Tips & Advice Donate Your Used Equipment October 09, 2017 by Lori Potts, PT
For those of you with adaptive equipment sitting idle for whatever reason—either your child has outgrown it or your facility no longer needs it—there are dozens of non-profit organizations that are eager to take it, refurbish it, and put it to good use. Here’s a list of organizations we’ve worked with. If you know an organization not listed, or if you have feedback on those...
Tips & Advice Equipment Exchange Programs May 24, 2013
Obtain or donate used AT devices and equipment via web-based information exchange.
Tips & Advice Rehab Equipment Exchange February 21, 2012 by Joyce Clark, PT
A Solution for Finding Used Rehab Equipment Rehab Equipment Exchange started locally. As a pediatric physical therapist for 35 years, I was well aware of the high cost of new equipment. Often patients only need equipment on short term as either functional improvement or age growth limit extensive use of the same piece of equipment. When making home visits, I would see unused equipment being used as plant...
Tips & Advice Donate Your Used Equipment March 30, 2010 by Lori Potts, PT
For those of you with adaptive equipment sitting idle for whatever reason—either your child has outgrown it or your facility no longer needs it—there are dozens of non-profit organizations that are eager to take it, refurbish it, and put it to good use. Here’s a list of organizations we’ve worked with. If you know an organization not listed, or if you have feedback on those...
Tips & Advice Equipment Recycling AT Access Sites in Kansas June 14, 2006
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...