Chapter 1. Section 3B

Chapter 1: Accessibility and Assistive Technology


Section 3: Assistive Technology Suppliers and Catalogs


Subsection B: General


ABLEWARE

Visit ABLEWARE Website

Email:

custservice@maddak.com

Wide variety of adaptive products for daily living. Order catalog online.

SP Ableware- Maddak, 661 Route 23, S.
Wayne , NJ 07470

Voice: 

973-628-7600

Toll Free: 

800-443-4926

Fax: 

973-305-0841

Access Mobility, Inc.

Visit Access Mobility, Inc. Website

Online healthcare supplies catalog for mobility aids, wheelchairs and accessories, bath safety products, aids for daily living, portable ramps and full range of healthcare products. Also supplies elevators and lifts for home and commercial use.

4855 S. Emerson Ave.
Indianapolis , IN 46203

Voice: 

317-784-2255

Accessibility Designs, Inc.

Visit Accessibility Designs, Inc. Website

Email:

cs@adirides.com

Online catalog; transfer boards, fitness equipment, upper cycles, wheelchair ramps, gloves and other products.

401 Isom Road, Ste. 520
San Antonio , TX 78216

Voice: 

210-341-0008

Toll Free: 

888-684-2234

Fax: 

210-341-0009

Assistive Technology Equipment Loan Program (ATEL) Mary K. Chapman Center For Communicative Disorders

Visit Assistive Technology Equipment Loan Program (ATEL) Mary K. Chapman Center For Communicative Disorders Website

Email:

suzanne-stanton@utulsa.edu

The Assistive Technology Equipment Loan Program (ATEL) offers a variety of assistive technology devices for a short-term loan to Oklahomans with disabilities, so that a trial can be experienced before a purchase is considered. Equipment is available through the ATEL program for short-term loans, demonstration, evaluation for appropriate device, or for self-familiarization of device usage. Requests for equipment loans may be made by a person with a disability, family members, advocates or service providers. Follow this link to learn more about the program, http://oec.okstate.edu/loan/partners.php#3.

2820 E. 5th St.
Tulsa , OK 74104-9700

Voice: 

918-631-2504

Fax: 

Assistive Technology, Inc.

Visit Assistive Technology, Inc. Website

Email:

css@tobiidynavox.com

Products include augmentative and alternative communications technology, environmental control systems and LINK smart keyboard that talks.

Tobii Dynavox 2100 Wharton Street, Suite 400
Pittsburgh , PA 15203

Toll Free: 

800-344-1778 Ext. 3

Fax: 

781-461-8213

Enabling Devices, Inc.

Visit Enabling Devices, Inc. Website

Email:

customer_support@enablingdevices.com

Toys for Special Children" (children's catalog) focuses on the needs of children with disabilities. "Products for Independent Living" (adult catalog) focuses on the needs of the disabled adult poplulation

50 Broadway
Hawthorne , NY 10532

Voice: 

914-747-3070

Toll Free: 

800-832-8697

Fax: 

914-747-3480

Hearing Helpers

Visit Hearing Helpers Website

Hearing Helpers is a demonstration room where people can go to learn about devices made to help compensate for a hearing loss. The services are available to anyone with hearing loss, parents of children with hearing loss, relatives or friends seeking information about helpful devices or gift ideas. Students and others interested in hearing loss and assistive devices are welcome. The Hearing Helpers Demonstration Room is staffed with trained volunteers.

The room is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

INTEGRIS Senior Life Wellness
5100 N. Brookline, Ste. 100
Oklahoma City , OK 73112

Voice: 

405-717-9820

IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center

Visit IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center Website

Home Page Reader for Windows; software for learning disabilities; home page for Human Resources professionals with information on computer and information access for employees with disabilities.

IBM Corporation
1 New Orchard Rd.
Armonk , NY 10504

Voice: 

914-499-1900

TTY: 

800-426-3383 Toll Free

Toll Free: 

800-426-4968

Maxi-Aids

Visit Maxi-Aids Website

Email:

sales@maxiaids.com

Products for people with vision, hearing and physical disabilities. Items include switches for computer and environmental control, watches and clocks, talking calculators and appliances, magnifiers, medical products, home and kitchen aids, telecommunications devices for the deaf (TTY's), white canes, wheelchairs, dressing and personal aids, sewing aids and more.

