Below, we have compiled a comprehensive list of website links to many helpful and informational resources directed at accessibility and the mobility industry. The list is long, but the categories arrange for easier navigation. Among these categories, you will find invaluable information for third-party websites, grant information and other payment assistance programs, and various helpful resources and documents we have compiled.
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The PVA across the country fights for veteran equality and is a great resource and social organization.
Muscular Dystrophy Association is one of the world’s largest nonprofit health organizations. They sponsor research for effective treatments for neuromuscular diseases, provide resource assistance and support groups for those affected by this condition.
The National MS Society works to eradicate Multiple Sclerosis. The link above provides resource information, local chapters and support group information for those affected by this debilitating disease.
National Stroke Association’s mission is an organization out to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke through educational programs, research and resources.
The Spina Bifida Association (SBA) serves to benefit both adults and children who live their lives with the challenges of Spina Bifida. Look here for research, support groups, local chapters and much more.
SMA is a rare genetic neuromuscular disease that is generally characterized by muscle atrophy and weakness. The goal of the SMA Foundation is assist in funding research for the development of a treatment.
CPF is everything Cerebral Palsy you may be looking for. This resource provides a comprehensive and compassionate voice for assistance in caring for a child with cerebral palsy and other neurological conditions.
CPG is another great resource that assists in providing parents and caregivers with information on cerebral palsy causes, symptoms and the treatment options that are available.
The Cerebral Palsy Group is a dedicated resource of information on caring for children with CP.
The HIE Help Center is a support provider with vast amounts of information for families and loved ones of children diagnosed with conditions from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). Find many links to other websites through this portal, all providing large amounts of research and assistance.
ES was created to provide exceptional services, education, and advocacy for those living with autism and other disabilities. Easter Seals has been helping individuals for over 90 years live, work, learn and play regardless of their condition. Easter Seals is a great resource for those needing job training, rehabilitation, etc.
UW is an organization providing various assistance of nearly 1800 community-based locations across 45 countries and territories who assist individuals and their families achieve their potential through education, health and financial difficulty.
The ALS Association is leading the way to treat and cure ALS through various global research programs. The ALS Association is also a tremendous resource and support to those affected with Lou Gehrig’s disease, and their families. Click for links to local chapters in your area for more information.
Steve Gleason was a professional football player that played for the New Orleans Saints from 2000-2008. After his career, in 2011, Steve was diagnosed with ALS. Steve and his wife, Michel formed “Team Gleason” to assist those with ALS fight for research, live with ALS, and provide the support and resources to help others accomplish their goals and much more.
Team Joseph’s mission is to help fund research around finding treatment and a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It is our goal that when a parent hears a diagnosis of Duchenne, it is simply a manageable condition and no longer terrifying news. We also provide family assistance to those fighting the fight.
The AAPD is the nation’s largest disability rights organization that promotes equal opportunity, economic stability, independent living and political participation for people with disabilities.
RMHC was organized to provide resources, assistance and support to directly improve the health and well-being of children across the nation.
SSPF is a leader advocating for a cure for paralysis by assisting with the funding of research, treatment, rehabilitation and technological advances. This support is provided through quality of life grants to numerous organizations that work to benefit people with paralysis and other life challenges.
NCOA is a national leader that helps those aged 60+ with the challenges of aging.
NOD is a non-profit organization that promotes participation and contribution of over 56 million people with disabilities. NOD focuses on increasing employment opportunities for those Americans with disabilities and not currently employed.
AC is one of the nation’s leading organizations on limb loss and are dedicated to not only improving the quality of life for amputees, but to also improve patient care to limit limb loss.
BIAA works to prevent brain injury through education and research opportunities while also working to improve the quality of life to all individuals affected by a brain injury.
This U.S. Government site provides numerous links to information and resources on various disability-related topics: benefits, civil rights, community services, health services, and more. Their site also includes a state and local resources map, which allows the user to locate disability-related information/services in their area.
A monumental milestone, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990. The act was one of America’s most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation, prohibiting discrimination and guaranteeing that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else. A great resource with a lot of information on the act and how it can benefit everyone.
Social Security Administration is responsible for paying disability benefits to qualified individuals and their families. Here is a quick link for more information on the program.
ODEP is in place to develop and influence policies and practices to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
NCIL assists with developing and enforcing the rights of those disabled who live independently.
