From showcasing the latest adaptive technologies available to gathering mobility equipment specialists under one roof for informative conferences, these organizations are dedicated to improving our industry and how we service our clients.
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The mobility equipment industry is made up of a number of incredibly dedicated organizations and companies, coming together to further improve the lives of people with disabilities through the use of quality mobility equipment. The following are outstanding resources to learn more about when exploring the mobility industry.
Association For Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED)
ADED, a nonprofit association, is the primary professional organization in the field of driver education/driver training and transportation equipment modifications for persons with disabilities through education and information dissemination.
Whatever your need – travel plans, automobile purchasing, obtaining insurance or financial help, AAA is at your service! We are always ready to help you with your automotive, financial and travel needs. It’s a benefit of membership!
People of all ages and all levels and types of disabilities experience their possibilities at Abilities Expo.
ABLEDATA is 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 care givers.
Welcome to Able Magazine online, your introduction to the UK’s most popular disability lifestyle publication.
ABILITY Magazine is a bimonthly featuring celebrity interviews – emphasis on health and disABILITY.
Accessible Equipment Manufacturers Association
As an AEMA member, you gain a competitive edge in your market place. How? By being part of an organization that works on your behalf, ensuring the accessibility equipment industry is accurately and professionally represented to those who specify, purchase and use accessibility equipment.
The official government site for ADA.
ADAPT – Americans Disabled for Attended Programs Today
Adaptive Driving Alliance
Our dealers in our network are professionals who take pride in modifying and selling wheelchair vans, lifts and other adaptive automotive equipment and strive to exceed your expectations. Each member is a QAP™ participant. The QAP is a NMEDA certification that tells you they have made a special investment in quality.
Advanced Medical Technology Association
Advancing the Business of Technology
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Association For Homecare
The unified voice that represents all the elements of home care under one roof – from home medical equipment and respiratory therapy to home health services and from rehab technology to infusion therapy.
American Association of People with Disabilities
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
American College of Health Care Administrators
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
American Health Care Association
American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association
American Occupational Therapy Association
American Stroke Association
Amputee Coalition of America
Arc of the United States, The
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research.
Assistive Technology Industry Association
Association of Telehealth
The Internets most comprehensive automotive director and auto search engine.
An accessibility site that includes information on accessible housing, clothing, computer equipment and software, assistive devices for daily living, exercise equipment, ramps, scooters, and much more.
Campania Group, The
Campania excels in the field of affinity group marketing and the development and marketing of property and casualty insurance programs for trade associations representing the health care industry. Campania also provides specialized insurance services to the sub-acute healthcare market. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
From this site you can find Driver Rehabilitation Specialists, learn about the VA programs that are available, find out about equipment, insurance, adapted vehicles and devices, installers, information for financial assistance, and car manufacturer rebate programs. You will also find tips for the extremely tall, the vertically and circumferentially challenged and more!
The Center for an Accessible Society
This is a national organization designed to focus public attention on disability and independent living issues by disseminating information developed through NIDRR funded research to promote independent living.
Cerebral Palsy Guidance
Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Our goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing necessary assistance.
Cerebral Palsy Guide
A small group of professionals with a desire to educate and help people with cerebral palsy. The people working behind the scenes on the Cerebral Palsy Guide have strived to create an easy-to-use, informative website that provides solutions for families. It is our hope that Cerebral Palsy Guide can help parents of children with cerebral palsy find peace, healing and happiness.
Info on types of chairs, accessories, wheelchair history and development of new types of chairs. This non-profit site does not sell anything or link to any commercial sites, it is simply a service to the wheelchair community.
Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center
Pre-owned items for sale such as vehicles, vehicle accessories, recreational vehicles, wheelchairs, ramps, scooters, and lifts.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Disabled American Veterans
Disabled Dealer Magazine
Disability Dealer Magazine’s are regional buy-sell-trade publications advertising new and used accessible vans, scooters, wheelchairs, homes and much more. Items are “for sale” by individuals and businesses.
Disabilities Magazine Digest Review
An online directory covering categories from assistive devices to wheelchairs.
European Network on Independent Living
The institute works with projects that are to promote the opportunities to self-determination in every-day life for people with disabilities.
For over 32 years, Exception Parent (EP) has been providing award-winning information, support, ideas, encouragement and outreach for parents and families of children with disabilities, and the professionals who work with them.
The Family Café serves as a source of information for individuals with disabilities on an ongoing basis through their Annual Conference, by providing an annual consumer resource guide, by maintaining a website designed to provide information and networking opportunities to its visitors, by managing classifieds where visitors can buy, sell or trade medical equipment and services, and by having a network of volunteers, called “Delegates,” who act as representatives in their communities.
Information Technology Association of America
Information Technology Industry
International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet
Produced by, for and about people with disabilities, Main Stream covers news and current affairs, new products and technology, profiles of movers and shakers, education, employment, sexuality and relationships, housing, transportation, travel and recreation.
Live, Work and Play More Independently Educational resource with articles on wheelchairs, scooters, accessories, wheel chair sports, disabled travel, transportation, and assistive technology to enhance the lives of individuals of all ages who need mobility assistance.
The Mobility Resource
The Mobility Resource is a network of mobility experts who make traveling easier for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for adaptive equipment or an innovative product, our customized solutions are available to those with a wide range of needs.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
National Center for Accessible Media
With a mission to expand access to present and future media for people with disabilities NCAM works with top technology companies to make media accessible.
National Council on Independent Living
National Coalition for Assistive and Rehab Technology
National Easter Seals Society
National Family Caregivers Association
NICHCY – National Information Center for Children and Youths with Disabilities
National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Strokes
National MS Society
National Organization on Disability
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
National Stroke Association
New Freedom Initiative
A website developed for government issues for people with disabilities
A full color lifestyle magazine for wheelchair users, covers health, people, relationships, sex, parenting, work, art, recreation, travel, legal issues, products, cure research and much more. With award-winning journalism and graphic design, each month New Mobility brings you the insight and the tools to live life to the fullest.
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Shriners of North America / Shriners Hospital for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of pediatric specialty hospitals, founded by the Shrine, where children under the age of 18 receive excellent medical care absolutely free of charge. There are 18 orthopedic Shriners Hospitals, three Shriners Hospitals dedicated to treating children with severe burns, and one Shriners Hospital that provides orthopedic, burn and spinal cord injury care. Shriners Hospitals are located throughout North America – 20 in the United States and one each in Mexico and Canada. These “Centers of Excellence” serve as major referral centers for children with complex orthopedic and burn problems.
Special Needs Family Fun
Offers family fun and disability resources for families with disabilities and special needs.
Spinal Cord Injury Canada (formerly Canadian Paraplegic Association)
Their mission is to assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self reliance and full community participation. Their services include: Total Access magazine, Life Interrupted (a youth resource guide) as well as many other resources for people with spinal cord injuries.
United Spinal Association
United Spinal Association was founded in 1946 by veterans with spinal cord injuries to help enable members, as well as others with disabilities, to lead full and productive lives. Approximately 700,000 Americans have disabilities related to the spinal cord including spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, polio, spina bifida, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease).