has been a boon for people with disabilities - at least for those
people who can handle its high price tags. Used equipment is
often a more affordable option, especially when other
funding sources are not available. Maybe you can catch a good
buy on one of these web sites.
- This page
- Here are
some national web sites that post "used equipment"
ads for a wide variety of assistive technology products:
- Abledata Classifieds
- Equipped for Independence
- NORD Medical Equipment
- Wheelchair Accessible Home Clearinghouse
- In addition,
many state technology assistance projects and independent living
centers have programs to help people buy and sell used equipment.
DRM Regional Resource Directory to find one of these organizations
in your community.
- Just getting
started? There are a number of organizations that provide used
computer equipment to people with disabilities and/or nonprofit
organizations that serve them. (The computers are not necessarily
adapted.) Check these out:
- Computer Recycling
Organizations (Dale Tersey)
- Consistent Computer Bargains
- Lazarus Foundation
That Can Help You Get a Computer (Action Without Borders)
National Directory of Computer Recycling Programs
- The Super Start Project
(includes excellent list
of computer recycling programs)
Resources Monthly frequently features books, pamphlets, videos,
organizations, and other resources about assistive technology.
- Related Subjects
Assistive Technology Section Index
- Resources in your state
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