NCD is a federal agency that acts as an adviser to the President, Congress, and any other federal agency regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that ultimately affect people with disabilities.
NINDS provides information, research, resources, and guidance to those families affected by someone with a neurological disease.
NHTSA helps those with a physical disability strive for independence by driving a motor vehicle. They provide information and resources for driver evaluators, programs, and the technological capabilities available on the market today.
HUD is a federal organization that addresses housing rights and needs for all and the disabled. HUD works to protect rights, and provide housing assistance, and numerous other resources.
Too many caregivers are on the brink of homelessness and hunger or struggle to pay bills due to joblessness, underemployment, unexpected care costs, and unpredictable benefits. We’ve teamed with Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation to provide military caregivers emergency relief grants to get them back on track.
The DAV works as an advocate for the men and women who have served our country. Find information on their services and programs here.
VA is a government organization providing veterans and their families benefits and resources. The VA has numerous benefits available.
The Semper Fi Fund was created to provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to those 9/11 survivors who were wounded or are critically ill, as well as other injured members of all military branches and their families. They also have programs and resources to help transition back to civilian life.
We provide comprehensive details on grants for veterans. These free grants could help low-income veterans with bills, mortgages, rent, housing, college, and medications.
NMCR is a partnership with the Navy and Marine Corps to help financially and educationally, as well as helping with other need-based assistance to active-duty and retired Sailors and Marines and their eligible family members.
OFF is a private non-profit committed to ensuring that all available resources are used to the maximum to assist all eligible members, their caregivers, and the families of military and civilian personnel who have been severely disabled as a part of Operation Enduring and Iraqi Freedom.
OHF assists all military families during difficult financial times. They help provide food assistance, vision care, auto repair, home repair, travel, and transportation assistance, moving assistance, essential items for the home, and even rent-free transitional housing for all wounded veterans and their families.
WWP was created to provide services and free programs to our military wounded warriors by helping to fill the gaps in our government programs.
Open to all veterans, the NCOA VB helps veterans during their retirement years by providing assistance and resources unannounced to members.
Veterans Families United is an all-volunteer organization providing Resources for Veterans and Their Loved Ones. We have compiled links with service organizations, therapeutic avenues, pharmaceutical, and non-pharmaceutical treatment possibilities, and funding sources for those in need.
The PVA across the country fights for veteran equality and is a great resource and social organization.
National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) is an industry-created non-profit that advocates for people with disabilities and their right to drive despite their challenges. NMEDA is not only an organization that balances professionalism and organizational processes, it ensures its members all adhere to standards that provide a higher level of service in their business dealings.
AARP is a non-profit organization developed to assist seniors as a cohesive unit in reducing healthcare, employment dealings, and all aspects of retirement.
The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists is the supporting organization that represents the field of driver education, driver training, and transportation equipment modifications for all persons with a disability.
ILI works to set policies for the disabled and focuses on ensuring all are treated equally with self-respect and the dignity they deserve.
CAN is one of the nation’s leading family caregiver organizations that works to improve the quality of life and care of loved ones with chronic conditions and disabilities.
(NARIC) is the library of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR.). They provide access to articles, reports, guides, etc., on technology, health, independent living, etc.
This resource site assists those with disabilities with their finance skills to manage their money more effectively and live a comfortable, fulfilling life.
CPIR provides information and resources related to youth disabilities and rare disorders.
The resource provides tips and information on increasing the physical activity of those with a disability. It’s a known fact that adults with disabilities are three times more likely to have health issues; many are avoidable with a regimen of physical activity.
Another resource provides tips on how to exercise if you have limited mobility safely.
This resource provides advice for people who are wheelchair-bound on how they can eat better and live healthier life despite limitations in physical activity.
Here is another resource that discusses the benefits and importance of staying active despite a disability.
Let’s face it, coming to terms with an illness of a loved one is no easy task. Here you will find resources that work to assist you with the sudden changes life has thrown in your direction.
Here you can find more about service dogs and the types available.
This resource is designed to assist college-aged/enrolled students with disabilities on their educational path and road to employment.
This guide assists those with a disability in their employment search.
Have a disability and looking for employment? Check out this list of 34 careers that are ideal for your situation.
This resource is designed to assist you in making your home handicap accessible. Learn tips and tricks to ensure the modifications you consider suit your current and future needs.
