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Product Websites

Abilities Expo www.abilitiesexpo.com - The one show for assisted living products and services.

ABLEDATA www.abledata.com - The premier source of links to assistive technology.

ABLEPHONE www.ablephone.com - Manufacturer of adaptive telephones.

Access to Recreation - www.accessTR.com - Offers equipment that aids in recreational activities.

Accessible Designs Adjustable Systems Inc. www.ad-as.com - Adjustable furniture for all abilities.

Accessible Solutions www.accessiblesolutions.net - Specializing in computer access & home and office automation for people with physical disabilities.

Adaptive Access Company www.adaptiveaccess.com - This company provides a comprehensive range of accessible solutions to homes and businesses and offers accessible home remodeling and modifications in Houston Texas and the surrounding areas.

Adaptive Technologies and Research, Inc. www.adapt-technologies.com - Assisted-living products for individuals with disabilities.

Allegro www.goallegro.com - Variety of products.

Assis-Tech www.assis-tech.com - Site helps individuals find and purchase products and services over the World Wide Web; furniture and accessories.

Assisted Living Store www.geriatricstore.com - "One-stop" on-line shop for senior products in America.

Assistive Devices, Inc. http://www.geocel.com/adi/ - Assistive devices are gadgets that make life easier. They can be anything from items that help pick up food with less difficulty, button a sweater, or maintain stability in the shower.

Bathroom Safety www.bathroom-safety.com - Products found on this website include Bath Chairs, Elevated Toilet Seats, Heavy Duty Bath Chairs, Massage Shower Heads, Obese Bath Chair, Obesity, Raised Toilet Seats, Shower Chairs, Shower Heads, Shower Nozzles, and Tub Transfer Benches.

Beyond Barriers www.beyondbarriers.com - Beyond Barriers publishes a catalog of home safety products.

The Boulevard www.blvd.com - Providing valuable information about quality products and services available to individuals with disabilities and Healthcare professionals.

Can-We-Talk www.can-we-talk.com - This web site offers many useful links to programs that help people adapt to disabilities, such as voice recognition programs, products for people with physical disabilities and visual disabilities, and productivity tools.

Cane Candle www.canecandle.com - Seven models of portable light for adults and children whom may have a walking disability.

Care4U Senior Resources www.care4u.com - Provides solutions for seniors and self-help products for daily living needs and leisure activities.

Closet Carousel http://closets.net/indexnof.htm - An innovative product that allows physically challenged individuals to reach for their belongings.

CodeBuddy www.cmapc.com - Building Codes Software.

ComfortHouse www.comforthouse.com - Arthritis and independent living aids.

The Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) www.ddtp.org - Assists California consumers who may have difficulty using the telephone.

Diestco Mfg. Co. www.diestco.com - Wheelchairs and walkers.

Disabled Shopper.com www.disabledshopper.com - A variety of products from bath accessories to vehicles.

The Disability Connection www.apple.com/disability - Apple computer offers several online programs that have easy access features to promote accessibility for users with disabilities; this web site offers links to these programs such as World Wide Disabilities Solutions, and provides resources on technology and learning for people with special needs.

Discount Scooters Mobility Superstores www.discountscooters.com - Provides customers with the mobility products and site has comparison studies.

Dolemite www.dolomitehcp.com - Dolomite Home Care Products is the provider of quality home health care products.

Dynamic Living, Inc. www.dynamic-living.com - Offers kitchen appliances, unique daily living products and home automation products that promote a convenient, comfortable and safe home environment for people of all ages.

Elder eStore www.elderestore.com - Products include ambulatory aids, bathroom safety items, emergency response systems and more.

Fiberglass Systems Inc. www.fsidaho.com - Bath units for people with all abilities.

Freedom Living Devices www.freedomlivingdevices.com - Provides products that enable people with limited or diminished strength and dexterity the ability to perform normal daily activities and routines independently, and to provide quality products for physical therapy and rehabilitation.

General Electric (GE) www.ge.com Ideas and solutions that work for people of all abilities.

Great Grips www.greatgrips.com/home.htm - Provides grips for better maneuvering of items such as doorknobs or faucets.

HEWI www.hewi.com - Wide range of hardware, including door handles, our bathroom accessories such as toilet brushes.

Home Technology Systems, Inc. www.jik.com/hwawd.html - This company features a variety of Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) products and services, such as the Main Street Messenger packaged in a user-friendly telephone that provides easy access to emergency help.

Hy-Gina Care www.hygina.com - Portable personal showering for the disabled.

Independent Living Products www.independentlivingproducts.com - Resource for assistive devices which can help people maintain their independence.

Karma Medical Products, Co. www.karmamedical.com - Products include lightweight manual wheelchairs, sporting wheelchairs, electric power wheelchairs, and electric scooters.

Life Span Furnishings, LLC www.lifespanfurnishings.com - Furnishings for people of all ages and abilities.

MAC's Lift Gate Inc. www.macslift.com - Producers of simple, residential vertical platform lift.

Max-Ability Inc. www.max-ability.com - Provides a user-friendly, safe environment.

Maxi Aids www.maxiaids.com - Products for independent living.

North Coast Medical www.ncmedical.com - Supplier of products that help people perform daily activities at home and in the workplace.

Open Sesame Remote www.opensesamedoor.com - Controlled door opening systems.

Oxo Good Grips www.oxo.com - Provides innovative consumer products that make everyday living easier.

PCS Online, Universal Design Homes www.universaldesignhomes.com - Here you will find functional Home Plans and Design Resources.

Pride Mobility Products www.pridehealth.com - Designer and manufacturer of power wheelchairs, electric scooters and lift chairs.

RehabCentral.com www.rehabcentral.com - This Web site is dedicated to helping you find the information you need to assess, select and justify wheelchairs and seating systems.

RehabTool.com www.rehabtool.com - Offers a variety of high-tech assistive and adaptive technology products, augmentative and alternative communication devices, computer access equipment, and multilingual speech synthesis and voice recognition software. Selection of virtual on-screen keyboards, voice-enabled communication boards, as well as cognitive rehabilitation tools adapted to the special needs of the disabled.

Rist-Well www.rist-wel.com - The hands-free beverage dispenser has uses in the sports, medical and professional arenas.

Sammons Preston www.sammonspreston.com - Provides assisted living and developmental products for individuals.

Savaria www.savaria.com - Producers of simple, residential vertical platform lift.

Silvert's Specialty Clothing for Seniors www.silverts.com - Offers convenient online shopping options for easy wear clothing and accessories designed for seniors and provides useful information on dressing tips.

Special Needs Solutions www-3.ibm.com/able/index.html - This web site of IBM's accessibility center has an Accessibility Center / Special Needs System that provides links on products and solutions for people with disabilities. The Center also has a Human Resource link for professionals with resources to help increase accessibility to employees with disabilities, including information on hiring process, laws and disabilities.

Standers www.stander.com - Products include bed and couch canes, car and bed caddies.

Step-Flow www.stepflow.com - This company manufactures foot-operated sink valve that turns water on with the touch of your foot, it can be locked for continuous flow or remain at on/off usage.

SureHands www.surehands.com - Products that assist in independent living.

Van-Duerr Industries www.vanduerr.com - Manufacturer and distributor of products designed to assist those with access barriers.

Whirlpool www.whirlpool.com - Website offers information on Whirlpool products.

WingIts www.wingits.com - Products allows installation in walls without blocking.

Wisdomking.com www.wisdomking.com - Health care superstore designed to serve patients and professionals.

Vanguard www.vngrd.com - ADA Systems of America offers detectable warnings such as guide strips.