Find answers to questions about assistive technology products, rehabilitation equipment, and AbleData's services to disability, rehabilitation, and senior communities.
Review Date: February 19, 2013
Research shows that assistive technology (AT) can help young children with disabilities to learn developmental skills. The right type of assistive technology can improve a child’s ability to communicate and may help reduce some negative behaviors.
Review Date: July 14, 2014
Alliance National Parent Technical Assistance Center
Find information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment available to assist people with disabilities.
Review Date: February 01, 2013
Here are some guidelines and tips for shopping for a new computer if you are blind or visually impaired. These tips are tailored toward people who will be using assistive technology on their computers.
Review Date: March 24, 2011
American Foundation for the Blind
Learn about devices that make computers more "low vision" friendly.
Review Date: March 26, 2013
Low Vision Center
Find information about low vision aids, including magnifiers, reading machines with voice output, and absorptive lenses.
Review Date: March 09, 2011
Macular Degeneration Partnership
Learn about financial assistance that is available to those who need hearing aids and other personal assistive technology.
Review Date: November 26, 2014
Hearing Loss Association of America
Find organizations that provide financial assistance to individuals unable to afford costs related to prosthetic fitting and durable medical equipment (DME) such as wheelchairs, ramps, and other adaptive equipment.
Review Date: February 01, 2013
Amputee Coalition of America
People with hearing loss delay treatment may be unaware that receiving early treatment for hearing loss can transform their lives. Learn how hearing aids, assistive listening devices, hearing loss treatment professionals and counselors can offer you help.
Review Date: October 31, 2014
Better Hearing Institute
For people with disabilities, a dwelling must be fully accessible to become a home. Learn about accessible housing and the types of products that are available to achieve accessibility.
Review Date: February 11, 2013
Many of NICHCY’s visitors are looking to connect with organizations specializing in a particular disability or topic. Here, you can connect with many national disability organizations and information resource centers.
Review Date: December 04, 2012
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
The purpose of this tool is to provide contact information for suppliers that offer services or products under the Medicare program. Enter your zip code to begin searching for suppliers of hospital beds, portable oxygen, wheelchairs, canes, blood glucose monitors, and more.
Review Date: December 01, 2014
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Learn what assistive listening devices are and how these devices can be used with or without a hearing aid to improve the daily communication challenges faced by the hard-of-hearing.
Review Date: February 06, 2013
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Learn about technology products that can help people who are visually impaired live safe, independent, and productive lives.
Review Date: March 11, 2013