AbleData.com was a website sponsored by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. AbleData described itself as the “premier source for information on assistive technology.” It achieved this goal by providing information on over 40,000 assistive technology products and rehabilitation-related equipment.
Assistive technology is the application of organized knowledge and skills related to assistive products, including systems and services. Assistive technology is a subset of health technology.
Source: "Priority Assistive Products List" WHO's document, Definitions
Assistive Technology is an umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and also includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them. AT promotes greater independence by enabling people to perform tasks that they were formerly unable to accomplish, or had great difficulty accomplishing, by providing enhancements to, or changing methods of interacting with, the technology needed to accomplish such tasks.
Living made easy is Europe's largest trusted online comparison site for daily living equipment (sometimes known as disability equipment or assistive technology). It is used predominately by disabled adults and children, older people, their families and carers who are looking for equipment to make everyday tasks easier.
Source: Corporate website
Naidex is Europe's most established event dedicated to the independent living and healthcare industries.
RESNA will join RehabWeek 2019 in Toronto, Canada, from June 24 – 28, 2019. The perfect place to unite innovative and successful minds in rehabilitation technology. The week-long event brings together different conferences in the field of rehabilitation technology.
Talk To Me Technologies was founded in 2006 by Matt Dunning, Marty Gallagher and Kate Dunning.
Modern Health Talk features a blog with over 700 Articles about mHealth, Telehealth, home robots, Universal Design principles, Big Broadband...
Orientatech is an initiative managed by Social technologies Foundation Tecsos constituted by Spanish Red Cross and Vodafone Foundation.
The U.S. Census Bureau has reported that 56.7 million Americans had some type of disability in 2010, which represents 18.7 percent of the civilian noninstitutionalized population included in the 2010 Survey of Income and Program Participation. The U.S.