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Listed below are selected companies, websites, and other sources for equipment that can be used in adapted physical education and sport.

Abilitations: Catalog produced by Sportime equipment company. http://store.schoolspecialty.com/OA_HTML/ibeCCtpSctDspRte.jsp?minisite=10021 

AbleData: Provides information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment. www.abledata.com/

Access to Recreation, Inc: Company which carries a wide range of products from fishing aids to exercise and rehabilitation equipment, wheelchairs to wheelchair ramps and hundreds of other items. http://www.accesstr.com/AMAZING/index.asp

Achievable Concepts Pty Ltd.: Adapted recreation and sporting equipment for persons with disabilities. www.achievableconcepts.com.au/ 

Achievement Products: Variety of products for therapy, exercise, and special education. www.achievement-products.com/?domainredirect=true& 

Adapted Physical Education and Recreation Equipment: List of equipment for purchase. www.iowa-braille.k12.ia.us/vnews/display.v/SEC/Resources/Services%20A-F%7CAdaptive%20PE%20%26%20Recreation 

Adaptive Mall: Offers variety of equipment for transport, seating, gait trainers, and bikes. www.adaptivemall.com/specialneedsproducts.html 

American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.: Nonprofit organization creating educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are visually impaired. www.aph.org/pe/products.html 

Angle Tech Cycles: Variety of recumbent bikes and trikes. www.angletechcycles.com/ 

Athletes Helping Athletes: Provides handcycles, wheelchairs, prosthetics, and other adaptive sports equipment to children with disabilities. www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/content/content1.jsp?contentId=5600004 

Athletic Stuff: www.athleticstuff.com/Physical-Education/52/52/dept 

Beep Baseball Equipment: Website to order new or replacement beep baseball equipment. www.centurylinkpioneergear.com/ 

Beyond Sight: Variety of shape and sizes of beeper balls. http://www.beyondsight.com/ballsaudiblebeepers-c-99_110_188.html

Blackbird Bikes: Designs and manufactures recumbent vehicles. www.blackbirdbikes.com/adaptive.htm

Boundless Playgrounds: Nonprofit developer of inclusive playgrounds to give all people the opportunity to explore and play together. www.boundlessplaygrounds.org

Discount School Supply: Equipment for physical education teachers, speech therapists, occupational and physical therapists. www.discountschoolsupply.com/Community/welcome.aspx?welcomeid=377&src=Home_MoreWaysToShop 

eSpecial Needs: Adaptive rehab products for children and adults with special needs. http://www.especialneeds.com/tricycles-bicycles-training-wheels-adaptive-tricycles-trikes.html

Flaghouse: Catalog for physical education and recreation equipment. www.flaghouse.com

Flaghouse- Giant Leaps: Catalog for special needs products for all ages. http://www.flaghouse.com/default.asp?Category=Giant-Leaps&AltTab=none&srccode=902098

Freedom Factory: Custom adaptive ski equipment for persons with disabilities. www.freedomfactory.org/

Gliding Stars Adaptive Products: Adaptive ice skating equipment. http://glidingstars.org/adaptive.html

GOPHER Sport: Equipment catalog for physical education, sport, and recreation. www.gophersport.com

GenMove: Offers equipment and training to develop programs that allow children to enjoy physical activity in a safe environment. www.genmoveusa.com

Gym Closet: Equipment catalog for variety of physical education equipment. www.gymclosetcatalog.com/

iCan Shine: Provides bike camps and school programs. www.icanshine.org

IKAN Bowler: Bowling ramp which attaches to the wheelchair and allows the bowler to control the speed, timing, and direction of the release of the ball. http://www.ikanbowler.com/

Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired- Adapted Physical Education and Recreation Equipment: List of equipment. www.iowa-braille.k12.ia.us/vnews/display.v/SEC/Resources/Services%20A-F%7CAdaptive%20PE%20%26%20Recreation

Liquid Access: Manufactures a full product line of adapted water skis and other equipment for persons with disabilities. http://www.liquidaccess.org/product-main.html

Leotek Toy Resource Center: Assists to adapt traditional toys to better serve children with disabilities. http://livespecial.com/BusinessDetailView/tabid/81/ItemId/583/Leotek-Toy-Resource-Center.aspx

MAKOA: Provides information on wheelchairs. www.makoa.org/mobility.htm

Melrose Kiwi Concept Chairs USA: Designs and produces custom made wheelchairs and wheelchair products. www.melrosewheelchairs.com

Misty Mountain: Variety of harnesses and other climbing equipment designed for persons with disabilities. http://mistymountain.com/c/adaptive.htm

National Archery in the Schools Program: Promotes and provides the integration of archery into the school curriculum. www.nasparchery.com

No Limits Tahoe: Adaptive climbing equipment. http://nolimitstahoe.com/gear/index.htm

Palos Sports: Variety of mainstream sport and games. www.palossports.com/ 

PE Central: Homemade equipment ideas, games, and lesson ideas. www.pecentral.org/preschool/prekhomemadeequipmentmenu.html 

PELinks4U: Links to various physical education equipment websites, listing of K-12 school physical education websites, links to various organizations such as Adapted Physical Education National Standards and AAHPERD websites, sports and activity links, as well as links to state AAHPERD websites, and a listing of each states physical education standards. www.pelinks4u.org

Power Pumper: Provides mobility devices to help persons live an active lifestyle. www.powerpumper.com

Quickie Wheelchairs: Distributes a variety of wheelchairs and handcycles. www.quickie-wheelchairs.com

S&S Worldwide: Sports, physical education, and recreation equipment. www.ssww.com/sports-pe-recreation/?brws_pos=TOPHM

Saylor Specialties, LLC: Manufactures water skis, sit skis, and other equipment designed for persons with disabilities. http://saylorspecialties.com/products.html

Southpaw Enterprises: Catalog for therapy and sensory integration products. www.southpawenterprises.com/

SpinLife: Wheelchairs and other mobility devices. www.spinlife.com

Spokes ‘n Motion: Comprehensive array of adaptive sports equipment. www.spokesnmotion.com/catalog/category.asp 

Sportaid: Wheelchairs and other mobility devices. www.sportaid.com/ 

Sportime: Equipment catalog for physical education and sport. www.sportime.com 

Swift Golf Carts: Single rider golf carts with easy rotating seat to allow persons with disabilities easier access to swing on the golf course. http://www.swiftgolfcarts.com/index.html

TFH USA: Adapted toys and products. www.specialneedstoys.com/usa/

Tumbleforms: Positioning equipment for persons with disabilities. www.pattersonmedical.com/app.aspx?cmd=contentview&page=tumbleforms2&group=sprw

Unique Inventions Inc.: Sled and sledge hockey equipment. http://www.uniqueinventionsinc.com/

U.S. Games: Sports and physical education equipment. www.us-games.com/

U.S.A. Waterski: Adaptive equipment, manufacturers, and retailers which offer the adapted waterskiing equipment. http://www.usawaterski.org/pages/divisions/WSDA/AdaptiveWaterSkiEquipment.pdf

Wheel Blades: Small ski attachments which can be put on the wheels of a wheelchair or stroller to improve mobility on snow. http://www.wheelblades.ch/en/