Disability Resource Directory

Assistive & Adaptive Technology


Assistive Technology Products: Hardware and Software

  1. Adaptive Technologies & Research, Inc.
    Enabling those with little or no hand movement to hold and release everyday objects.
    587 McCormick Ave. - Unit B, Lapeer, Michigan 48446 USA
  2. Academic Software, Inc.
    ASI  designs and distributes a number of custom software and hardware products for the educational research and Assistive technology communities.
    Two examples are SS-ACCESS, a single-function switch interface for Windows or DOS, and WinSCAN 2.0, A multi-function switch interface for PCs with Windows.
    331 West Second Street; Lexington, Kentucky 40507 USA
  3. Accessibility Aids and Adaptive Technology by RehabTool.com
    Helping people with learning, communication and access disabilities become more independent and productive through assistive and adaptive computer technology.
  4. Adaptivation Inc.
    Offers adaptive aids for individuals with severe and multiple disabilities.
    2225 W. 50th St.; Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105 USA
  5. Ainsworth & Partners
    Keyboard training systems for education and industry. Download free evaluation software that shows you how to improve your writing skills.
  6. Alternative Input Devices
    Bilbo Innovations, Inc.
    1290 Oakmead Parkway, #118; Sunnyvale, California 94086 USA
  7. Apple Computer's Disability Connection
  8. AROGA Technologies
    Canadian Resources for Persons with Disabilities. A broad range of products for the physically disabled, print disabled, learning disabled and non-verbal.
    1611 Welch St.; North Vancouver, BC V7P 3G9 Canada
  9. Assistech Special Needs
    Large selection of products for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Blind, and Visually Impaired.
  10. Assistive Technology, Computer Access Solutions for People with Disabilities
    Informational web site geared for people with disabilities who need an alternative access method and/or device to operate the computer. Includes hyperlinks to manufacturers of adaptive equipment who have a web presence.
    Assistive Technology for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult.
     Smiley Face A Must See Site!

  11. Assistive Technology Electronic Marketplace (AT-Exchange)
    Marketplace where donors and sellers can locate buyers for a wide range of assistive technology and durable medical products. The site provides users with links to regional and national resources in a variety of related fields.
  12. Assistive Technology, Inc.
    ATI, formed in June, 1995, develops hardware and software solutions to assist people with communication disorders, and physical and learning disabilities.
    333 Elm Street; Dedham, Massachusetts 02026 USA
  13. Assistive Technology for People with a Learning Disability
    Don Johnston Incorporated goes beyond traditional learning products to bring you solutions for students who struggle with reading and writing and for students with disabilities.
  14. Attainment Company
    Educational materials for adults and children with cognitive disabilities.
    PO Box 930160, Verona, Wisconsin 53593-0160 USA

  15. Aurora Systems Inc.
    Software for Special Needs such as for Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia, Augmentative Communication and Speech Disabilities.
    Box 43005, 4739 Willingdon Ave., Burnaby, BC, V5G-3H0 Canada
  16. Benetech
    Develops technology projects addressing major social problems in areas such as disability, human rights, literacy, education, and the digital divide.
    Benetech; formerly Arkenstone.

  17. Bright Start Therapeutics
    Dedicated to developing better therapeutic solutions for special needs children who can't get what they need from mainstream therapautic devices, Bright Start offers a wide range of products including assistive technology, adaptive equipment, toy, learning tools and clothing for special needs children.

