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    Center for Universal Design - National research, information, and technical assistance center that evaluates, develops, and promotes universal design in housing, public and commercial facilities,and related products.

    Adaptive Environments Center - Promotes accessibility as well as universal design through education programs, technical assistance, training, consulting, publications and design advocacy. Its mission is to promote, facilitate, and advocate for international adoption of policies and designs that enable every individual, regardless of disability or age, to participate fully in all aspects of society.

    Centre for Accessible Environments - Information and training body on the accessibility of the built environment for disabled people. A registered United Kingdom charity.

    Archimedes Project - Seeks to promote equal access to information for individuals with disabilities by influencing the early design stages of tomorrow's computer-based technology.

    United States Access Board - Independent federal agency whose primary mission is accessibility for people with disabilities.

    Adaptive Architecture - Designs accessible single-family houses, accessible additions and renovations for both residential and commercial projects.

    Daytona Elevator - Elevators and stairlifts for the handicapped in Daytona Beach Florida.

    Access2go - Information on access solutions, facilities and equipment that can be used by designers, developers and service providers to enhance independence for people with disabilities. Includes service delivery and building provisions to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. (United Kingdom)

    Baronmead International - Manufacturers and distributors Specializing in mobile stair climbers for wheelchairs.

    Pillman Architects - Disabled access specialists who identify and provide cost effective solutions for access barriers.

    Design Linc - Products, technical information, government agencies and other resources which can assist you in designing the right environment for people with disabilities.

    Home Modification Resource Center - Information and resources on home modification and universal design.

    Concrete Change - Provides detailed construction guidelines and cost estimates for barrier free design in new homes.

    IDEA Center - University of Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning's Center for inclusive design and environmental access.

    American Foundation For The Blind - A checklist for making facilities safe and accessible for those who are blind or visually impaired.

    Industrial Designers Society of America - Universal design special interest section.

    National Access Consultants - specializing in ADA property compliance inspections, building plan review, legal support, and expert witness services.

    Project ACTION - Promotes cooperation between the disability community and transportation industry and enables improved access to transportation for people with disabilities and the provision of accurate and practical information to help transportation operators implement the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    Adaptive Environments - Specializing in residential lifts. Located in Michigan.

    Informed Consumer's Guide to Accessible Housing - Examines what accessible housing is, discusses the types of products available to achieve accessibility, and offers resources to assist in this endeavor.

    Associated Stairlifts - A nationwide U.K. company with fifteen years experience in stairlift and wheelchair lift installation and maintenance.

    Federal Elevator - Specialize in the manufacturing and installation of handicap lifts and passenger elevators for a wide variety of applications.

    Garaventa - Accessibility solutions such as stair lifts, vertical platform lifts, emergency evacuation devices and more.

    Garaventa Accessibility - Lift, elevators for ADA compliance in commercial and business applications

    Inclinator Co of California - Southern California installer, supplier, and servicer of home elevators and stairway lifts.

    Wheelovator - We specialize in vertical platform lifts, stairway chairlifts and private residential elevators.

    Trace R & D Center University of Wisconsin - Center specializes in research and design of standard products to make them accessible. Notable is their "Designing a More Usable World - for All" section with links to work of others in this area.

    National Center on Accessibility - Provides technical assistance to organizations of all sizes who are designing and retrofitting their leisure areas and programs for accessibility. The NCA conducts, promotes, and facilitates research on issues essential to accessibility. (Indiana)

    Ron Gothberg Help Links - Dedicated to the general life enhancement for the elderly and those physically challenged by age, disability or other similar inconvenience, whether temporary or permanent.

    MRF Adaptive Resources - Pennsylvania company whose primary purpose is to bring persons with disabilities the newest and the best of home, business, and computer access.

    Accesos Generales - This site has 4 unique items that make pools and spas accessible, a pool lift and a spa lift that use no electricity or batteries; a motorized wheelchair and a solar fence that heats outdoor pools throughout the season.

    Information on ADA Signs for People Who Are Blind - Rules for ADA signs, tactile and Braille, visual, pictograms and Symbols of Accessibility. Verbal descriptions of graphic concepts. Explanation of typefaces and typography terms.

    DisAbility Home - National network of realtors who specialize in working to find accessibility options for the disabled community.

    Professional Builder : An open door for universal design - Article on building homes that are acessible for everyone.

    Accessible Home Ramp Manual - An online manual of design and construction for modular wheelchair ramps. Includes information about ramps and long-tread low-riser steps to improve safe home accessibility.

    Mount Field Services - This site shows some good examples of kitchen and bath renovations. Based in Basildon UK, Mountfield Services supply and install equipment for the elderly and disabled.

    Accessibility Equipment Manufacturers Association (AEMA) - A non-profit, unincorporated association, formed in 1990 to meet the special needs of those involved with accessibility equipment, including the design, installation and maintenance of vertical, inclined and horizontal conveying systems which are used primarily to provide access and/or egress for physically challenged persons in public and residential environments.

    National Center on Accessibility - Provides technical assistance to organizations of all sizes who are designing and retrofitting their leisure areas and programs for accessibility; conducts, promotes, and facilitates research on issues essential to accessibility; and conducts education programs at the Center and throughout the United States.

    Associated Stairlifts - A nationwide U.K. company with fifteen years experience in stairlift and wheelchair lift installation and maintenance.

    Appliances for the Physically Limited - Recommended appliances for remodeling a home to make it accessible for the physically limited.


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