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E4 Wristband

The E4 Wristband it is a monitoring device designed to observe and record psychological signals for people with Epilepsy. The Wristband is built with four sensors: Photoplethysmography (PPG) for continuous heart rate (supporting Hearth Rate Variability analysis for stress and relaxation); 3-axis Accelerometer Movement data to support activity classification; Electrodermal Activity (EDA) for skin conductance (i.e., Galvanic Skin Response, sympathetic activation, autonomic arousal, excitement); an

1-2-3 Speak

1-2-3 Speak is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by children or adults with communication or speech disabilities. It is available as software that runs on any Windows XP computer, on the Web, or preloaded on a handheld computer or a PenTablet/TouchTablet system. It provides up to 4,000 spoken words accessible within 3 key strokes. Users click on images of words which are spoken by the computer/tablet. Words are chosen from categories tailored to the needs and interests of

10-Digit Talking Calculator With Music And Alarm

The 10-Digit Talking Calculator with Music and Alarm is a voice-output calculator designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The calculator has a 10-digit liquid crystal display (LCD), with voice output for entries and results. Other features include voice volume control and shutoff; a time and date display mode, with automatic return from calculator to time mode after eight minutes idle; a built-in talking alarm clock; calculation results reported in digits or units; and 15 m

15 Numbers

15 Numbers is an educational math puzzle game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This game is completely self-voicing, so a separate screen reader program is not necessary. The player has 15 numbers, 1 through 15, on two game boards called the task board and the work board. The task board shows the 15 numbers arranged in a specific pattern that the player must match using the work board. The work board has the same 15 numbers mixed up with one empty slot, a

8-Digit Talking Calculator (Model 6638)

The 8-Digit Talking Calculator, model 6638, is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The calculator features an extra-large liquid crystal display (LCD), an audio result only key, a repeat key, and automatic power shutoff. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxW): 5 x 6.875 inches. WARRANTY: 90 days.

A Basic Course In American Sign Language Vocabulary

A Basic Course in American Sign Language Vocabulary is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. This program offers 22 lessons and includes a text and a videotape with four deaf and native signers modeling each letter, number, and vocabulary word included in the lessons. The video includes both audio narration and captioning.

A Special Phone

A Special Phone is a cell phone screen reader and a voice output dialing program for cell phone designed for use by individuals who are blind, have low vision or have cognitive or memory disabilities. This application (or app) provides audio and tactile (through vibration) feedback to ensure that the user calls the correct person. The program allows a person to establish up to six contacts who can be speed dialed. To establish a contact, the user (or an assistant) selects a person or organizatio

A Way To Work (Model Ww-10Q)

A Way to Work, model WW-10Q, is a vocational and community placement and vocational planning program designed to help instructors prepare students with disabilities for competitive or supported employment. The program demonstrates how to make and keep contacts with community employers, develop job sites, supervise apprentice workers, improve work skills, and prepare students for employment. The program is comprised of a curriculum which guides students from their first work training experience t

Abasoft Talking Desktop Software

Abasoft Desktop Software is a voice input and voice output program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, upper extremity, severe physical, mobility or vision disabilities. This talking and listening software offers speech recognition, dictation and a natural text-to-speech voice. The program talks back to the user at every opportunity in addition to displaying text. Features include voice commands for hands-free computer operation, including MP3 music, weather maps, dictation

Abilipad

Abilipad is a voice output on screen keyboard and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with reading, learning, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. This application (or app) allows the user to create a virtual onscreen keyboard interface that is customized to his or her needs. Abilipad's Keyboard Editor provides the ability to create an infinite selection of keyboard skins and includes the following functions: merge cells to form larger keys; enter letters, words or se

Ableroad Application

AbleRoad is an Iphone or Ipad application designed for individuals with many types of disabilities who wish to know the accessibility of a location. AbleRoad allows the user to locate, rate and review accessible places near them. Rate accessibility of locations based on categories such as Mobility, Hearing, Sight, Cognitive. Ratings and reviews appear in the app and on the AbleRoad.com website for the entire AbleRoad community in user's area to use.

Accessaphone

Accessaphone is a voice output telephone and caller identification (ID) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software provides voice output for the standard functions on a multi-user desktop telephone or Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) pffice telephone system, and enables the user to control telephone functions through a computer keyboard or alternative input device. Its internal text-to-speech (TTS) capability provides voice output for caller ID and

Accessibility Suite

Accessibility Suite is a suite of computer access interfaces and functional applications that support reading and writing, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The suite is designed for use in schools, businesses, and other organizations to make workstations accessible to the largest number of users. It includes diverse software that provides support for the differing needs of students, employees, and others who find reading and writing a cha

Accessibility Valet

Accessibility Valet is web site accessibility evaluation software designed for use by managers and web site designers. This program helps ensure accessibility by analysing markup for conformity to web accessibility guidelines, specifically Section 508 and W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 1.0. The software is available in Desktop and Server editions. Reports are generated on two levels. Level 1 reports are for developers. They are generated by an automatic analysis of markup, and

Accessible Aquarium

PROTOTYPEPURPOSE: To create more engaging, dynamic exhibits for museums science centers, zoos, and aquaria for individuals with visual impairments. The Accessible Aquarium project combines the fields of psychology, computing, music, and assistive technology to develop cutting-edge bio-tracking and behavior- analysis techniques to provide input for multimedia auditory displays, music, and sonifications (use of sound to convey information about data to the listener). The first adaptation is for u

Accessible Web Publishing Wizard For Microsoft Office

The Accessible Web Publishing Wizard for Microsoft Office is a Web page creation program that is designed to provide a simple way to create accessible and standards-compliant Web versions of Office documents. The Wizard is an add-in for MS Office which creates instead of an external program, a new option - "Save as Accessible Webpage" - in the "File" menu of MS Office documents (including Word, PowerPoint and Excel). The Wizard provides an alternative to the built-in Web publishing features of

Accessmaths

AccessMaths is a geometrical drawing program designed to provide a range of input options for students with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. The program can be operated using the keyboard, mouse, track ball, or Concept Keyboard. The program approaches drawing tasks using geometrical principles. The user defines reference points on the screen, such as the ends of lines or the center points of arcs, and the program automatically draws the shape. The program's drawing tools allow the sw

Accessnote

AccessNote is a word processor program and voice input and output audio notetaker program designed for people who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as an electronic notetaker. It is designed particularly for people who use the VoiceOver feature (see separate entry) of Apple's iOS. AccessNote creates notes in the .TXT file format, and it can also import .TXT files from e-mail or Dropbox accounts. The AccessNote ho

Accrepair

AccRepair is Web site accessibility software designed for use by programmers to make Web sites accessible to individuals with disabilities. This desktop software guides the developer or content provider through steps to achieve Web content accessibility. Using a wizard format, the program locates inaccessible Web elements, prompts the user to correct them, and inserts the information the user provides into the HTML source code. When a Web element is repaired, the information is stored in the lib

Accverify

AccVerify is Web site accessibility evaluation software designed for use by programmers to check the accessibility of Web content to individuals with disabilities. This desktop test management program enables developers to validate Web content for compliance with standards-based and organizational policies for Web accessibility, privacy, content defects, usability, search engine effectiveness, site inventory, and site maintenance. It provides integrated report views and preview modes so users c

Activity Trainer

Activity Trainer is a lesson authoring program designed for use by teachers of children with autism or learning disabilities. This software program makes the Video Modeling teaching method practical for the classroom and home. It enables teachers to use videos to teach almost any targeted activity or skill, from simple to complex. The program includes a library of activities (Academic, Communication, Social, Speech, Non Verbal Imitation, Self Help, and others), which can be customized or modifie

Ahf Spanish Dictionary

The AHF Spanish Dictionary is a word prediction program dictionary designed for use by people with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Designed for use with the REACH Interface Author, REACH with Smart Keys, REACH with Smart Lists, or SoothSayer programs (required, but not included; see separate entries), the program contains more than 39,000 Spanish words (translations for the 11,000 most frequently used English words). COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compat

Ais Web Accessibility Toolbar

The AIS Web Accessibility Toolbar is web site accessibility evaluation software designed for use by web site designers and managers in evaluating web site accessibility. It consists of a range of functions that identify components of a web page; facilitate the use of third party online applications; simulate user experiences; and provide links to references and additional resources. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 98, 2000, NT, or XP; Internet

Aism Direct

AISM Direct is case management software designed for use by special education teachers and educational administrators. This program can be used to track and manage academic intervention services for students with disabilities. It provides comprehensive, at-a-glance tracking of each student’s full AIS information on one scrollable page, including areas of assessment, to-do tasks, active intervention details, related areas and assessments, parent notifications, and progress reports. AIS plans can

All About Materials

All About Materials is a language and science tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. To rescue the king in the weird and wobbly land of the Green Jelly, children must know the nature of materials from metal to fabric. Sorting and matching activities, simulations of objects floating and sinking, and experiments with magnetism are some of the ways users interact with the program. Special features include a notepad with talking word banks, narrated tex

All About Ourselves

All About Ourselves is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Young readers and pre-readers use simple drag-and-drop activities to create Venn diagrams, pictograms of eye colors and birthday months, and jigsaw puzzles of body parts. Sequencing, sorting, and labeling activities incorporate topics such as growing up and eating well. Early readers explore the senses and express their thoughts and preferences with the aid of word banks. Full

All About Series Library Pack

The All About Series Library Pack is a language, math skills, and science tutorial program set designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. This six-title set offers speech support and word banks make the programs accessible to both early and non-readers. Titles in the set include All About Ourselves, All About Weather and Seasons, All About Shape and Space, All About Materials, All About number at Level 1, and All About Number Level 2 (each also sold separately; see sepa

All About Shape And Space

All About Shape and Space is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Matching, sorting, symmetry, and pattern-making activities introduce learners to basic concepts as they work with two- and three-dimensional shapes. Audio support assists in developing of informational processing and communication skills. Quizzes and opportunities to write about shapes using extensive word banks cdomplete the activities. COMPATIBILITY: The CD-ROM includes

All About Weather And Seasons

All About Weather and Seasons is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Young readers and pre-readers discover answers to questions about the seasons and weather as they interact with the colorful, animated pages of the program. The program offers full speech support and fully supported with narrated instructions and talking stories. Fun, simple games and activities allow children to explore how weather relates to people, their surroundin

Amara.org

AMARA is a computer programming software component that is designed for the deaf and/or hard of hearing. It adds captioning to and translates videos. For instance, if this platform is used with YouTube, videos would have captioning and/or translation added to them. It also works with Vimeo and HTML.5. Multiple viewers can help the producer of the video add subtitles and/or translations via a comments section. Has a flexible application Programming Interface (API), making videos and captions easi

Amplify'd

Amplify’d is a sound amplification program designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as an amplification system. Sounds are picked up by the device’s microphone, amplified and processed in realtime by Amplify’d, and sent to the user’s earphones or earbuds. The user can adjust the volume by tapping the “Volume Boost” button under the “Settings” tab. Other features include frequencies adjustment, power savings

Animated Puzzles Cd-Rom

The Animated Puzzles CD-Rom is a computer video game designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity, or cognitive disabilities. Animated Puzzles offers photo-realistic images from a collection of 55 pictures which are scrambled into a choice of 12, 24, 48, or 96 pieces, with the challenge increasing with the number of pieces. The 48- and 96-piece puzzles are challenging enough for an adult. To play, users click on a puzzle piece, drag it into position, and click again to place

Answer:yesno

Answers:YesNo is a communicator program and a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. When the program is started, it initially displays two large, color-coordinated buttons: YES and NO. When th

Answers:yesno Hd

Answers:YesNo HD is a communicator program and a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with two large, color-coordinated buttons: YES and NO. The program will read the selection when a button is pr

Aphont

APHont is a low vision font designed for use by readers with low vision. It embodies characteristics that have been shown to enhance reading speed, comprehension, and comfort for large print users. The APHont Suite consists of Regular, Bold, Italic, and Italic Bold fonts. Features include more even spacing between letters; higher crossbars; no serifs; wider letters; heavier letters; underslung "j" and "q"; more open letters; and larger punctuation marks.

