Search & Browse Help

You can search AbleData for products, makers and sellers of products and by assistive technology (AT) resources. To begin your search select the appropriate tab under What are you looking for?

Product Search

You can search for products that are Available or Discontinued by selecting the appropriate tab under Product Status. By default, if you do not select a product status, available products will appear in search results before discontinued ones. You can also choose how many products you want to appear on each page of your search results by selecting the number you would like to appear under Items per page.

Search without quotes

Enter a keyword or phrase that describes a feature or function of a product you are looking for without quotes in the Search Products field. Search results will include product titles and descriptions with those words despite their order in the product title or description. For example, if you are searching for wheelchair transfer, the search results will include products that have both of the words wheelchair and transfer, such as a product name like, "Mobile Transfer Wheelchair (Model Rc-200-Pl-Tf-50)," and a product description that includes a sentence like, "The Travel Lifter is a mechanical transfer lift designed to assist in transfers from wheelchair..."

Search without quotes

Enter an actual product name or a specific phrase that you are looking for in quotes. Search results will include product titles and descriptions with those words in the specific order you entered them. For example, if you are searching for "wheelchair transfer," the search results will include products that have both of the words wheelchair and transfer in that order, such as a product name, "Ableware Elevated Wheelchair Transfer Seat (Model 72560-0051)," and a product description that includes the sentence, "A collapsible water retainer can be installed to allow for wheelchair transfer while keeping..."

Product Browse

You can opt to browse products by category, such as "Aids for Daily Living,” "Communication" or "Computer" by selecting the Or browse by Product Category feature.

Product Makers and Sellers Search

Enter a product maker or seller name in part or in full in the Product Makers and Sellers field. Search results will include companies with the words you entered in the order you entered them. For example, if you are searching for autism, search results will include companies that include the word autism in their names, like "Got Autism LLC" and "National Autism Resources Inc." If you search for systems integration, search results will include companies with the words systems integration together in their names, like "Systems Integration, Inc."

Product Makers and Sellers Browse

You can opt to browse product makers and sellers by the first letter of their name, such as all companies that begin with the letter A or all that begin with the letter C by selecting the Or browse by Product Maker or Seller name feature.

Assistive Technology (AT) Resources Search

Enter the name of an AT resource in part or in full in Name field. Search results will include organizations with the words you entered in the order you entered them. For example, if you are searching for disability, search results will include organizations with names that include the word disability, like "Commission On Disability Rights" and "Disability Etiquette Handbook." If you search for national institute, search results will include companies with those two words together, like "National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research."

You can also opt to filter search results by resource type, such as organizations that help or provide information for amputees or state government resources by selecting the appropriate option under Type. NOTE: You can use this filter by itself without entering text in the Name field. For example, if you are interested in finding organizations specializing in employment-related assistive technology matters, select Employment from the Type filter.

Assistive Technology (AT) Resources Browse

You can opt to browse AT resources by organization name in alphabetical order by selecting the Or view all Assistive Technology Resources feature.

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