Google - The best gateway to the internet.
How Stuff Works - Answers to Questions.
Video Jug - Short films of Answers to Questions.
Wikipedia - On-line Encycolopedia.
Accessible Computer Games
Switch Gaming - The One Switch central point for switch gamers.
Game Accessibility Links - The most active
sites and forums, such as...
AbleGamers, SpecialEffect and The IGDA GASIG.
Excitim - The home of "dream technology" (UK).
OneSwitch Shop - Switch adapted Toys and
Blog for the latest news on switch toys and games.
- Simple toy battery adapters and more (UK).
OneSwitch Art - Switch art and ideas.
OneSwitch Blog - The latest
art ideas and products.
Artsy.net - Free art musueums to explore on-line.
CafePress.com - Sell your own art on-line.
FreeFoto.com - Free photographs on-line.
IrfanView - Free Image utility with
Pixlr - On-line graphics editing.
Daniel Brown - Amazing Reactive
Art on-line activities, such as Angel.
Etherbrian - Talented free-lance
Z Productions - Paul Granjon's wonderful
Ability Net - Free help and
factsheets on assistive technology.
Ability Net GATE - Assistive
Technology Wiki including switch systems.
access2it - Various assistive technology for sale.
ACE Centre - Some exciting projects
around Assistive Technology.
Assistive Technology - AT shop.
Adaptive Tech Solutions - Various assistive technology (USA).
Aidis Trust - Offer A.T. assessments and support with a free help-line (UK).
Axistive.com - Assistive Technology
- Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) charity.
Dad in a Shed - Affordable Assistive Technology from a shed!
Dynavox - Augmentative communication
EduPro - Dutch company supporting
much assistive technology.
Experia - Multi-sensory company.
Ian Bean - Inspirational Special Needs ICT consultant.
Inclusive Technology - Largest supplier of AT ware.
Independent Living - Searchable
JoyToKey - Use a joystick to control
a PC Mouse and Keyboard. Free to download.
Lauren S. Enders Pinterest Boards - Superbly curated list of assistive software and hardware.
Liberator - Well priced assistive
technology and some superb resources.
Makoa - Environmental
control links and much more.
NanoGames - Highly accessible games.
Natural Point - Head Trackers.
OneSwitch.org.uk - Games, art,
music, fun ideas and a service offering to make existing toys and equipment switch accessible. Includes the 4Noah Laboratory.
Woods School - On-line switch and touch screen activities, including "switch videos"
and interactive story books.
QED Ltd. - Very wide choice of switches
Reactickles - Computer
activities aimed at Autistic Children.
RJ Cooper - AT shop and support from the USA.
Rompa - Disability equipment, and owners
SEN / ICT Directory - Nicely organised list of events, suppliers, charities and more.
Sensory Guru - Sensory specialists.
Switcher - Fantastic resource of on-line educational switch activities. Great for absolute beginners
SEN Teacher - Many resources for
"Special Educational Needs" teaching.
SmartBoxt - Communication and Environmental control equipment.
SpaceKraft - Specialise in 'multi-sensory environments'.
Spectronics - Australia and New Zealand resources.
TalkSense - An invaluable resource of switch and communication advice.
Tech Cess Ltd. - Powerful communication
devices, switches and other controllers.
Technical Solutions Australia -
Superb range of assistive technology.
The Sensory Company - Really
interesting UK source of multi-sensory environments.
Toby Churchill - AAC Communication devices.
UK AT News - Everything about Assistive Technology in the UK.
Universal Access Games -
Including an excellent training utility for new switch users.
- A public pinboard for sharing interests.
- UK Disability forums.
Do It Yourself
OneSwitch - D.I.Y. Accessible equipment guides.
Maplin Electronics - On-line components shop (UK).
RS Online - International
source of components.
The Basic Soldering
Guide - by Alan Winstanley.
- Reed Gazala's art of circuit bending.
Funding Support for Assistive Technology
The Sequal Trust - Legendary UK charity with links back to the origins of the electronic assistive technology movement. Raise funds for adults and children in the UK requring often very expensive communication aids and adapted technology.
Caudwell Children - Provide funding for various equipment in the UK.
Children Today Charitable Trust - For up to 25 year olds in the UK.
Elilfar Foundation - For disabled children and adults.
Lifeline 4 Kids - Grants for specialised computers and sensory toys.
Smile For Life - For up to 18 year olds in the UK.
The Jonathan Young Memorial Trust - Specialist equipment support.
The Nihal Armstrong Trust
- Cerebral Palsy linked grants.
The True Colours Trust - For 18-26 year olds in the UK.
Round Table - Great Britain and Ireland fund raising support.
The Lions Club - British Isles and Ireland community support.
The Rotary Club - International support.
Touch Psychotherapy - an approach that may be particularly helpful to disabled people facing significant communication disabilities and stresses in their lives. See more at the "Bloch Healing" private therapy practice site.
BBC Health - UK health advice.
Mencap - Health tools and resources aimed at better supporting learning disabled people.
Equality and Human Rights Commission (UK)
Pioneers One and Pioneers Two.
Equality Act 2010 (UK)
Raising Our Sights (UK)
Valuing People Now (UK)
Valuing People Now (UK) - Easy read.
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
DAN - Disabled People's
Direct Action Network (UK).
Disabled and Proud - Uplifting
Google Maps - Maps and Satellite images
of the World. Superb.
Google Translate - Language translation.
Online Conversion - Measurements
XE.com - International Currency Convertor.
The Time Now -
Time around the world in a more accessible format.
Time and Date.com -
BBC.co.uk - BBC web-pages and the brilliant
- British Institute of Learning Disabilities.
