Hi, I’m Michelle Lange. Welcome to Access to Independence, Inc.! Find out more about our company, our services, and how you can contact us. We would love to hear from you!

Access to Independence, Inc. provides assistive technology solutions to people with disabilities.

Assistive Technology includes the areas of positioning, mobility, speech generating devices, computers, and electronic aids to daily living. Access is how a person controls that technology, such as using a joystick to drive a power wheelchair. The goal of using assistive technology is to increase independence in daily living tasks, such as mobility.

Services include Evaluation, Treatment, Education, and Consultation. Please click on the Services Tab above for more information.

Access to Independence, Inc. is owned by Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS.

For more information, please click on the About Us Tab.


What's Coming Up?

Interested in Education? See upcoming Webinars and In-Person Courses below. Click on a link to register!

Further Education information can be found under the Education Tab.

Next Webinars:


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External link opens in new tab or windowPutting the Horse Back in Front of the Cart

with Jean Minkel


Closing the Gap / LUCI

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Next In-Person Courses:

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Programmable Driving Methods (pre-con) 1/30/22

   with Jay Doherty, Kathy Fischer, and Michele Bishop

Sensors on Wheelchairs - improving efficiency and safety in mobility (pre-con) 1/30/22

   with Jean Minkel

Smart Wheelchairs - what's available for power chair safety? 2/1/22

   with Jean Minkel

Dynamic Seating - Diverse Applications: a series of Case Studies 2/1/22

   with Missy Ball and Mary Shea

Pittsburgh, PA

1/30 - 2/2/2022