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NEAT: New England Assistive Technology Resource and Education Center
The NEAT Center at Oak Hill is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. They provide people with temporary or permanent disabilities, seniors, families and professionals with access to products, new and used equipment, training and services that enhance the independence and quality of life for people of all ages.
NEAT has a wide variety of adaptive medical equipment, assistive technology services and educational resources, and a fully accessible facility with 12,500 square feet of flexible space that can be rented. Visit www.neatmarketplace.org.
They are located at 120 Holcomb Street, Hartford and 80 Ferry Boulevard, Stratford.
The ALS Association Connecticut Chapter
Often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s disease”, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.
The ALS Association Connecticut Chapter is dedicated to providing patient and family support and increasing public awareness regarding ALS. The Chapter offers a comprehensive array of services for ALS patients, their family members and caregivers. They partner with the only ALSA Certified Center at the ALS/Neuromuscular Center at the Hospital for Special Care, in New Britain, which features a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. The Chapter also hosts support group meetings at several locations throughout CT.