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Assistive Technology

ABLEDATA is a database of assistive products. This database is maintained by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research of the US Department of Education. The site does not sell products, but can help seekers locate companies that sell assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment. The database is broken down into major categories such as orthotics, prosthetics. therapeutic aids, aids for daily living, wheeled mobility and many others.

Phone: (800) 227-0216.
Fax: (301) 608-8958.
TYY: (301) 608-8912.
http://www.abledata.com
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Assistive Technology- Tools for Living
Part of the Alliance for Technology Access (www.ataccess.org) and funded by the Department of Rehabilitation.
Improving lives of people with disabilities through technology.
Address:
1029 J. Street, Suite 120, Sacramento, Ca. 95814
1-800-390-2699
TTY 1-800-900-0706
http://www.atnet.org
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FAAST, Inc. (The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology)

BSCIP and FAAST track brain and spinal cord injury survivors through the health care system, offer transitional supports and funding for those persons who have the potential to live in a community setting rather than a nursing home. They track all acute injury cases that are pending closure as “institutionalized” and monitor individuals who currently reside in nursing homes and other intuitional settings. They help consumers, etc. benefit from assistive technology. Additional information: 850-487-3278 or Project Coordinator, Dan Newman at 941-708-6189.

FAAST is a non-profit organization funded in part by the US Department of Education through the Assistive Technology Act of 2004, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).

FAAST, Inc. (The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology)
325 John Knox Road, Building 400, Suite 402
Tallahassee, Florida 32303

(850) 487-3278
1-888-788-9216
FAX: (850) 487-2805
Email: faast@faast.org.
http://www.faast.org/bscip_iti.cfm
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The Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) facilitates the effective exchange of information on disability and rehabilitation research activities among its member agencies. Fifteen federal agencies are represented on the ICDR. The ICDR is chaired by the NIDRR which is a component of the U.S. Department of Education, and its component, the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS). They coordinate activities that relate to the areas of assistive technology and universal design; medical rehabilitation; data and statistics; employment; and community participation.
http://www.icdr.us
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The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) of the US Department of Education maintains the ABLEDATA database of assistive products.
http://abledata.com
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"Saebo, Inc., is a leading global provider of innovative rehabilitation products for stroke survivors and other neurologically impaired individuals.... Saebo’s pioneering treatment protocols are based on new research documenting the brain’s remarkable ability to “re-program” itself following injury."
The company’s neurological orthotic devices and materials include SaeboFlex and SaeboReach. See also SaeboStretch, Saebo Inpatient Kit, Saebo Outpatient Evaluation Kit, and SaeboGear.
Contact:
Saebo, Inc.
Six LakePointe Plaza
2725 Water Ridge Parkway
Suite 320
Charlotte, NC 28217
Phone: 888-284-5433
Fax: 704-424-2911
Email: sales@saebo.com
http://www.saebo.com/
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The Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA) is a non-profit interdisciplinary research and design center devoted to applications of technology. The Center is affiliated with the Georgia Institute of Technology, College of Architecture. They provide service, research and education. They were formerly the Center for Rehabilitation Technology (CRT). They are developing GATE, an online resource for assistive technology information. They operate TechKnowledge, a clearinghouse on Assistive Technology and disability related information. They assess AT devices in collaboration with people with disabilities and Emory Rehab. In Tech Connections, they assist vocational rehabilitation professionals in the utilization of AT devices in their work. And, they have additional projects in the areas of assistive devices, assistive technology dissemination and communication aids. Phone: (800) 726-9119 and (404) 894-4960. Fax: (404) 894-9320. TTY: (800) 726-0110 and (404) 894-4960.
http://www.catea.org
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Assisted Cognition in Community, Employment and Support Settings.
This program was funded by the NIDRR between 2004 and 2009.
Highlights.
Project Access: Investigating use of computer-based devices to help people with cognitive disabilities.
Development of Assistive Technologies for Cognition (ATC)
OpportunityKnocks Project - device for user who is lost or wandering.
"Wizard-of-Oz" technique.
Markov decision process (MDP).
This involved the collaboration of various Departments of the University of Washington: (1) Department of Rehabilitation Medicine; (2) Assisted Cognition Project in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering; (3) Center for Technology and Disability Studies at the Center on Human Development and Disability.

University of Washington Center on Human Development and Center for Technology and Disability Studies (UWCTDS) at the Center on Human
Development and Disability
Box 357920
Seattle, WA 98195-7920
Phone: 800-841-8345 (Voice/TTY, toll-free within Washington State)
206-685-4181 (Voice /TTY)
206-616-1396 (TTY/TTY Message)
206-543-4779 (FAX)
Email: uwctds@u.washington

Filed under: Adaptive Products, Assistive Devices, Augmentative Communication Devices or Aids, Cognitive Orthotics, Cognitive Prosthetics, Cognitive Therapy, Compensatory Strategies, Rehabilitation: Cognitive, Neuro-Cognition, Research, Safety and Prevention, and Washington.
http://cognitivetech.washington.edu/
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