Some helpful General Links
The Social Security and Disability Resource Center ( is an informational website that provides answers to questions about how to apply for disability, how to appeal a claim in the event of a denial, how to navigate the federal system, and how to avoid certain mistakes that are commonly made by applicants. The site's author is a former disability examiner for the social security administration.
ABILITY Magazine is the largest magazine in the U.S. covering disability issues.
ABILITY Awareness is a non profit organization dedicated to building a world of inclusion for people with health conditions and disabilities.
Pushrim is a social network and support resource for friends, family, and victims of spinal cord injury.
Partners in Policymaking (PIP)
MedRamps carries a full line of ramps for all of your wheelchair and access needs. They also provide an easy payment process, quick shipping, and a low price guarantee. is a website developed by a gentleman who (like me) just wants to provide some little helpful hints on how to adapt.
Ableize Disability Resources Directory: A disability directory of UK adult and children's disability services.
Hangers Prosthetics Knoxville, TN where I got my leg braces
The Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center's Innovative Recreation Cooperative (IRC)
Eskimo Escapades Foundation provides financial support for the Dream Connection and IRC. Many of the activities shown on this web site are IRC clinics.
The Dream Connection - Giving critically ill children a dream.

Assistive Technology Websites

The East Tennessee Technology Access Center (ETTAC) is a regional nonprofit agency that helps people with disabilities gain knowledge about and access to assistive technology devices.

Facing Disability is a website for those who have sustained a spinal cord injury (SCI) and who need information and peer support. It is also for their families and friends since no program exists for them.

Sportaid has a great selection of wheelchairs and wheelchair accessories.
Manual Mobility - Links to amazing mobility technology.
Disability 247 - Information, products and services for disabled people
Scott Renner's Web Page
Search for AT Devices
Fitness and Exercise Equipment
Synapse Adaptive Products, Computer Hardware and Software
Able Generation
Academic Software
Access to Recreation
Accessible Workplace-Kitchen
Rehab Tools
Adaptive Computer Products
Adaptive Mall
Independent Living Aids
Info Grip, Adaptive Computer Products
JAN - Alternate Computer Input Devices

Pool and Spa Adaptive Equipment
ASL, Adaptive Switch Laboratories
Assistive and Adaptive Technology Resources
Low-Tech Assistive Technology Solution
Assistive Technology Vendors
Assistive Technology Access
Home Automation, Environmental Control Units
Remote Control Devices

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