Adaptive Equipment & Assistive Technology
The following resources specialize in occupational and physical therapy type products. This includes, but is not limited to; aids for daily living, self-help devices, and fitness/exercise equipment.
A federally funded database whose primary mission is to provide information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources. The database contains information on more than 29,000 assistive technology products with detailed descriptions of each product including price and company information. It also contains information on non-commercial prototypes, customized and one-of-a-kind products, and do-it-yourself designs.
Prosthetic & Orthotic Institute
Provides solutions for improving patient mobility. In addition to providing prosthetics, POI also handles spinal cord injuries and provides spinal othotics to help patients get back on their feet and meet their goals.
Provides custom reachers to fit any size arm and hand. Their mission is to keep their tools at a reasonable price, while maintaining a high quality standard.
Leading edge assistive and adaptive technology products and services for people with disabilities. Free product search and referrals. Augmentative and alternative communication devices, computer access equipment, multilingual speech synthesis and voice recognition software, on-screen keyboards, cognitive rehabilitation tools adapted to the special needs of the physically challenged.
Spinal Cord Injury Peer Information Library (SCI PILOT)
Consists of the stories of individuals with quadriplegia who have incorporated assistive devices into their own lives. Each story is based on an in-depth interview. Offers advice and strategies from those who have first hand experience in getting and using assistive devices, and descriptions of practical, homemade inventions that solve real-world problems.
A web guide to assistive technology choices. Wheelchair and scooter views and reviews, technology related information and articles.