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There are 74 records in the Category: Assistive Technology Information

  Able Generation
Able Generation's products are designed for special children with special needs by a pediatric physical therapist. All products are thoroughly reviewed and tested by parents with their children. The target group for Able Generation is children, ap...

  AbleLink Technologies~Working for people with developmental disabilities
AbleLink seeks to enhance opportunity and independence in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through research and development of new technological solutions. Their entire line of products can be viewed on their web site, as well as c...

  AbleNet ~ Learning products for children with special needs
AbleNet has designed practical products and creative solutions for teaching children with disabilities since 1985. The company focuses on simple-to-use assistive technology and supplemental curricular programs that are used worldwide by educators, fa...

  Access Press -- Minnesota's Disability Community Newspaper
Access Press is a montly newspaper completely devoted to topics concerning the disability community. It is available in print format (subscriptions), audio tape format, and online as well. Through its many articles and columns, Access Press generat...

  Accessible custom construction by Dave Regel
Dave Regel Construction, Inc. is dedicated to enhancing the practice of accessible home construction. In this company's view, wider doors and hallways and a couple of grab bars are not all that's needed to make a home accessible -- as technology mov...

  Accessible Space, Inc.
This consumer-focused organization offers accessible housing to people with disabilities. Apartments, townhomes and cooperative houses are all available, with utmost attention paid to accessibility, comfort, and care for residents with disabilities....

  Achievable Concepts ~ Adaptive recreation and sporting equipment
Achievable Concepts offers a huge range of innovative products to support the recreation and sporting habits of people with disabilities. The Achievable Concepts catalog includes items related to: Archery, beach access, billiards, cycling & trikes,...

  ActivStyle, Inc.
ActivStyle, Inc. is a full service medical supply company headquartered in Minneapolis. While specializing in incontinence products, they offer a full range of medical supplies to the home care market. Products are shipped from a fully-stocked ware...

  Adaptations by Adrian
Follow the link below to visit this fabulous, on-line catalog that specializes in accessible clothing. The company was started by Adrian's mother and step-mother with the simple idea of designing easy-on clothing. Adrian helps test, model, and mark...

  Adaptive Mall
Adaptive Mall is a online store offering a huge selection of adaptive equipment and devices. Adaptive Mall is staffed by Occupational and Physical Therapists, so customers receive expert advice on the products. For more information and a look at the ...

  Arc Resource Center
Looking for information? Can't find a touch-screen computer to use? Whether you're a person with a disability, a family member, or a professional, the Arc Resource Center is a great place to start. They have an assortment of books, videos, magazin...

  Attainment Company
This organization produces cutting-edge Assistive Technology devices, including software, computerized devices, books, and more. Products strenghten users in many areas, including life skills, math, literacy, work skills, and teacher utilities. Visit...

  Autism Society of Minnesota
Through educational support, collaboration and advocacy, the Autism Society of Minnesota seeks to enhance the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Visit their web site to learn more about how the Autism Society can support you!

  AutismShop.com
Autismshop.com is the online home of the Autism Resource Network, a one-of-a-kind Book Store that is packed with merchandise and information for individuals with ASD and those who love, care for, and educate them. This a Minnesota nonprofit corporati...

  Bethesda Rehabilitation Hospital
Bethesda specializes in behavioral dysfunction care, rehabilitation, respiratory care, brain injury care, and other complex medical care. The hosptial serves adult inpatients and outpatients, matching technology to individual needs through extensive...

  BookShare ~ Accessible books of all types
Bookshare dramatically increases access to books for the community of visually impaired and otherwise print disabled individuals. This online community enables book scans to be shared, thereby making thousands of books available to individuals at ve...

  Canine Companions for Independence
Imagine not being able to reach a light switch or pick up your keys when you drop them, then imagine having a dog that could do all of that and more for you...Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) provides assistance dogs to people with developmen...

  Children's Home Society & Family Services
This organization offers a broad range of family services, including services specific to people with disabilities. The learning disability program offers information regarding assessment, rights and laws, as well as assistance with educational plan...

