Institute of Neural Engineering Graz Brain-Computer Interface Lab an internationally renowned research institution with a research focus on brain-computer communication and dynamics of brain oscillations. We have extensive expertise in EEG recording, offline and online signal processing of brain signals and other biosignals, feature extraction, machine learning methods applied to brain patterns, and neurofeedback systems. [Austria]
Trace Research &anp; Development Center. The Trace Research & Development Center (formerly at the University of Wisconsin-Madison) is now a part of the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland in College Park as of August 2016. The Trace Center is currently working on ways to make standard information technologies and telecommunications systems more accessible and usable by people with disabilities.
Universal Design / Disability Access – for Advanced Computational Infrastructure is a program at the Trace Research & Development Center that is part of the National Computational Science Alliance (NCSA) funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Alliance is involved in the development of supercomputing systems and applications (including future Internet applications) and it is Trace's role to help ensure that they are built in a manner that makes them more accessible for people with disabilities.
Universal Design Education at the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access, University at Buffalo. The site is designed for use by students (of any age and stage), faculty members, and user/experts. The site supports professional design education as well as professional development/continuing education and kindergarten through grade 12 education (this is the U.S. designation – we welcome design-related materials for younger students from everywhere in the world).
Universal Usability Guide by Susan Horten, 2005. The Universal Usability site houses an unabridged, online version of Access by Design: A Guide to Universal Usability for Web Designers, by Sarah Horton, published in 2005 by New Riders Press. You’ll find the complete text and illustrations from the printed book here under Access by Design Online.
Usability.gov is the leading resource for user experience (UX) best practices and guidelines, serving practitioners and students in the government and private sectors. The site provides overviews of the user-centered design process and various UX disciplines. It also covers the related information on methodology and tools for making digital content more usable and useful.
STC Usability & User Experience SIG articles on "Accessibility, Ergonomics, and Special Audiences" at STC UUX Topics in Usability [Website has not been reachable since 22 April 2016—being redesigned. This is an archived version from the Wayback Machine.]
ABLEDATA provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment.
Access Software Hal, Luna, LunaPlus, Super Nova, and Cicero screen readers and other access software that provides speech and Braille for Windows.
Active Living Alliance For Canadians with a Disability promotes, supports and enables Canadians with disabilities to lead active, healthy lives. We provide nationally coordinated leadership, support, encouragement, promotion and information that facilitates healthy, active living opportunities for Canadians of all abilities across all settings and environments.
ADA National Network provides information, guidance, and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Apple® Accessibility Features built into all Macintosh computers provides adjustable keyboard, an ergonomic mouse, CloseView screen magnification software, Easy Access system software (StickyKeys, SlowKeys, MouseKeys), electronic documentation, key-repeat disable, text-to-speech synthesis and voice recognition (PlainTalk), sticky mouse, and visual alert cues. The VoiceOver spoken English interface for Mac OS X is a fully integrated, built-in screen reader technology providing access to the Macintosh through speech, audible cues, and keyboard navigation.
Arkansas Tech Act Project the ICAN (Increasing Capabilities Access Network), a statewide assistive technology program designed to make technology available and accessible for everyone who needs it. (Arkansas)
Arizona Technology Access Program (AzTAP) assists persons with disabilities of all types and ages as well as family members, service providers, employers and the general public to become better educated about the value and use of assistive technology. (Arizona)
Tools for Life Georgia Tech's Assistive Technology Act Program —options for using assistive technology (Georgia)
Iowa Program for Assistive Technology (IPAT) helps Iowans find out about and get the assistive technology (AT) they need as part of their daily lives to learn, work, play, and participate in community life safely and independently. (Iowa)
Maryland Technology Assistance Program (MD TAP) is a program run by the Maryland Department of Disabilities. Our mission is to enhance the lives of all Marylanders with disabilities, older Marylanders, and their families by helping support access to assistive technology (AT) devices and services. (Maryland)
Missouri Assistive Technology Project strives to increase access to assistive technology for Missourians with all types of disabilities, of all ages. To the left are navigation tabs to the programs and initiatives of MoAT. (Missouri)
Oklahoma Able Tech is the statewide Assistive Technology Act Program proudly located at Oklahoma State University in the Department of Wellness. ABLE Tech’s mission is to improve access to and acquisition of assistive technology (AT) for individuals with disabilities of all ages. A tremendous variety of AT and resources are available today. (Oklahoma)
TechACCESS of Rhode Island is the central information, resource, and demonstration site for the Assistive Technology Access Partnership (ATAP), the Rhode Island Tech Act grant. (Rhode Island)
South Carolina Assistive Technology Project (SCATP) is a federally funded program concerned with getting technology into the hands of people with disabilities so that they might live, work, learn and be a more independent part of the community. (South Carolina)
Mid-South Access Center for Technology (ACT) a virtual assistive technology resource (VTAR) lab provides hands-on practical interdisciplinary experiences for students in the development of an online virtual assistive technology lab. (University of Memphis, Tennessee)
Washington Assistive Technology Act Program The University of Washington's program serves Washington State residents of all ages with disabilities of all types, their families, employers and employment service providers, educators, health care and social service providers, and others seeking information about assistive technology (AT) and accessible information technology. (Washington State)
Assistivetech.net offers devices and aids which can help a person with a disability perform activities that might otherwise be difficult or not be possible.
