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Silver Spring, MD 20910

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The ABLEDATA project provides information resources on assistive devices and rehabilitation equipment products for people with disabilities, including the ABLEDATA database of product information, and includes detailed information on products for use in all aspects of independent living, including personal care, transportation, communication and recreation. Custom searches provide specific information on products, including generic and brand names, description, manufacturer, availability, and cost. Staff are available to respond to telephone or written requests, 8:30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. ABLEDATA can also be searched independently through the Internet. ABLEDATA is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education.

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Print Resources

Hard Copy Fact Sheets providing detailed information on selected products are available for a nominal fee. A Thesaurus titled Guide to ABLEDATA Indexing Terms, including lists of categories, is available for $30.00. A complete publications/price list is available. All publications can be downloaded from the Web free of charge.

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