Links: AT Resources

A national database of information on more than 17,000 products that are currently available for people with disabilities.

AbleLink Smart Living Technologies
A commercial vendor whose mission and focus is on the research and development of effective technology solutions for individuals with cognitive and intellectual disabilities. enlightens and entertains with articles, videos, contests and information on disability products, adaptive sports, assistive technology, community heroes, inclusive recreation and more.

Accessible Web Design Resources – Maine CITE
Our Maine CITE resource page containing information about Accessible Web Design. See also resources for Accessible Digital Documents.
Website dedicated to helping designers with accessibility issues. “Accessify” is the verb to “make accessible.”

North America’s largest fully integrated production house for all types of alternative format media from braille to captioning.

Aging and Health Technology Watch
A market research firm that provides thought leadership, analysis and guidance about technologies and services that enable boomers and seniors to remain longer in their home of choice.

Apple Accessibility
Information on computer access solutions for individuals with disabilities.

ATiA – 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. ATIA represents the interests of its members to business, government, education, and the many agencies that serve people with disabilities.

Association of Assisitve Technology Act Programs (ATAP)
The Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP) is a national, member-based organization, comprised of state Assistive Technology Act Programs funded under the Assistive Technology Act (AT Act).

CaptionSync by Automatic Sync Technologies
Automatic Sync Technologies is a provider of automated captioning, audio synchronization, and audio/video search tools for webcasting, DVD, and broadcasting applications.  Automatic Sync Technologies provides clients with solutions for synchronized multimedia with quick turnaround and unsurpassed quality.

Captioning Key Guidelines
These guidelines, based on decades of experience by The Described and Captioned Media Program – DCMP (previously called Captioned Films and Videos Program), provide a review of captioning research, and examination of standards developed by various captioning vendors. The guidelines are also useful to media producers/distributors and others who are considering captioning their products or learning about captioning. Some background information and rationale are included for the novice.

CaptionLogic offers remote CART captioning via the Internet in industries ranging from business meetings to community events and in academic environments.

Closed Caption Maker
Professional closed-captioning services.

Empowering Technologies: AI and Inclusion
Empowering Technologies aims to provide information resources on assistive technologies that are designed to help those with specific difficulties or disabilities work and study more effectively. The database includes product descriptions, links to manufacturers, suppliers with addresses as well as other related resources including advice and training guides where available. News items linked to the use of assistive technologies are regularly posted and updates occur on a weekly basis.

Explore AT
Explore AT (Assistive Technology) is a clearinghouse for information and resources on many different assistive technologies. It will help you identify AT devices and services in the environments of education, employment, and community living for all ages and functional abilities.

Find An Accessible Park
The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) as complied a list of accessible parks in selected states (U.S. and Puerto Rico only). The website includes listings by state, by accessibility features and by information/interepretation features. The website also has a simple search engine built in. Here is the link to accessible parks in Maine…

Full Circle America
A Maine-based business whose mission is to help older individuals stay in their own homes as long as they want through the use of assistive technologies and virtual assistive living technologies.

Global Accessibility Reporting Initiative (GARI)
Global Accessibility Reporting Initiative (GARI) is a project designed to help consumers learn more about the various accessibility features of mobile phones and to help them identify phones with the features that may assist them with their particular needs.

Microsoft Accessibility
A website provided by Microsoft that describes and details information about products and services related to accessibility. This site also details how to set up the accessibility features built into their products.

National Center on Accessible Information Technology in Education (AccessIT)
AccessIT promotes the use of electronic and information technology (E&IT) for students and employees with disabilities in educational institutions at all academic levels.

National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD)
The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) is a public health practice and resource center on health promotion for people with disability. NCHPAD seeks to help people with disability and other chronic health conditions achieve health benefits through increased participation in all types of physical and social activities.

New England Assistive Technology (NEAT)
A Connecticut based organization, the Marketplace is a resource for individuals with disabilities, their families and the professionals with whom they work.

Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology Services
The QIAT Consortium is a nationwide grassroots group that includes hundreds of individuals who provide input into the ongoing process of identifying, disseminating, and implementing a set of widely-applicable Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology Services in School Settings.

RampWEB provides clients with fast moving innovative solutions that assist in achieving accessible designs. These solutions improve the accessibility of web- based communications, web applications and client software.

RESNA ATP Certification
ATP certification recognizes demonstrated competence in analyzing the needs of consumers with disabilities, assisting in the selection of appropriate assistive technology for the consumer’s needs, and providing training in the use of the selected device(s).

Special Needs Family Fun
These sites offers family fun and special needs resources to enhance the fun and quality of family life for families with disabilities.

Spurwink ALLTECH
Spurwink ALLTECH is a nationally recognized center that provides training, consultation, and technical assistance in the areas of assistive technology, specialized software, Web accessibility, and universal design in education.

Stanford Online Accessibility Program (SOAP)
The Online Accessibility ATS program has been established to provide guidance and insight to the Stanford Community as they use various online means to share information to their respective constituents.

Tobii dynavox
This is a compy that makes hardware and software solutions for people with disabilities. Formerly Assistive Technology, Inc.

Universal Design Education Online
This site supports educators and students in their teaching and study of universal design. Universal design is an approach to the design of all products and environments to be as usable as possible by as many people as possible regardless of age, ability, or situation.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
The National UDL Center (at CAST) supports the effective implementation of UDL by connecting stakeholders in the field and providing resources and information about UDL and how it can be used in educational settings.

Video Caption Corporation
Video Caption Corporation provides closed captioning and subtitling solutions for all types of video programming. Closed captioning and subtitling are done in-house from start to finish – from transcription to encoding – allowing clients fast turnarounds, strict quality control.

Reviewed and revised: 07/28/20 sl