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Saving a Life - Part 1 2

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to a brave young man who became a quadriplegic as a result of a car accident.  Despite his paralysis, he re-learned how to play guitar and founded Music in Motion Foundation to inspire others through both music and his own testimony. There is another young quadriplegic who is […]

Microchip Technology Offers New Hope for Quadriplegics

Researchers at The Ohio State University Neurological Institute have successfully implanted a microchip into the motor cortex of a 24-year-old quadriplegic by the name of Ian Burkhart. This chip reads brain activity and, using a signal decoder and special sleeve, actually allows the Burkhart to control movement of his arm. While there is still much […]

Saving a Life - Part 1 2

We thought we would share this inspiring story of a brave young man who became a quadriplegic. A car accident stole most of his movement, but certainly not his brilliant mind: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Many quadriplegics – even those who are unable to speak – have bodies that are paralyzed, but their […]

What a WONDERful Moment!

Every once in awhile, someone says something so profound, it becomes a moment worth repeating over and over again. Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder presented at the 2016 Grammy awards.  Since he is blind, he did not have the benefit of using a teleprompter when revealing the Song of the Year.  Instead, he read the name of […]

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Robert Oxford, a quadriplegic, finds independence through his autonoME environmental control unit (ECU).

ASI “Partied like Rock Stars” at the 2015 Florida Companies to Watch Awards Dinner 14

We were honored to be recognized at the 2015 Florida Companies to Watch awards ceremony.  Our own “rock star” Maggie accepted the award.  We want to thank GrowFL and the Edward Lowe Foundation for all they do to recognize and support second stage businesses. Enjoy the photo gallery and smartphone video of some of the […]

ASI Featured on Veterans Radio

Accessibility Services Inc. Program Director to Serve as Marketing Chair for Citrus County Blessings Program (Homosassa, FL) – Accessibility Services, Inc. (ASI) announced today that Lisa Swiger, Program Manager, was elected to the Board of Directors of Citrus County Harvest, Inc. a 501(c)(3) that operates the Citrus County Blessings (Blessings) program. Blessings provides nutritional breakfasts, […]

VA Long Beach Opens Spinal Cord Injury Long Term Care Unit

Congratulations to the VA Long Beach and Paralyzed Veterans of America on the opening of the new Spinal Cord Injury Long Term Care Unit. This high-tech facility is designed to provide veterans with spinal cord injuries permanent housing with specialized care and support. ASI is proud to be part of this exciting project! Special thank […]

Device lets Lakeland couple communicate once again

Special thank you to Robin Williams Adams for writing such a heartwarming story for The Ledger.  We were honored to have had the opportunity to work with Alfred, Anna and the Dream Foundation! http://www.theledger.com/article/20150914/NEWS/150919720

Leading Provider of Environmental Control Units Chosen From Over 500 Nominees Accessibility Services, Inc. (ASI) announced today that it is among 50 statewide companies selected from more than 500 nominees for Florida Companies to Watch℠, a statewide program managed by economic development group GrowFL, in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation. ASI joins an esteemed […]

ASI Partners with Dream Foundation to Fulfill Final Wish 10

Environmental Control Unit (ECU) Allows 84-year-old with Parkinson’s Disease to Communicate with His Wife Eighty-four year old Alfred Combee had quite an active life. The former fire investigator was also an avid wildlife photographer. He and his wife Anna loved to mountain bike together. Three years ago, Alfred found out he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s […]

Options for Accessibility 2

We would like to extend a special thank you to Megan Carella and the Citrus County Chronicle for the wonderful story about ASI in the Sunday Business section. If you missed it, be sure to check it out:

Accessibility Services, Inc. Promotes Michael Lawrence to Inside Sales Representative

ASI proudly announces the promotion of Michael Lawrence to Inside Sales representative. He joined ASI in February 2014 as an intern and was promoted to Warehouse Inventory Specialist. In his new role, Lawrence will conduct consultations nationwide and develop customized solutions to help individuals with severe disabilities and spinal cord injuries gain control of their […]

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We are a proud supporter of The Key Training Center, a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization serving adults with developmental disabilities.  Based in Citrus County, the center provides residential, vocational and adult day services, to hundreds of developmentally disabled adults.  It is the only facility of it kind in the area. I personally commend this organization […]

Community Safety Net program 2

Accessibility Services, Inc. is proud to partner with the Citrus Sheriff/Fire Rescue on their Community Safety Net program. The initiative is designed to teach elementary school students about fire safety and prevention. There is also a mobile app which lists community emergency contact information, national safety contact information, safety tips and community leaders. The flyer […]

Representative Smith takes tour of Accessibility Services Inc. 2

Leading Provider of Environmental Control Units Chosen From Over 500 Applicants (Homosassa, FL) – When Maggie Thompson took the helm of Accessibility Services, Inc. (ASI) in 2009, she made the decision to lead the company down an ambitious path toward becoming the leading provider of environmental control units (ECU’s) in the country. Her substantial investment […]

Maggie's Moment - A Special Thank You From Our President

This quote by Jay Danzie is one of my favorites: “Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, how you leave others feeling after having an experience with you becomes your trademark.” Jay Danzie We all have an opportunity to touch the lives of people who cross our paths.  The goal of […]

Local Veteran Re-Gain’s Freedom Through Technology

ALS Patient Utilizes the AutonoME ECU to Increase Independence (Spring Hill, FL) – U.S. Army veteran Michael Kelly proudly served in Vietnam. During his tour, he experienced the conflicts and hostilities of war. However, his true battles were yet to come. Kelly was diagnosed five years ago with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as […]

New Sensory Software Products Now Available 5

We are excited to offer the latest line of products by Sensory Software. Our autonoME Residential ECU’s will also be integrated with this new technology. Grid Pad Pro This is one of the most powerful Grid products to date. Packed with features including high-quality audio, multiple access options and Servus environment control. Available in both […]

A Story of Inspiration… 1

Check out this inspiring story of Martin Pistorius.  Martin uses the same AAC software (The Grid 2) that powers our AutonoME ECU’s. His book, Ghost Boy, has made the New York Times Best Seller list: (excerpt below is from http://www.martinpistorius.com/ghost-boy-book) The book eloquently weaves its way as Martin recounts his journey of recovery against all […]

Representative Smith takes tour of Accessibility Services Inc. 3

Inverness, FL – “Yesterday I had the distinct privilege of taking a tour of Accessibility Services Inc. in Homosassa, Florida. To say the least the organization led by Mrs. Maggie Thompson was impressive in their business leadership, community service and vision to help our veterans. Since 1989 Mrs. Thompson and ASI have been a standout […]

Read about ASI in US Medicine

A pilot program in Memphis is bringing VA closer to meeting what perhaps is the greatest desire for its 42,000 veterans with spinal-cord injuries and disorders: more control of their environment. VA Memphis will roll out the “autonoME” environmental control unit (ECU) from Accessibility Services Inc., which will enable that spinal-cord unit’s 60 patients to […]