Assistive Technology Organizations
- Adaptech Project
The Adaptech Project, consisting of a team of academics, students and consumers, conducts research on the use
of computer, information and adaptive technologies by Canadian college and university students with
3040 Sherbrooke West; Montreal, Quebec H3Z 1A4 Canada
- Adaptive Computing Technology
The ACT Center helps students with disabilities
work with standard computing technologies such as one on one training and experience with adaptive
University of Missouri-Columbia.
Columbia, Missouri 65211 USA
- Adaptive Technology for Computers
University of Washington
The Adaptive Device Locator System, abbreviated ADLS, is a set of databases that help users
obtain information about specialized equipment and devices that can compensate for barriers imposed by limited
physical capabilities. Elderly persons, people with disabilities, educators, and helping professionals can use
the Locator to identify Assistive and adaptive devices that can increase independence, facilitate education,
and improve quality of life.
3504 Tates Creek Road; Lexington, KY 40517 USA
- Assistive Technology Act of 1998
- Assistive Technology for Kansans
Website of the Assistive Technology for Kansans Project!
National Public Web Site on Assistive Technology which offers extensive up-to-date assistive technology (AT)
and disability-related resources, including in-depth AT reports, as well as four easy-to-use search features to
find assistive technology to meet your needs. AT manufacturers and vendors can register for free to add their
products to the assistivetech.net database.
- Assistive Technology for the Disabled Computer User
A technical paper which addresses those Assistive technologies that help the disabled use a computer. From the
Institute for Academic Technology.
- Assistive Technology North America Distribution (ATNAD)
New to the U.S., ATNAD is a subsidiary of INCAP GMBH, Germany.
ATNAD brings with them 16 years of sales experience in Europe. With their new US-office, ATNAD will be able to
supply high-quality products, ensure reliable service and competitive pricing for their US-dealers and
ATNAD offers products covering the following categories: Assistive Technology, Cerebral Palsy, General
Disabilities, Independent Living, Muscular Dystrophy and Special Education.
16 E Avenue A; Temple, Texas 76501 USA
- Alliance for Technology Access
The ATA, is a network of community-based resource
centers dedicated to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities, and
increasing their use of standard, Assistive, and information technologies.
2175 East Francisco Blvd., Suite L; San Rafael, California 94901 USA
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre; University of Toronto. Purpose is to develop and
share solutions to challenges faced by users of adaptive technology.
AZtech, Inc. is a non-profit, community-based enterprise, by and for persons with disabilities. AZtech is
operated by the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology Evaluation and Transfer (RERC-TET).
The RERC-TET is supported by a grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research,
U.S. Department of Education.
Center for Applied Special Technology, is an organization that improves education for all
students through the principles of universal design. Founded in 1984, CAST is a not-for-profit organization
whose mission is to expand opportunities for individuals with disabilities through innovative computer
39 Cross Street, Suite 201; Peabody, Massachusetts 01960 USA
- Center for Accessible Technology(CforAT)
Non-profit organization that works with children and adults with disabilities, their families, teachers,
counselors, and employers to explore computer systems, adaptive devices and software.
2547 8th Street, 12A; Berkeley, California 94710 USA
- Center for Assistive Technology
The Center for Assistive Technology at the University at Buffalo conducts research, education and service to
increase knowledge about Assistive devices for persons with disabilities.
- Closing The Gap
Internationally recognized source for information on innovative applications of microcomputer technology in
special education and rehabilitation.
PO Box 68, 526 Main St.; Henderson, Minnesota 56044 USA
- Communications Technology for Everyone
Implications for the Classroom and Beyond. By Peter David Blanck.
- Crossroads Rehabilitation Center
helping people learn how to overcome barriers in the home, school, and work place.
4740 Kingsway Drive; Indianapolis, Indiana 46205 USA
- DREAMMS for Kids, Inc.