  Closing the Gap -- An assistive technology organization
This organization firmly believes that technology can greatly improve the lives of people with disabilities. Closing the Gap focuses on computer technology for people with special needs through a bi-monthly newspaper, an annual international confer...

  Community Bridge - Adults with Disabilities Program
The Community Bridge Consortium facilitates the participation of adults with disabilities in all aspects of Community Education programming by providing reasonable support and accommodations. Through their participation, these adults learn new things...

  Community Involvement Programs
This is a non-profit organization providing services and supports to people with developmental disabilities, people with mental illness, and their families. Services are available to people in the Twin Cities metro area, and include: Housing, Emplo...

  Cornucopia Of Disability Information (CODI)
CODI serves as a community resource for consumers and professionals by providing disability information in a wide variety of areas. It consists of both an Internet Directory of Disability Information and a repository of electronic disability document...

  Disabled Dealer Magazine of Minnesota -- An AT resource
Disabled Dealer Magazine is a monthly magazine for buying, selling and trading Assistive Technology equipment. The magazine's mission is to bring people with disabilities complete access to new and pre-owned adaptive equipment, services, resources a...

  DynaVox - Advanced Augmentative Communication (AAC) solutions
DynaVox was founded in Pittsburgh, PA in 1983 on the belief that technology’s greatest benefits are realized when it empowers individuals with disabilities. At that time the company had just two employees and one revolutionary communication product. ...

  Early Childhood and Assistive Technology
This free workshop is for parents of young children with disabilities, and the professionals who work with them. Participants will discover how assistive technology can promote playfulness and learning in young children with disabilities. Topics incl...

  Enabling Devices ~ Assistive technology and special toys for all ages
This company specializes in affordable, cutting-edge devices that improve the every day lives of people with disabilities. Enabling Devices is constantly engineering new products that enhance a person's ability to live, work and play. Enablin...

  EquipAlife
EquipAlife is the only statewide nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to assisting individuals with disabilities, their families and the professionals who serve them locate adaptive technology devices and services. Alternative financing prog...

  Eye Box Tools, Inc.
This local company offers an array of visual and picture language organizers for people with autism and related conditions. These products are designed reduce frustration and anxiety, improve communication, and increase independence. Check out their ...

  Family Friendly Fun -- A web resource for families of people with disabilities
This web site is a great resource for all families, but it places emphasis on families of people with disabilities. It provides information and links related to education, work, genealogy, budgeting and finances, family health and fitness, food and ...

  GB Kids - toys and fun stuff!
GB Kids is an easy, fun way to shop for cool toys and great adaptive equipment for kids. GBKids.com is an online store that was founded by parents who simply wanted to help other parents find durable, functional, fun and cost effective products. Th...

  Grover Gear -- Innovative products for people with disabilities
Grover Gear manufactures and sells a wide array of inventive products for people with disabilities. Some examples from their catalog are: Mobility products (wheelchairs, custom seat covers, accessories), hunting and canine products (adapted hunting...

  Harris Communications
This local company is a national distributor of products for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, students, teachers and parents. The company has a large selection of books, videos/DVDs, games, teaching materials, and assistive listening devices (AL...

  Hearing aids in Minnesota -- Information on financial assistance
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS), a division of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, can give you information on how to buy a hearing aid, as well information on financial resources available to help with your purchase. Below is a lis...

  Helping Paws ~ Service dogs for people with physical disabilities
Helping Paws is a volunteer-based, nonprofit organization whose mission is to further the independence of people with physical disabilities (other than blindness or deafness) through the use of service dogs. The dogs at Helping Paws go through a...

  In Home Personal Care
This organization offers a variety of in-home services for people with special needs. Aspects of service include: Personal care attendants, home health aides, supervision by registered nurses, and round-the-clock field staff availability (24 hours ...

  Internet Resources for Special Children
Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC) is dedicated to children with disabilities and other health related disorders worldwide. The mission of this site is to improve the lives of children with disabilities by providing valuable information ...

  Lifeline Coordinating Services, Inc.
Lifeline provides many products and services that enhance maneuverability and independence, including: Lift-transfer equipment, Home modification and remodeling, battery operated faucets & soap dispensers, step-in bathtubs (useful for hydro-therapy),...