Application Clicker (Models Sm-32, Sm-32R, Sw-32, & Sw-32R)

Application Clicker is a cause and effect lesson authoring program designed for use in creating learning activites for children with cognitive or severe physical disabilities. This program can be used for making cause/effect activities from websites, DVDs, videos, or music. The program opens a window on the left of a screen on which the target is open. The user then positions the cursor over the desired target and presses S to start the counter. The program clicks on the Play link, which changes

Armadillo Army (Models D-03400-00 & D-03400-Ed)

Armadillo Army is an educational game program and visual training activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This educational maze game helps students who are visually impaired practice necessary skills such as lateral eye movements, vertical eye movements, searching skills, timing skills, visual discrimination skills, peripheral detection skills, eccentric viewing skills, and eye-hand coordination. The arcade-style game has bright, large graphics for players with lo

Asl Pro

ASL Pro is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses illustrations and instructions to teach the signs for 700 words. The words are categorized, and there is Quiz feature that shows an illustration of a sign and asks the user to select the correct word from a list. Users can track their progress by viewing a history of quiz results. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone,

Asl Tales And Games For Kids 1: Woof Woof Way

ASL Tales and Games for Kids 1: Woof Woof Way is an American Sign Language (ASL) training program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This is the first in a CD-ROM series with stories that happen in the neighborhood of Paws, the signing dog. Each piece of software in the series contains three stories and 10 games. In addition to Paws, there is a central group of characters (neighborhood children), most of whom are deaf, hard of hearing, or multiply disabled, and represe

Assistive Chat

Assistive Chat is a voice output communicator and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning or speech disabilities. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user types in words or sentences he/she wants to communicate, touches the speaker button, and the program will speak the words out loud us

At Accessibility Suite

The AT Accessibility Suite is an on screen keyboard, mouse emulator, screen magnification, and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This software package includes computer access utilities for users of pointing devices: My-T-Mouse, OnScreen, CrossScanner, Joystick-To-Mouse, The Magnifier, SmartClick, TouchRight Utilities, and WordComplete (see separate entries). It runs concu

At&t Natural Voices Text-To-Speech Desktop Sdk

The AT&T Natural Voices Text-to-Speech SDK (Software Developers Kit) is a speech synthesizer and software authoring program designed for use by software designers in creating applications accessible to individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The program can be used to create applications that speak. It is available in multiple voices, called fonts, and multiple languages. Each kit comes with one voice font. OPTIONS: Additional voice fonts; Server SDK. COMPATIBI

Attainment Switch

Attainment Switch is a switch emulation program designed for used by individuals with cognitive, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a wireless accessibility switch. Attainment Switch can be used to communicate with scanning-enabled software running on any computer running the Mac or Windows operating system. The user can select from either one-button or two-button switch mode and use the app's bui

Audio Graphing Calculator

The Audio Graphing Calculator (AGC) is an audible graphing calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or visual dyslexia. This on-screen graphing calculator is capable of displaying graphs or other sets of y-versus-x data both visually and audibly as a tone graph. The audio tone plot gives users access to plots comparable to that on standard graphing calculators. The AGC also has advanced matrix functions as well as the abilities to locate polar coordinat

Audio Internet

Audio Internet is web site accessibility software designed for use by owners of Internet sites to make their sites accessible to seniors and individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The software translates and organizes web site content (including text, podcasts, RSS feeds, pictures, videos, HTML, Flash and a variety of other formats) into accessible audio or visual output. It provides access to the content for use on the Internet, mobile phones or any other Interne

Audio Notes

Audio Notes is a voice input audio notetaker program and a voice output audio notetaker program designed for use by individuals who are blind or with low vision, cognitive or communication disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as an audio recorder. The user launches the app and recording begins after start up. Audio Notes can also record in the background except for phone calls so the user can multitasks. The user can forward or rew

Audionote - Notepad And Voice Recorder

AudioNote - Notepad and Voice Recorder is a word processor program and voice input and output audio notetaker program designed for people with fine motor or neurological disabilities or other conditions that may prevent them from taking notes or recording ideas on a computer, tablet or mobile phone. This application (or app) features synchronized and indexed notetaking and audio recording and has a fully functional text note function that includes the ability to copy and paste. The note function

Aurora Suite

Aurora Suite is a word prediction, abbreviation expansion, and voice output communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication or learning disabilities. It can be used for typing emails or instant messages, writing documents, or for any other task that requires typing. Word prediction works with any application to save keystrokes. Other features include a talking spellchecker and homonyms assistance. Aurora Echo feature provides simple screenreading and a complete range of t

Author's Toolkit

Author's Toolkit is a writing skills program designed to encourage students to explore new writing styles and instill confidence in writing for individuals with a developmental disability. Its objective is to help student's generate ideas and assist students in reviewing and editing their work. On screen prompts guide the user through each stage of the writing process. The prompts are tailored toward the specific type of writing that is being done, whther it be journal, short story, research pap

Autism Myvoice Communicator

Autism myVoice Communicator is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism and by caregivers, educators, therapists and parents working with people with these disabilities. This application, or app, enables an Android device to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. A

Autism Timer

Autism Timer is a timer program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with autism or other developmental or cognitive disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to show elapsed time and to alert a person when a selected period of time expires. The user can set three different times for green, yellow and red zones and change the duration from one minute up to a period of hours. The user launches the app an

Autism Xpress

Autism Xpress is a free application that uses interfaces designed for people with autism to recognize and express emotions. The app displays 12 buttons, each a cartoon caricature of a facial expression of how one feels: happy, sad, hungry, etc. Pressing a button creates a full-screen image of that emotion. The app is designed to help teach recognition of emotions and facial expressions-a challenge for most autistic children. The Autism Xpress has been created to help promote greater awareness ab

Automed

AutoMed is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. This application (or app) is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The user enters his/her medications and dosages and a set time that the medications need to be taken. AutoMed will alert the user with messages when it is time to take the medications. The user can make as many entries in the program a

Autoverbal Pro Talking Soundboard

AutoVerbal Pro Talking Soundboard is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. AutoVerbal Pro features three ways to speak: (1) using the hundreds of bui

Azumio Glucose Buddy Diabetes App

Glucose Buddy is a data storage utility for people with diabetes. Users can manually enter glucose numbers, carbohydrate consumption, insulin dosages, and activities. Then, the user can view all of entered data on a given glucosebuddy.com online account. POWER: Apple or Android Devices (must be Google Play or iTunes accessible). WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Baby Sign Asl

Baby Sign ASL is a sign language training program designed for use by adults and children with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses video clips to teach 229 ASL signs, and it is intended for use with infants. The words or phrases can be viewed alphabetically or in categories, and there is quiz feature that shows a video clip of a sign and asks the user to select the correct word or phrase from a list. Users can also build a “Favorites” list f

Baby Sign Asl Lite

Baby Sign ASL Lite is a sign language training program designed for use by adults and children with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses video clips to teach 22 ASL signs, and it is intended for use with infants. The words or phrases can be viewed alphabetically or in categories, and there is quiz feature that shows a video clip of a sign and asks the user to select the correct word or phrase from a list. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple

Basic Signing Vocabulary Cards

Basic Signing Vocabulary Cards are a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Available in two separate sets of 100 cards, each set teaches Signed English and the associated signs. Each card has an illustration on one side and the corresponding sign on the other.

Basic-D (Model 70100)

The Basic-D, model 70100, is a double-sided Braille printer or Braille embosser designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Basic-D uses continuous tractor-feed paper and can print double-sided (interpoint) Braille pages at a rate of 340 pages per hour. The control panel is labeled in both Braille and ink, and voice confirmation is provided when keys are pressed. The Basic-D supports as many as 20 Braille alphabets, and can also print Braille graphics (tactile graphics). Th

Basic-S Model 70021

The Basic-S is a single-sided Braille printer or Braille embosser designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Basic-S uses continuous tractor-feed paper and can print single-sided pages at a rate of 170 pages per hour. The control panel is labeled in both Braille and ink, and voice confirmation is provided when keys are pressed. The Basic-S supports as many as 20 Braille alphabets, and can also print Braille graphics (tactile graphics). This printer comes with a copy of Win

Bci Music

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an adapted brain-computer interface (BCI) device which allows individuals with paralysis and/or severe disabilities play music by brain power alone. Developed by Eduardo Miranda at the University of Plymouth Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research (ICCMR) in the United Kingdom, this BCI device allows individuals with neurodegenerative diseases, muscular disorders, and paralysis to participate in creating music. Miranda’s ins

Behavior Breakthroughs

Behavior Breakthroughs is a mobile application designed for use by parents and caregivers of children and adults with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and other related disorders. The simulation was created using game-based technology to provide an interactive environment in which parents and caregivers learn to effectively implement behavioral strategies and techniques. The simulation displays realistic 3D images of a virtual child engaging in challenging behaviors. The

Behavioral Intervention Planning — Third Edition (Bip-3) Computer Version For Single User (Model (12293)

Behavioral Intervention Planning — Third Edition (BIP-3) Computer Version for Single User, model 12293, is a behavior assessment program designed for use by educators of students with disabilities. This CD-ROM version of the BIP-3 can be used to complete a functional behavioral assessment (FBA) and develop a behavioral intervention plan (BIP). It includes the same steps and forms used in the print version of the BIP-3, but information is keyed in instead of written, summary sheets are completed

Big Browser Application

BigBrowser is an Internet browsing application designed for low vision users to more easily navigate the web on their iPads. Has extra large keyboard and controls, expanded pinch zooming, and multiple color themes make content easy to read. Features large navigation controls (double tap 'back' button to review browsing history, easy access to various color themes using sliding navigation access. Enhanced pinch zooming for greater magnification. Easy-to-read browsing history and favorites page.La

Big Number Talking Calculator

The Big Number Talking Calculator is a voice output large print calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The calculator's visual display shows eight characters 0.5 inches high. Its speech output is in a female voice with a three-level volume control. The calculator performs math functions, including percentage and power calculations, with memory and a repeat button. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.75 x 7 x 5 inches. COLOR:

Big Number Talking Calculator

The Big Number Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. A female voice announces the results for basic functions and percentages. The calculator has a large number eight-digit readout. Features include memory function, repeat audio, and adjustable volume with on/off. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (not included). COLOR: Black with white numbers. Separate on and off buttons are green with white marking.

Big Switch Calculator

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Calculator designed with large control keys and display for use by persons with severely involved hands or limited vision. Calculator is modified using a MM5737 calculator chip with additional space made between keys of the keyboard. Calculator display is enlarged to an inch high using a IEE1720 seven segment display. COMMENTS: For further information contact: The Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation, Rehabilitation Engineering Center, P.O. Box 8217, Wic

Big:calc

Big:Calc is a voice output, large print calculator designed for use by persons with low vision or cognitive or physical disabilities. It features large number keys, high-quality speech and built-in scanning. Triggered by either a mouse click or a switch, the unit can be used by itself or can help to assist the user with a database or spreadsheet program. It is also designed to allow the user to change the number and function key sizes and background settings in order to accommodate various users

Bignames

BigNames is a large print contacts database program designed for use by individuals who have low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to display contacts in large print for people who have difficulty seeing. BigNames uses the device’s existing contact list, including the nicknames the user has defined each contact. It skips loading contacts that do not have phone numbers and displays postal addresses. The program also allows the user to add a star to frequently diale

Bioaid

BioAid is a sound amplification program designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a hearing aid. Sounds are picked up by the device's microphone, amplified and processed in real time by BioAid, and then the amplified sound is sent to the user's earphones or earbuds. BioAid features six fixed settings, each of which has four fine-tuning settings. The user can try all 24 settings to find the one that is bes

Bipolar Disorder Connect

Bipolar Disorder Connect is an application designed for use by individuals with bipolar disorder to stay connected with a large growing community of people living with the same diagnosis. With Bipolar Disorder Connect mobile, you can follow discussions while on the go, ask your questions and add comments to posts. It's the place to discuss treatments, start conversations, and learn from others. Bipolar Disorder Connect empowers people living with bipolar disorder through sharing experiences and

Birdhouse For Autism

Birdhouse is a web and mobile based application for caregivers of people with Autism. Birdhouse is an Autism management platform designed for users to organize the important information related to the person with autism's care. Birdhouse enables the user to keep track of medications and supplements, therapies and therapists, and easily track behaviors and daily activities. Use Birdhouse to find correlations and patterns in everyday life so the user can see what’s helping and what needs to be c

Bitsboard App

Bitsboard App conglomerates a few games that are designed to help children with diverse disabilities including: learning and cognitive disabilities, blind and low vision among others. The app is also customize and allows the user to create their own boards (ABCs, numerals, colors, animals, emotions, class items, etc...) After the board is created, the user can select from a variety of different games to learn the concept. Many other apps can be added using this board.

Blackhawk

The BlackHawk is a symbolic direct selection communicator designed with recordable voice output for individuals with communication disabilities. The compact and lightweight device offers four levels of 16 selection areas, with 3.75 seconds of digitized speech per selection area. One button programming makes vocabulary set-up easy and straightforward and a tri-color LED provides feedback. The soft-pressure membrane touchpanel is arranged in a four by four matrix of one inch cells for language. Th

Blindshell Android Application On Google Play

BlindShell is an application developed for visually impaired individuals. It is controlled by simple touch gesture. There is also a text-to-speech feature with vibration and sound responses. Blindshell contains the following applications: Call, Messages, Contacts, Alarm, Notes, Voice Recorder, Book Reader, Color Recognition, Settings, Information about State, Favorites and Missed Events. There is also an easy-to-use keyboard for writing numbers and texts. To purchase BlindShell see Google Play.