42 Executive Blvd.
Farmingdale , NY 11735

Voice: 

631-752-0521 For Information

TTY: 

800-281-3555
631-752-1145 VP

Toll Free: 

800-522-6294

Fax: 

631-752-0689

NewView Oklahoma

Visit NewView Oklahoma Website

Email:

info@newviewoklahoma.org

NewView Oklahoma, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to empower blind and vision impaired individuals to achieve their maximum potential through rehabilitation, employment, and community outreach.

They also offer community programs for people of all ages living with blindness and visual impairments including art classes, a dragon boating team, summer camps and support groups.

501 N. Douglas Ave.
Oklahoma City , OK 73106

Voice: 

855-811-9699

Numotion

Visit Numotion Website

Numotion's services include:
•CRT products and accessories
•Innovative lifestyle enhancement products
•Service and repair
•Medical supplies
•Educational courses, events, seminars, etc.​​
•Wheelchair accessible vehicles

2809 S. Utah
Oklahoma City , OK 73108

Voice: 

405-843-2743

Toll Free: 

800-525-8586

Fax: 

405-843-2759

Oklahoma ABLE Tech

Visit Oklahoma ABLE Tech Website

Email:

abletech@okstate.edu

Oklahoma ABLE Tech helps Oklahomans with disabilities with assistive technology.

Programs include:
Device demonstration
Device loan program
Device reutilization
Financial program
ICT Accessibility

Plus more services

1514 W. Hall of Fame
Stillwater , OK 74078

Voice: 

405-744-9748

TTY: 

800-257-1705 V/TTY

Toll Free: 

800-257-1705

Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS)

Visit Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Website

The Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) expands opportunities for employment, independent life and economic self-sufficiency by helping Oklahomans with disabilities bridge barriers to success in the workplace, school and at home.

To connect to the DRS office in your area call 800-487-4042.

  • Vocational Rehabilitation: Employment services for people with any disability, except blindness.
  • Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired: Employment and independent living services for people who are blind or visually impaired.
  • Disability Determination Services: Determines medical eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income.
  • Oklahoma School for the Deaf: Educational programs for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Oklahoma School for the Blind: Educational programs for children who are blind or visually impaired.

Counselors and technology specialists provide assistive technology evaluations, devices and services to agency clients based on individual needs related to achievement of employment goals. They also help employers locate appropriate adaptive equipment for employees with disabilities. Contact your local Vocational Rehabilitation or Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired counselor for information. See DRS Offices Statewide, Rehabilitation section for contact information.

DRS provides vocational rehabilitation, employment and limited independent living services to eligible individuals with disabilities. Medical equipment, assistive technology and related services may be provided if they are part of the Individual Plan for Employment (IPE) developed with a vocational rehabilitation client. In some cases assistive technology devices and services may be provided for independent living purposes.

Assistive technology services which may be available based on a person's eligibility and plan of service include evaluation for assistive technology needs, recommendations for suitable equipment, worksite evaluation for adaptive equipment needs and training in use of specialized equipment.

Current DRS clients should discuss assistive technology needs with their DRS counselors. Applications for DRS services can be made by contacting local DRS offices. See DRS Offices Statewide, Rehabilitation and Independent Living section.

State Office
3535 N.W. 58th St., Ste. 500
Oklahoma City , OK 73112

Voice: 

405-951-3400

Toll Free: 

800-845-8476

Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) - Oklahoma School for the Deaf, Equipment Distribution Program

Visit Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) - Oklahoma School for the Deaf, Equipment Distribution Program Website

To be eligible, a person must:
•Be a resident of the State of Oklahoma
•Be 60 years of age or older for the hearing aid program
•Provide verification (proof) of: 1.Hearing or speech impairment (Not required for hearing aid program)
2.loss severe enough to require use of TTY or amplifier to use the telephone.

•List any other contributing disability
(i.e. blindness, visual impairment, physical disability, etc.) This must be verifiable.
•Income: (See form for details)
•Requests for Captioned Telephones (CapTel) require an audiogram.

