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Books on Assistive Technology

Useful Information regarding Assistive Technology

Activities of Daily Living

Blind and Low Vision

Catalogs (Online and Print)

Cognitive

  • Attainment Company
  • Automatic Clock Drawing Test -- Online clock drawing tests that uniformly and rapidly screen cognition and actively engage those who are unable to write or hold writing instruments and those who are speakers of languages other than English.   Online Trail Making Tests are also offered.  
  • Mental Diagnostics -- web-based tests to screen for memory loss, cognitive impairment, and brain injury

Controls

Driving

Home and Building Modifications

  • Door-Aid Corporation
  • Garaventa Lift - home elevators, inclined wheelchair lifts,┬ávertical platform lifts and portable wheelchair lifts
  • Grab bars for the physically challenged, elderly, caregivers and healthcare professionals.
  • Great Grips -- Ribbed thermoplastic sleeves that slip over existing door hardware. I heard these were invented by a former University at Buffalo Occupational Therapy student!
  • Silver Cross -- Find recycled and new stair lifts through a prescreened network of installers. Compare common stairlift models. Learn stair lift useful tips.
  • Smart Thinking -- enabling older and disabled people through appropriate design of technology for their homes.
  • Vertical Platform Lifts -- Quality and inexpensive Vertical Platform Lifts. With 15 years experience in the supply business you can be assured of the best pricing and delivery.

Learning Disabilities

Mobility

Organizations and Services

  • RESNA -- Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

Recreation

  • AbleWorkshop -- for people who enjoy woodworking, and have some type of disability. The site shares photos and tips of how other people who have a disability, get around in the shop, and solutions to barriers. This is an encouraging, how-to site, no pity parties here, just lots of woodchips flying!
  • Grover Gear -- Hard to find products, hunting, and sporting equipment for the disabled.
  • K's Creations - Needlework frames

Telecommunications

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