Blissymbols Gallery

Blissymbols Gallery is a symbolic language picture library designed to help build personalized communication displays for persons using Ke:nx. It consists of approximately 2,500 icons that are color-coded by such categories as time, people, noun, action and other distinguishing attributes. COMPATIBILITY: Macintosh. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx 3.0 or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 4.5 megabytes of RAM is needed on the hard drive.

Blocks In Motion

Blocks In Motion is a perceptual training program designed to offer an opportunity to create animated pictures from shapes and colors for persons with cognitive disabilities. This computer program can help to build a variety of skills: (1) creative thinking; (2) manipulation; (3) cause and effect; (4) problem solving; (5) spatial relations; and (6) analytical thinking. It is constructed with manipulative building blocks (circles, squares, triangles and many others) displayed at the top of the sc

Board-Builder For Windows

Board-Builder for Windows is a symbolic communicator program designed for use to create communication boards for individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. To create a communication board, the user types in a word or selects a symbol from the library of Mayer-Johnson PCS Picture Communication Symbols, then organizes the words/symbols on the board using the copy & paste or click & drag commands. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIRE

Boardmaker Symbol Addendum Libraries (1998, 2000, 2002, & 2004 Editions)

Boardmaker Addendum Libraries are a symbolic language picture creation programs designed for use with Boardmaker (see separate entry). These libraries were created in response to Boardmaker users' requests The 1998 Edition ncludes symbols for each of the 50 states, history symbols, animals, foods, entertainment, people, descriptive words, and more. The 2000 Library contains more than 1,300 symbols, including public signs, country symbols, and country flags. The 2002 Library has more than 1,200

Book Wizard Reader (Models D-03531-00 & D-03531-Ed)

Book Wizard Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This progam allows the user to read digital talking books using a PC sound card and speakers. It supports all the media types covered by the DAISY (Digital Audio Information System) Consortium's Digital Talking Book 3.0 specifications, including audio only, text only, and synchronized text and audio. The program can be used to create digital talking books in DAISY 3.0 for

Books On Cd-Rom

Books on CD-ROM are digital book libraries designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each CD-ROM library contains hundreds of titles in unencrypted electronic text format. Most titles date from before 1920 and are out of copyright. The books are readable with a wide variety of voice output and large print devices and software, so readers can control type size, font, and other characteristics of presentation to suit their needs and tastes. The plain text books on these CD-

Braille Calc

Braille Calc is a Braille spreadsheet program designed for use by individuals who are blind. Available for use with Freedom Scientific braille notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Type 'N Speak, Braille Lite, or Type Lite; see entries), this program offers the same type of cell-referencing and automatic calculation capabilities provided by computer-based spreadsheets. This program manages a spreadsheet of up to 16 columns by 64 rows (1,024 cells) with full editing and formatting capabilities. It saves

Braille Term Program

The Braille Term Program is a telecommunication program designed for use with Freedom Scientific's electronic notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Braille Lite, Type 'N Speak, or Type Lite; see separate entries). This easy-to-learn program enables the user to use a modem to dial phone numbers. Standard features include context-sensitive help, a 50-entry dialing directory, auto-redial that will dial a number until the line is free, a session logging feature that saves e-mail to a separate file to enable

Braille2000 Student Edition, Direct Entry Edition, & Document Processing Edition

Braille2000 is a braille text editor designed for the production of braille documents for individuals who are blind. Some versions also include a braille translation program. This braille text editor is compatible with ED-IT PC (see separate entry) but has additional features. It is Internet-compatible, can read and write ABT files, and can be used to read and write braille XML files and to translate XML print text into braille. The Student Edition is a braille editing tool for the beginning bra

Braillemaster Braille Publishing Software

BrailleMaster Braille Publishing Software is a Braille software package with Braille translation programs and text editors designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. With BrailleMaster, the user can translate text to braille and send it either directly to a Braille embosser or printer or to an interim braille file; edit a file, including a braille file; print or emboss Braille from a Braille file; view the completed braille on screen; customize formatting and controls in a

Braillepad Application

BraillePad is an Iphone and Ipad application designed for visually impaired users and allows them to write SMS, mails and social posts, more quickly using the Braille code. To insert a letter user touches each Braille points it is composed of. User can insert message using the Visual Braille technique. User can choose from two methods: classic (time-out) and guided (for beginners). Features text fine editing operations using the 'Message' tab. Share message via SMS and/or mail. Visual Braille s

Brailletouch

BrailleTouch is a braille input program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables a person to type words into an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch in braille rather than using the standard touchscreen keyboard. BrailleTouch features a split keyboard design based on the layout of the braille cell. Dots 1, 2, and 3 are arranged vertically on the left side while dots 4, 5, and 6 are arranged in the same way on the right side of the screen. The curr

British Sign Language / American Sign Language Translator

The British Sign Language / American Sign Language Translator is a sign language program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard or hearing. This computer program translates any of 1,000 words between four languages: British Sign Language (video), American Sign Language (video), British English (text), and American English (text). When a word is typed in or chosen from a list, the translation appears in the other three languages.

Brookestalk

BrookesTalk is a voice output web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is function key driven for blind users but also provides a configurable large text window for visually impaired users and a standard visual browser so that visually impaired and sighted individuals can work together. Users can select the volume of speech output, the number of words spoken per minute, and the gender of voice. In the configurable large text window, users can choose the f

Browsealoud

BrowseAloud is a voice output utility program desinged to improve the accessibility of websites for people with dyslexia and other learning disabilities or vision disabilities. This speech-enabling solution helps bring sites in line with Section 508 and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). This application reads web content aloud in a high quality voice. Making a site BrowseAloud-enabled is done remotely, so no changes to the site are required. The client plug-in technology ensures a webmas

Buildability Software (Model Bu-07)

BuildAbility Software, model BU-07, is a lesson authoring progam designed for use by teachers of children with disabilities. With this authoring tool, teachers can create multimedia lessons and activities for reading, writing, math, and other curriculum topics, with drawings, pictures, text, video, and recorded sound. Files can be shared with other teachers and projects can be printed for off-computer use. Students can also use the software to create their own presentations. The program is touch

Caketalking For Sonar

CakeTalking for SONAR is a voice output music composition program designed to make SONAR, a software program used for recording music and printing scores, accessible to persons who are blind or have low vision. CakeTalking customizes the JAWS for Windows screen reader (see separate entry) so blind users can access the SONAR software. It also offers a series of tutorials for blind users in the form of electronic documents of hundreds of pages that instruct the JAWS user on all the "how to's," pro

Calcu-Scan (Model M126)

CalcuScan, model M126, is a scanning calculator program designed for use by students with sverere physical or neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, or low vision. This calculator program can be used as a classroom math aid for teachers and students. Multiple key layout options and access modes are provided to suit specific teacher and student needs. The user can edit and reassign key names and functions; display calculator key layouts at any size, up to full-screen, with high-contract keys

Calculator Guide.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Keyboard guard for calculator for persons with limited finger control. A template is made from wood, metal, or plastic of the keyboard of a calculator. Holes are cut corresponding to the keys. The guard is mounted just above the keypad providing recessed keys. Includes pictures. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking or Metalworking. AUTHOR: Dan Golden, CETA Welding Instructor, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical Institute, 1019 South Knowles Ave., New Richmond, WI 5

Canon Large Print Desktop Calculator

The Canon Large Print Desktop Calculator is a large print calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. This calculator has a large-character digital display and prints calculations in two colors on a paper roll. It calculates tax, mark up/mark down, grand totals, and delta percent, and includes double and triple zero keys. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2.5 x 10.75 x 8.25 inches. Numerical keys measure approximately 0.5 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds 1 ounce. COLORS: Print is purple and red,

Cap Mobile App

The CAP Mobile App is a vocational planning aid designed for use by U.S Government employees with disabilities who require assistive technology and other accommodations to perform their jobs. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to look up information about the services and resources offered by Department of Defense (DoD) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP). It also provides access to information on CAP events, presentations and oth

CaptionMeNow

CaptionMeNow is captioning software for digital audio and video designed for use by Web designers to make their web content accessible to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This automatic captioning system for Web site audio or video content creates a written transcript of existing audio or video content on demand, whenever a Web user selects the CaptionMeNow button. The program also automatically synchronizes the transcript with audio and reintegrates it into the appropriate multimedi

Case-E

Case-e is a special education case management and Individualized Education Plan program designed for use by teachers, educational administrators, and service providers working with students with disabilities. Features of this tool for overseeing the IEP development and implementation tracking process include electronic IEP audits, IDEA compliance tracking, electronic IEP approval process, staff compliance alerts, automated report writing, integration with Waypoynt Medicaid billing (see separate

Cause 'n Effect (Models 1110, 1120, 1130)

Cause 'n Effect (Models 1110, 1120, 1130) is a fun and simple program designed to teach the basic principles of cause and effect to the student. This basic program, designed to be suitable for first-time computer users, includes four different activities in which the student must initiate, change, or stop some activity on the computer screen. Two of the activities provide sound and motion which the student may observe at the earliest age, and which do not require a response from the student. Res

Cdesk

CDesk AdaptiveVoice is a stand-alone software program for the eye-sight impaired, low-vision, and senior citizen that enables access to the most-used functions of their computer. CDesk is a single program with 20 core applications, built to be user-friendly and accessible with the use of a consistent user interface. 'PEGGY’ is the software's speech recognition system that allows for a hands free user experience.

Cdesk Compass

CDesk AdaptiveVoice is a stand-alone software program for the eye-sight impaired, low-vision, and senior citizen that enables access to the most-used functions of their computer. CDesk is a single program with 20 core applications, built to be user-friendly and accessible with the use of a consistent user interface. 'PEGGY’ is the software's speech recognition system that allows for a hands free user experience. CDesk COMPASS can be installed directly from the company's website.

Chat Fusion 10 Plus

The Chat Fusion 10 Plus is a dedicated speech device created for people with communication disabilities with existing or emerging literacy skills, designed to ease functionality when communicating. Fusion offers a front and rear camera, extended battery life, and multiple access methods including Chat Point (optional headpointing). Single or dual switch and advanced scanning feature. Wheelchair mounting plate included. Includes wireless charging capabilities, so even those with fine motor issues

Chillingham

Chillingham is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. After receiving a desperate letter from a friend, the player travels to the village of Chillingham and begins a quest to find her, while at the same time fighting just to stay alive. A four-key interface enables the player to travel throughout the village and surrounding countryside; collect, use, combine, or give away various items; examine locations and objects; talk to people and other

Chiming Talking Calculator

The Chiming Talking Calculator is a voice-output calculator designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This calculator has an eight-character visual display and speech output with a female voice. The speed and volume of the speech output can be controlled. The calculator performs math functions, including percentages. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1 x 7.5 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: The plastic casing is black.

Chooseit! Maker 2

ChooseIt! Maker 2 is a lesson authoring program designed to enable teachers of children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities or spinal cord injury to create customized, switch-accessible choice training programs for their students. This program is similar to SwitchIt! Maker (see separate entry) but is intended to create activities for students who have advanced beyond cause and effect programs and need to begin to make choices. It enables teachers and other user

Chordmaps.com - Yours To Play It

Chordmaps.com- Yours To Play It! is a music composition program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This software package enables the user to play chords and chord progressions by clicking on an on-screen "musical map" with a mouse or similar controller. This songwriting and educational music tool enables the user to explore chords and progressions in all the major keys, even if they have never played an instr

Cintex4

CINTEX4 is an environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This system enables the user to dial and answer the phone, control infrared devices such as televisions, VCRs, DVD’s, stereos, CD players, etc., and control appliances such as lights, fans, etc. using voice commands or switch input (an input program such as Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional or a switch input program for keyboard emulation required, but not include

Claroread Plus

ClaroRead Plus is a voice output screen reader, optical character recognition, and audio file creation program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. Scanned documents are converted into Microsoft Word text, which can be read back immediately or saved. The program can also convert PDF files to Word format. Text is spoken as it is typed, and on-screen text can be read by highlighting sections and pressing Play. The program has five human-sounding voices: RealSpeak Daniel, Emi

Claroread Plus For Mac

ClaroRead Plus for Mac is a voice output screen reader and optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. Designed for use with Microsoft Word, Safari, and other Mac applications, this program's toolbar for Microsoft Word allows the user to change the font size, spacing, and font and background color. Any word can be checked for definition and meaning with a single click on the toolbar. The Word Toolbar also features a homophone checking tool wh

Claroread Premium

ClaroRead Premium is a voice output screen reader, optical character recognition, concept mapping, and audio file creation program and accessibility software module designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This product includes ClaroRead Plus and Claro Mindfull together with a portable USB memory stick containing ClaroRead Standard (see separate entries). ClaroRead Standard runs directly from the memory stick on any personal computer (PC) without installing files. COMPATIBILIT

Claroread Standard Edition

ClaroRead Standard Edition is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or dyslexia. Text is spoken as it is typed, enabling the user to check and proof-read writing. Text can also be spoken by highlighting sections and pressing "Play." Text is read in a human-sounding voice, either male (RealSpeak Daniel) or female (Emily or Jane). Pronunciations can be modified. Spoken words can be tracked on screen with user-selected highlighting colors. A

Class|Bridge Iep Program

The CLASS|BRIDGE IEP Program is an Individual Education Plan (IEP) program that allows special education professionals to administer tests, produce reports, and develop an IEP. The program includes more than 20,000 goals and objectives, and allows the user to add or edit goals and objectives. The program helps determine enrolled grade level skills based upon current functional level and determine strengths and weaknesses at all functional levels. The user can document progress against IEPs to g

Clevermind App

Clevermind is an interactive application designed for seniors and people struggling with the cognitive impairments that accompany Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Individuals can use the app to surf the Internet, connect with their loved ones and stay independently entertained while strengthening their cognitive proficiency.