Developmental Research for the Effective Advancement of Memory and Motor Skills Non-profit
parent and professional service agency, that specializes in Assistive Technology related research, development,
and information dissemination. Founded in 1988 by the parents of a child with Down syndrome, DREAMMS is
committed to facilitating the use of computers, Assistive and adaptive technologies, and quality instructional
technologies for students and youth with special needs in schools, homes, and the community.
Freeville, New York USA
Equal Access to Software and Information.
Students and professionals with disabilities must have the same access to information and resources as everyone
Iowa Program for Assistive Technology
IPAT's goal is to make Assistive
technology more affordable and accessible to persons with disabilities throughout the state of Iowa.
University of Iowa, Iowa USA.
- InfoTech/IOWA Compass
Information and Referral Service. InfoTech/IOWA Compass provides free, up-to-date product information
on commercially available adaptive equipment for people with disabilities or people who are elderly.
People with disabilities, family members, professionals, and advocates from Iowa may call InfoTech and
request information about the availability of Assistive devices.
- Kentucky Assistive Technology Services Network
The KATS Network, is a state-wide, consumer-driven organization whose primary mission is to
establish a statewide, comprehensive system for the provision of Assistive technology devices and services to
individuals with disabilities.
Charles McDowell Center, Louisville, Kentucky USA
Pre-made and custom Picture Schedules and Communication Boards for children and adults who have communication
disorders associated with autism, aphasia, cognitive deficits, dementia, and other neurological
- Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network
LATAN's mission is to increase
access to Assistive technology in Louisiana by facilitating the development and implementation of a seamless
system of Assistive technology services and supports for all persons with disabilities.
PO Box 14115; Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70898 USA
The North Carolina Assistive Technology Project is creating a statewide system to coordinate
Assistive technology services.
- PATINS Project
The PATINS Project is an Indiana Department of Education Assistive Technology systems change initiative.
- Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center
on Hearing Enhancement. The RERC on
Hearing Enhancement and Assistive Devices.
The Lexington School for the Deaf
Center for the Deaf
30th Avenue and 75th Street; Jackson Heights, New York 11370 USA
- RESNA Home Page
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
RESNA is an interdisciplinary association for the advancement of rehabilitation and Assistive technologies
1700 North Moore Street, Suite 1540; Arlington, Virginia 22209-1903 USA
- Special Needs Ontario Windows
SNOW from the University of Toronto, Canada is a
project aimed at developing innovative ways for children with special needs to electronically access curriculum
- TADVIC Co-operative Ltd.
Technical Aid to the Disabled. TADVIC is an organization whose volunteer members design,
construct or modify equipment for people with disabilities, provided no commercially available product or
service will meet their needs. Founded in 1975 and incorporated in 1977, it operates from a small office at the
Royal Rehabilitation Centre in Kew, Melbourne, Australia
- CATEA Projects
National dissemination project designed to increase the utilization of existing and emerging Assistive
technology by State Vocational Rehabilitation programs, Employment Specialists, Employers, and anyone
interested in getting Assistive Technology into the hands of individuals with disabilitits.
Georgia Institute of Technology, Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access
- Texas Technology Access
The Texas Technology Access Program works to raise awareness, provide information and promote strong public
policies that support children and adults with disabilities in their efforts to acquire and use technology as a
routine part of day-to-day living.
University of Texas at Austin.
- Tools For Life Assistive Technology Center
Tools for Life increases access to appropriate assistive technology devices and assistive technology services
for all Georgians with disabilities so they can live, learn, work, and play independently in communities of
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- University of Puget Sound
This resource provides definitions and an overview of Assistive technology, AT software reviews, and links to
other AT sites.
- Vermont Assistive Technology Project
The Vermont Assistive Technology Project is to effect systems change to insure the integration
of Assistive Technology within all services to Vermonter's with disabilities.
103 South Main Street, Weeks Building, Waterbury, Vermont 05671-2305 USA
- Washington Assistive Technology Act Program
WATAP is a consumer advocacy
network that includes the AT Resource Center at the University of Washington (ATRC), the AT Resource Center at
Easter Seal Society in Spokane (EATRC), and the Washington Protection and Advocacy System (WPAS).
University of Washington.
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