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    Offers comprehensive information about making the home environment handicap accessible.
    Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, The 
    Provides education, services and research information about adaptive technologies by the University of Toronto.
    Alliance for Technology Access 
    A network of community-based Resource Centers, Developers and Vendors, Affiliates, and Associates dedicated to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities, and increasing their use of standard, assistive, and i
    Assistive Technology Industry Association 
    Association of manufacturers and vendors selling technology-based assistive devices for people with disabilities, or providing services associated with or required by people with disabilities.
    Assistive Technology Online Community 
    Information, news, resources, events, discussion forum about Assistive Technology for children and adults with disabilities and special needs. Free membership.
    Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe 
    Stimulates the advancement of assistive technology for the benefit of persons with disabilities, including elderly people.
    Augmentative Communication 
    Publishes the newsletters Augmentative Communication News (ACN) and Alternatively Speaking (AS), which provide information on hot topics in the field, discussion of vital issues for AAC stakeholders, and news from the AAC community.
    Research project at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill to investigate means of creating and distributing maps that are accessible to the visually impaired.
    Center for Accessible Technology 
    Resources and services on the use of computer technology for people with disabilities.
    Center for Applied Special Technology 
    Opportunities for individuals with disabilities through the development of and innovative uses of technology.
    Center for Computer Assistance to the Disabled 
    Non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the quality of life and employment options of persons with disabilities with assistive technology.
    Center for Development and Disability 
    University of New Mexico assistive technology program. Resource directory for new and used products, consumer reports, loan banks, services, and training.
    Center for IT Accommodation 
    Model demonstration facility influencing accessible information environments, services, and management practices.
    Center for Rehabilitation Technology 
    Provides support to individuals of any age with disability through expert services, research, design, technological development, information dissemination and education.
    Center on Disabilities 
    Conference proceedings online
    Cerebral Palsy and Technology 
    Information about cerebral palsy and the effects that technology can have upon it.
    Cowichan Independent Living Resource Center 
    Non-profit society that promotes informed choice and empowerment of persons living with disabilities.
    Davidson Program for Independence 
    A residential rehabilitation program that provides independence skills for adults who are newly blind or visually impaired.
    Disabled Drivers Information 
    Information on vehicle adaptations for disabled drivers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
    Equal Access to Software and Information 
    Offers resources, online workshops and news on adaptive computer technology.
    Family Guide to Assistive Technology 
    Helps parents learn more about assistive technology and how it can help their children. Includes tips for getting started, ideas about where to look for money, and suggestions for what to do when applying for funding.
    Federal Policy Barriers to Assistive Technology 
    The National Council on Disabilities' report describing the barriers in United States Federal assistive technology policy to increasing the availability of and access to assistive technology devices and assistive technology services for people with d
    Illinois Assistive Technology Project 
    Offers funding information, assistance, training, newsletters, and demonstration center.
    John Williams' Assistive Technology Column 
    Critiques of the new technologies and products that help the disabled to realize their potential as successful, productive employees.
    Office of Advocate for Persons with Disabilities 
    Consumer-responsive, comprehensive system of access to assistive technology usable by individuals with disabilities.
    Project Participate 
    Promotes the appropriate use of technology for students with disabilities in school programs.
    Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 
    RESNA is an interdisciplinary association of people with a common interest in technology and disability.
    Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology Transfer 
    Advances methods, technologies and products, through collaboration with all stakeholders to improve assistive technology devices and services.
    Tech Connections 
    Provides information about assistive technology to state vocational rehabilitation and others interested in accommodations for work, school, or home. Includes accommodation ideas, case studies, resources. Funded by NIDRR.
    Trace Research & Development Center 
    Focuses on making computer and information technologies more accessible to everyone.
    Washington Assistive Technology Alliance 
    WATA provides information, referrals, consultation, and training.