Clicker 6

Clicker 6 is a voice output word processor program and on-screen keyboard program designed for individuals at all ability levels, including students with learning disabilities or cognitive disabilities. It has a wide range of accessibility options for users who cannot use a mouse or keyboard, including individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. In this program, users can create a customized on-screen keyboard grid with letters, whole words, or pictures. Users can click

Clicker Docs

Clicker Docs is a word prediction program, writing skills training program, and a reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for individuals at all ability levels, including children with learning disabilities, dyslexia, low vision, or cognitive disabilities. This application (or app) for the Apple iPad enables students to develop reading and writing skills. Students can use the child-friendly keyboard to type into the word processor and various speech options allow them to revie

Co:writer 4000

Co:Writer 4000 is a word prediction program designed for use by children and teens with learning or upper extremity disabilities. This voice output program utilizes FlexSpell and the Total Vocabulary System (TVS) to provide users with the tools required for writing. FlexSpell enables students to work at their developmental spelling level by permitting them to begin words phonetically or by cueing initial letter combinations; both approaches provide lists from which the correct word can be selec

Cobra Braille

COBRA Braille is a voice output screen reader and braille output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output or read the information on a braille display. COBRA Braille accesses the user's computer software programs and optimizes the information on a braille display in text form. The user can switch between Braille Grade I and Grade II by pressing a button, and he or she ca

Cobra Pro

COBRA Pro is a voice output screen reader, braille output, and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output, read the information on a braille display, or see a magnified version of the display on the screen. COBRA Pro accesses the user's computer software programs and optimizes the information on a braille display in text form. The user can switch betwe

Cobra Zoom

COBRA Zoom is a voice output screen reader and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output or see a magnified version of the display on the screen. COBRA Zoom runs on Unicode which makes texts in Arabic, Hebrew, and Cyrillic/Russian readable. The program also saves all personal configurations in the user's profile. TASO sliders enable the user to get an

Coglink

Coglink is an electronic mail program designed for use by individuals with brain injury or cognitive disabilities. This program helps the user build a community of email partners. The email software is personalized to include only the people the user wants to exchange email with. Those who send spam and viruses excluded from the community. With Coglink, email messages are sent in a few steps, with no hidden windows or distracting pop-up screens. Coglink includes a free training program that help

Color ID

Color ID  app is designed for blind or low vision people. Color Identifier uses the camera on the iPhone , iPod  or Android touch to speak the names of colors in real-time. It serves a color pointer for the user. 

Colorful Concepts Software

Colorful Concepts Software is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to provide a true multisensory learning experience for individuals with cognitive or neurological or phisical disability. Through these software programs, students will build word and number recognition skills; enhance their vocabulary; learn to discriminate between size, shape and color; and learn to follow directions. Program titles include: Colorful Words, Colorful Dimensions, Colorful Numbers, and Colorful Clips (see

Coloring Books

Coloring Books is a drawing program designed for use by individuals with developmental or physical disabilities. Designed to be accessed using a mouse, IntelliKeys (see separate entry), or a switch, the program enables the user to select from as few as four and as many as sixteen colors (the number of colors displayed is user-selectable). Selecting a color fills in the designated area on the screen and the name of each color is announced as it is selected. The completed pictures can be printed.

Communicate: Symwriter (Model R1Wd109)

Communicate: Symwriter, model R1WD109, is a voice output symbolic word processor program designed for use by individuals with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program enables teachers, parents, and therapists to adapt written materials with symbols to create stories, sentence strips, directions, recipes, schedules, songs, poems, and worksheets. The program can also be used to create computer-based activities with voice output and symbol support, such as topical writing and sentence build

Community Integration Suite

The Community Integration Suite is a prompter and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. Simplified access to a handheld Pocket PC (not included) provides time-based schedule prompting, as well as personalized task prompting with digital pictures, video, and auditory instructions. Users traveling to work, school, or into the community have access to calendar reminders and support for important vocational and educational tasks. Features enable users to manage

Community Living Video Series (Model Cvs-10F)

The Community Living Video Series, model CVS-10F, is a prevocational job skills training system designed to plan and to teach job and community living skills to people with developmental disabilities. The set includes six videotapes: Three community outings videos from the manufacturer's "Stepping Out" program, "Getting There," "It's All Part of the Job," and "Job Development: Coaching Winners" from the Way to Work Program. (Each video program is also sold individually. See separate entries for

Community Sidekick

Community Sidekick is a personal location tracking program designed for use with people who have autism, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, brain injury and other cognitive disabilities. This application (or "app") is designed for use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to notify the user's friends, family members or caregivers of the exact location of him or her. The first time the user starts the program, he or she can enter and save email addresses of people to be notified of his or her loc

Compic Gallery

COMPIC Gallery is a symbolic picture library designed to offer 1,500 colored icons for persons using Ke:nx. The gallery features lined drawing that are universal in design to accommodate a wide range of cultural needs. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx 3.0 or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 2.5 megabytes of RAM is needed on the hard drive.

Complete Reading System

The Complete Reading System is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Most functions of this OCR program can be activated by pressing a single key. When the user presses the F5 key, the program activates the scanner and recognizes the text. When the scanning is finished, the user presses the F6 key and the program starts reading. This OCR program has full talking menus, so no screen reader is required to navigate thr

Computer Fingers

Computer Fingers is an educational game program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The games enhance vocabulary and teach fingerspelling and phonics skills. In the Computer Game, players first explore the keyboard to see the relationship between upper and lower case letters, the manual alphabet, and cued letters, then choose a word to spell from three sets of 10 words each. Words come to life as they are spelled. In the Matchup Game, players match letters to handshapes

Computer Interactive Reminiscence And Conversation Aid (Circa)

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Based in an interactive multimedia computer system this prototype aims to stimulate persons with dementia and memory disabilities to have more enjoyable and rewarding conversations between their caregivers. A team of searchers from Scotland has developed a Computer Interactive Reminiscence and Conversation Aid (CIRCA). CIRCA is compromised of a simple touch-screen with easy-to-follow instructions and requires no IT competence. When switched on, CIRCA displays a

Con-Sign-Tration 1, 2, 3, & 4

Con-SIGN-tration 1, 2, 3, and 4 are memory improvement and sign language programs designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Each program comes on a CD-ROM that includes game programs that teach over 250 words in sign and English. Games can be played at two levels of difficulty. The program keeps score and randomizes every time it is played. Words are taught in 10 categories. In Con-SIGN-Tration, the categories are actions, numbers, time, food, colors, animals, people, oppo

Concussion Coach

Concussion Coach is an application designed for Veterans, Service members, and other individuals who experience physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms that may be related to mild to moderate traumatic brain injury. This application provides users with information about concussions, a self-assessment instrument for symptoms and their severity, tools to help users build resilience and manage symptoms, as well as recommendations for community-based resources and support. Users can customize to

Connect Access Solution

Connect Access Solution is a device designed for people with physical disabilities as well as  learning and  cognitive disabilities. Connect Access Solution provides access, HiFi sound output, built-in switch access or the option to plug in 2 external switches, rechargeable battery, and iPad protection all in one sleek package.

Coolspeech

CoolSpeech is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech player reads text files (.txt format), rich-text files (.rtf format), and HTML files (.html format). It can read e-mail messages, web pages, and clipboard contents aloud. It also reads words or sentences as they are typed, and converts text files into spoken WAV files. Files, URLs, and e-mails can be scheduled to be read aloud, and the program can be set to read the time and date in differen

Core Picture Vocabulary Gallery

Core Picture Vocabulary is a symbolic language picture library designed to offer a collection of 300 realistic line drawings for persons using Ke:nx (see separate entry). The gallery features culturally diverse pictures and includes beginning nouns, verbs and adjectives in order to help construct two- or three-word sentences about the pictures. COMPATIBILITY: Macintosh. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 1 megabyte of RAM is needed om the hard drive.

Crazy Darts

Crazy Darts is an audible video game program designed for use by players who are blind or have low vision. The player hears a dart panning at a random speed from left to right or from right to left, and uses the spacebar to shoot the dart. The closer the dart is to the center when the player shoots at it, the more points the player gets. When the player shoots a total of ten darts, the player is told his or her score and asked if he or she would like to play again. The maximum attainable score i

Creature Antics

Creature Antics is a cause and effect training program program designed to improve attention skills and teach cause and effect, turn-taking, and switch use for individuals with developmental, cognitive, visual or physical disabilities or autism. This program is designed to increase auditory and visual attention; train cause and effect and turn taking; develop intentionality; and offer recreational enjoyment. Users activate a single switch, touch screen, or the space bar to make "creatures" perfo

Creature Cartoons

Creature Cartoons is a single switch program designed to improve attention skills and teach cause and effect, turn-taking, and switch use for individuals with developmental, cognitive, visual or physical disabilities or autism. Its benefits include increasing auditory and visual attention; training cause and effect and turn taking; developing intentionality; and offering recreational enjoyment. Users activate a single switch, touch screen, or the space bar to make the cartoon's story line contin

Creature Features

Creature Features is a single switch program designed to improve attention skills and teach cause and effect, turn-taking, and switch use for individuals with developmental, cognitive, visual or physical disabilities or autism. Its benefits include increasing auditory and visual attention; training cause and effect and turn taking; developing intentionality; and offering recreational enjoyment. Users activate a single switch, touch screen, or the space bar to make "creatures" perform animated ro

Cubewriter

CubeWriter is an on-screen keyboard, writing program, and language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, severe physical, or learning disabilities. This program can be used with a mouse, switch, touchscreen, alternative kebyboard, or regular keyboard. Features include the ability for each user to personalize word lists and choose personal settings to meet individual needs. Compatible with all text-based documents, this program also features three modes (Type, Wr

Cue That Word!

Cue That Word! is a cued speech auditory-visual sign language training program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Beginning cuers learn to cue and cue-read, using all hand shapes and locations with over 200 colorfully-illustrated simple words. Cues can be viewed in speed-adjustable animation or in real-time video. The user can choose whether to practice words grouped by vowels or subjects, and whether to play in "learn" or "game" mode. In the Cue-Reading Game, playe

Custom Boards - Premium

Custom Boards - Premium is a communication board creation program designed for use with individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to create single page communication boards that can be printed or displayed on a mobile device and used alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty communicating. Custom Boards - P

Daf Assistant

DAF Assistant is an auditory feedback program for stuttering therapy designed for use by individuals who stutter. This application (or app) for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad implements the Delayed Auditory Feedback (DAF) and Frequency-shifting Auditory Feedback (FAF) techniques by delaying the sound of the user's voice from reaching to the ears by a fraction of a second. This simulates the "chorus effect" by making it seem as if the user is speaking with several others to help the user s

Darwin Reader

The Darwin Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables a cell phone or tablet computer running the Android operating system to function as a voice output electronic book reader for full-text, full-audio, and combined books and other print media in the standard DAISY 2.02 and 3.0 formats. Darwin Reader has a voice input search feature, and the user can download books directly into their device

Dazzle

Dazzle is a drawing and painting program designed for use with cognitive and upper extremity disabilities. Customozable to meet the user's needs and accessible by mouse or touch screen, the program features a configurable tool. The program can also be set to create only simple paintings if desired. Feature and effects buttons can also be added to the tool bar for more detailed creations. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers equipped with Windows.

