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  1. Medical & Assistive Equipment | National Multiple Sclerosis Society Assistive technology (AT) is any device, software or equipment that helps people increase or maintain independence and accomplish tasks. Examples of AT include text-to-speech software, hearing aids, adaptive keyboards and smart home technology products. Durable medical equipment (DME) includes wheelchairs (manual and electric), hospital beds ...
  2. How to Choose the Mobility Device that is Right for You (.pdf) Offers full-color photos of devices ranging from the simplest cane to the most complex power chair, guidance on how to determine if and when a device might be appropriate, and important safety tips. Introduces readers to assistive technology professionals and outlines the steps involved in a comprehensive evaluation for a wheeled mobility device.
  3. Increasing Accessibility | National Multiple Sclerosis Society AgrAbility’s database contains assistive technology solutions, designs, ideas, techniques, and suggestions for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities. AgrAbility: Toolbox; Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure Search through this database to find access to communication, computers and digital devices.
  4. Mobility & Accessibility | National Multiple Sclerosis Society This teleconference covers technology available today for the workplace and home and the myriad devices which promote accessibility and freedom for people living with MS. (recorded: 12 Jan 2011; time/size: 45m23s/11.5MB) ... the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America's program application process for assistive equipment, including cooling ...
  5. Mobility & Accessibility | National Multiple Sclerosis Society Shop at a medical equipment provider, sometimes called a rehabilitation technology or assistive technology supplier. Ask if the vendor participates in Medicare or Medicaid if you are a beneficiary. Be sure the vendor is accredited by RESNA, the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America. Building or Selecting a Ramp
  6. Staying Mobile | National Multiple Sclerosis Society Offers Access Loans for the purchase of products, devices or building modifications designed to assist someone with a disability. Offers Mobility Vehicle Loans for vehicles with equipment/modifications to assist persons with disabilities. Loan may be used for new or used vehicles, purchase or refinance, but not solely for modifications.
  7. MS Symptoms & Signs of MS | National Multiple Sclerosis Society If speech problems make communication challenging, assistive devices are available. Apps are available for smart phones that can help with communication and other devices are also available that may be of assistance. A speech/language pathologist will be able to suggest assistive devices.
  8. Financial Assistance | National Multiple Sclerosis Society Home modifications and assistive technology financial assistance, grants or loans for accessibility Assistance for medications including disease-modifying therapies and MS symptom treatments However, many of the resources provide financial assistance and community-based services for other needs as well, e.g., counseling, or access to food and ...
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