Here is another guide to home modifications for the disabled.
Do you know your rights when it comes to housing? Find information here from HUD on what you should know.
Emergencies can happen at a moment’s notice. This resource provides a comprehensive discussion on ensuring your home is made as safe as possible if any occupants are disabled.
Here is a resource that provides information to the disabled on acquiring grants to help pay for needed home modifications.
There are over 43 million people in the United States and over one billion people in the world that live with a disability. Did you know that fire is the third most common cause of death in the home? This article addresses fire preparedness suggestions & techniques related to individuals with, or a loved one with, a disability.
At SeniorHousingNet, we aim to help older adults find housing that will meet their current and future care needs while allowing the most active and social lifestyles possible.
Dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults by compiling comprehensive research, the latest studies, and real-world insight from experts, caregivers, and seniors into easy-to-understand, actionable guides and resources.
The following link takes you to a page listing the Vocational Rehabilitation Services across the U.S. The dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation Services assists the physically disabled with many programs including funding for assistive devices. Please contact your local office today to learn more about the many services offered.
AVRS helps Alabama children and adults with disabilities achieve their potential through programs, assistance, resources, and guidance.
STAR is Alabama’s Assistive Technology Resource and is a program inside the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services. STAR works to increase disabled Alabamian’s independence and quality of life by providing accessibility tools, technology, and resources.
The Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP) is a federally funded program that protects the rights of Alabama children and adults with cognitive, mental health, or physical disability.
The Family Center on Technology and Disability helps organizations that work with families of children with disabilities by providing information and resources. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
The SDF is an alternative financing program for individuals with disabilities to borrow money to purchase assistive technology, adaptive equipment, or other related services at a low-interest rate or with extended terms.
UCP helps provide AT equipment to people with disabilities by sending applications to the UCP National Bellows Fund.
iCAN connects disabled Arkansans with assistive technology to help them communicate, work, learn and live independently. ICAN provides services to all regardless of age, location in Arkansas, type of disability, income, or other service eligibility. Here you will find resources, guides, and even financing options.
Access and Accommodations, a division of Arkansas Workforce Services assists disabled Arkansans to work and live independently by assisting with providing various resources, services, and assistive technology.
Click this link to download the Assistive Technology Resource Guide for Arkansas Schools.
Assistive technology (AT) can help students with learning disabilities be more independent at work, school, and home. This website helps users find the right type of AT for their exact disability. There are many resources inside.
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal-state program that helps people with disabilities find employment or keep employment. VR also helps by providing needed assistive technology devices for gaining and maintaining employment.
FAAST helps put disabled Floridians in touch with finding assistive technology, using assistive technology, and funding solutions.
This website explains the Assistive Technology Act of 2004 and the rights those with disabilities have in Florida. There are also several additional links to federal and state organizations on disability.
RHI provides inpatient and outpatient acute care rehabilitation in the Indianapolis area specializing in brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, and comprehensive medical rehabilitation.
ATESC works one-on-one with individuals to research and obtain the appropriate assistive technology to meet their needs.
HSDRH is located in Evansville, IN. HealthSouth offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services to return patients to leading active and independent lives.
The Dekko Foundation helps fund projects to assist children up to age 18 in their path toward independence. They are open to discussing grant proposals.
The St. Nicholas Neighbor in Need Foundation is a non-profit corporation that strives to provide quality-of-life advancements to individuals or families struggling with a handicap, disability, long-term illness, accident, or other difficulties in life.
MDFF’s goal is to increase the quality of life for community members through advocacy, education and providing life-changing resources that support greater mobility and independence.
FINDER gives people with disabilities 24/7 access to a comprehensive range of community resources designed to improve their quality of life.
IVRS helps people with disabilities in all aspects of employment and helps with assistive technology needs.
ATPI helps Iowans of all ages obtain and use assistive technology for various purposes and to regain independence.
Kentucky Assistive Technology Services works toward making assistive technology information, devices, and services available to everyone regardless of age or disability. KATS does provide grants to those who qualify.
KATLC is a program to assist Kentuckians with disabilities in obtaining needed assistive technology devices to improve their independence or quality of life.
KDVF is here to serve and honor Kentucky veterans and ensure they and their families receive all the benefits they’ve earned.
