Website for the Invisible Disabilities Association of Canada.
This can be a big issue for priests and pastoral ministers especially for people sensitive to wheat (celiac disease) or wine products. This challenge includes people who are sensitive to odors, bright lights, textures, loud noise etc. and people with celiac disease among others.
Faith and Light is an ecumenical community movement that is open to the entire family. Faith and Light was born of a desire to help people with an intellectual disability and their families find their place within the Church and society.
inter-denominational ministry that encourages as many churches/parishes welcome people with cognitive disabilities.
Interfaith Disabilities Connection Sponsored by the Bobby Dodd Institute in Atlanta, this site is directed by Mark Crenshaw, a young man with cerebral palsy, who has the mission of understanding and sharing the approaches to ministering to / with persons with disabilities among and across all religious traditions.
LD OnlineResource for Learning Disabilities and ADHD
A blog about inclusion issues concerning Catholics with disabilities providing information, raising concerns, sharing experiences and encouraging prayerful efforts toward social justice. All are welcome- able boded or disabled!
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AFD Turboset | Arm Support for fishing - Turboset is the most revolutionary product to hit the fishing industry since the trolling motor. Turboset's patented arm support cradle increases both accuracy and hook set power while reducing arm fatigue and wrist pain.
Abledata - A federally funded project whose primary mission is to provide information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States. The ABLEDATA database contains information on more than 29,000 assistive technology products (over 19,000 of which are currently available), from white canes to voice output programs. The database contains detailed descriptions of each product including price and company information. The database also contains information on non-commercial prototypes, customized and one-of-a-kind products, and do-it-yourself designs.
AbleNet, Inc. - Designs and markets products and services (switches, communication aids, environmental controls, activities, etc.) that help empower people with severe disabilities to learn, participate and communicate in daily activities at home, school, work and in the community. The company has a full line of innovative assistive technology products to help children and adults communicate and control electrical and battery-operated appliances and toys. AbleNet, Inc., also develops education solutions, workshops, written materials, and information that support, educators, therapists, care providers and families worldwide. Additional information about the company and its products can be found at their Web site: www.ablenetinc.com.
Access Press - A monthly publication designed to inform the disability community about topics of concern, and to provide accurate information about disability issues to the general public.
ActiveForever - ActiveForever offers a selection of over 10,000 products to address almost every physical and clinical need. It continuously researches product sources, and innovates new products to offer the best pricing and quality selection. ILP's online and mail order catalogs offer the best and most cost effective aids, not only for the handicapped but for people who have lead an active life but now find that a physical condition restricts them from doing the things they love. For more information call 1-800-377-8033 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 1-800-377-8033end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
Adaptivation - Adaptivation designs, manufactures and distributes assistive technology to persons with disabilities throughout the world.
Admiral Drive Systems - The Float Trailer is an Admiral Drive Systems original — it is our answer for those who demand strength, quality and the ability to get the most from their investments.
The driving force behind the concept of the Float Trailer was to allow ATV and boating enthusiasts to transport their boat and ATV in the same package, but the number of other possible uses are countless. Just imagine what you can do with a trailer that can be used as aboat and vice versa.
The Alliance for Technology Access - The Alliance for Technology Access (ATA) is a 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 - A not-for-profit membership organization of organizations manufacturing or selling technology-based assistive devices for people with disabilities, or providing services associated with or required by people with disabilities.
Assistive Technology and Modifications Toolkit - The Assistive Technology and Modifications Toolkit is a collection of types of solutions and resources. The toolkit contains products, services and a list of organizations as resources people may use to plan independent lives.
DO-IT - DO-IT stands for Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology. This website is hosted by University of Washington and has many resources for college students.
Closing The Gap - Is an information source for computer technology and special education.
Cornucopia of Disability Information - CODI serves as a community resource for consumers and professionals by providing disability information in a wide variety of areas. It consists of both an Internet Directory of Disability Information and a repository of electronic disability documents, dating back to the early 1990s. Many of the documents on CODI are publicly available nowhere else on the Internet. The information addresses local (Buffalo & WNY), state, national and international audiences. Submissions are welcome from these communities.
Eagle Parts & Products, Inc. - Being the best is not easy, but here at Eagle Parts & Products, Inc. we not only strive to hit the mark, we aim beyond. That's why we offer prompt delivery, the best prices and courteous service.