Deque Ramp Ascend

Deque Ramp Ascend is a Web site accessibility evaluation and repair tool designed to assist in making Web site accessible to individual with disabilities. This software checks sites for compliance against W3C-WCAG 1.0 and Section 508 standards. It combines robust algorithms with user input during the accessibility evaluation process. Users can configure the evaluation to suit an organization's accessibility policies and practices. Guided/automated remediation covers all violations including n-

Deque Ramp Grade

Deque Ramp Grade is Web site evaluation software designed to aid in making Web pages accessible to people with disabilities. This software checks for compliance with W3C-WCAG 1.0 and Section 508 standards. Users can configure the evaluation to suit an organization's accessibility policies and practices. The program produces reports for project supervisors and developers, such as listings of individual violations and summaries across checkpoints/ Section 508 rules. The program is accessible with

Deque Ramp Personal Editon (Pe)

Deque Ramp Personal Edition (PE) is Web site evaluation software designed to aid in making Web pages accessible to people with disabilities. This software offers a means of learning about accessibility and testing web pages for W3C WAI WCAG and Section 508 compliance one Web page at a time. This JAWS-accessible (see entry) tool has the same algorithms for evaluation as Ramp Ascend (see entry) and can generate reports as well. Evaluation can be configured to suit individual accessibility policies

Deque Undoc For Pdf

Deque UnDoc is accessible document software designed to make Portable Document Files (PDF) accessible to individuals with vision and reading disabilities. This software tool repurposes PDF documents into well-structured HTML and XML so that it can be made accessible for people with disabilities. Deque UnDoc is accessible with JAWS For Windows (see entry) and transforms embedded images into appropriate formats, such as EPS, TIF, PSD or JPEG, GIF, and PNG. This software supports tagged and untagge

Digit-Eyes

Digit-Eyes is a bar code reading program and a voice output bar code reading program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to scan bar codes and hear the names of the items in four ways. First, the user can record his/her own audio labels by visiting the Digit-Eyes website, printing quick-response (QR) barcode labels, applying the labels to calendar dates or other items, and recording messages t

Digit-Eyes Lite

Digit-Eyes Lite is a bar code reading program and a voice output bar code reading program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to read Digit-Eyes quick-response (QR) text bar code labels and standard QR bar code labels. The user points the camera at the item he/she wants to scan, taps the “Scan” button, the application, or app, will display the text of the label on the device’s screen and the A

Discover:switch

The Discover:Switch is a single-switch keyboard modification and on-screen keyboard program designed to enable children with physical disabilities to access popular educational software. The voice-output switch enables students to use educational software, send e-mail, and operate multimedia programs. The switch includes all necessary software to enable it to display and speak a standard keyboard layout or to display and speak words, phrases, or sentences displayed in a keyboard-style matrix. Wi

Discovering Cued Speech Dvd / Workbook Set (Model Becv-D)

The Discovering Cued Speech DVD/Workbook Set, model BECV-D, a cued speech auditory-visual sign language training program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or have other communication or speech disabilities. Four instructors teach the system in ten lessons with a variety of activities. Parents, professionals, children and youth demonstrate the system in home and school settings. Fully verbatim open-captioned. The program provides an organized introduction to phonemes

Docreader

DocReader is a voice output word processor designed for use by individuals with dyslexia or learning disabilities. Word processing functions incude the ability to open, save and print documents; copy, cut, paste, and delete text; and apply formatting to the text (color, font, size). This program can read documents aloud using clear RealSpeak voices, including documents typed within the program itself or within Microsoft Word, a chat program, or an e-mail program. It can also speak as the user ty

Dr. Peet's Talk / Writer

Dr. Peet's Talk/Writer is a two-disk reading tutorial program designed to teach to motivate beginning readers and writer to compose text on screen and to provide voice output of typed text to the user for reinforcement and auditory feedback. The first disk, ABC Discovery, introduces the alphabet, provides lessons in recognition of capital and lower-case letters, keyboard familiarity, and a one-line word processor. Disk Two, Talk/Writer, has a word processor with four commands, which uses ECHO vo

Draft:builder

Draft:Builder is a word processor program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This organizational tool helps keep the user focused on the writing process by aiding in organizing, sequencing, and integrating information to create a high-quality first draft. This software takes the user through three steps: Outlining/mapping, note taking, and drafting. Outlining and mapping helps build a framework for writing that includes main and supporting ideas. Note taking helps clari

Dragon Dictate For Mac

Dragon Dictate for Mac is a voice input and voice output program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. This voice recognition software allows hand-free operation of Apple Macintosh personal computers. The system allows users to speak at their normal pace and control applications by using voice commands to initiate any program or action within a program, to move the mouse cursor and click anywhere on the screen, or to place t

Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is a voice input, voice output and voice input text editor program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. This voice recognition application allows hands-free operation of an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. The program allows the user to speak and instantly see the text of what is said appear in the document, email message, or other input area. The user launches Dragon Dictation, taps the red recording butt

Dragon Go!

Dragon Go! is a voice input program and web browser designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. The user launches Dragon Go!, taps the red "Record" button on the screen to start recording a search phrase, and taps the “Done” button when he or she is done speaking. The program also allows the user to type the search text in the search box instead of speaking. The search phrase will be displayed in the top text box with results disp

Dragon Naturallyspeaking

Dragon NaturallySpeaking is a voice input and voice output program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. This voice recognition system enables hands-free operation of personal computers and permits users to speak at their normal pace. The program also permits hands-free mouse operation using MouseGrid technology. Users can create, move, edit, and format text by voice command in virtually all Windows applications, including w

Dragon Search

Dragon Search is a voice input program and voice input text editor program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. The user launches Dragon Search, taps the red button in the middle of the screen to start recording a search phrase, and taps the “Done” button when he/she is done speaking. The program also allows the user to type the search text in the search box instead of speaking. The search phrase will be displayed in the to

Drivesafe.ly

DriveSafe.ly is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, vision or learning disabilities. This application (or app) enables hands-free operation of an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, an Android phone, or a BlackBerry phone. This text to speech program speaks aloud email messages, Twitter updates (tweets), and text messages (SMS) as well as the texter’s name. Both male and female voices are available and the user can change the read speed of incoming mess

Drivesafe.ly Pro

DriveSafe.ly Pro is a voice output program and a voice input text message program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, vision or learning disabilities. This application (or app) enables hands-free operation of a BlackBerry phone. The text to speech feature speaks aloud email messages, Twitter updates (tweets), and text messages (SMS) as well as the texter’s name. Both male and female voices are available, and the user can change the reading speed of incoming messages. The

Dual Screen Reader And Magnifier

Dual Screen Reader and Magnifier is a voice output screen reader and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program combines the features of LookOUT Screen Reader and Magnus Screen Enlarger (see also separate entries). The program reads contents of the computer screen, while simultaneously magnifying everything on the screen up to 16 times. The program speaks what the user types, and reads documents, e-mails, web pages aloud. No extra

Duxbury Braille Translator For Windows (Dbt Win)

The Duxbury Braille Translator for Windows (DBT Win) is a Braille translation program designed to provide Braille computer output for individuals who are blind. DBT Win is also designed to help persons who are not familiar with Braille as well as professional Braille transcribers to create highly accurate Braille versions of school textbooks and other teaching materials, office memos, restaurant menus, and signs compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Features include compatibi

Dynamic Acoustics

Dynamic Acoustics is a clinician training program designed to explain the fundamental concepts of sound and sound transmission through animated graphic displays. The text and program are divided into four chapters. Chapter One covers elements of molecular movement, simple harmonic motion, and the derivation of the sine wave. Chapter Two explores the nature of the waveform through a set of experiments that generate graphs of two waves. Chapter Three compares and contrasts different representation

Dynasyms Gallery

DynaSyms Gallery is a symbolic language picture library designed to generate approximately 1,700 colored icons for persons using Ke:nx. COMPATIBILITY: Macintosh. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx 3.0 or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 4.4 megabytes of RAM is needed on the hard drive. OPTIONS: It is also available in a CD-ROM collection (see "Icon Galleries" abstract).

Dyscalculator

Dyscalculator is an App intended to use by people with cognitive and learning disabilities-specifically Dyscalculia. The numbers on the Dyscalculator a presented in three different ways for better understanding: number symbol (76), worded numbers (seventy-six), and graphical (numbers can be illustrated as bars). It also swaps the digits to help the user find the correct number and arithmetic operation.     

E-Library Volume 1

E-Library Volume 1 is a digital book library designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. It includes over 1,500 complete literary works in electronic form, covering a broad spectrum of subjects and written by authors from ancient to modern times. Subject areas covered include Literature, Mystery, Biography, Religion, Children's Literature, Science, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Drama, Westerns, Family Fiction, Greek and Roman Classics, and History

E-Text Reader

E-Text Reader is a voice output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This software reads text files aloud using Cepstral Voices. It can open and read entire files or read user-selected text within a document. An Auto Summarize feature summarizes the information in a document or selected text. Words are highlighted as they are read. Highlighting colors can be changed by clicking the mouse. The user can change voices and reading speed,

E-Text Reader Igt

E-Text Reader IGT is a voice output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This program has all the features of E-Text Reader (see separate entry), together with IGT - Intergalactic Translator, a built-in document translator. The program can read electronic documents aloud using digital voices and translate them into eight different languages: French, Spanish, English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, and Japanese. Electronic format

Earl

Earl is a voice input, voice output and screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) is powered by iSpeech, allowing a person to use his or her voice to turn an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad into a reading machine with voice output. The user launches the app, double taps the screen, speaks commands into the device's built-in microphone and Earl will read selected articles from over 250 newspapers, magazines and websites from

Easereader Daisy Player

The EaseReader DAISY Player is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program enables publishers of audio e-books to deliver text and audio content that is protected from unauthorized copying, viewing, or editing of the source text. Content published using this program can be played back on DAISY-format playback devices, but cannot be copied, edited, or distributed in other formats. When content is viewed in applications such a

Easy Access

Easy Access is a set of keyboard utilities built into the Apple Macintosh operating system that allow the user to modify the operation of the keyboard and mouse for individuals who have limited upper extremity mobility. The utilities are provided with the operating system at no additional cost. Sticky Keys is a feature that allows single-finger operation of the keyboard. With Sticky Keys turned on, the "modifier" keys (such as SHIFT) can be pressed before the key they modify, rather than at the

Ec4All

EC4All is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Android phone or tablet computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. EC4All is specifically designed to aid a person to communicate with emergency response personnel such

Echo Smartpen

The Echo Smartpen is a scanner and digital recorder that records handwritten notes and accompanying audio commentary for people with developmental, learning, cognitive or memory disabilities. The Echo is a functioning pen that uses a high-speed infrared camera to record everything it writes. It also has a microphone embedded in the pen that records lectures or audio notes made by the user to augment the written material. The Echo has an ARM 9 processor, and video and audio recordings are stored

Eclipsereader

The eClipseReader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software plays text documents and DAISY format digital talking books. It has a talking user interface that can be customized for keyboard operation or a simple graphic interface for users with low vision. The software is screen reader compatible. Volume and speed controls are selectable via a hot key or tool bar. The software allows chapter, page, heading, and phrase

Ed-It Pc

ED-IT PC is a braille text editor and braille translation program designed for use by individuals who are blind. This program is a production tool for braille transcribers. It is a "what you see is what you get" (WYSIWYG) braille editing system that allows a braille transcriber to input and edit braille documents. Input can come from the keyboard in a six-key braille writer-style input mode, or from text files via an automatic print-to-braille translator. When the direct-input mode is used (six-

Edmark Functional Word Series - Fast Food/restaurant Words

The Edmark Functional Word Series - Fast Food/Restaurant Words is a consumer skills training system and independent living skills and consumer tutorial program designed to teach people with cognitive disabilities to recognize and read 100 words used in ordering a meal in a fast food or table service restaurant. It teaches the functional vocabulary necessary for independent living. Students learn new sight words, practice sight recognition, reinforce that recognition and associate the word with i

Edmark Functional Word Series - Grocery Words

Edmark Functional Word Series - Grocery Words is a consumer skills training system and independent living skills and consumer tutorial software program designed to teach individuals with cognitive disabilities to read and write grocery lists and to find items in the store. It teaches the functional vocabulary necessary for independent living. The lessons cover shampoo, flour, sugar, laundry detergent, and more. It teaches the functional vocabulary necessary for independent living. Students learn

Edmark Functional Word Series - Job/work Words

The Edmark Functional Word Series - Job/Work Words is a pre-vocational job skills training system, job readiness tutorial, and vocabulary enhancement software program designed to teach people with cognitive disabilities to read 100 words that may help them to get and keep jobs. It teaches the functional vocabulary necessary for independent living. Words covered include "file", "caution," "help wanted," "Hard Hat Area," and others. It teaches the functional vocabulary necessary for independent li

