Category: Assistive Technology


Full Time interpreter joins Shasta College DSPS

  Shasta College has added a full-time interpreter to our DSPS staff. Please join me in welcoming Karen Wells to our staff. Karen has interpreted for the past 13 years in various settings, along with other entrepreneurial adventures. Her desk…

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Free Event Saturday – An In-Sight-Full Day

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DAC Out reaches to you!

Disability Action Center directly interacts and impacts the lives of people with disabilities and seniors in our communities. Another aspect of our direct support is our active outreach program to reach out even more to our communities. On June 17th…

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Upcycle – Antique Wheelchair into Planter

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Ability Tools Webinar coming soon!

Upcoming Webinar with Ability Tools! Staying in Your Home: Assistive Technology (AT) for Seniors Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 • 10:00AM  – 11:00AM PST Training Type: Webinar Location: Blackboard Collaborate Webiar Platform Jeff Symons has over 25+ years of expertise in…

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Where Are All the Walk-in Tubs?

Where Are All the Walk-in Tubs?Posted: 06 Apr 2015 03:42 PM PDT courtesy of: http://sbstubs.com/kentucky.html by Emily Flynn, Program Coordinator I have recently started working for Ability Tools as the Program Coordinator for their Information and Referral line. I receive…

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April 2015 Recipient of Keep the Wheels Rolling Repair Fund

The Keep the Wheels Rolling Repair Fund through Ability Tools provides small grants for the purchase of parts and/or repairs needed to refurbish a wheelchair or scooter so it may be reassigned to a low-income Californian with a disability for…

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Featured Item for April 2015

Aumed Aukey Portable Video Magnifier The Aukey is one of the first truly portable pocket video magnifiers with features and quality of units costing twice as much. Small enough to fit in your pocket but with its 3.5 inch screen,…

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Shasta Regional Community Foundation

Independent Living Services of Northern California’s Assistive Technology Program received a grant from the Redding Rancheria Community Fund in the amount of $1000.00 in 2014 to support the startup needs of “Ramp Up Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities” program….

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Courtesy of Ability Tools – The WHILL

It’s Not a Wheelchair, It’s a Personal Mobility Device – The WHILL Posted: 10 Feb 2015 01:14 PM PST WHILL is a new personal mobility device – not called a wheelchair – that has a unique sleek design making it…

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