Assistive Technology Centre assistive technology shareware and information/resource sites provided by Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre Technical Resource Centre. [Nova Scotia]
Assistive Technology Training Online Project (ATTO) proposes to develop, implement, evaluate and disseminate a model program to address the diverse needs for Assistive Technology training by exploring web-based instruction to create virtual workshops. The project provides information on AT applications that help elementary (K-5) students with disabilities learn in elementary classrooms.
Communication by Gaze Interaction (COGAIN) COGAIN Association is a network of excellence on Communication by Gaze Interaction. COGAIN integrates cutting-edge expertise on interface technologies for the benefit of users with disabilities. The network gathers Europe's leading expertise in eye tracking integration with computers in a research project on assistive technologies for citizens with motor impairments. [Europe]
COGAIN Wiki the Knowledge Base of the COGAIN Network. Here you can find information, photos, videos, guides, reports, links and more. You are also welcome to join our community and help us build knowledge about Gaze Interaction. [Europe]
Disability Systems & Software Development of TNET Services, Inc., which is located in the City of Mesa, Arizona. is a software development company that specializes in development of accessible technologies for the use by both the general public and the disABLED community.
Mucopolysaccharide (MPS) Workshop Solutions is a place in space where engineers, technicians, inventors and workshop enthusiasts can display and share knowledge on the assistive devices they have built to better the lives of the disabled. [Canada]
National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) is dedicated to promoting high quality, principle-driven assisted living care and services with a steadfast commitment to excellence, innovation, and the advancement of person-centered care.
REMAP provides one-off technical aids which help disabled people of all ages to enjoy a better lifestyle. Every aid is given free of charge to the user. Remap operates through a network of 1,500 volunteers. The professional engineers, technicians, and craftspeople – along with medical and paramedical staff from community services and hospitals – all belong to approximately 100 panels (groups) linked to regions across the UK, with Scotland and the Isle of Man operating separately. [United Kingdom]
Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) was established to promote interagency disability research coordination and collaboration, and enhance communication and information sharing among federal agencies and stakeholders conducting rehabilitation research programs and activities.
Solve Disability Solutions (formerly TADVIC) is a not-for-profit organisation that makes and modifies equipment for people with disabilities whose needs cannot be met commercially. [Australia]
USDA’s TARGET Center ensures that all USDA employees have safe and equal access to electronic and information technology by assessing, educating, and advocating for the integration of assistive technology and worksite accommodations.
VisionKey brings the latest in wearable eye-controlled communication technology to enable users with ALS, brainstem stroke, muscular dystrophy, CP, Locked-in-Syndrome, Quadriplegia, or traumatic brain injury to use eye movements for complete computer access and for augmentative communication. Available in English, French, and Spanish and runs on Macintosh and Windows platforms. Manufactured by H.K. EyeCan. [Canada]
WebbIE software programs that make it easier for blind and visually-impaired people, especially using screen readers, to browse the web, get the latest news, listen to podcasts and radio stations and other common tasks. They work with any screen reader, including JAWS, WindowEyes, Thunder, NVDA, and Narrator. They have been provided completely free since 2001 by Dr. Alasdair King. Available in several languages. [UK]
ZoomText® Screen magnification and combined screen reader/magnification software.