Edmark Functional Word Series - Signs Around You

Edmark Functional Word Series - Signs Around You is a safety awareness and language tutorial and vocabulary enhancement software program designed to teach individuals with cognitive disabilities to recognize and read 100 common safety and informational signs. It teaches functional vocabulary necessary for independent living. This program teaches phrases such as "Do Not Enter," "No Smoking," "Taxi," and "Poison" and includes a teacher's guide and 300 reproducible worksheets. Students learn new si

Edmark Reading Program, Software Levels 1 & 2

The Edmark Reading Program, Software Level 1 & 2 is the software version of a highly repetitive sight word approach for first grade students with learning or developmental disabilities. The student uses a keyboard, joystick or TouchWindow (see separate entry) to make selections. The student must be able to point, say or sign back a response, and have enough receptive language to understand the cues. The program teaches 350 words chosen from the Dolch Word List and basal readers, as well as

Eia Web Browser

The EIA (Enhancing Internet Access) Web Browser is a touchscreen Web browser designed for use by individuals with cognitive and learning disabilities. Its simplified interface features a context-sensitive onscreen keyboard that extends touchscreen capability, while standard mouse and keyboard access is retained. The program comes on a CD-ROM. OPTIONS: IntelliKeys interface; integrated assessment and Web training modules. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

Emacspeak

Emacspeak is a voice output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program provides voice output for the Emacs desktop that runs on UNIX and Linux operating systems. Voice output is provided for built-in Emacs functions, including its text editor, e-mail application, calendar/appointment program, cd-player, and games, as well as for additional applications that can be added to Emacs, such as Web browsers, the LaTeX text editor, mp3 players, and others. The

Emperor Chair 1510

The Emperor Chair 1510 is designed for people with limited mobility or mobility disabilities. It's intended to help people that are unable to move to be able to work from the chair or watch television.  It has a steel structure, tilting capabilities, integrated audio system and LED lighting. The Emperor offers functionalities that enable the user to experience comfort and quasi total immersion through strategically positioned monitors, audio system and accessories. It is computer office, ergonom

Employability Skills (Esu)

Employability Skills is a prevocational job skills training system and job readiness tutorial program designed for used by high school students and adults with learning or cognitive disabilities. This series of six duplicatable CD-ROMs, six companion books, and six online lessons can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups and is designed to help promote reading comprehension and the critical thinking skills necessary for students to transition from school to the wo

Employment Information Signs And Words

Employment Information Signs and Words is a job readiness tutorial program for people with cognitive disabilities. It is designed to teach and reinforce the recognition of words, phrases and concepts relating to applying and interviewing for a job and finding employment opportunities. The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of Employment Information Signs and Words can be used on the same device by multiple people and administered by a therapist

Employment Safety Signs And Words

Employment Safety Signs and Words is a job readiness and safety awareness tutorial program for people with cognitive disabilities. It is designed to teach and reinforce the recognition of words, phrases and concepts relating to safety in the workplace. The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of Employment Safety Signs and Words can be used on the same device by multiple people and administered by a therapist or care provider in a password-protect

Employment Safety Signs And Words

Employment Safety Signs and Words is a job readiness and safety awareness tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 80 signs and words which are essential for the workplace, including danger, caution, do not enter, do not touch, eye protection required, keep hands clear, restricted area, and this way out. Multimedia software combines live action video and human-quality audio in an adult format. Corresponding print exerci

Enable Eyes Control Bar

The Enable Eyes Control Bar is an eye controlled communicator program and mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. The system utilizes state-of-the art eye tracking technology to create an all-in-one computer access and AAC software solution. Users can experience communication through speech generation, emails, instant messaging, and more. The software is designed to put eye tracking tools within re

Endeavor Smartstation I - Single User Standard Edition

Endeavor SmartStation I – Single User Standard Edition is a voice output computer desktop configuration program designed for use by individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities and brain injury. The program allows the user to build a personalized computer interface and includes button palettes for creating easy computer access. The user can customize his or her browser for safe and easy Web access with the Web Trek palette. Visual Media Player provides the user with a simple way to

Endeavor Smartstation Ii - Single User Pro Edition

Endeavor SmartStation II – Single User PRO Edition is a voice output computer desktop configuration program designed for use by individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities and brain injury. The program allows the user to build a personalized computer experience and includes button palettes for creating easy computer access. The user can customize his or her browser for safe and easy Web access with the Web Trek palette. Visual Media Player provides the user with a simple way to pla

Endeavor Talker

The Endeavor Talker is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system is a Windows 7 tablet computer that is preloaded with Endeavor Talker Software (see separate entry), allowing the user to communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the tablet's screen to speak words or compose sentences.

Endeavor Talker Pro

The Endeavor Talker Pro is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system is a Windows 7 tablet comes preloaded with Endeavor Talker Pro Software (see separate entry), allowing the user to communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the tablet's screen to speak words or compose sentences. The

Endeavor Talker Pro Software

Endeavor Talker Pro Software is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This software enables a touch screen Windows or Apple Macintosh computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user can communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the sc

Endeavor Talker Software

Endeavor Talker Software is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This software enables a touch screen Windows or Apple Macintosh computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user can communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the screen

English Talking Dictionary

The English Talking Dictionary is a voice output dictionary and spell check program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This dictionary is designed to work with screen readers and screen magnifiers and contains over 250,000 words and phrases, including jargon and proper nouns such as geographic locations and historical persons. It reads the definition of a word to the user as well as how to use it in a sentence. This program also highlights

English Talking Dictionary For Ipad

The English Talking Dictionary for iPad is a voice output dictionary and spell check program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This application (or "app") is designed to work with the iPad's accessibility features. It contains over 250,000 words and phrases, including jargon and proper nouns such as geographic locations and historical persons. Also known as the Ultimate Talking Dictionary, this app reads the definition of a word to the use

Essency Awareness! Audio App

For the visually impaired using headphones, Awareness! The Headphone App allows them to listen to headphones while also hearing the sounds of the environment. It uses the microphone to feed in noises as the user listens to music or use another app. Hear a car approaching or a doorbell ringing. POWER: Apple devices. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Eti-Eloquence

ETI-Eloquence is a speech synthesizer program designed for use by product designers to provide speech output for individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This program supports speaking rate modifications with no loss in speech quality. It has a fast execution speed and low memory requirements. Memory size is independent of the number of voices used, so the software can be used to create a multi-voice speech application without additional memory resources. The progra

Eurovocs Suite

Eurovocs Suite is a computer access program designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or dyslexia. It includes DocReader voice output word processor, KeyVit on-screen keyboard, and Skippy word prediction software (see also separate entries), which can be installed separately or together. Used together, they allow access to mouse, keyboard, and other computer functions through single- or multiple-switch scanning, joystick, or other pointing devices; word pred

Eve For Windows

EVE (Etrek's Vocal Eyes) for Windows is a screen reader program with voice output designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It reads text in English or Korean, including Chinese characters with Korean pronunciation. Reading modes include full text, word, paragraph, and block unit. Speech speed, volume, and pitch can be controlled by the user. The program shows the current window status by reading the title and status bar and scanning the window. It offers a button list fo

Excent Medicaid

Excent Medicaid is a case management program designed for use by teachers of students with disabilities. This program tracks services provided to Medicaid-eligible students, and automates the Medicaid management process to ensure all encounters are documented and accurately transmitted. The software can also create reports, including annual reports comparing services promised in IEPs to actual services provided; end-of-year reports by provider, position, and total for the year; and quality assur

Excent Online

Excent Online is a case management program designed for use by teachers of students with disabilities. This software streamlines data management for special needs students and enables educators to enter student data online. Once data is entered it is available throughout the system to generate forms, reports, and letters. Data can be viewed and organized with flexible reporting options. For communicating with parents, administrators, and educators, the program includes built-in notices, consent

Excent Sif Agent

Excent SIF Agent is a database management program designed for use by educators of students with disabilities. With this program, educators enter student data once, and the data is transmitted to all other applications in use within the school district. The program helps in sharing information with local, state, and federal educational systems, and provides real time access to all student data.

Excent Tera

Excent Tera is a case management program designed for use by educators of students with disabilities. This program is flexible and customizable so it can be adapted to the requirements of each school district that uses it. The program is built around a common core of database elements dictated by state and federal requirements, customized to support the district's forms, reports, and processes. The program allows automation of case management processes, including state child count reporting and

Expanded Keyboard For Calculator.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Expanded keyboard allows person without fine motor control to operate calculator. Using the available circuitry of a commercial calculator, an enlarged keyboard is made, 16 by 18 inches. The keys are one inch in diameter, widely spaced and recessed. Slight pressure on the key activates switch. Display readout was enlarged to 1/2 inch symbols and located a the top of the keyboard. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Electronics, woodworking. AUTHOR: Caro

Expressionist

Expressionist is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Expressionist comes with more than cartoon illustrations for 1,000 commonly used nouns and over 120 commonl

Expressive

Expressive is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication cognitive, learning or speech disabilities, autism or low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with 600 vocabulary pictures using Smarty Symbols. The user selects images he/she wants to commu

Eye Glasses

Eye Glasses is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The program uses the device’s auto-focusing camera to display text or an image. The user launches Eye Glasses, holds the device about five inches away from the item he/she wants to see magnified and selects the desired magnification strength (2x, 4x, 6x or 8x). COMPATIBILITY:

Eye Relief

Eye Relief is a stand-alone word processing software program designed to be used by people with low vision. The word processing features can produce screen fonts at magnification levels from one to five times standard size, producing letters up to 1.4" in height. Word processing features include Insert, Delete, Cut, Paste, Copy, Find, and Replace. The software produces standard ASCII text files which can be loaded into other word processing packages. The program can be used to print documents wi

Eyes-Free Shell

Eyes-Free Shell is an audible screen navigation, voice output dialing and screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) turns an Android device into an eyes-free communication device and provides one-touch access to applications and mini-apps built into Eyes-Free Shell. The user interacts with the touch screen to check status information, launch applications, and direct dial or message a contact. The main screen has seven widget

Ez Medical Diary

EZ Medical Diary is a medical information management program designed to provide a simple template for recording and storing a person's medical information on a personal computer. It can be used to record the user's medical information or by a caregiver to record information for a family member, friend or client. This software prompts the user to record a selected person's name and general medical information such as medical history, medications, surgical history, emergency contacts and allergie

Facepaint

Facepaint is a simple drawing and reading tutorial program designed for use by young children with physical and cognitive disabilities. This program offers a choice of male or female faces in a selection of four skin colors. Non-readers can build faces by choosing from a selection of features on the screen. Early readers can type in words for their choices and watch the faces build. The faces can be printed or saved to disc. If the computer is equipped with a sound recorder, created faces can be

Familylink

FamilyLink is a tablet computer with a touch screen with an attachable keyboard and a home emergency monitoring system designed to provide the means for a child or caregiver to monitor remotely a person with a cognitive disability or a senior. The FamilyLink is a tablet computer that is pre-loaded with a suite software of software that allows a person to communicate with and monitor a person from a distance. The FamilyLink requires a wireless internet connection and a subscription to the FamilyL

Fibromyalgia Waterwork

Fibromyalgia WaterWork is an exercise program designed for use by individuals with fibromyalgia. This book on CD-ROM, written by Mary Essert, is a self-management tool with information for persons who have fibromyalgia and their health care and exercise providers. It features a progressive graded aquatic exercise program, illustrated with photos. It also includes precautions, a section of new research with several articles, and a comprehensive bibliography and resource list.

Fingerspelling

Fingerspelling is a finger spelling workbook and video training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. The video program is designed to assist the user in improving finger spelling skills and demonstrates practice suggestions. A 24-page book is included.

Fingerspelling Practice Tapes

Fingerspelling Practice Tapes are sign language training programs designed for use by individuals who are learning sign language. Each 60-minute videotape is designed to assist the user in improving fingerspelling skills and comprehension. Available topics (each sold separately) include Geographical Locations, Proper Names, Fingerspelled Loan Signs, and Miscellaneous Items.