  LiftVest
The LiftVest is a patented device that makes wheelchair transfers easier, safer, faster and more comfortable. The LiftVest prevents back injuries for caregivers and reduces patient injuries from wheelchair transfers and re-positioning! Check it out b...

  Long Term Care Planning - Web Tool from the Federal Government
This web site is a national clearinghouse for long-term care info, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It serves to provide information and resources to help you and your family plan for future long-term care (LTC) needs. ...

  Marblesoft -- Software for children with special needs
Marblesoft is a local developer of educational software for pre-school, early elementary and special education programs. Marblesoft software runs on Macintosh and Windows computers, and features a variety of special access methods for students of al...

  Metropolitan Center for Independent Living (MCIL)
MCIL knows that many barriers exist between people with disabilities and the personal happiness they need and deserve. MCIL believes that independent living cannot not be defined in terms of living on one's own, being employed in a job fitting one's...

  Mini-Miracles ~ Adaptive Children's Clothing
Mini-Miracles is an adaptive clothing line designed for children with special needs. 100% high quality Peruvian Cotton is used to make garments that are stylish and perfect for even the most sensitive skin. Mini-Miracles' philosophy is to promote dig...

  Minnesota Assistive Technology Loan Network
The purpose of MATLN is to ease some of the difficulties faced by Minnesotans with expressive communication disorders. MATLN will loan, for trial, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices to consumers and the professionals serving the...

  Minnesota Epilepsy Group
MN Epilepsy Group specializes in evaluation, treatment, consultation and support services for adults, teens, and children with seizure disorders. The organization provides care for people whose diagnosis may not have been confirmed, whose seizures h...

  Minnesota Relay Service
The Minnesota Relay provides telecommunications services for Minnesotans who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, speech impaired, deaf-blind, or mobility impaired. With the use of specially trained communication assistants (CAs) and specialized equipment, Min...

  Minnesota STAR Program -- Help with assistive technology
STAR is a Minnesota organization whose funding comes from the Federal Assistive Technology Act of 1998. The six purposes of STAR are as follows: To assure the availability of assistive technology (AT) devices and services to all Minnesotans with di...

  MinnesotaHelp.info
MinnesotaHelp.info is an online directory of services designed to help people in Minnesota identify resources such as human services, information and referral, financial assistance, and other forms of aid and assistance within Minnesota. It is especi...

  MN Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
The Governor's Council's mission is to work toward assuring that people with developmental disabilities receive the necessary support to achieve increased independence, self determination, productivity, integration and inclusion into the community. ...

  Mobility for Independence - The Leo Grossman Fund
This organization focuses on helping people with disabilites achieve increased mobility by donating funds to families and individuals in need on accessible transportation. Contact Mobility for Independence for more information on how the organization...

  PACER Center
The mission of PACER Center is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents. PACER provides a wide range of services for ind...

  Pip Squeakers ~ Fun shoes for special tots
These shoes are fun for any rugrat, and the funny squeaking sound they produce can be a great sensory aid for a child with special needs. The shoes can also act as a locator for parents to track down their curious children! To learn more about Pip ...

  Planet Mobility -- Auctions and classifieds for assistive technology devices
Planet Mobility is an extensive online resource for researching, selling, and buying mobility products. The site deals with new and used equipment, including accessible vans, wheelchairs, scooters, ramps, lifts & more. Users can buy or sell through ...

  Professional Fit Clothing ~ Made for people with disabilities
Professional Fit provides great-looking and highly functional clothing to people with physical disabilities, as well as people in developmental centers, intermediate care facilities, and group homes. Professional Fit offers free name labels, individu...

  Program Development Associates
Program Development Associates distributes multimedia training and educational resources on an up-to-date list of disability topics. We supply disability professionals in social service agencies, k-12 special education teachers in public and priva...

  Reach for Resources
Reach for Resources is a non-profit organization that provides a wide variety of support services to promote independent living and community integration for people with developmental disabilities in Hennepin and Carver Counties. Recreation and...

  Rise, Inc. -- Breaking down barriers to self-sufficiency and inclusion
Rise, Inc. helps people who have disabilities to attain their personal measure of employment, safe and affordable housing, vocational achievement, self-sufficiency, and community involvement. To this end, Rise offers numerous programs in vocational ...

