Assistive Technology

Eugene Research Institute

The Eugene Research Institute provides helpful information about assistive technology, including the use of a computerized picture calendar to help people with developmental disabilities plan their week.

Family Center on Technology and Disabilities

The Center serves organizations and programs that work with families of children who experience disabilities. They offer a range of information and services on the subject of assistive technology to the individual, parent, educator, or interested friend.


FREE, The Foundation for Rehabilitation Equipment & Endowment, was created by a group of caring volunteers from the Roanoke Valley
rehabilitation medical services community to provide rehabilitation
equipment such as canes, wheelchairs, and orthotic and prosthetic
devices to needy citizens when funds are not available from any other sources.

Illinois Assistive Technology Project (IATP)

The IATP provides a great deal of helpful information and great links to other assistive technology sites.

Tech Soup

TechSoup is a comprehensive source of technology information just for non-profit organizations.  Visit their web site and help yourself to what's inside -- software and hardware at bargain basement prices, expert advice, a newsletter and more!

Virginia's Assistive Technology Web Site

If you need help finding the right technology to fit your needs in Virginia, this is the place to start.  Find out more about Virginia's efforts at this helpful site.

Note: Be sure to check out the Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy report "A Guide to Accessing Assistive Technology through Virginia's Medicaid System." This publication is available in traditional and alternate format. It is also posted at the VOPA website  in PDF and Text format.

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