- Leading UK disability site and newspaper.
Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
- Newspapers On-line.
- News, jokes, stories and more in symbols.
Sound, Music and Video
Drake Music - Pioneering inclusive musicians.
OneSwitch Music - Ideas, equipment and more.
FindSounds.com - Sound search engine.
Radio-Locator - Internet Radio
- search on location.
SoundBible.com - Free sounds galore.
Sound Wave Therapy - Lovely
speaker filled chairs.
The Smalls - An intimate place to showcase short films.
The Hype Machine - Music blogs.
WinAmp - Free MP3 music player.
YouTube - Massive video hosting site.
Places to go (UK)
Changing Places - First things
first - you'll need access to a loo. This organisation promotes the need for fully accessible toilets
around the UK with hoists.
Airport Guide - Disabled and Reduced Mobility Airport Guide from Parkat.
Euan's Guide - Accessible venues near you in the UK.
Good Access Guide
- Guides to UK access.
Rough Guide to Accessible Britain - Free guide for those on Motability scheme.
Thurrock POINT - Loads of help for getting around the UK.
Transport for London
- Accessibility guides and maps for London public transport.
- MERU's airplane accessible seat.
The Beautiful Octopus Club - Superb
London nightclub run by and for learning disabled people.
Calvert Trust - Holidays and
respite care, specialising in outdoor activities in the UK.
Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court - Wheelchair accessible orchestrated fountains of water that you can zoom in and out of.
Jubilee Sailing Trust - Adapted tall
ships for short or long holidays.
Timeout - What's going on in London
and other World cities.
Places to go (International)
Casa do Lago - Wheelchair accessible holiday home in Portuagal.
Shops (not AT specific)
CAPR STYLE - Bespoke clothing for disabled children and teenagers.
CreatingComforts.com - Sell foam products & supports. Offer a custom made to measure wheelchair cushion, mattress & support service.
DisabledGear.com - Buy and sell new and 2nd hand disability equipment. Includes a Leisure and Recreation section.
Ebay - Largest on-line auction site
in the world.
Racketys - Pro disability Kids clothing.
Sensory Slumber - Bespoke weighted blankets and lap pads (UK).
YoureAbleShop - Disability
Aids and Mobility products (UK).
Glowtopia - Glow sticks, LED toys, novelties and UV Cosmetics (UK).
The Glowhouse - Excellent online
shop offering glow sticks and flashing novelties.
Elwire Craft - Lovely Tron like El Wire kit to buy (UK).
Happy Glow Lucky - Fantastic
range for Sensory rooms and Parties.
Glow Sticks - Clubber
Toys - Glow To Sleep - All kinds of glowing gear (UK).
Live Wire - Electroluminescent
Novelty Imports - Wholesale flashing sensory toys & light up event novelties (UK).
SureLight - Electroluminescent wire
The Glow Company - Glow sticks
and El' wire products (UK).
The Wonky Rhombus Shop - Eclectic lights and mock fire-places (UK).
Various web-sites and blogs
Ableize - UK Disabled Information and
Check The Map - Find Learning
Disability services across the UK.
Disability DirectoryUK -
All your disability requirements listed in their disability directory for the UK.
e-bility.com - Fine destination web
site for disABILITY information and resources.
- Ideas and support with dating and friend finding.
Family Friendly Fun -
Offers fun and health resources to enhance the quality of life for families with disabilities and special
Living with Cerebral Palsy
- Friendly and varied site with message boards, games, photos, and more.
Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
- Help in the USA in finding affordable education.
The Foundation for People
with Learning Disabilities
Travel Resources for Flying
- Various flying advice (USA).
Winning in College: A guide for Students with Disabilities
- a mix of USA advice for those moving from high school to college (USA).
Web-cams and Interactive Views
British Tours.com - 360°
views of British tourist attractions.
- World wide cameras.
Panoramas.DK - Virtual Reality interactive
views of the world.
Wheelchair and mobility products
Wheelchair Blog Posts - Customisation and new wheelchair
Pride Blog - Super positive blog.
Able2Wear - Wheelchair and adaptive clothing for all ages (UK).
Alpine HC Group - A range of specialised seating and furniture (UK).
BUGZI - Indoors electric wheelchair
for kids from 18-months to 6 years (UK).
Eagle 2 Passenger Lifter - Hoist for people needing one on airplanes.
- A very wide range of wheelchairs, accessories and other mobility and independence products (UK).
Landeez Beach Chairs for Hire
- Landeez Beach Chairs for Hire at Teignbridge and Dawlish Warren sea-side resorts. Contact Julie on 07876
396648 Mon-Fri (UK).
Liberty Swing - Playground
wheelchair swings (Australia).
Lightest Electric Wheelchair - Foldaway powered chair (Australia).
London Recumbents - Accessible
bikes, tandems and more.
Number 1 Stair Lifts - Impartial
guide to stair lifts.
Reha Design - International web-store full of great looking products (Lithuania).
SMART Wheelchairs Limited - Excellent provider of child to adult wheelchair products - recommended (UK).
Stair Life Experts - Includes a fine post on 126 gadgets to help regain independence in your own home (UK).
Tank Chair - Amazing, and slightly
Welcome Mobility - Huge range of mobility products including wheelchairs, ramps and benefits
Wizzy Bug - Outdoors Kids Electric
Wheelchair. Fun! (UK).
Training (download) - "Computer simulation environments designed to help teach orthopedically impaired
individuals to safely operate powered and manual wheelchairs." - A 3D PC Wheelchair trainer.
Kid (download demo) - 2D PC Wheelchair trainer (Dutch).
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