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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. 

AbleData: Provides information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment.

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.

Achievable Concepts Pty Ltd.: Adapted recreation and sporting equipment for persons with disabilities. 

Achievement Products: Variety of products for therapy, exercise, and special education. 

Adapted Physical Education and Recreation Equipment: List of equipment for purchase. 

Adaptive Mall: Offers variety of equipment for transport, seating, gait trainers, and bikes. 

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

Angle Tech Cycles: Variety of recumbent bikes and trikes. 

Athletes Helping Athletes: Provides handcycles, wheelchairs, prosthetics, and other adaptive sports equipment to children with disabilities. 

Athletic Stuff: 

Beep Baseball Equipment: Website to order new or replacement beep baseball equipment. 

Beyond Sight: Variety of shape and sizes of beeper balls.

Blackbird Bikes: Designs and manufactures recumbent vehicles.

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

Discount School Supply: Equipment for physical education teachers, speech therapists, occupational and physical therapists. 

eSpecial Needs: Adaptive rehab products for children and adults with special needs.

Flaghouse: Catalog for physical education and recreation equipment.

Flaghouse- Giant Leaps: Catalog for special needs products for all ages.

Freedom Factory: Custom adaptive ski equipment for persons with disabilities.

Gliding Stars Adaptive Products: Adaptive ice skating equipment.

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

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

Gym Closet: Equipment catalog for variety of physical education equipment.

iCan Shine: Provides bike camps and school programs.

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.

Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired- Adapted Physical Education and Recreation Equipment: List of equipment.

Liquid Access: Manufactures a full product line of adapted water skis and other equipment for persons with disabilities.

Leotek Toy Resource Center: Assists to adapt traditional toys to better serve children with disabilities.

MAKOA: Provides information on wheelchairs.

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

Misty Mountain: Variety of harnesses and other climbing equipment designed for persons with disabilities.

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

No Limits Tahoe: Adaptive climbing equipment.

Palos Sports: Variety of mainstream sport and games. 

PE Central: Homemade equipment ideas, games, and lesson ideas. 

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.

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

Quickie Wheelchairs: Distributes a variety of wheelchairs and handcycles.

S&S Worldwide: Sports, physical education, and recreation equipment.

Saylor Specialties, LLC: Manufactures water skis, sit skis, and other equipment designed for persons with disabilities.

Southpaw Enterprises: Catalog for therapy and sensory integration products.

SpinLife: Wheelchairs and other mobility devices.

Spokes ‘n Motion: Comprehensive array of adaptive sports equipment. 

Sportaid: Wheelchairs and other mobility devices. 

Sportime: Equipment catalog for physical education and sport. 

Swift Golf Carts: Single rider golf carts with easy rotating seat to allow persons with disabilities easier access to swing on the golf course.

TFH USA: Adapted toys and products.

Tumbleforms: Positioning equipment for persons with disabilities.

Unique Inventions Inc.: Sled and sledge hockey equipment.

U.S. Games: Sports and physical education equipment.

U.S.A. Waterski: Adaptive equipment, manufacturers, and retailers which offer the adapted waterskiing equipment.

Wheel Blades: Small ski attachments which can be put on the wheels of a wheelchair or stroller to improve mobility on snow.