The following organizations and vendors provide demonstrations of assistive technology devices. AT Device Demonstrations compare the features and benefits of a particular AT device or category of devices for an individual or small group of individuals. The purpose of a device demonstration is to enable an individual to make an informed choice about the benefit of accessing AT. Please contact these organizations for more information or to schedule a demonstration.
Please also visit our Events and Demonstrations News Page for information and announcements of upcoming demonstrations.
Organizations Providing Demonstrations:
ALLTECH provides face-to-face and virtual consultation, assessment, professional development, and technical assistance to support the development of knowledge and skills for individuals who have disabilities, their families and educators, service providers, employers and health/disability-related agencies. ALLTECH's comprehensive array of services include demonstrations of:
- Assistive Technology (AT).
- Augmentative & Alternative cCommunication (AAC).
- Universal Design (UD).
- Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM).
- Computer accessibility.
ALLTech serves individuals with a wide range of disabilities including persons who have cognitive, communication, motor, and vision difficulties. Learn more about ALLTECH...
The Assistive Technology Collection, part of the Kalikow Curriculum Materials Center Assistive Technology Collection, is a resource offered free to UMF students, faculty, and staff, and to professionals in the community, individuals with disabilities, and their families. The Assistive Technology Collection provides a place to view assistive technology (AT) devices, to receive a demonstration of the AT, and to obtain information about AT in general. Many of the items may be signed out for use at home or in a school or therapeutic setting. Learn more about the Assistive Technology Collection at University of Maine Farmington...
Pine Tree Society, with services statewide for people of all ages, offers a wide array of AT assessment and demonstrations through their Audiology and Communication services and the Kids Project adaptive equipment program. Learn more about the Pine Tree Society...
The Maine Center on Deafness offers the Maine Communication Access Program (MeCAP) which provides the consumer with access to a wide array of telephone equipment demo, loan, or purchase. Learn more about the Maine Center on Deafness...
Recreation Assistive Technology Exchange (RATE) at USM offers an extensive information resource and the opportunity to try out AT devices for adapted recreation such as bowling, fishing, golf, gardening, etc. When the devices are not being used for academics purposes, individuals can make an appointment to view or try a device that s/he is considering for purchase or has intentions of making. Learn more about the Recreation Assistive Technology Exchange (RATE)...
Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation (formerly Maine Handicapped Skiing) provides year-round adaptive recreational programs that teach adaptive sports activities to people with physical disabilities, ages four and up. Learn more about Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation...
Although not located in Maine, Northeast Passage is a nationally recognized leader in the provision of innovative therapeutic recreation services. Northeast Passage delivers disability-related health promotion and adapted sports programs throughout New England. Northeast Passage is a program of the University of New Hampshire’s College of Health and Human Services and is an affiliate of Disabled Sports USA. Learn more about Northeast Passage...
Vendors providing demonstrations of AT
Mark Hammond Associates is a leader in providing Speech-Language Pathology services with a focus on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for children and adults. They also provide AT device demo, loan and sales to enhance communication.
A Maine-based company that sells and installs equipment to modify vehicles to make them accessible to disabled people. They also sell adaptive equipment for the home.
Maine Accessibility Corporation is a locally owned and operated business offering sales and service for a wide range of equipment designed to help people move easily about their home or office in their day to day lives. This includes products such as ramps, elevators, stair lifts, chair lifts, platform lifts, dumbwaiters and other related products.
Smart Assistive Technologies is a leading provider of AT consulting and training services in New Hampshire and Maine. Delivering advanced access solutions, AT device demonstrations for individuals with disabilities to achieve successful education and employment, they provide specialized services to meet the needs of individuals at school, home or work.
Ride-Away offers a full line of adapted vehicle modifications. They have many vehicles available for demo as well up to date technology for consumers to achieve independent safe transportation. They also offer a used vehicle listing service.
Autotronics offers a full line of adapted vehicle modifications (vans, trucks and cars): sales, equipment installation and service to achieve independent safe transportation. They also offer a used vehicle listing service.
The New England Medical Equipment Dealers Association (NEMED) has many members throughout Maine who sell and service a large array of adaptive devices, AT and medical equipment for people of all ages to use at home, school or work. Most have showrooms with equipment on display and their staff will assist with device demonstration to help consumers make the best purchasing decisions and explore payment options. To find the adaptive/medical equipment dealer nearest you visit The New England Medical Equipment Dealers Association (NEMED) website, or call one of these vendors:
- Kennebec Pharmacy & Home Care, Augusta, 626-2726
- American Home Patient, Bangor (800) 287-6415
- Black Bear Medical, Bangor, 989-9849
- Miller Drug, Bangor, 947-8369
- Sleep Well, Inc., Brewer, 992-2660
- Medical Home Care Services, Inc., Brunswick, 442-8898
- Waltz Pharmacy, Inc., Camden, 236-2240
- Community Oxygen Service, Damariscotta, 563-5191
- Coastal Med Tech, Inc., Ellsworth, 667-2508
- Lincare, Inc., Fairfield, 453-4987
- Farmington Medical Supplies, Farmington, 778-2520
- Acadia Medical Supply, Fort Fairfield, 472-1234
- Seacoast Sleep Solutions, Kittery, 439-4706
- Bedard Medical, Inc., Lewiston, 784-3700
- Invacare Corp., Lisbon, (800) 333-6900
- Machias Home Health, Machias, 255-8505
- Black Bear Medical, Inc., Portland, 871-0008
- National Sleep Therapy, Portland, (888) 867-8840
- JC Mobility Solutions, LLC, Raymond, 655-2000
- Goodnows Pharmacy, Rockland, 594-5131
- Home Care Services, Inc., South Portland, 774-4201
- Majors Mobility, Topsham, 729-6990
- Maclin Medical, Waterville, 873-6151
- Waterville Home Oxygen, Waterville, 872-0500
- Apria Healthcare, Yarmouth, 846-8500
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