..
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
ScootAround Inc.
ScootAround Inc. arranges worry-free scooter rentals for the business or vacation traveler with restricted mobility.
http://www.scootaround.com/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Sentinel Construction
Sentinel Construction specializes in new and remodelling projects designed to make living, work and recreational spaces "access friendly" for yourself, family and friends. We offer a wide range of design and building solutions for individuals of all ages and most types of physical disabilities for independent living in Kitsap, Mason, Jefferson & Clallam Counties in Washington State.
http://www.SentinelConstruction.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
The Wheelchair Site - A Guide to Wheelchairs, Scooters & Accessories
The Wheelchair Site contains info on wheelchairs, wheel chair shopping, manual whellchair, electric wheelchare. It has information on scooters, children wheelchair, sports wheel chairs, all-terrain chairs, manufacturers and accessories.
http://www.thewheelchairsite.com/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked (2007-01/2020-07
TRAVELO2 - Global Oxygen Services
We arrange for medical oxygen in over 120,000 cities in 157 foreign countries 24/7/365 so that you can take a cruise, fly to an exotic destination or go by car, bus or train to visit any destination with confidence and in complete safety to enjoy a better quality of life. We can support your oxygen needs with Liquid Oxygen, Gas Cylinders, Oxygen Concentrators, Re-Fills, BiPap & C-Pap Machines, Ventilators, Tents, Humidifers, Nebulizers, Portable & Shoulder Bags Systems, Conserving Devices, Airport Layovers/Connecting Flight Oxygen and Oxygen Prescription Verification Services for Worldwide Oxygen Support. We also arrange Electric & Manual Wheelchairs, Electric Scooters, Accessible Vans & Buses, Patient Lifts/Hoists, Hospital Beds and all other types of Durable Medical Equipment to where ever you are around the globe.
http://www.travelo2.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Van Duerr Industries
Van Duerr recycled rubber ramps, door threshold ramps, permanent ramps and portable ramps for disabled wheelchair access. Handicapped ADA compliant & accessible rubber ramp solutions over aluminum and steel ramp products for the disabled & wheelchair bound.
http://www.vanduerr.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Viewpoint Mobility
Manufacturer of Wheelchair Accessible Mini-vans.
http://viewpointmobility.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
WheelchairNet
A continuously developing resource for a broad community of people who are interested in wheelchairs: consumers, clinicians, manufacturers, researchers, funders. It contains resources for lifestyle, wheelchair technology and research developments, discussions, products, industry product standards, funding, services, etc.
http://www.wheelchairnet.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Whirlwind Wheelchair International
The mission of Whirlwind Wheelchair International is to make it possible for every person in the developing world who needs a wheelchair to obtain one that will lead to maximum personal independence and integration into society.
http://www.whirlwindwheelchair.org
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04
Workshopsolutions
The site provides a place in space where engineers, technicians, inventors and workshop enthusiasts can display and share knowledge on the assistive devices they have built to better the lives of the disabled.
http://www.workshopsolutions.com/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2014-04


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