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Friday, November 04, 2005 A Resource On Adaptive Technology

The Georgia Tech Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access has developed this website devoted to assistive technology (AT). They have created an online information resource to provide up-to-date, thorough information on assistive technologies, adaptive environments and community resources.

They have thousands of AT products in their database that you can search in four ways: by function or activity, by keyword, by product type, or by vendor. They also feature information about the Assistive Technology Act, discussion groups, and links to websites dealing with a wide variety of information and issues of interest to disabled people and their families.

As they continue to develop the site, they are actively soliciting feedback and ideas from users. Go check it out and let them know what you think!

Georgia Tech Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access
490 Tenth Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0156
Toll Free: 800-726-9119
Phone: 404-894-0240
Fax: 404-894-9320

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