External Resources

External Links of Interest

  • AARP Personal Technology 101
  • AbleData – Database for unbiased, comprehensive information on products, solutions, and resources to improve productivity and ease life’s tasks.
  • AbleGamers – Video game and social networking opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
  • Adapting a Home for Disability Accessibility – This guide speaks to the cost of common home modifications, tips on financial resources to pay for remodeling projects, and expert advice on modifications that will have the greatest impact.
  • AgraBility – Enhance the quality of life for agriculturalists with disabilities.
  • Center for Technology and Aging
  • Center on Technology and Disability – Designed to increase the capacity of families and providers to advocate for, acquire, and implement effective assistive and instructional technology (AT/IT) practices, devices, and service.
  • ConsumerAffairs – Guide for consumers to compare brands, models and features of walk-in bathtubs
  • Edutopia – Guide to assistive technology to help navigate some of the available websites, resources, and tools related to assistive technology and accessible educational materials.
  • Guide to Software Accessibility
  • liftware.com – produces a stabilizing handle and a selection of utensil attachments to help people with hand tremor eat more easily.
  • Manage Your Phone and Tablet – An AARP site with instructional videos and webinars on how to manage your iPhone, iPad, or android phones/tablets.
  • Montana Vocational Rehab – A Montana resource for individuals with disabilities to prepare for, obtain, and advance in their careers.
  • nihola.com/ – produces a fast and easy to steer cargo bike that is capable of fitting a full-sized wheelchair.
  • Recovery Programs on Aging – Finding the Best Addiction Rehab for Older Adults
  • Scholarships & Grants for Students with Disabilities compiled by Moneygeek.com
  • Screen Readers – Screen Reader Keyboard Shortcuts for the following: NVDA, JAWS, VoiceOver, Talkback, Narrator, and Window-Eyes.
  • TechEnhanced Life – useful products and resources to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families, including medical alert systems.
  • Tech Toolbox – The Arc’s Tech Toolbox™ is a place to find, share, rate and review technology for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD).
  • USA TechGuide – Comprehensive assistive technology web guide to read and submit reviews.