  18. Click-N-Type virtual keyboard
    Click-N-Type is a virtual keyboard designed for anyone with a disability that prevents him or her from typing on a physical computer keyboard.
    Even better is that Click-N-Type is currently made available at no cost to the user.
  19. Computers for Handicapped Independence Program
    C.H.I.Ps provides information on software and hardware for persons with varied limitations either in motor, vision, learning, hearing, or cognitive skills. This information service is provided via the Internet free to those requesting the service via e-mail.
  20. Crick Software for Education and Access
    Based in the UK, Crick Software provides the Clicker, an on-screen keyboard with speech for special needs learners in all age groups.
  21. DiaDot Disability Solutions
    Manufactures cabinets that move or open electronically.
    PO Box 113; Bldg 22; Sussex, New Jersey 07461 USA
  22. Dynamic Living
    Cost effective solutions for easier living: unique daily living aids, kitchen appliances, home automation and other products that promote a convenient, comfortable and safe home environment for people of all ages.
    Hartford, Connecticut 06137-0249 USA
  23. Easy Street
    Assistive devices and aids to daily living. Here are some of the categories offered:
    Outdoor, Bath, Fitness, Dressing. Recreation, Writing, Household, Kitchen, Mobility, Comfprt, Hearing, Vision, Reachers, Pain Relief, Incontinence and Health.
  24. Eurisco Information Systems, Switzerland
    Eurisco Information Systems is a young Swiss software house active in the field of rehabilitation technology for visually impaired PC users.
  25. Experia USA
    Leading designer, manufacturer and installer of sensory equipment, sensory rooms, bubble tubes and fantastic new sensory products..
    Room 112 Lydia Pinkham Building; 271 Western Avenue; Lynn, Massachusetts 01904 USA
  26. Extensions for Independence
    Designer/Manufacturer of special products for the disabled: mouthsticks, height adjustable tables and workstations, turntable desks, motorized easel, file trays, computer keylocks, telephone adapters, etc.
  27. Freedom Scientific
    Offers products for the blind and those with low vision.
    St Petersburg, Florida 33716 USA
  28. Gus Communications, Inc.
    Software for speech, communication disorders and physical disabilities.
    1006 Lonetree Court; Bellingham, Washington 98226-3167 USA
  29. HITEC
    Assistive Devices for People with a Hearing Disability.
    8160 Madison Ave; Burr Ridge, Illinois 60521 USA
  30. Independent Living Aids
    National distributor of aids to people who are blind or visually impaired.
    27 East Mall; Plainview, New York 11803 USA
  31. Independent Living Products®
    Assistive Devices that help seniors, caregivers, elder mature adults, geriatric, and disabled people achieve a quality, independent lifestyle.
    10799 N. 90th Street; Scottsdale, Arizona 85260 USA
  32. Infogrip Inc.
    The BAT Personal Keyboard is the World's best selling One Hand Keyboard. A fully functional keyboard for one hand. The BAT Personal Keyboard replaces the entire keyboard, while only requiring the use of one hand.
    1141 E. Main Street; Ventura, California 93001 USA
  33. Innovation Management Group, Inc.
    IMG, Presents software descriptions & limited run-time demos of its products. On-screen Virtual Keyboards and Pointing Device Utilities.
  34. IntelliTools Inc.
    The mission of IntelliTools is to provide high-quality adaptive computer products that are affordable and innovative. We provide these products in order to help people to learn, communicate, and live to their fullest potential.
    55 Leveroni Court., Suite #9; Novato, California 94949 USA
    Speech-recognition control system used in numerous applications.
    1. Control of surgical microscopes
      in operating rooms.
    2. Control of a power wheelchair
      for quadriplegics.
    3. Control of electrical functions in automobiles
      for handicapped drivers.
  36. LAB Resources for Assistive Technology
    LAB Resources is a company which specializes in software and hardware for special needs and education.
    112 Main Street, Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072 USA
  37. Leithauser Research
    Custom programming for DOS or Windows at reasonable prices. If you need a program you cannot find anywhere, or if you have a great idea for a program you want to market but need help writing, contact Leithauser.
  38. Maddak
    ABLEWEAR independent living.
    Started in 1971, designs and manufactures Assistive devices to ease the tasks of many household activities including but not limited to dressing and bathing.
  39. Madentec Limited
    Electronic aids to daily living, products for disabled, handicapped or physically challenged, home automation, head pointer, sip/puff, home control, accessibility products.
    3022 Calgary Trail South; Edmonton, Alberta T6J 6V4 Canada
  40. Magic Touch Touchscreen
    KEYTEC manufactures touch screen interactive devices for point of sale (pos), multimedia kiosks, end-users, system integrators. KEYTEC, Inc.
    520 Shepherd Drive, Garland, Texas 75042 USA

