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ActiveForever.com
Provides life-enhancing products that help manage pain, physical injuries and many disabilities.

BookShare

Offers over 125,000 digital books, textbooks, teacher-recommended
reading, periodicals, and assistive techology tools. Bookshare is free
for all U.S. Students with qualifying disabilities.

 

EveryDay Medical
Offers a broad selection of medical equipment and supplies. Products are categorized according to need.

 

Handilift   
Home elevators, wheelchair lifts, and more.

 

Hearmore.com       
Amplified devices including talking phones, speaker phones and ringers.

 

Independent Living Aids
Products include voice activated email and response, amplified telephones, talking bibles, talking cooking gadgets, wireless doorbells, smoke detectors and Braille items.

 

Independentliving.com  
Large digit and emergency dialer telephones, talking clocks, reading machines, and illuminated magnifiers.

 

Lab Tests Online  
Screening tests for early detection of common and life-threatening diseases.  Information on preventative care and immunizations.

 

Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped 
Loans braille books and recorded books and magazines along with the necessary playback equipment.

 

New England Assistive Technology Resource and Education Center  
Not-for-profit organization that provides equipment and services to help with day-to-day activities.

 

SafeLink Wireless     
Government supported service that provides a free cell phone and air time to low income individuals

 

IRS Accessible “Speech-Friendly” or “Talking Tax Forms”
The IRS has made available over 650 tax forms that work with MSAA Compliant Screen readers, including JAWS, and Dragon Naturally Speaking Voice Recognition software. IRS Tax Forms 
Comprehensive resource for all Federal tax forms and instructions

 

Medicare.gov
Official federal government website for individuals covered by Medicare health plans.

 

SafeLink Wireless   
Government supported service that provides a free cell phone and air time to low income individuals.

 

Stamford Senior Center
Available to Stamford residents 50 and older. Activities include exercise, lectures, social events, and computer instruction. Stamford Hospital offers nutrition and diet counseling and Stamford Health Department provides glucose and blood pressure screening.

 

State of Connecticut Departments
Complete list of CT Departments and Agencies.

 

State of Connecticut Dept. of Social Services
Provides services that enable independent living.

 

State of Connecticut Department of Revenue Services  
Comprehensive resource of all Connecticut tax forms and instructions.

 

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch 
Information on all aspects of court filings, jury procedures, and court locations. Provides case look-up and forms for small claims to supreme/appellate filings.


Sign Language Interpreting Services
Sign Language Interpreting is available on a fee for service basis by the Commission on the Deaf and Hearing Impaired. Advanced notice of 10 business days is suggested. For Emergency access please call 860-231-7623 TTY/voice.

Specialized Products, Services, and Information