Assistive Technology

Produced in New Hampshire

Learn more about Assistive Technology at the IOD

  • ATinNH YouTube Channel
    Many, many short how-to videos on a multitude of subjects. Learn how to create an iPad stand or easy tips for simple wheelchair maintenance.
  • Crotched Mountain ATECH Services
  • Specialized clinical program providing evaluation and consultation services in the area of assistive technology.
  • Granite State Independent Living
    Promotes life with independence for people with disabilities and those experiencing the natural process of aging through advocacy, information, education and support.

  • Northeast Passage
    Northeast Passage delivers disability-related health promotion and adapted sports programs throughout New England. Northeast Passage is a program of the University of New Hampshire’s College of Health and Human Services and is an affiliate of Disabled Sports USA.

General AT Product Information

  • AbleData - Your Source for Assistive Technology Information
    AbleData maintains a comprehensive, annotated AT library of over 36,000 product listings in 20 categories with funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. The site also features a good listing of resources and links to national and international sites on the web.
  • Adaptive Environments
    The Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD), founded in Boston in 1978 as Adaptive Environments, is an international non-governmental educational organization (NGO) committed to advancing the role of design in expanding opportunity and enhancing experience for people of all ages and abilities through excellence in design. IHCD’s work balances expertise in legally required accessibility with promotion of best practices in human-centered or universal design.

  • ATAP - Association of Assistive Technology
    A place to find your statewide program information.
  • Assistive Technology Industry Association
    The mission of ATIA is to serve as the collective voice of the assistive technology industry so that the best products and services are delivered to people with disabilities.

  • CATEA - National Public Website on Assistive Technology
    A good resource with over 22,000 products in its library. The site provides access to information on AT devices and services as well as other community resources for people with disabilities and the general public.
  • National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials
    This site serves as a resource to state- and district-level educators, parents, publishers, conversion houses, accessible media producers, and others interested in learning more about and implementing AIM and NIMAS.

  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)
    Is a professional society for individuals and organizations interested in technology and disability. RESNA contributes to the public welfare through scientific, literary, professional and educational activities by supporting the development, dissemination, and utilization of knowledge and practice pertaining to rehabilitation and assistive technology so that all citizens can achieve the highest quality of life.

  • ACL
    The Administration for Community Living (ACL) advocates across the federal government for older adults, people with disabilities, and families and caregivers; funds services and supports provided primarily by states and networks of community-based programs; and invests in training, education, research, and innovation.

AT in Employment

  • JAN - Job Accommodation Network
    The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace. JAN is supported by the US Department of Labor.

AT in Inclusive Education

  • CAST
    CAST is a nonprofit research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through Universal Design for Learning.

  • PACER Center
    The mission of PACER Center (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights) is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.