Participating Exhibitors

Updated 3/3/2016

Assisted Living Technologies

Our mission is to provide technology solutions that promote independence, safety, and improved quality of life for elderly and special needs clients living in private homes or community-based settings.

Website: www.assistedlivingtechnologies.com








Advanced Wheels

Advanced Wheels was founded in 1988 by John Quandt and his family and has been providing quality sales and service of mobility vehicles ever since. Customers can be assured of personalized service from the Quandt family and Advanced Wheels’ experienced technicians at our single-location shop.

Website: www.advancedwheels.com








BAUM (USA) Inc.

Advanced BAUM (USA) Inc. is a subsidiary of BAUM Retec AG, a German manufacturer of assistive technology solutions for people who are blind or visually impaired. Many of the people at BAUM have been in the assistive technology industry for more than 30 years. We are proud to stand behind products like VarioUtlra and VisioBook that redefine excellence in design, and high quality.

Website: www.baumusa.com 








Carroll Center for the Blind

The Carroll Center for the Blind serves the needs of blind and visually-impaired persons by providing rehabilitation, skills training, and educational opportunities to achieve independence, self-sufficiency, and self-fulfillment and by educating the public regarding the potential of persons who are blind and visually-impaired.

Website: www.carroll.org








Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)

Connecting People and Resources for Quality Education
Since 1966, the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC), working with and for its member districts, has developed a wide array of cost-effective and high-quality programs and services to meet the educational needs of children and adults in the Capitol Region.

A Connecticut Tech Act Project Partner Agency

Website: www.crec.org








Crick Software, Inc.

Crick Software creates high quality reading and writing software that enables every child to significantly improve their literacy skills, helping them to achieve success across the curriculum.

Website: www.cricksoft.com








Dyslexia Society of CT

Since 2003, we have been a Connecticut nonprofit corporation and have operated as part of a multinational organization. In 2014, we became an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit to focus on dyslexia, particularly reading proficiency, in Connecticut. We work diligently to encourage diagnosis, improve reading skills, and address all components of dyslexia, which impact academic, social, and economic issues for individuals with dyslexia and others who struggle with reading proficiency.

Website: www.dyslexiasocietyct.org








EASTCONN

Mission: EASTCONN will initiate, support and facilitate partnerships, collaborations and regional solutions that are responsive to the needs of all learners through exemplary programs, products and services.

EASTCONN’s Assistive Technology Team brings together the expertise of professionals representing the disciplines of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology and special education.

A Connecticut Tech Act Project Partner Agency

Website: www.eastconn.org/at








Gaylord Specialty Healthcare

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare non-profit specialty hospital specializing in medical management and rehabilitation for patients who have experienced an acute illnesses or a traumatic accident. Gaylord is able to treat individuals who need care and rehabilitation for illness or injury related to the brain and nervous system, spine, bones and joints, and lungs and other conditions. We offer both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and we can meet our patients’ needs through every stage of recovery.

Website: www.gaylord.org








Helen Keller National Center New England Office

Giving people who are deaf-blind the tools to live, work and thrive in the communities of their choice.

Website: www.hknc.org








Kurzweil Education

At Kurzweil Education, we believe every learner deserves the opportunity to develop the literacy skills that lead to academic and personal success.

Our products offer learners new multisensory approaches to read, comprehend, synthesize, apply, and demonstrate their knowledge. With our support, they become independent, confident learners who can achieve rigorous academic goals.

When learners are able to understand text on demand, use organizational and content management tools to jumpstart their written work, and demonstrate their knowledge, they can meet rigorous standards. They can unlock their true potential.

Every learner deserves tools that help them unlock their potential.

Website: www.kurzweiledu.com








Lifeway Mobility

Lifeway Mobility makes motion possible. We provide solutions to help persons with limited mobility improve access in residential, commercial and municipal structures. Lifeway Mobility is an accessibility equipment throughout southern New England. We also offer a variety of transfer aids to assist clinicians and caregivers with patient mobility and safety.

Website: www.lifewaymobility.com








Lift & Care Systems

Lift & Care Systems cater to residential homes, semi-professional homes (group homes, day programs) and professional (nursing homes, hospitals and schools) institutions.

Our goal is making independent living a reality for many people and to achieve the highest quality of life for both the user and caregiver.

Website: www.liftandcaresystems.com








Oak Hill

Oak Hill helps people with disabilities experience rich, fulfilling lives in communities throughout Connecticut. Through education, assistive technology, programs and advocacy, we support them at every stage of life. We also provide a robust array of services to those people who work with, live with and care for people challenged by disabilities.

Chapter 126, Oak Hill’s innovative Sports & Fitness Center for people with disabilities, veterans, seniors and their families and friends.

Website: www.ciboakhill.org 








Optelec

We at Optelec, are dedicated to making a difference. It is our goal to play an increasing role for those in need coping with vision loss and to spread awareness so that optical, daily living aids, electronic video magnification, and speech solutions are readily available. And, for people who feel they have exhausted all of their options, we want to be a beacon of light and offer useful solutions. Because at Optelec we truly believe that “Life is Worth Enjoying”!

Website: https://us.optelec.com/








Power Chair Recyclers Of New England

Improving Lives, One Chair at a Time.

Power Chair Recyclers of New England started in 2013 as a social and sustainability venture to divert medical equipment from the landfill, refurbish them, and provide them at a considerable discount to those individuals that need them.

Website: powerchairrecyclers.com








Ride-Away Mobility Works

Ride-Away is one of America’s largest providers of wheelchair accessible vehicles and adaptive equipment. We help people get on the road safely by finding the right solutions for your needs, whether that is hand controls, wheelchair and scooter lifts, ramps, raised doors, specialized gas, brake and steering controls. We assure you with over 250 accessible vehicles from industry leading manufacturers like BraunAbility and vehicle lifts and adaptive modifications we will find the perfect solution for your needs in each of our 16 east coast locations.

Website: www.mobilityworks.com








School Health Corporation

We are a national, full-service provider of health supplies and services. We serve health professionals in educational settings from pre-school to college. We collaborate with customers and are an advocate for the health and wellness of those entrusted in their care. We maintain integrity in each of our interactions by always keeping our mission and value statements in mind.

Website: www.SchoolHealth.com








Silver Lining Technologies

A Leading Technology Provider specializing in Accessibility to Print and Data for individuals living with Low Vision, Blindness and Learning Differences.

Guiding and empowering success for each individual through carefully structured and coordinated plans; pairing the best adaptive vision technologies in concert with training, support services, and collaboration with community professionals.

Website: http://silverliningvision.com








Texthelp

At Texthelp, we know there’s a whole world of avid readers and fluent writers out there waiting for the right support. Our assistive learning solutions help people of all ages achieve their potential by understanding, reading, writing and communicating with greater ease and confidence. Our products are great for people with learning difficulties, dyslexia or visual impairments, English Language Learners (ELL) and those learning English as a Second Language (ESL).

Website: www.texthelp.com








UCP Eastern CT

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Eastern Connecticut serves people with ALL disabilities through a wide range of supports. The services and programs continue to change and evolve to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities.

Website: http://ucpect.org/