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Assistive Technology and Products:

For information on assistive technology and products, please visit the ABLEDATA website.

ABLEDATA is a website sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education.

ABLEDATA is a federally funded project whose primary mission is to provide information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals and caregivers within the United States.

The ABLEDATA database contains information on more than 30,000 assistive technology products (more than 20,000 of which are currently available), from white canes to voice output programs. The database contains detailed descriptions of each product including price and company information. The database also contains information on noncommercial prototypes, customized and one-of-a-kind products, and do-it-yourself designs. To select devices most appropriate to your needs, we suggest combining ABLEDATA information with professional advice, product evaluations and hands-on product trials.


Assistive Organizations and Resources:

Ability Connection Texas
(formerly United Cerebral Palsy of North Texas)
Removing Limits Through Technology (RLTT)
phone: 214-247-4539
email: LGardner@abilityconnectiontexas.org

ADA U.S. Department of Justice Home Page
phone: 800-514-0301
email: AskDOJ@usdoj.gov

American Council of the Blind
phone: 800-424-8666
email: info@acb.org

American Foundation for the Blind
phone: 800-232-5463
email: afbinfo@afb.net

American Printing House for the Blind
phone: 800-223-1839
email: info@aph.org

Assistive Technology Resources (ATR)
phone: 972-226-9585
email: bwadley@atrsolutions.com

Association of Higher Education and Disabilities (A.H.E.A.D.)
phone: 617-287-3880
email: AHEAD@umb.edu

Center for Disability Information and Referral (CeDIR)
phone: 812-855-9396
email: cedir@indiana.edu

Center for Universal Design
phone: 800-647-6777
email: cud@ncsu.edu

Closing the Gap
phone: 507-248-3294
email: info@closingthegap.com

DARS - Division for Blind Services (DBS)
phone: 800-628-5115
email: DARS.Inquiries@dars.state.tx.us

DARS Division for Rehabilitation Services (DRS)
phone: 800-628-5115
email: DARS.Inquiries@dars.state.tx.us

Deaf Action Center
phone: 214-521-0407
email: counselor@deafactioncentertexas.org

Disability Access Information and Support (D.A.I.S.)
email: JaneJarrow@aol.com

Do It - University of Washington
phone: 888-972-3648
email: doit@uw.edu

Learning Ally
(formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic)
phone: 800-221-4792
email: custserv@learningally.org

Lighthouse for the Blind of Dallas
phone: 214-821-2375
email: info@dallaslighthouse.org

National Rehabilitation Organization
phone: 703-836-0850
email: info@nationalrehab.org

REACH of Dallas
phone: 214-630-4796
email: reachdallas@reachcils.org

Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS) 
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
phone: 800-803-9202
email: customerservice@license.state.tx.us

The ARC of Dallas
phone: 214-634-9810
email: info@arcdallas.org

Trace Center
phone: 608-262-6966
email: info@trace.wisc.edu

Washington Assistive Technology Alliance (WATA)
phone: 800-214-8731
email: watap@uw.edu

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
phone: 617-253-2613
email: susan@w3.org