Wheelchair & Adaptive Resources


Utah Assistive Technology Program
– provides individuals with disabilities of all ages their family members, students, and service agencies with information about available assistive technology.

http://www.uatpat.org 1-800-524-5152

– CReATE (Citizens Reutilizing Assistive Technology Equipment): where Utahns can GET or DONATE used mobility assistive technology (Salt Lake Tribune Story)

 

Para Quad Mobility
Providing solutions for people with mobility issues… vans, lifts, stair glides, hand controls…also repairing van van lifts and hand controls
http://paraquad.com
801-487-0111

Wheelchair Carrier

Many automobile manufacturers offer up to $1000 to help with wheelchair adaptations (lifts, wheelchair carriers, hand controls, etc.) on NEW vehicles. This site has information on most companies. You can apply for this and also apply for additional help through Utah Center for Assistive Technology (UCAT), Utah Assistive Technology Foundation (UATF), and other state agencies.
http://www.wheelchaircarrier.com
800-541-3213

How to Build a Wheelchair Ramp

ADA Wheelchair Ramp Specs

Accessible and ADA Bathrooms

A House for All Children – a site to review and order a book with info on home, community and transportation accessibility for children with all sorts of physical disabilities.

300 floor plans for accessible rooms in homes

Accessible doorways, including swing-away offset hinges to widen doorways

Lists many books regarding home modifications

Bathroom and self-help equipment – huge catalog. Insurances cover some of the equipment – may need a letter of medical necessity from your PT, OT and/or doctor.