The Kentucky Hart-Supported Living program is a grant available for funding once per year. The deadline to submit a request is April 1st of each year. The fund is set up to assist disabled Kentuckians with product or service assistance that will enable the user to continue to live on their own versus having to be institutionalized. The grant can purchase a wheelchair van, wheelchair lift, or other mobility aid.
KOVR assists Kentuckians with disabilities in achieving employment and independence through assisting in the purchase of assistive technology devices.
KCHFS helps the families of children with special health care needs and the professionals/caregivers who serve them.
CHRH is located in Lexington, KY, and provides post-acute inpatient physical rehabilitation services for all ages.
Frazier Rehab in Louisville, KY, is known for its world-class acute rehabilitation care. Frazier provides extensive inpatient and outpatient therapy options across many specialties and needs.
LATAN helps individuals with disabilities and older persons with assistive technology options and services. LATAN aims to establish independence in employment, school, and community living.
LDVA helps serve and honor the veterans in Louisiana and ensures they and their families receive all the benefits they’ve earned.
LRS helps assist individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain employment and/or achieve independence in their communities by providing rehabilitation services.
SANO works to improve the quality of life of veterans regardless of disabled or economically sound in and around the New Orleans area.
BRRH is an accredited inpatient physical rehabilitation hospital offering comprehensive neurology-based inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services.
TRC in New Orleans is here to help families recover through a rehab when an injury happens. TRC is a leader in rehabilitative medicine regarding brain and spinal cord injury or comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation.
Life can change from an accident, stroke, or another tragic event in a split second. This is where the Split Second Foundation helps by providing what is next; recovery, fitness, education, and answers.
Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS) helps Michigan residents with disabilities achieve employment and self-sufficiency. They have programs available to assist with vehicle modifications. You can find information on their vehicle modification program here.
The MATP is a federally-funded program. It is designed to increase access to, and knowledge of, Assistive Technology (AT) for all of Michigan, focusing on reaching people with disabilities, their friends and family, and others who support people with disabilities, like businesses and organizations.
Provides assistance to families with children with special needs to obtain equipment and services not covered by insurance or other programs.
Providing support for children with neurologic and degenerative diseases. They have a wheelchair-accessible vehicle gifting program for residents of Michigan.
The Michigan Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS.
The goal is to expand our scope of service reach. More than 65 percent of the people we serve have a disability other than cerebral palsy. These include autism, spinal cord injuries, intellectual disabilities, visual impairments, and many other disabling conditions.
Michigan Alliance for Families provides information, support, and education for families who have children and young adults (birth to 26 years of age) who receive (or may be eligible to receive) special education services. This website can help you find information on special education issues and disability-specific information.
MS of Omaha is the local chapter aimed at helping those affected by MS live their best lives as they continuously work to eliminate MS.
ALS Mid-America Chapter serves Nebraska and Iowa with numerous support and guidance opportunities while working toward a cure for Lou Gehrig’s disease.
VRN helps people with disabilities in all aspects of employment and helps with assistive technology needs.
ATP helps Nebraskans of all ages obtain and use assistive technology for various purposes and to regain independence.
The University of Omaha is dedicated to providing unsurpassed educational opportunities to all individuals. Their Accessibility Services Center (ASC) collaborates with students, administrators, faculty, and staff to ensure access to reasonable and appropriate student disability accommodations for academic programs, student involvement, and residence life.
PNRC is located in Knoxville, TN, and is East Tennessee’s recognized leader in stroke, spinal cord, and brain injury rehabilitation.
TVR helps those facing a disability regain their independence through employment-focused rehabilitation and by helping with their assistive technology needs.
TCAD works with older adults with disabilities by guiding their health, dignity, independence, and security through community and in-home services.
TDDS assists disabled individuals living in the state of Tennessee with various services and programs.
BraunAbility is a worldwide leader in developing automotive mobility products. From wheelchair vans to handicap lifts to mobility seating, look to BraunAbility.
VMI is one of the largest manufacturers of wheelchair-accessible vehicles and lifts for consumer and commercial customers.
Bruno Independent Living Aids is a major developer of handicap-accessible lifts for wheelchairs, power chairs, and mobility scooters. Products are available for your home or auto.
Harmar provides a large portfolio of wheelchair, scooter, and power chair lifts for your home or auto.
Q’Straint provides the world’s most effective wheelchair restraint systems used today in public and private transportation.