Finish Line

Finish Line is a software program which can predict words for the user during text entry. Once the program learns the user's frequently typed words and phrases, then word and phrase choices will appear in pop-up windows as the user enters text. To select a word from the list, the user presses the "hot-key" which corresponds to the chosen word, the word or phrase is then automatically inserted into text. The "hot-keys" are designated by the user and the symbols of these keys appear in the pop-up

First Color Words

First Color Words is educational game software designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. It includes five game programs designed to teach ten basic colors and how to read and spell their names. One game program, the Rainbow Game, teaches the colors using American Sign Language, cued speech, fingerspelling, or speech. Live video is used for signing, cueing, and fingerspelling. The other four game programs (the Butterfly Game, the Cat Puzzle Game, the Star Game, and the Zebra G

First Phrases Hd

First Phrases HD is a voice output language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use an Apple iPad to help children to learn how to put two or three words together or basic English phrases. It provides many opportunities to hear, see, and say/record 72 different verb / noun combinations

First Then Visual Schedule

First Then Visual Schedule is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities or autism. This application (or app) for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad enables caregivers to customize and present visual schedules and choice prompts to guide a person through daily events (such as a morning routine or therapy schedule) or through steps to complete a specific activity. Each schedule consists of images arranged in a specific order. Each

Fit Brains Trainer

Fit Brains Trainer is an application designed by neuroscientists and brain fitness experts intended for youth and adults to improve several functions of the brain. It has over 60 engaging games and over 300 brain challenges that are offered on the web or on a mobile device. It has a comprehensive approach that stimulates six key brain areas and 27+ sub-areas including Memory, Problem Solving, Concentration, Speed of Thinking, Language, and Visual-Spatial Recognition. It uses a personalized path

Flash Cards - Earth Science

Flash Cards - Earth Science is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a science, language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach children new words, build vocabulary and convey new concepts relating to eart

Focus Gps

Focus GPS is a cognitive aid application and prompter designed for use by students with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). This application, or "app," boosts the user's academic and cognitive performance by supporting the user in the executive function areas of memory, concentration, and organization. It helps students to step logically through complex thought and scheduling processes, allowing them to manage changing priorities. The "What’s Up?" feature enables users to organize t

Franklin Speaking Language Master Special Edition (Model Lm-6000Sev)

The Franklin Speaking Language Master Special Edition, model LM-6000SEV, is a hand-held augmentative communication and learning device and voice output dictionary designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision, or individuals with speech or learning disabilities. This unit combines a spelling corrector, dictionary, thesaurus, grammar guide, and 10 educational games. The Language Master 6000SE features a typewriter-style keyboard with high-contrast lettering and raised locator dots

Fresco

Fresco is a drawing and graphics program designed for use by children with learning and cognitive disabilities. The program offers a choice of media, including crayons, charcoal, pastels, airbrush, and watercolors, as well as a choice of surfaces from plain paper to a variety of canvases. The program also offers experimenting with symmetry and tiling efects, picture brushes for creative effects, multiple paint palettes, realistic effects, repeating patterns, and realistic stencil effects. Fully

Fujitsu New Generation Cane

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype walking cane that integrates current “smart” technologies such as GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth to allow a person with walking or mobility disabilities to navigate his or her environment without having to hold an additional device. Fujitsu engineers integrated a variety of technology into a cane, including 3G, GPS, WiFi Bluetooth and an LED display in the handle. This cane uses GPS to guide the user without the use of an additional smartphone in

Fun Time Timer

FunTime Timer is designed for children with learning and cognitive disabilities. The app supports self-regulation and has three visual representations of time. There is a snail making its way across the screen at the bottom, a tree that loses its leaves, and a circle with numbers counting down the time going from red to white. Time can be selected from 10 seconds to 1 hour. When the time is up balloons fly in the air and voices cheer. The visuals and simplicity seems appealing for young children

Functional Behavior Assessment Wizard

Gamz Player Cd With Speak Text

The GAMZ Player CD with Speak Text is a CD-ROM containing an educational game program (the GAMZ Player) designed to teach reading and spelling skills to students with learning disabilities, and a screen reader program (Speak Text) that is also designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. The educational game program is based on the Swap and Fix educational card games (see separate entry). It contains software versions of all 35 boxed Swap and Fix card games, plus 14 extra Swap and

General Employability Skills Titles (Cle)

General Employability Skills Titles is a prevocational job skills training system designed for use by high school students and adults with cognitive or other disabilities. The unit, which is part of the Life Skills Curriculum, has 21 duplicatable books, 21 duplicatable CD-ROMs and 21 online lessons that equip students with the knowledge and skills to set goals for themselves and make better personal choices. Students can use this curriculum independently or in groups. Titles include Earning Mone

Getting Dressed Software

Getting Dressed Software is a vocabulary enhancement and personal and indpendent living skills tutorial program designed to teach about getting dressed for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. It not only teaches vocabulary about clothing, but also teaches dressing skills. Users will learn words for clothing items and how to dress for a variety of occasions. It features a quiz section to enhance what is learned and has voice output capabilities for non-readers. For students with

Gh Player

The gh PLAYER is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This playback software enables users to play DAISY-standard digital talking books, save time finding information, and improve reading productivity. Text can be read aloud with or without an on-screen display. Users have the option of navigating a book by individual sections or segments or by going directly to a specific page, and can determine their location within the book us

Ghostreader

GhostReader is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision or reading disabilities. This text-to-speech utility enables text files or e-mail to be read aloud with human-sounding Acapela voices. The program can read text, Word, HTML, PDF, and RTF files, or to speak selected text in any application. Words are highlighted onscreen as they are read. The user can cause onscreen text to be read by pointing the cursor at it. The program can also convert text to MP3 audio file

Ghostwriter

GhostWRITER is a software program designed to automate the process of note-taking and report writing for therapists. To use the program the therapist fills out a check-off form or a DictaForm concerning a client and enters the information into the GhostWRITER program. From this data, the program analyzes the client's clinical profile and can generate a customized daily check-off form, note logs, progress reports, and discharge summaries for each client's file. COMPATABILITY: For use on IBM PC co

Ginger Spelling And Grammar Checker

The Ginger Spelling and Grammar Checker is a word processor program with voice output option designed for use by individuals with dyslexia. This program enables children and adults with learning disabilities to independently write comprehensible, error-free text in English. The kinds of spelling mistakes commonly generated by people with dyslexia are corrected automatically based on context and phonetic word similarity. The program corrects phonetic spelling mistakes, unusual spelling mistakes,

Girder Automation Software (Standard, Pro, & Whp)

Girder Automation Software is a home automation program designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities. This program comes in three versions, Standard, Pro and Whole Home Pro (WHP). Girder Standard is designed solely for controlling applications running on the same PC using an infrared or wireless remote control. It allows the user to control digital media players such as WinAmp or Windows Media Player and play DVDs in home theater programs. Girder Pro and WHP are

Gma Tank Commander

GMA Tank Commander is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. In this game, the player must successfully complete a series of missions that start with landing on the southern coast of an enemy held peninsula and continue as the player's tank makes its way north through six sectors of enemy held territory. Surviving tanks will be picked up on the northern coast of the peninsula by a tank transport. The player is equipped with standard shells,

Goodfeel Braille Music Translator & Goodfeel Lite

Goodfeel Braille Music Translator and Goodfeel Lite are braille music translation programs designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. Goodfeel Braille Music Translator automatically converts computer music files into braille music files. It transcribes lyrics as well as files in instrumental and keyboard formats. Goodfeel Braille Music Translator fully supports the 1997 international standards for music symbols and provides a choice of international, North American or United K

Goodreader 4

GoodReader 4 is an iTunes application that can help individuals with communication problems by organizing PDFs of very large size, TXT documents with high-resolution graphics and pictures, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML files, and Safari web archives. Regarding audio and video files it is natively supported by IOS. Compatible with iPhone and iPad. Version 4.3.0 offers a “WiFi only” option for scheduled Auto Sync in App settings. SIZE: 40.7 megabytes. LANGUAGE: English only.

Google Voice Search Demo

Google Voice Search Demo is a voice input Web browser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This system enables users to telephone an automated voice search system to obtain Google Web search results. The user calls the system at 650-318-0165 and at the prompt "Say Your Search Keywords" speaks his/her query to the system. Once this is complete, the system notifies the user that the results are ready and clicking a link on http://labs1.google.com/gvs.html opens a new

Grace

Grace is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with a basic vocabulary of pictures that are categorized. The program can be customized by adding

Grace App

The Grace App is an application and a picture exchange system designed for people with autism to encourage independent social interaction. With Grace, users select pictures to form semantic sentences others can read on the iPad screen. Grace comes with a basic picture vocabulary. Folders contain a selection of pre-loaded images, however, each folder can easily be edited to include the user's own images, which may already be stored on the device or photos taken via the camera while in Grace App.

Graph-It & Graph-It Pc

Graph-It is a braille graphics program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Available for use with Freedom Scientific braille notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Type 'N Speak, Braille Lite, or Type Lite; see entries) or IBM and compatible computers, users can use this tactile scientific graphing calculator with an embosser to create braille graphs to enhance higher math comprehension. Standard features include the capability to plot graphs, save them to a file, and emboss

Grid 2

The Grid2 is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program for creating symbolic or text communicator grids designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological or severe physical disabilities or autism. The Grid 2’s basic function is to allow a person to use a computer as a voice output communication aid, using symbols or text to build sentences; however, it also can access the Windows desktop with its built-in computer control features to operate other p

Grid Player

Grid Player is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Grid Player is designed for use with The Grid 2 software (see separate entry), allowing the user

Grizzly Gulch Western Extravaganza

Grizzly Gulch Western Extravaganza is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The game presents a virtual world set in the Old West and created purely from sound imagery. The player invents a character, which develops in an interactive evolving story line as the player meets and interacts with many crazy characters while exploring the town of Grizzly Gulch. The player can settle into the saloon to play a game of chance, fight outlaws in blazi

Gus! Multimedia Speech System

The Gus! Multimedia Speech System is an augmentative communicaton program designed to provide scanning, direct selection, or switch activated access to sound and voice output or a number of other computer software programs. The system components include the Gus! Talking Keyboard, Gus Easy Talk speech synthesizer, Gus Speak Clipboard, Gus Talking Calculator, Gus symbol set, and Gus mouse/switch interface. KEYBOARD: The on-screen keyboard is combined with a clear synthetic voice and features adjus

Gus! Pocket Communicator

Gus! Pocket Communicator is a direct selection and scanning communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or neurological disabilities. This communicator software runs on a handheld computer, and supports a dynamic display with four to twenty-five sound buttons per page, using text, symbols, or digital photographs in a 1x4, 1x6 2x2, 2x4, 2x6, 2x8, 3x3, 3x4, 4x4, 4x5, or 5x5 page layout. The program uses recorded or synthetic speech; Neospeech speech synthesizer

Gus! Word Prediction

Gus! Word Prediction is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities and individuals who use one hand on a computer keyboard. This voice output utility program can be used with standard application software. It places an "always on top" window on the computer screen, which can be stretched or shrunk to any size, with automatic adjustment of font size. As the user begins to enter a word, the box displays a list of choices. Words are pre

Hal 2000 Home Control System

HAL 2000 Home Control System is an environmental control unit program designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, and upper extremity disabilities. It enables the user to control any number of lights, appliances, and other devices through a computer using voice input. Lighting and appliances can be turned on and off, and the user can set schedules, with voice commands delivered via telephone or computer-connected microphone. Commands can also be deliver

Hal Arabic Screen Reader

Hal Arabic Screen Reader is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is an Arab-language version of the Hal Screen Reader program (see separate entry). It reads the full screen, including text, dialog boxes, icons, buttons, menus, and controls, with voice and braille output in Arabic. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium processor; Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP operating system.

Hal Basic Home Control System

HAL Basic Home Control System is an environmental control unit program designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, and upper extremity disabilities. It allows the user to control lighting, appliances, and other devices through a computer with voice input, which is received by the computer via microphone. Lighting and appliances can be turned on and off by voice command, or the user can set schedules by voice. When commands are carried out, the program p

Hal Deluxe Home Control System

HAL Deluxe is an environmental control unit program designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, and upper extremity disabilities. It enables the user to control lights, appliances, and other devices through a computer using voice input. Lighting and appliances can be turned on and off, and the user can set schedules, with voice commands delivered via telephone or a microphone connected to the computer. When commands are carried out, the program provides

Halotalk

HaloTalk is a communicator program and prompter designed for use by individuals with communication cognitive, learning or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with over 50 pairs of responses commonly used daily. Each pre-defined response/adjective is natural voice-enabled, with visual cues to help

Hand Hold Strap

The Hand-Hold Strap is a saddle saddle hand strap designed for use by individuals with balance disabilities. Available in leather or cotton web, this strap snaps to the D rings of an English Saddle to provide a stable grip. COLOR: Black.

