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NSCIA: Housing

On the NSCIA site you’ll find links that connect you to housing resources and information for a...

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Accessible Housing
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.6
UAB Spinal Cord Injury Information Network: Wheelchairs & Seating

One of the more confusing yet important issues in the life of an individual who uses a wheelchair...

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Wheelchairs, Seating & Other Mobility Equipment
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.5
UAB Spinal Cord Injury Information Network: Driving

Everything you need to know about driving, adapting vans and cars, renting and purchasing...

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Cars, Vans & Driving
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.5
UAB Spinal Cord Injury Information Network: Accessible Homes & Buildings

This section of the UAB Spinal Cord Injury Information Network provides information, resources and...

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Home Modification & Design
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.5
NSCIA: Accessibility and Animals as Assistants

This site lists resources and information on organizations that provide service dogs and monkey...

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Personal Attendant/Caregiving Services
SCI Specific
4.5
Toolbase Services: Directory of Accessible Building Products and Practices

Toolbase.org provides a directory of ADA-compliant building products and techniques used to...

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Home Modification & Design
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.5
Smart Home

The Smart Home website offers something a little different: affordable home automation products...

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Home Modification & Design
Newly Injured
4.4
AARP: Home Design

Top Site for the Newly Injured: This website is more basic than Abledata (also reviewed), which...

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Home Modification & Design
Newly Injured
4.3
Infinitec: Live - includes New Product Listings

The Mission of Infinitec is to advance independence and promote inclusive opportunities through...

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Assistive Technology & Computers
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.3
Infinitec: Live (Adaptive Driving)

The Adaptive Driving section on the Infinitec provides useful information on vehicle modifications....

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Cars, Vans & Driving
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.3
Assistive Tech

This unique website allows you to search for assistive technology multiple ways. You can do it...

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Assistive Technology & Computers
Newly Injured
4.3
Infinitec: Infinite Potential through Assistive Technology

The Mission of Infinitec is to advance the independence and promote inclusive opportunities for...

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One-Stop Shopping
Newly Injured
4.3
National Accessible Apartment Clearinghouse

The National Accessible Apartment Clearinghouse website is a searchable database of housing located...

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Accessible Housing
Newly Injured
4.3
UAB Spinal Cord Injury Information Network: Personal Attendant Services

Top Site for the Newly Injured: This website offers a listing of online manuals, fact sheets, and...

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Personal Attendant/Caregiving Services
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.2
The Boulevard: Conversion Shops by State

This database provides listings by state of businesses selling accessible cars, vans, and the...

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Cars, Vans & Driving
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.2
Makoa: Mobility Equipment

The “Transportation” section of the Makoa website provides information on all sorts of options...

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Wheelchairs, Seating & Other Mobility Equipment
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.2
Abledata: Accessible Housing Resource Center

This website provides a listing of organizations specially geared to meeting the needs and...

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Home Modification & Design
Newly Injured
4.2
Makoa: Transportation

The "Transportation" section of the Makoa website provides information on all sorts of options for...

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Cars, Vans & Driving
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.1
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: Assistive Technology Apps Guide

The Reeves Foundation has put together a guide list of useful apps for those using technologies...

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Assistive Technology & Computers
4.1
Infinitec: Home Modifications

Comprehensive, user-friendly, and a practical look at housing modifications: Universal...

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Home Modification & Design
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.1
Homes and Communities, US Department of Housing and Urban Development: People with Disabilities Page

This government website has created a “one-stop housing resource for people with disabilities.”...

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Accessible Housing
Newly Injured
4.1
National Association for Homecare Online

This site breaks down searching for a PCA and home care services into two easy steps. First...

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Personal Attendant/Caregiving Services
Newly Injured
4.0
American Association for Homecare: About Homecare: Checklists and Other Resources for Consumers

This site offers resources for individuals and their families seeking homecare services. Some...

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Personal Attendant/Caregiving Services
Newly Injured
4.0
Wheelchair Net: Products and Services - includes New Product Listings

This section of this website provides link to information about wheelchair products, services...

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Wheelchairs, Seating & Other Mobility Equipment
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.0
Wheelchair Net

This website, which is set up as an online “town”, allows the user to ask questions about...

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Wheelchairs, Seating & Other Mobility Equipment
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
4.0
Disability Resources Monthly (DRM) Webwatcher: PCAs

This section on the Disability Resources website provides general information and resources on...

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Personal Attendant/Caregiving Services
Newly Injured
3.9
USA Tech Guide - includes New and Used Product Listings & Consumer Reviews

One of the most unique features of the USA Tech Guide site is The Wheelchair Reviews By Wheelchair...

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Assistive Technology & Computers
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
3.9
Abledata: Assistive Technology Information

Best of the Best Site for Assistive Technology: Abledata’s most useful and unique feature is a...

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One-Stop Shopping
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
3.9
The Home Wheelchair Ramp Project

This site provides information on how to build a wheelchair ramp. Click on The Manual for...

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Wheelchairs, Seating & Other Mobility Equipment
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
3.8
Abledata: Products & Consumer Forum - includes New Product Listings

Are you looking for an assistive device? On this section of Abledata’s website you will find...

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Assistive Technology & Computers
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
3.7
Wheelchair Getaways

National rental service offering daily to long-term rentals of handicapped accessible vans for...

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Cars, Vans & Driving
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
3.7
Wheelers Van Rentals

National rental service offering daily/long-term rentals of handicapped accessible vans for...

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Cars, Vans & Driving
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
3.7
Disability Resources Monthly (DRM) Guide To Disability Resources on the Internet - includes New & Used Product Listings

This site provides both general information and an array of resources related to Assistive...

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Assistive Technology & Computers
Newly Injured
Editor's Find
N/A
GiveTech - includes New Product Listings

Givetech.org provides individuals with severe disabilities free technology devices to use a...

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Assistive Technology & Computers
Newly Injured
Editor's Find
N/A
Care Cure Community Equipment Forums - includes Peer Suggestions & Feedback on Products

The Care Cure Community forums provide a means to connect with other members of the Care Cure...

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Assistive Technology & Computers
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
Editor's Find
N/A
Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA): Accessible Home Design

The Accessible Home Design section of the PVA’s website provides very practical information on...

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Home Modification & Design
SCI Specific
Newly Injured
Editor's Find
N/A
 
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