EZ-Lock is an automated wheelchair restraint system designed for those who remain in their wheelchair for sitting inside an automobile.
Veigel is an engineering partner of the automotive industry providing driving hand controls and mobility aids for those with physical disabilities.
Electronic Mobility Controls, LLC designs advanced electronic driving controls that are used to operate a motor vehicle, thus allowing individuals with comprehensive disabilities to drive and remain independent.
MPS is a leading manufacturer of mechanical hand controls operating various aspects of an automobile.
CCI is the nation’s premier manufacturer of assistive mobility equipment for your vehicle.
Adapt Solutions was the first seating manufacturer to participate in the FMVSS Compliance Review Program in the industry! They design and manufacture numerous assistive seating devices to aid individuals with physical disabilities safely transfer in and out of their vehicles.
GoFundMe is one of the premier crowdsourcing websites where anyone can create a fundraiser for a particular event or need. A great option for those needing assistance in paying for much-needed mobility equipment. To learn more visit, and be sure to check out their Fundraising Guide.
Indiegogo.com is another crowdsourcing website that works to help users create and obtain funding/assistance for various needs.
Help Hope Live provides one-on-one fundraising help and assistance through community-based fundraising for people with unmet medical and related expenses due to catastrophic injuries and illnesses.
Victoria’s Victory Foundation provides resources and hopes to those with disabilities due to life-altering injuries or diagnoses. VVF gives the gift of HOPE!
Victory Scholarships are committee-approved assistance gifts for the following areas of need: recovery training sessions, in-home nursing services, home & mobility equipment, vehicle/driver assistance.
The Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) is an independent charitable organization that provides financial assistance to jockeys who have suffered catastrophic on-track injuries.
Here is a list of 32 vacation destinations that cater to those with special needs. At these destinations, accessibility is the name of the game.
Here you will find a list of 15 US and Canadian airline companies and their accommodation guidelines for wheelchair users. This information has been provided as a courtesy by cheapflights.com.
Travelers that use wheelchairs have dramatically increased over the last ten years, but so has the landscape related to accessibility. Look here for tips and suggestions on what to look for in your travels.
Morgan’s Wonderland is the first fully accessible water park designed for those with physical disabilities, and every day, every guest with special needs enjoys free admission.
This is the official website of travel to the New Orleans area. Here you will find a vast amount of travel information about the Big Easy and accessible travel information.
Visit Indy is the official website of travel to Indianapolis, IN. Here you will find various travel information and tips for your next visit. Included is also accessible travel information.
The USPSA is the governing body for Power Soccer in the United States. Power Soccer is the first competitive team sport designed and developed specifically for power wheelchair users.
The USTA sanctions wheelchair tennis tournaments throughout the country, creating play opportunities for all skill levels and those with disabilities.
USA Wheelchair Rugby Association has programs throughout the United State for those with disabilities. Wheelchair rugby is a physical sport that is exciting to watch.
NWBA is an organization represented by over 200 wheelchair basketball teams across twenty-two conferences in the United States. If you want to learn more or find a division near you, click here.
The Special Olympics provides year-round training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The Special Olympics provides opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.
The Challenged Athletes Foundation’s (CAF) mission is to provide opportunities and support to people with physical challenges to pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. They provide Grants for the purchase of adaptive sports equipment and participation fees.
The Kelly Brush Foundation is dedicated to making active lifestyles a reality for anyone with a spinal cord injury. Through the Active Fund, we provide grants for individuals with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury to purchase adaptive sports equipment.
Search here for a YMCA Adaptive Sports Program near you! Most areas have programs available for those looking to try adaptive sports.
ABILITY Magazine is a magazine that focuses on the health and human potential of those with disabilities. AM is consistently ranked among the top 50 Magazines in the World.
Have a hard time finding fashion items or gift items for someone with a disability? Here is a great site for fashion items for everyone, regardless of their ability. Find items for men, women, and children here.
A comprehensive directory of accessible playgrounds around the world. All of the playgrounds listed have inclusive and accessible features.
Did you know a FREE pass to more than 2000 recreation sites is available for U.S. citizens or permanent residents of any age who have a permanent disability? Find more information here about the program and start seeing the amazing world right in our backyard. Note: Admission isn’t always free-it may just be discounted-so check the site you’re planning to visit.