  Saltillo Corporation -- Communication devices
This company specializes in developing, manufacturing and distributing communication enhancement products for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Along with manufacturing its own line of products, Saltillo Corporation distributes pr...

  Spectrum Community Mental Health
This organization provides a variety of services for people with mental illness, including: Clinic/Day treatment services, housing support services, work services, drop-in centers, social and recreational services, on-site and off-site counseling an...

  SportSign - Interpreting for Sports and Recreation
SportSign is a sign language interpreting service that provides professional, qualified interpreters for a variety of sporting and recreational events. This professional organization assigns experienced interpreters who have received specialized trai...

  STARTE - Assistive Technology Exchange
The goal of STARTE hosted by the Minnesota STAR Program is to put AT equipment that is not currently being used into the hands of someone who can benefit from it. STARTE is primarily for Minnesotans, although we do accept entries from neighboring ...

  SUPER (STILL USEFUL PRODUCT AND EQUIPMENT REFERRAL)
The PACER SUPER Service connects people seeking to buy used assistive technology with sellers. Buyers must contact sellers of used equipment directly. PACER does not provide technical support for products. PACER requests all items for sale are clean ...

  Super Duper Publications
This organization publishes colorful, high quality materials for speech-language pathologists, special educators, teachers, parents, and caregivers in educational, home and health care settings. To browse the online catalog, or to request a free har...

  Technology for Education, Inc.
Technology for Education is a computer technology company specializing in a wide array of Assistive Technology and learning products. These products are designed for administration by professional educators, or anyone else working with people who ha...

  Telehealth
Telehealth is a new technology that allows medical caregivers the ability to visit and monitor their patients in the comfort of their homes. Telehealth features a system with monitoring or live video/audio and medical peripherals such as: Stethoscop...

  Telephone Equipment Distribution (TED) Program
Do you, or does someone you know, have trouble using the phone independently? Could an adaptive telephone be the answer? This program lends telephone equipment to people who are hard of hearing, deaf, or have a speech or mobility impairment. There...

  The Ramp Project: A Community Partnership
In 1991, the Minnesota Department of Economic Security's Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS), Metropolitan Center for Independent Living (MCIL), and the Multiple Sclerosis Society (MSS) cooperated to develop modular wooden ramps and stairs that...

  The Wright Stuff -- Assistive technology company
This assistive technology company has a wide variety of products for consumers and caregivers alike. The company was established by health care professionals with the goal of making daily life smoother for people with disabilities and/or people that...

  Therapeutic Recreation Directory
Therapeutic Recreation is the provision of Treatment Services and the provision of Recreation Services to persons with illnesses or disabling conditions. The primary purposes of Treatment Services which are often referred to as Recreational Therapy,...

  Trailmate - Specialty trikes for people with disabilities
This company builds industry-leading, high quality trikes for people of all ages and abilities. There are many styles and sizes to choose from, and every trike is backed by a lifetime warranty! Trailmate's philosophy is that everyone should have the ...

  Twin City Stairlifts
Bruce Stevenson, Owner of Twin City Stairlifts formerly Ability Solutions, was raised by a single paraplegic father and from a young age understood how a mobility limitation for one member of the family can impact the entire family. "I've been rem...

  Vision Loss Resources
Vision Loss Resources' (VLR) Community Services program provides opportunities - at no cost - to enhance independent living and increase leisure opportunities for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. They also work to educate all communit...

  Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) works for increased accessibility of the internet for people with disabilities. WAI does this through an international network of organizations that help create and implement solutions for web accessibility. If ...

  Wheelchair Getaways
This company offers luxury full-size and mini-vans, fully adapted with lifts, ramps, raised roofs and lowered floors, wheelchair and scooter securement systems, and more. Wheelchair Getaways has new and used vehicles for rent, sale, or lease. There...

  Wheelchair-accessible tent
The Freedom improves accessibility with several key elements: the door, which is zipperless and can be opened with minimal dexterity; the vestibule, which offers a protected area in which to store equipment; and the overall design, which is wheelchai...

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