  41. Maxi-Aids Products Catalog
    Maxi-Aids is one of the largest distributors of products for people with Special Needs, offering several thousand products for daily living.
    42 Executive Blvd, Farmingdale, New York 11735 USA
  42. Microsoft's Accessibility and Disabilities Web site
    Tools that can help you remove barriers and make the world more accessible.
    MINDPLAY provides award-winning software for functional literacy, special needs, and customized educational solutions.
    160 W. Ft. Lowell Rd.; Tucson, Arizona 85705 USA
  44. NanoPac Inc.
    Computer Assistive Technology for People Who Are Disabled. NanoPac supplies computer related products and services for individuals with disabilities. Some of the items provided are environmental controls, voice activation, low vision, blindness products, augmentative communications, voice recognition, speech synthesis, text to speech, switches and switch mounts.
    4823 South Sheridan Road; Suite 302; Tulsa, Oklahoma 74145-5717 USA
  45. North Coast Medical
    Offers a wide range of Assistive technology products.
    Check out their direct-order retail Functional Solutions Online Catalog
    18305 Sutter Boulevard; Morgan Hill, California 95037-2845 USA
  46. Origin Instruments Corporation
    Computer Access Solutions for the Motor, Speech and Vision Impaired.
    Offers Disability Solutions such as HeadMouse®  for wireless head-pointing. SofType®  on-screen keyboard for Windows. Also offered is a Head Mounted Sip/Puff Switch and Dragger®  a software utility that provides a convenient replacement for all functions of the left and right mouse buttons.
    854 Greenview Drive; Grand Prairie, Texas 75050 USA
  47. Prentke Romich Company (PRC)
    Manufacturer of communication aids and other Assistive technology for 30+ years.
    1022 Heyl Road; Wooster, Ohio 44691 USA
  48. Quick Glance
    Mouse replacement device for hands free computing! You no longer need to use your hands to effectively work on a computer.
    EyeTech Digital Systems
    Mesa, Arizona USA

  49. RJ Cooper & Associates
    RJ Cooper's Software, hardware, and Assistive Technology services for disabled persons.
    27601 Forbes Rd. Suite 39; Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 USA
  50. Scanflex Ltd - Flexible Products for the Less Able
    SCANFLEX offers a nationwide service to architects, housing associations, occupational therapists, nursing homes, hospitals and schools who are involved in the provision of suitable accommodation for the disabled or elderly user and multi-user environments.
    2 Thursby Road; Croft Business Park; Bromborough, Wirral CH62 3PW United Kingdom
  51. SEMERC
    SEMERC, the Special Needs division of Granada Learning, not only provides software and access devices for K-12 education, but also provides training for teachers, carers and parents.
    SEMERC; Granada Learning; Quay Street; Manchester; M60 9EA
  52. Shoe Valet
    The Easy Way to Put on Shoes and Boots.
    Put on shoes, boots, or any footwear without bending over! Alleviates back pain, easy to grip, great for arthritis, disabilities and pregnancy. One of a kind dressing aid!
  53. STEP ON IT! Keyboard Control Pedals
    Ergonomic foot switches to lessen wrist stresses associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), or Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), and for use by the handicapped and disabled.
    Bilbo Innovations, Inc.
    1290 Oakmead Parkway, #118; Sunnyvale, California 94086 USA

  54. TetraMouse
    Manufacturer and seller of the TetraMouse, an affordable computer mouse for people with little or no head movement. Operation is by lips, chin or tongue. Other options available. Dual joysticks provide pointer movement, 3-button mouse functions plus pointer motion speed control. Works on any computer that uses a USB or PS/2 mouse with no additional software required.
    Lowest price of all head operated mice with longest (5 year) warranty in the industry.
    TetraLite Products
    2200 NE 88th St #11A; Seattle WA 98115-8308 USA

  55. The vOICe Learning Edition
    Vision Substitution Software for the Blind. The vOICe Learning Edition for Windows-95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7. The vOICe software translates images from a digital camera (webcam) into sounds that you hear via your headphones, thus targeting vision substitution.
     Smiley Face Now offering a FREE download!
  56. Vision Cue
    Offers Braille Displays, Screen Readers and Speech Synthesizers, ALVA Turnkey Systems, Screen Magnification Software, Braille Software and Printers and Handheld Organizers.
  57. WheelChairs & Scooters
    Comprehensive listing of Wheelchair & Scooter Manufacturers and Vendors for the mobility impaired and/or caregiver.


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