AbleLink News

AbleLink and SHIFT Announce Launch of SMART Travel Training System in Tennessee

November 15, 2022

In early 2022, AbleLink Smart Living Technologies and Tech First SHIFT began discussions with the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) regarding the lack of real-world travel training expe...

AbleLink Wins 2nd Place in U.S. DOT's Inclusive Design Challenge

July 26, 2022

AbleLink Smart Living Technologies was awarded a $700,000 prize as the 2nd place winner in the U.S. DOT's Inclusive Design Challenge. In a ceremony at U.S. DOT offices in Washington, DC, AbleLink was recognized along with the 1st place and 3rd place winners. AbleLink's award-winning concept, the WayFinder Ride app, is designed to give people with c...

AbleLink Featured in New Research Article

July 15, 2022

A recent article in Research in Developmental Disabilities features AbleLink's ATLAS service. The article, titled "Putting 'ME' into measurement" is focused on creating opportunities for individuals with I/DD to self-report on their health. The entire article is avail...

Dan Davies, AbleLink Founder & President, Featured on the "ABC's of Disability Planning" Podcast

February 04, 2022

Eric Jorgensen, Founder of Special Needs Navigator , recently interviewed AbleLink's Dan Davies on the "ABC's of Disability" podcast.

Through his organization, Eric works to "help caregivers, families, and individuals navigate the maze of benefits, resources, and serv...

AbleLink Wins Michigan Grant to Bolster Mobility Industry and Increase Accessibility

December 15, 2021

More than $618,000 in grant funding awarded in second round of Michigan Mobility Funding Platform helping to facilitate programs in Southeast Michigan, Washtenaw and Ingham Counties

LANSING, Mich. — December 15, 2021 —
Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced today the second round of Michigan Mobility Funding Pla...

AbleLink WayFinder Featured in Closing the Gap

October 29, 2021

AbleLink's WayFinder Software in Closing the Gap's online magazine

Closing the Gap featured WayFinder in their October Front Page Report.

The article includ...

Inclusive Design Challenge: PAVE video feature

August 02, 2021

PAVE video introduces AbleLink's Inclusive Design Challenge Project

Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE) recently released a series of videos introducing the Inc...

AbleLink's work in Tennessee spotlighted in The Compass

July 03, 2021

Tennessee Disability Pathfinder News

AbleLink Vice President Steven Stock recently authored an article for Tennessee Disability Pathfinder's The Compass newsletter. The article, titled Ablelink Smart ...

AbleLink Chosen as a Semifinalist in the Inclusive Design Challenge

January 28, 2021

AbleLink to Develop "WayFinder ADS"

COLORADO SPRINGS, January 14, 2021 --

We are pleased to announce that AbleLink Smart Living Technologies has been named as a Stage II semifinalist in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s competitive Inclusive Design Challenge. The Challenge focuses on innovative design solut...

AbleLink Featured on

January 25, 2021

AbleLink WayFinder receives national media attention

COLORADO SPRINGS, December 13, 2020 --

AbleLink WayFinder, a revolutionary travel support app in use around the country, was recently featured by Freethink, an online platform for the latest innovations in...

VantagePoint moves to the web

January 18, 2021

Because Everyone Has a Voice

COLORADO SPRINGS, December 17, 2020 --

AbleLink VantagePoint, previously released as a mobile app, is now web-based and can be accessed from any browser! The research-based content no longer requires an app install or individual survey costs. The new AbleLink VantagePoint service includ...

Now available - ATLAS Travel Readiness Assessments

November 27, 2020

AbleLink's ATLAS Travel Readiness Assessments now available as a stand-alone cloud service

COLORADO SPRINGS, November 27, 2020 --

The ATLAS Travel Readiness Assessments address a key issue in giving people with intellectual disabilities the freedom to travel in their community: How to be sure whether a person is re...

Announcing AbleLink JobQuest!

October 23, 2020

AbleLink releases a new web-based version of JobQuest

COLORADO SPRINGS, October 1, 2020 --

AbleLink JobQuest is a web-based service that gives individuals with I/DD the opportunity to research and select jobs that interest them. Job Coaches, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, and other professionals can deploy J...

AbleLink releases Emergency Response Desktop

June 10, 2020


COLORADO SPRINGS, June 09, 2020 --

A total of 500 adults with developmental disabilities will receive full access to Windows software designed to provide timely COVID-19 training and much-needed tools for communication an...

AbleLink Wins City:One Indianapolis Challenge

January 03, 2020

AbleLink wins Ford Mobility's City:One Challenge to Implement Accessible Transportation System in Indianapolis

AbleLink's WayFinder-based project will enhance transportation for individuals with cognitive disabilities using the WayFinder Ecosystem. We are honored to have been selected by City:One and thankful for Ford's commitme...