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Adaptive Technology/Products: Adaptive Recreation Products

NHU is neither endorsing or guaranteeing the products or companies listed here. Please analyze your unique circumstance and use your best judgement in selecting companies and products for personal use.

Listed here you may find Adaptive Sports Equipment, Crafts, Games and Toys, Gardening, Hobbies, Music, Art, Exercise, Fitness, Outdoor and Travel Assistive Technology.

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Adaptive Sports Equipment.com is a distributor of adaptive sports equipment and it is their goal to fulfill all the equipment requirements of athletes with unique needs. They are continuously striving to list products representing as many athletic and recreational disciplines as possible. Cycling, Equestrian, Fishing, Fitness, Golf, Skiing, Sled Hockey, Water Sports, Winter Sports, and Ball Sports are the variety of sports with adaptive products available at AdaptiveSportsEquipment.com. AdaptiveSportsEquipment.com will ship their products internationally, but if you live in a country other than Canada or the U.S. contact them for shipping costs. For more information, visit their website at or write AdaptiveSportsEquipment.com, 66 Elm Ave., Larchmont, NY 10538, phone: 800-970-2254 or send email to: contact@adaptivesports.com


Access to Recreation is a company that offers products for sale in many areas of recreation. Products include Aids for Daily Living, Bath and Shower, Bowling, Cycling, Exercisers, Games, Fishing, Hunting, Gardening, Travel, Water Sports, and Lifts for Recreation Activities. Order a catalog on-line, by phone at 1(800)634-4351, by mail at 8 Sandra Court, Newbury, CA 91320, or e-mail on their website.

New Sign Adaptive Outdoorsman.com: Adaptive, Disabled, and Handicap Fishing Equipment Review numerous adaptive fishing equipment and order online fairly reasonably priced equipment.

Fishing Has No Boundaries: Adaptive Gear offers information on adaptive angling gear for the fisherman with physical disabilities. Various fishing rod holders for the arm and wheelchair are available through various companies. For more information, click on this link.

New Sign FISH WINCH® adaptive fishing reel drives for spinning reels along with the Shimano Quick Fire II system allow for easy one-handed fishing (casting & retrieving). FISH WINCH® electric spinning reel drives are cordless, easy to use, weigh only 9oz (including 9V lithium battery), and are available in 3 retrieve speeds for various styles of fishing.

New Sign Fly Fishing Discounters: Adaptive Fishing Equipment page offers a review of adaptive fishing products by a person with a disability and how to purchase the equipment.

New Sign Freedom Adaptive Systems hopes to improve the fishing experience of people with disabilities and increase the number of disabled anglers by making the best adaptive fishing equipment available. The adaptive fishing equipment is made to allow people who suffer from fatigue from fishing, pain, paralysis, or loss of a limb have a great day fishing. They provide adaptive fishing equipment that is easy to use, and will give you the best fishing experience possible. The adaptive fishing equipment consist of 4 rod holders. The Barracuda, Barracuda Fly, Side Winder, and the Dorado. New to Freedom Adaptive Systems is the Barracuda - Fly. Now fly fishermen with the use of only one arm can enjoy the sport they love. You don't have to buy two systems to fish a conventional method and fly Fish. All you need is the Barracuda and the Barracuda Fly rod tube bundle.

Even Par Enterprises, Inc is (a Veteran Owned Small Business) and have developed a patented product called Lend-A-Hand which allows the physically challenged and Able Bodied to see how much more productive their lives can be. It is the first universal assistive device that can be used on the arm or leg. Lend-A-Hand has been designed to improve independence and mobility in the patient population to assist Stroke, Arthritis, Amputation, Broken Bones, Carpal Tunnel, Cerebral Palsy, and Tourettes Syndrome. This unique product allows the individual to use their Legs, Arms and Hands in a Different Way. Plus, It assists individuals in regaining Arm Support, Leverage and Strength for day to day activities. such as to play golf, wash cars, paint, rake sweep and wash floors, go fishing and endless other activities and duties. This large universal sleeve can be used to hold fishing rods, pot scrubbers, spatulas, rakes, brooms, paint rollers, shovels – any tool with a handle. For more information, contact Even Par Enterprises, Inc., 127 Danforth Ave N. / Red Wing, MN / 55066 or Phone: 651-345-4653 / FAX: 651-388-7699 or send email to contact@evenparenterprises.com

Spokes 'n Motion encourages you to "Experience the Difference". Spokes 'n Motion is a distributor that specializes in adaptive sports and recreation equipment and in the promotion of sports equipment for the disabled world wide. They offer a range of products and services combined. This site will help you to conquer all of your sporting needs. For rentals, buy, sell and exchange equipment, find out about Spokes n Motion's Rental program or place your ad for sale of equipment. Spokes 'n Motion is located at 2226 South Jason Street, Denver, CO 80223. Call at (303) 922-0605 or FAX at (303) 265-9685. Contact by e-mail at info@spokesnmotion.com.

Sportaid provides a wide selection of sports wheelchairs and accessories.

The Wheelchair Gym is a portable, hydraulic resistance upper body exercise machine designed for wheelchair and power-chair users of all fitness levels and geared toward the person who wants to build, maintain or regain upper body strength and flexibility. It can be adapted to accommodate the user’s physical limitations. There is no single piece of wheelchair / power-chair accessible upper body hydraulic resistance exercise equipment on the market that can duplicate the range of exercises that can be performed with it. It can be used by anyone weather their 14 or 94; if they can use their arms they can use The Wheelchair Gym. It is manufactured in the USA and delivered fully assembled. Check with your nearest gym to see if they can purchase one for community members and your use. For more information, contact Lotech Solutions Inc., 50 N. Harrison Ave., Suite 9, Congers, NY 10920, Phone: (914) 591-9552, Fax: (914) 591 4197 or send email to Sales@lotechusa.com

Country Listings


Achievable Concepts - Adapted Recreation and Sporting Equipment for People with Disabilities and the Aged. This Australia-based company has assembled a large and comprehensive range of high quality products encompassing children's and aged care mobility equipment, games, crafts, musical aids, and gardening aids. Achievable Concepts has achieved particular success with its BMX trikes, the "Aussie Beach Wheelchair" and children's special needs all-terrain strollers. Achievable Concepts is located at P.O. Box 361, Moonee Ponds, 3039, Victoria, AUSTRALIA. To contact Achievable Concepts visit their website, e-mail sales@achievableconcepts.com.au, call + (61) 3 9873 0182 or fax + (61) 3 9873 7375.

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