A The ABLEDATA
database of assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment contains Information on more than 30,000 products for persons of all ages who have a physical, cognitive, or sensory disability.
Public sources include (a) ABLEDATA
(an adaptive equipment database), (b) U.
Libraries with access to databases, such as ABLEDATA
, help diffuse this information.
Macro today announced that it was awarded the ABLEDATA
contract by the U.
, the master assistive technology Web site, which has information on more than 17,000 products, or Project LINK, a free nationwide information service that mails catalogs and brochures about assistive devices.
edu Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials 63 ABLEDATA
For more information on these and other assistive devices, or to submit product information for the database (and possible inclusion on this page), contact: ABLEDATA
, 103 W.
On a national scale, potential information resources include National Technical Institute for the Deaf's National Center on Employment, Research and Training Centers, Rehabilitation Engineering Centers, ADA Regional Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers, the National Rehabilitation Information Center, ABLEDATA
, the Clearinghouse on Disability Information, Job Accommodation Network, and the Project Enable electronic bulletin board system.
The last section of the catalog features information on available services such as ABLEDATA
, the National Head Injury Foundation, and other sources of data on the implications of traumatic brain injury.
offers toll free information on adaptive devices (1-800-344-5405) and Britell and McFarland (1988) reviewed adaptive systems and devices.
is a national database of assistive devices, how they work, and where to get them.
Creating and testing an effective design for a desktop version of ABLEDATA