Resources: General AT
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The ABLEDATA database contains objective information on more than 22,000 currently available low-tech to high-tech devices, and includes manufacturer contacts and prices.
- Alliance for Technology Access (ATA)
ATA is a national network of community-based resource centers, developers, vendors, and associates dedicated to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities, and increasing their use of standard, assistive, and information technologies.
- Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA)
ATIA is a not-for-profit membership organization of manufacturers, sellers and providers of assistive technology devices and/or services.
- Assistive Technology News
Atechnews.com is the creation of John Williams, a journalist to the disabilities community and person with a speech impairment. This website provides articles he has written on a variety of AT subjects and includes some product reviews.
Assistivetech is the national public website on AT. It includes a database for AT to help identify appropriate products, find vendors, and determine costs.
- Bridging Apps
A project of Easter Seals Houston, the site is a great place to search apps for special needs.
- Closing The Gap
Closing The Gap, Inc. provides information on assistive technology for people with disabilities through its bi-monthly newspaper, annual international conference and extensive website.
- INDATA's Podcasts
The Indiana AT Act Program has a 30 min. weekly podcast. "Assistive Technology Update" is a fast-paced, weekly program for assistive technology users, professionals and enthusiasts. Hosted by Wade Wingler, it features news, questions & answers, and interviews with thought leaders in the field of assistive technology. They also produce "Accessibility Minute," also weekly, with AT tips and tricks for everyone.
- MassMATCH YouTube Channel
AT video "favorites" of AT-in-action selected by MassMATCH AT advisory council members. This channel will eventually be a source for MassMATCH-produced video clips of products available in the short-term device loan library.
- National Assistive Technology Advocacy Project
A project of Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. and funded by a grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education. Numerous publications and resources for AT advocacy to support protection and advocacy programs throught the U.S.
- Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)
RESNA is an interdisciplinary association for the advancement of rehabilitation and assistive technologies.