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Websites are organized into the following categories

A. General sites: offer a wide range of Disability/Medical Products
B. Specific Equipment Site

Bathroom: Commodes, Shower Chairs, Bathing and Toileting Aids
Bedroom: Beds, Bedding, Positioning Aids
Personal Security/Call Systems
Communication Devices (see also Computer Devices)
Computer Devices, Programs Easy to Activate Switches, Input Devices - Dictation programs & Keyboard/mouse/joystick Replacements, Remote Controls (appliances, lights, etc.) Speech Synthesis, Voice Activated/Dictation Programs
Elevators, Stair Lifts
Lift Chairs (Recliners)
Lifting and Transfer Devices
Remote, Environmental & Reading Controls (Not Computer Based)
Wheelchairs, Scooters
15. Wheelchair Lifts
Miscellaneous. Including Computer desks. Housing
Sites for Buying/Selling Used Equipment

General Sites:
Offer a wide range of Disability/Medical Products

Assistive Technology News Portal news, articles, product reviews and all product and vendor information of assistive technology devices
Information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources
Welcome Mobility provides a wide range of daily living aids
Line of products, especially wheelchairs and commodes etc.
Selection of disability related items but many are hard to find items or innovative versions of the usual equipment.
Wheelchairs, scooters, ramps, lifts, bath and bedroom aids
12,000 quality medical products and supplies at one site.
Adaptive products/equipment
Scooters, scooter lifts, large line of medical and adaptive aids
Buy, sell and learn about medical equipment

Barrier-FreeTravel: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Wheelers and Slow Walkers, by Candy Harrington.  Written by the editor of Emerging Horizons, the leading travel magazine for people with disabilities, this is the definitive guide to accessible travel for those who use wheelchairs, walkers, canes, scooters, or have a slow gait. It is filled with advice on planning accessible travel by plane, train, bus, or ship and contains an extensive list of resources to further facilitate traveling with a disability.

Specific equipment sites:

1. Bathroom Commodes, Shower Chairs, Bathing and Toileting Aids
Bath transfer chairs, travel showerchair/commode transports in suitcase size bag. Assembles in seconds with one tool
Tub Slide Shower Chair: wheeled chair which allows user to be moved over the edge of a tub without lifting or pulling. Also serves as a commode or can be wheeled over toilet
Converts toilet into a bidet for washing after toileting
Transforms any toilet or commode into a bidet, warm water wash and warm air drying
Bidet/toilet for people with limited movement

2. Bedroom Beds, Bedding, Positioning Aids
Economy Medical Supplies
Sleep Disorders Guide symptoms, causes, treatments of sleep disorders

3. Call Systems/ Personal Security

Nurse call sytems requiring minimal strength, or breath pressure activated. Home use monitor
Device that dials for help when cord is pulled

4. Clothing

Adaptive Clothing
Professional Fit Clothing
Tailor made clothing for people in wheelchairs
Disabled Adaptive Clothing

5. Communication Devices (See also Computer Devices)

A free text-to-speech download for PC's
Many communication devices
Portable and computer-based communication devices

6. Computer Devices, Programs
Control of lights, appliances, etc.

Control household lights and appliances from your computer or with an included palm-sized remote

Easy to Activate Switches
Adaptive controls for mobility, communication, and computer access

Input Devices
i Dictation Programs
ii Keyboard/mouse/joystick Replacements

Onscreen keyboard (Free)
Mouse dwell/click program (Free)
Computer control using a headband that detects muscle and brain activity
On-screen keyboard software with text to speech by Reach
Joystick-operated mouse that is controlled with your mouth. Mouse button activations can be made with its sip, puff, and bite switches.
Head Mouse For Portables
Dragger On Screen Mouse software program (demo avail) automatically enters a left mouse button click after the mouse pointer is motionless for a set length of time
Headmaster, eyegaze control of cursor
On-screen keyboard, replace mouse with Scanning Cursor or joystick, improve typing speed with Word Prediction
Keyboard operated by eye movements
Replace the mouse by moving the cursor according to the user's eye movements
Eye movements control keys displayed on a computer monitor
Click-N-Type free on-screen keyboard

Speech Synthesis
Speakeasy - free personal computer program to aid communication

7. Elevators, Stair Lifts

Lifts, elevators, pool lifts
Acorn Stairlifts, Australia

8. Lift Chairs (Recliners)

9. Lifting and Transfer Devices

Portable Transfer Aid

Barrier free lifts Ceiling mount or floor lifts
A new design of lift/chair in one

10. Ramps

Discount Ramps
Economy Medical Supplies

11. Remote Control & Reading Systems

Control household lights and appliances from your computer or with an included palm-sized remote
Qi Care Book Page Turner

12. Respiratory

BiPAP/CPAP and respiratory related supplies
BiPAP/CPAP and respiratory related supplies


AMS Vans Inc. converts and sells accessible minivans offering service, financing and nationwide delivery. 
Australian specialists in wheelchairs and other mobility aids, modifies motor vehicles
Car modifications, Australian

14. Wheelchairs, Scooters

A non-commercial website for wheelchair users. Great info for comparison shopping
Electric scooters, power wheelchairs, fixed and portable ramps, equipment lifts for vehicles, etc.
Wheelchairs & Scooters UK
Durable Medical Equipment, Power & Electric Wheelchairs
Home Health Depot
Standing/ Reclining/Independent Power/ Leg Power Chair
Scooters, scooter lifts, many medical and adaptive aids
Mobility Solutions Australia
Wheelchairs, scooters, ramps, lifts, bath and bedroom aids
Wheelchair desk trays with storage compartment
Beach chair
Adaptive controls for mobility, communication, and computer access

15. Wheelchair Lifts

Automobile, truck and van lifts to transport scooters and wheelchairs Economy Medical Supplies

16. Miscellaneous

Medical Supply Guide
In bed computer desks, building plans
Drinking device for hands free use. If you have insufficient strength to suck through a straw, the valve only opens when bitten down on so it won't leak when positioned at or above head level - for those with difficulty sucking through a straw
Communication Independence for the Neurologically Impaired, Inc. (CINI)
Invacare - individual aid and equipment
Independent Living Centre - Information on assistive devices and equipment, Australia
Gastrostomy Information Support Service, Australia

17. Buying/selling used equipment

Resource Guide for New & Previously Owned Medical Equipment, Assistive Devices & Services

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