Enabling Devices - Dedicated to providing devices for the physically challenged since 1976. Products for Independent Living focuses on the needs of the adult disabled population. Toys for Special Children focuses on the needs of children with disabilities.
EZ-ACCESS, Portable Wheelchair Ramps and Accessories - Our mission is to be a worldwide leader in the manufacturing and marketing of quality mobility and personal care accessories for the home health care industry. We are focused on supporting our customers through a commitment to excellence in customer service and distribution support.
Fishing Has No Boundaries - Fishing Has No Boundaries (F.H.N.B.) is a non-profit organization whose goal is to open up the great outdoors for people with disabilities through the world of fishing. Minnesota has FHNB chapters in Bemidji and in the Brainerd Lakes area.
C-5 Quadriplegic and President, Mark Felling designs unique, innovative solutions for the mobility impaired focusing on wheelchair users with upper extremity limitations. Products such as the wheelchair integrated, Vocalize Voice Controlled Cell Phone System strive to enhance personal independence through access to the pillars of society: communications, transportation, recreation, employment, and education. "We believe these areas have the greatest potential impact towards leading fulfilling lives as equals within society by reducing both the real and perceived limitations of those we serve; or in other words, broadening their horizons!" Examples: Vocalize! Voice Controlled Cell Phone and Voice Controlled iPod-like Media Player System, Head Controlled Mouse and Joystick packages with Sip & Puff And Gaming Voice Control, Adaptive Video Game Controllers for PS2, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, & PC, the Comfort Carrier Travel, Recreation, & Evacuation Transfer Sling, and the PowerGrip Electrically Powered Assisted Grasp Orthosis.
Ivy Block - Outdoor Enthusiasts Stock Up on IvyComplete™, the Only Kit Available for Prevention and Immediate Relief from Uncomfortable Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Symptoms
Just Two Bikes, Inc. - Hugo, Minnesota manufacturer of single recumbent and dual (side-by-side) recumbent cycles.
The Let's Play! Project - All children need opportunities to discover and actively explore the world around them. However, for many young children with disabilities, play is often limited. The Let's Play! Project looks to provide families with ways to play through the use of assistive technology.
Lifetime Specialty Clinic - Provides access to a team of experienced specialists-physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, a social worker, a resource nurse, a physician who specializes in adult internal medicine and pediatrics, occupational and physical therapists, speech and language pathologists, certified assistive technology practitioners, orthotists, seating specialists and rehabilitation engineers.
Minnesota AgrAbility Project - is a joint project of the Rural Rehab Technology Program of Goodwill/Easter Seals and the Farm Health and Safety Program of the University of Minnesota Extension Service. Their goal is to help farmers, farm family members and agricultural workers to overcome barriers in production agriculture caused by disability or disease.
MATLN is short for MN Assistive Technology Lending Network providing short term loans of adaptive equipment.
Minnesota Disability Law Center - MDLC is designated as the state's protection and advocacy system for persons with disabilities in Minnesota, and receives federal funds for that purpose. Services are provided at no cost to the individual. There are no income guidelines.
PACER Center - Provides a central source for people with disabilities, their families, and professionals to obtain free and current information about assistive technology products and services.
Palaestra - A quarterly publication dealing with adapted physical activity for individuals with disabilities, their parents, and professionals in the field. Feature articles focus on the activities of various disability sports organizations (DSOs), including special events and national/international championships, photo essays, historical features, personality studies, and all aspects of human anatomy, kinesiology, psychology, and sociology that can be applied to the development of practical physical education, training and skill techniques for the recreational, as well as the competitive individual.
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America - RESNA is an interdisciplinary association of people with a common interest in technology and disability. Their purpose is to improve the potential of people with disabilities to achieve their goals through the use of technology. They serve that purpose by promoting research, development, education, advocacy and provision of technology; and by supporting the people engaged in these activities.
TEFTEC Mobility - Wheelchairs with exceptional indoor manuverability, superior outdoor capabilities.
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Minnesota - UCP-CM's mission is to advance the independence, productivity, and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. They serve individuals and their families in Benton, Sherburne, and Stearns counties.
Wheelin' Sportsmen NWFT - Wheelin' Sportsmen NWTF provides people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities. Its magazine, Wheelin' Sportsmen, and its Web site, www.wheelinsportsmen.org, are dedicated to the education and entertainment of these enthusiasts and their able-bodied outdoor partners.