Programs Assisting People with Disabilities to Acquire Assistive Technology

Source Name of program LocationAgeType of Support 

Access AT Canada
N/ACanadaAll agesProvides a list of organizations that provide funding for assistive technology based on jurisdiction, type of assistive technology, etc. 
Tetra Society of North AmericaN/ACanadaAll agesAny assistive devices that are custom-made for the individual to address needs in different areas of a person’s life: vocational Assistance, Independent Living, and recreation. These are devices that are either not available commercially or cost-prohibitive.
March of DimesAssistive Devices ProgramCanadaAll agesManual and Power Wheelchairs, Scooters, Replacement Batteries, Walkers, Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis (KAFO), Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO), Home and Bath Aids, Floor Patient Lifts, Basic Aids for Daily Living, Repairs to Existing​ Devices
Neil Squire SocietyWorkBC Assistive Technology Services (ATS)British ColumbiaAll agesAssistive devices, equipment and technology, ergonomic supports, restorative supports, American sign language (ASL) interpreting, captioning services, communication and hearing devices, workplace access and modification, and vehicle modifications
The Province of British ColumbiaN/ABritish ColumbiaAll agesCanes, crutches, walkers, manual and power wheelchairs, wheelchair seating systems, scooters, toileting, transfers, and positioning aids, hospital beds and related items, pressure relief mattresses, floor or ceiling lift devices, non-conventional glucose meters
Easter SealsEquipment Funding ProgramOntarioUnder 19
The Province of OntarioAssistive Devices ProgramOntarioAll agesMobility aids, hearing aids and other devices, communication aids, visual aids, diabetic equipment and supplies, respiratory equipment and supplies, home oxygen therapy, artificial eyes and facial prosthetics, custom orthotic braces, compression garments and lymphedema pumps, prosthetic breasts or limbs, enteral-feeding pumps and ostomy supplies
Lions Club InternationalN/AInternationalAll agesMobility, communication, sensory, cognition, psychological, mental health, etc.

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