Thursday, April 24th 2014

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AdaptaMedical.com

AdaptaMedical.com

AdaptaMedical.com

Adapta Medical was founded to improve catheter technology for all users– including me. I’m a C7 quadriplegic with limited finger dexterity who cannot perform intermittent self-catheterization with the current products on the market. I’m also a practicing physician, with many patients who share my limitation and frustration. The design of the PerfIC Cath™ was the result of over 10 years of research and development, along with an enormous amount of user feedback from patients and friends about what they most needed in a product we all depend on daily. More Information »

How iRoll Sports

HowiRollSports.com

HowiRollSports.com

Our mission is to inspire athletes to perform at their peak through a combination of innovative products and a unique approach. We are dedicated to providing our customers with the best adaptive sport equipment possible, geared toward helping people reach the next level in fitness and sports. No “Medical Supply” stores here.

Jacob Sharff, a ParaTriathlete born and raised in West Palm Beach, FL started How iRoll Sports, LLC in 2013. An athlete and competitor to the core, Jacob never made excuses after being paralyzed from a car accident in 1999 at the age of 16. More Information »

Kinova USA

KINOVA USA

KINOVA USA

The Kinova USA Mission Mobility is the most basic of human needs, and an essential component of every human right. Kinova USA is committed to enabling those who live with disabilities with products and services that allow us to dramatically improve their quality of life while simultaneously reducing the systemic costs associated with their care.

Kinova USA is out to change the very meaning of life for hundreds of thousands of severely disabled Americans by giving them the ability to do for themselves average daily living (ADL) activities for which they currently depend on others. More Information »

SureHands Lift and Care Systems

SureHands

SureHands

The right solution for every user

At Handi-Move, our primary concern is the user’s quality of life. In our view, our mission is to develop, produce and distribute innovative and reliable lifting and care equipment with the principal focus on the interests of the user. More Information »

Wheel:Life

Wheel:Life

Wheel:Life

Wheel:Life is a global initiative that assists people in addressing the many questions and challenges that come with using a wheelchair. Wheel:Life resources help people:

  • find quality health and medical resources, related research and news;
  • explore educational and employment avenues;
  • research the proper adaptive equipment, assistive technology, home modification and home medical equipment for their needs;
  • network within local and virtual peer support groups;
  •  discover accessible travel destinations; and
  • enjoy a full and active life as a wheelchair user. More Information »

Roman Reed Foundation

Roman Reed Foundation

Roman Reed Foundation

The Roman Reed Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to the cause of cure for neurological disorders. While our immediate and overarching goal is the alleviation of spinal cord injury paralysis, we believe our goals are best advanced by a unified approach to the field of regenerative medicine. Accordingly, we will work with leading organizations in related areas, including (but not limited to): spinal muscular atrophy, traumatic brain injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, and other malfunctions and diseases of the central nervous system. We support not only scientists, but also the educational process to awaken a national awareness. More Information »

AbleRoad

AbleRoad

AbleRoad

AbleRoad™ connects people with accessible businesses. AbleRoad gives people with disabilities, families, friends, caregivers and business owners an online destination to rate and review community access. More Information »

Brosch direct Medical Supplies

Brosch direct

Brosch direct

Brosch direct has been an established and trusted supplier to over 22,000 medical professionals since 1989.

With trained and experienced sales staff and a warehouse facility well stocked we are able to promptly and efficiently meet our customer’s needs and pride ourselves in supporting every sale with first class customer support. Attention to product supply combined with our first-class sales support is what has made Brosch direct the market leading company it is today.

Out of Step

Out of Step

Out of Step

Out of Step is an online marketplace and platform connecting people with disabilities to consumers and employers. On Out of Step, people with disabilities can sell products, offer services or post a resume. Anyone can use Out of Step’s marketplace to discover great items, service providers or employees. More Information »

Fun Without Walking

Fun Without Walking

Fun Without Walking

4 Wheels, 2 Hearts, 1 Mission! A blog by a couple who live in TX and write about disability issues. Michelle was diagnosed with Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy when she was 40. More Information »