Resources

abledata

A catalog site providing information on over 29,000 assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment products for consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers.

New England ADA

More about voluntary compliance to ADA guidelines, this site offers specific information for making businesses and occupations accessible through education programs, technical assistance, training, consulting, publications and design advocacy. Serving the New England states.

ALLTech

ALLTech (formerly MECATS) is a nationally recognized center that provides training, consultations, and technical assistance in the areas of assistive technology, specialized software, Web accessibility, and universal design in education.

Alpha One

Alpha One works with consumers seeking mPower loans to help identify what kind of adaptive resources would be most helpful. Their web site includes relevant news articles and a wide range of other resources of interest to those who follow disability issues.

Alpha One - Financial Freedom Booklet

Developed by Alpha One, Financial Freedom is a valuable resource for anyone looking to learn more about how to manage personal financial resources. The free online booklet contains information from understanding finance basics and orgainizing personal finances to managing and eliminating debt and securing necessary assistive technology.

Adapted Home and Business

Not everyone can use standard products, equipment needs to work for the individiual. At Adapted Home and Business, we fit the product to you.

Alpha One - Classified Ads

An excellent resource for individuals looking to purchase used adaptive equipment and assistive technology.

Black Bear Medical

We hand pick the very best products available. Our professional staff has over 50 years of combined health care experience. We know what works and what doesn't, and our goal is to help you find exactly what you need.

AT Maine

 Provides assstive technology training, consultation, development and support.

Disability Rights Center

Disability Rights Center (DRC) is Maine’s protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities. It is a non-profit agency, independent of state and federal government.

Cares, Inc.

Provides training and advocact services, public policy development, case managment and AT device demonstrations for veterans with disabilities. 

FAME

The Finance Authority of Maine manages the finanaces side of mPower's loan program, and originates the commercial loans. The FAME site includes information on all of their other financial programs.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)

 The Department of Labor program that helps people who have disabilities to get and keep a job.

The Iris Network

Focusing on Maine’s blind and visually impaired since 1905

JAN

A broad-ranging site with information for employers and potential employees, facts about disability legislation, links to sites on specific disabilities, and the staff\'s recommendations on publications and articles on almost every disability-related topic under the sun.

Link Maine

Locate services in Maine, legislative information, computer use locations, regional activities, trainings and mentoring, activities and events.

Maine Bureau of Rehabilitation Services

BRS works to bring about full access to employment, independence and community integration for people with disabilities.

Maine CITE Coordinating Center

 Provides information, technical assistance, training on assistive and accessible information technology, helps develop policy, increase funding alternatives and provides web-based classified ads of used AT devices.  Visit www.getATstuff.com

Maine Center on Deafness (MCD)

MCD equipment Program: Offers sliding scale, free and low cost adaptive telecommunications equipment. Better Living Program: Offers discounted prices on things such as alarm clocks and smoke detectors.

Majors Mobility

People like you and me may need help with mobility and independence because of a variety of reasons...age, disease, injury, or disability are just a few. At Majors Mobility we don\'t just sell products...we provide mobility solutions to help you live as full and independent a life as possible.

Mainely Access

Provides comprehensive access evaluations, training in the use of adaptive hardware and software, and workplace integration of access technology. 

Newengland ADA.org

Information and guidance on all aspects of the Americans with Disabilites Act and how it affects individuals and organizations. Includes the "Tricky Question of the Month."

Pine Tree Society

Providing Maine children and adults with disabilities the opportunities and the means to create better lives for themselves and their families.

Ride-Away

Ride-Away is the East Coast's largest provider of modified vehicles and adaptive equipment for people with disabilities. Our extraordinary reputation is built on service and performance.

University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion & Disability studies (CCIDS)

 Is a link between the university and the community through interdisciplinary education, research, community service and dissemination activities. The Center's work incorporates the principles of inclusion, diversity, universal access design, and social justice related to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with disabilities of all ages.

U.S. Department of Justice - Tax Incentives for Businesses

Businesses can take advantage of two Federal tax incentives available to help cover costs of making access improvements for customers with disabilities.