No Way Jose!
“Jose! Jose! No way Jose!" Lined up on the playground, 500 elementary students chanted their support for Jose as he propelled his very own Rifton mobile stander across the platform at Mayflower Elementary. Then down the long ramp he went to the playground surrounded quickly by his friends, family, the Monrovia mayor, police officers and firemen (and many cameras). What a day!
A bright and...
A Great Opportunity for Therapists
As a physical therapist working in pediatrics for most of my career, I have always loved Rifton equipment. There’s a certain excitement in how the right device can transform a child’s life. As part of this passion, I began to collect used equipment and wheelchairs to donate them to organizations that provide them to children and adults who cannot afford them.
Before long, I found myself...
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Donate Your Used Equipment
(Updated: May 8, 2017)
These organizations accept used adaptive equipment to re-furbish and provide it to families in need in the US or internationally. If you know an organization not listed here, or if you have feedback on those recommended on this page, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To find an organization that offers the opportunity to loan, borrow, or directly exchange equipment via web-based...
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Equipment Recycling AT Access Sites in Kansas
Why are there pieces of durable medical equipment on curbsides, flea markets, yardsales…and in dumps? What about re-utilization of quality equipment?
The State Assistive Technology Act, first passed in 1988, is a federal law that requires state responsibility in four areas regarding equipment: (1) demonstration (2) loan (3) support for financing and….did you know? (4) equipment re...