The DoD has traditionally been a leading force in advancing the use of technology with the Federal Government. Many of these technologies have been commercialized, including applications to support people with disabilities. Utilizing the synergy between research and development, consumer demands, and the commercialization of new technology, the disabled community can benefit from technical advancements.
CAP recommends that you visit the following organizations' websites to learn more about how the Federal Government is continuing to promote the advance of technologies to improve the lives of people with disabilities:
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)
RESNA is an interdisciplinary association of people with a common interest in technology and disability working to improve the potential of people with disabilities through the use of technology. > Visit the RESNA website
Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)
FLC, a nationwide network of federal laboratories, provides the forum to link technologies and expertise with the marketplace. > Visit the FLC website
National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
NIDRR provides leadership and support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. > Visit the NIDRR website