Oklahoma School for the Deaf
1100 E. Oklahoma Street
Sulphur , OK 73086-3108

TTY: 

405-294-3977 Video Phone
405-294-3968 Video Phone
866-309-1717 Video Phone

Oklahoma School for the Blind

Visit Oklahoma School for the Blind Website

Email:

rechelle@okdrs.gov

OSB is a residential and day school for children and youth with visual impairments. The School also serves as a statewide resource for the education of blind and visually impaired children in the public schools. Programs and services include:

  • Academic instruction through 12th grade;
  • Instruction in specialized adaptive skills such as braille, orientation and mobility, use of assistive technology and low vision aids, and independent living skills;
  • Vocational training and work-study opportunities;
  • College preparation;
  • Social, cultural and recreational activities including sports teams, music, band competitions, and a variety of student organizations;
  • Outreach services providing technical assistance to help teachers and parents develop appropriate individualized education programs for visually impaired children in public schools;
  • Related services such as student assessment, counseling, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, audiological services, health care and parent education and counseling; and
  • Library and Media Center with educational materials in alternate formats including Braille, large print and recordings. Assistive devices to try out or borrow include talking appliances, magnifiers, closed-circuit TVs for print enlargement, electronic Braille notetakers and much more.
  • Summer Enrichment Program: Oklahoma Kids: A Kaleidoscope. For 1st - 12th grade students who are blind or visually impaired. The summer program is for children and youth who do not regularly attend the School for the Blind. The program offers specialized skills instruction, remediation, reinforcement in academic skills, training in use of assistive technology for the blind, recreation and social skills development. Children are transported home each weekend of the four week session.

    Official Website: http://osb.k12.ok.us/new/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3&...

3300 Gibson St.
Muskogee , OK 74403

Voice: 

918-781-8200

Toll Free: 

877-229-7136 (in state only)

Fax: 

918-781-8300

Practical Assisted Living Systems (P.A.L.S.)

Visit Practical Assisted Living Systems (P.A.L.S.) Website

Email:

pals12345@aol.com

Practical Assisted Living Services (P.A.L.S.) is a non-profit organization to create and repair adaptive equipment for people with disabilities.

2904 Pine Ridge Rd.
Oklahoma City , OK 73120

Voice: 

405-752-4241

Prentke Romich Company

Visit Prentke Romich Company Website

Email:

info@prentrom.com

Prentke Romich Company's mission is to enable individuals with speech and language impairments to successfully communicate and interact in their environment.

1022 Heyl Rd
Wooster , OH 44691

Voice: 

330-262-1984

Toll Free: 

800-262-1984

Fax: 

330-263-4829

Sooner Ambucs

Visit Sooner Ambucs Website

Email:

Adri-Anne@cox.net

Ambucs Share-4-Life Komputers (ASK): the program takes donations of used computers and gives them to individuals with disabilities. Software is installed on the computers but adaptive software and hardware is not provided.

P.O. Box 118
Norman , OK 73070

Voice: 

405-360-1521

Total Source for Hearing-loss and Access (TSHA)

Visit Total Source for Hearing-loss and Access (TSHA) Website

Email:

administrator@tsha.cc

Total Source for Hearing-loss and Access (TSHA) is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma and provides comprehensive services to the Deaf and hard of hearing communities throughout Oklahoma. Their goal is to increase the independence of people with hearing loss.

TSHA's programs are far reaching. The Interpreter Referral Program provides sign language interpreters for the entire state of Oklahoma including both Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Projects with Industry (PWI) offers job placement assistance to qualified individuals and serves a large portion of the state, while the Independent Living and the Information and Referral Programs focus mainly on the Tulsa, Oklahoma area.

Summer Day Camps for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children - children ages 7-13 may attend, and youth ages 14-15 can apply for counselor-in-training positions. A deaf education instructor leads camps, with volunteers assisting. Activities include speakers and hands-on activities organized around a central theme that is different each year. Sign language and voice communications are used.

Independent Living Camp - for deaf and hard of hearing teens ages 14 and up. The camp meets at TSHA and is free. Activities focus on developing independent living skills such as cooking, budgeting, making college arrangements, using transportation, etc. Field trips and fun activities are included.

Deaf Teen Club - for youth of middle-school age and up. The Club meets the third Friday of each month, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., and gives deaf and hard of hearing teens a chance to network, connect with peers, learn independent living concepts and have fun.

December Holiday Party - for children and youth who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech-impaired; children of deaf adults; siblings and families. Activities include free holiday stockings, games, crafts, prizes, food and a signing Santa.

8740 E. 11th St., Ste. A
Tulsa , OK 74112

Voice: 

918-832-8742

Toll Free: 

888-311-3523

Fax: 

918-834-4329

Toy "R" Us Toy Guide for differently-abled kids

Each year,Toys "R" Us has the unique opportunity to present a collection of toys for children with special needs, appropriately selected for their play and skill-building value. Their commitment to fulfilling that goal continues with the edition of the Toys?R?Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids. Follow this link to Toys "R" Us Differently-Abled Kids web, www.toysrus.com/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=3261680.