Handyspeech

HandySpeech is a voice output text to speech communication program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech or learning disabilities or autism. This handwriting-to-speech program enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user writes words or sentences he or she wants to communicate in any one of 13 languages, and the program converts the handwriting into speech and

Happy Geese

Happy Geese is a modified game program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with autism and cognitive or learning disabilities. This iPad application (or app) includes two classic board games - The Game of the Goose and Snakes & Ladders - and is designed to help children learn each game one step at a time. Happy Geese features 24 game chips with cute figures of people and animals and seven different dice with colors, shapes, letters and numbers. The app is intended t

Head-To-Toe Software

The Head-to-Toe Software is a vocabulary and sexuality education program designed to teach body awareness for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. This program is ideal for teaching basic anatomical vocabulary and features quiz sections for enhancing what is taught. The talking software is ideal for non readers and enhances the learning process. For students with a physical disability, the software is TouchWindow compatible. COMPAITBILITY: Apple. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple IIe sy

Helpread

HELPRead is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities, dyslexia, and low vision. This screen reader program is also designed for those first learning to read, including adults and younger learners. The goal is to make reading from a computer easier and less of a strain. This program is a clipboard reader, meaning that the user or a teacher must highlight and copy text from a word processing file, text file, or web page onto a clipboard before

Hims Chat

HIMS Chat is a communicator program designed for use by that allows people with or without disabilities to communicate with individuals who are deaf blind using an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. This application (or app) facilitates face-to-face communication between the deaf-blind person and another person via a Bluetooth connection between an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, and a Braille Sense notetaker (Braille Sense U2, OnHand or U2 QWERTY) or a Braille EDGE 40 braille display and keyboard (s

Hisoftware Compliance Sheriff Accessibility Module

The HiSoftware Compliance Sheriff Accessibility Module is Web site accessibility evaluation software designed for use by programmers and managers in evaluating the accessibility of Web sites to people with disabilities. The program allows managers to create and manage corporate standards for Web accessibility and verify compliance with Federal and international accessibility guidelines, including Section 508, the World Wide Web Consortium's XML Accessibility Guidelines (XAG) and Web Content Acce

Home Page Reader For Windows

The Home Page Reader for Windows is a voice output program designed to read web pages for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program audibly communicates information from any graphical user interface (GUI) on a web page. This includes tables, frames, forms, and alternate text for images, as well as link information and alternate text for objects like image maps. In addition, it verbalizes HTML 4.0 information provided by web page authors, such as summaries and table captions. Adv

Homeroutines

HomeRoutines is an iPhone, computer and tablet application designed for users with attention deficit disorders. Create routine checklists, then complete them on chosen days of the week, with reminder notifications and a gold star for each completed task. User checklists can automatically reset - start fresh each morning, week, or month. Free online editing and syncing between devices.

Houselinc 2

HouseLinc 2 is an environmental control software program designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Available in USB and serial port versions, this software enables the user to manage a home network of automated lighting and appliances through a personal computer. The system includes a software CD and a HouseLinc 2-enabled USB or serial port modem with cable, and can be used to create scenes and timed events for lights and appliances cont

Hunter

Hunter is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This arcade-style game involves adventure role-playing. The player's character, Hunter Joe, has a mission to reach the ancient land of Bobo and obtain the ancient Bobo tribal statue. On the way to Bobo, the player scores points on 10 levels and fights through the jungle, fishes for food, crosses the valley of tigers, climbs a treacherous mountain, discovers hidden treasure, swings across a wat

Hypersign

HyperSign is a sign language program designed to enable professionals or family members and friends to learn or improve basic signing skills. The interactive program features a dictionary of more than 2,000 words that can be set to any one of three levels: children, teen, or adult. The child's dictionary is designed for early or non-readers. The program demonstrates the American Sign Language (ASL) sign for a selected word in full-motion video and it provides the user with the option of watchin

Hyperties 3.0

HYPERTIES 3.0 is a word processor program designed to link text, graphics, audio and video to create interactive knowledge bases. Available in three versions, the program's basic features include: Graphic modes up to Super VGA; text/graphic/key - only buttons; scripting language; custom fonts; touchscreen and mouse support; hot spots on graphics; and network compatibility (On-line product information, public access kiosks). The 3.0 Standard is designed to provide extensive text-handling (up to a

I Can Cue 2

I Can Cue 2 is a visual sign language training software program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This CD-ROM contains two programs that teach intermediate cueing techniques and build skills in reading cues. Each program features a speed-adjustable animated cuer and sequenced lessons for learning and self-testing. Cue Those Phrases! has lessons that focus on consonant blends and clusters, liaisons, taps, and flicks, emphasizing everyday, common phrases. Users can c

I Can Play, Too!

I Can Play, Too! is a voice output game program and speech training program designed for use with various card and board games to allow a nonverbal individual to use a computer for his or her speech output while playing. Screens are included for the following games: Go Fish; Red Light, Green Light; Cootie; Checkers; Battleship; Simon Says; and other general board games. Features of the program include a child's human speech; touches of animation, including a tumbling musical die; a manual with p

I Can Spell!

I Can Spell! is a vocabulary enhancement program and educational game software designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This CD-ROM includes Word Scrambler and Word Speller game programs to help players build skills in spelling and vocabulary with over 475 words and pictures. Players can use the spelling lists provided or make a customized list using the included spelling editor. For persons who use Cued Speech, cues are available for each picture, and can be added for new w

I-Speak

I-Speak is a screen reading program designed for use by individuals with vision or learning disabilities. This screen reader reads text from text files. E-mail and websites can also be saved as text files for reading. Files are read in a natural male or female human-sounding voice using inflection, intonation, and pauses to facilitate listeninng comprehension. Although the program reads only text files, text files can be recorded as Wave (.wav) or MP3 (.mp3) files. The program operates in two mo

Ibm Adesigner

IBM aDesigner is Web site accessibility software designed for use by web designers to aid in designing web sites that are accessible to individuals who are blind or color blind or have low vision. To help Web designers identify potential design issues, including issues of usability as well as accessibility, this simulation tool enables designers to experience their site as a user who is blind, color blind, or has low vision might experience it. The simulator can make adjustments such as blurring

Ibm Easy Web Browsing

IBM Easy Web Browsing is a web site access utility designed for use by individuals with low vision. By providing large print and voice output options directly on a web site, this program enables visitors with low vision to access sites without their own assistive access features. This program is installed as a usability tool on a web site and started by users who visit the site. The user clicks the utility link to download, and the necessary program components are set up automatically. The progr

IBM Viascribe

IBM ViaScribe is captioning software for digital audio and video, designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard or hearing. This software creates a written transcript of existing audio or video content, and automatically captions live audio content as it occurs. It can be used in classrooms, business meetings, and other situations in which presentations are made. The speaker spends approximately an hour creating a voice profile that helps the program learn his or her particular speech pat

Ibm Viavoice Speech Recognition Sdk

The IBM ViaVoice Speech Recognition SDK (Software Developers Kit) is a voice output and software authoring program designed for use by software developers to create software accessible to individuals who are blind or have low vision or upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This kit contains documentation, samples, and tools to help the developer to speech enable applications using IBM ViaVoice dictation and/or command & control Runtimes. This large vocabulary

Ibm Viavoice Text-To-Speech Sdk

The IBM ViaVoice Text-To-Speech SDK (Software Developer Kit) is a software authoring and voice output program designed for use by software developers in making their programs accessible to individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This program can be used to create voice output for Windows or Linux applications, including applications with limited system resources such as ATMs. An almost unlimited number of voices can be generated by modifying gender, pitch, head siz

Ibsar

Ibsar (Vision in English) is an Arabic- and English-language voice output optical character recognition and screen reader program and web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This integrated program is based on Sakhr Arabic/English text to speech (TTS) and optical character recognition (OCR) engines. The program reads printed books and documents aloud as well as electronic files. Screen content is read with a high quality human voice. The screen reader functi

Icanemail (Models Sm-24 & Sm-27)

ICanEmail is a voice output electronic mail program designed for use by individuals with learning, visual, or physical disabilities. This full-screen talking email program operates in a sequential manner, where it asks one question at a time, such as "Who would you like to send this to?" or "If you'd like to speak your message, you can do that here." The email partner (sender or recipient) does not require any special software to interact with the user of this program. The program also enables t

Icansee

iCanSee is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The user launches the program, points the camera on the device towards the image he/she wants to magnify and selects the desired magnifying range (up to four times original size). The on-screen magnification controls enables the user to adjust the size of the image being viewed.

Icomm

iComm is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by pre-speech toddlers or children with communication or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for children who have trouble communicating. The program uses words (both written and spoken) and personalized pictures as a means of communication. The program organizes pictures and their descriptions into nine categorie

Icommunicate

iCommunicate is a symbolic and director selection communicator program and prompter for people with communication or cognitive disabilities. The program allows an individual to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator and cognitive aid. iCommunicate allows an image (including a picture or a symbol) to be related to a specific word or phrase and to an audio clip. The user selects a picture and the associated audio clip will play. If no audio recording is available, the program ha

Icommunicator

The iCommunicator is a communication aid for the deaf designed to enable individuals with hearing disabilities to communicate with hearing individuals without an interpreter. This computer-based system converts speech to text, speech to video sign language, speech to computer-generated voice, and text to computer-generated voice all in real time. Features include the ability to adjust the font size and text window display, the ability to adjust the signing speed and the size of the signing windo

Iconverse

iConverse is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by children and adults with communication or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak, have difficulty speaking or have not yet mastered language. The program comes with six built-in colored icons that display basic everyday needs: Bathroom, Drink, Food, Sick, Break and Hel

Ida-Reader

ida-reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by people who are blind, dyslexic, or have reading disabilities or low vision. This software accepts ePub 2/ePub 3, Daisy 2.0/2.02, Daisy 3.0, HTML, RTF and XML as input and reading file formats. It has a bookshelf feature that automatically collects information on, and displays the names of, the books stored on a computer or on external devices like memory sticks, CDs or DVDs. When a book is being read, the text is displayed a

Iep Checklist

IEP Checklist is an individual education plan (IEP) program designed for use by teachers of students with disabilities. This application (or app) allows the user to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to develop the IEP for special education students. The app features the ability to record IEP meetings and individual voice notes; the ability to export and print out custom notes; a dedicated checklist for review of notes and top priorities with active links to federal regulation website; a

Iep Direct

IEP Direct is a web-based Individualized Education Plan (IEP) program designed for use by school administrators and teachers. This special education program management software provides 24/7 online access for an unlimited number of authorized users. It allows real-time sharing of IEPs and student data between school districts and BOCES. IEPs can be drafted and viewed online, and state and federal compliance reports, accountability reports, and customized reports can be generated with a few click

Iep Planner

IEP Planner is an individual education plan (IEP) program designed for use by teachers of students with disabilities. This program can create all five IDEA required documents, including Evaluation Plans, Classification Summaries, IEPs (Initial, Annual Review, Re-evaluation, and Speech), Manifestation Determinations, and Behavioral Intervention Plans and 504 Plans. Most information is entered through drop-down lists and pop-up windows. All information within documents can be customized to meet th

Iglasses On Demand

iGlasses on Demand is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The user launches the program and pointes the device's camera at the object to be magnified. The horizontal scrollbar at the bottom of the screen can be used to magnify the image. The program will autofocus the image. The program allows the user to switch between land

Ihear Dialer

iHear Dialer is a cell phone screen reader and a voice output dialing program for cell phone designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The application (or app) for an iPhone allows the user to dial a phone number without looking at the keypad. When the user moves a finger around the keypad, iHear Dialer will say each number as the finger touches it. The user lifts the finger after the number is read aloud to select if that is the number for dialing then browses to the nex

Imagnify

iMagnify is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. The program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or a BlackBerry phone to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. Magnification ranges from one to four times original size and the amplification is controlled by a slide on the display which allows the user the choice of pinpoint precision or a range to sweep across the page of a book. Other features include the ability to

Imed Reminder Hd

iMed Reminder HD is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications, vitamins or other treatments at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The program sends the user notifications when it is time to take a medication. The user can also view a summary list of medications on the screen. For each medication, the following information can be added: the name of the medicati

Inbound And Outbound Tty/tdd Virtual Contact Center Systems

The Inbound and Outbound TTY/TDD Virtual Contact Center Systems are computer-based text telephone systems designed to enable customers who are deaf or hard of hearing to interact with service centers. To contact a service center that uses this system, a customer only needs to call the center's TTY number using a 45.5 baud device or a personal computer. The customer then receives a text-based welcome message and a list of service options from which to pick using a keyboard. When the customer choo

Index 4X4 Pro With Acoustic Cabinet (Models 70011 & 70012)

The Index 4X4 Pro is a Braille printer and publishing system designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Index 4x4 Pro is intended for use in the production of Braille magazines, books, and newspapers. When the 4x4 Pro receives a Braille text file from a computer, it processes the file into saddle stitch binding format. For example, the first sheet of a 40-page document will consist of pages 1, 2, 39, and 40, the next sheet will consist of pages 3, 4, 37, and 38, etc. The 4

Indigo Home Automation Software

Indigo Home Automation Software is an environmental control unit program designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities and spinal cord injury. The program enables the user to remotely control and monitor lights and appliances from a variety of handheld remote controls, including an X10 ôEntertainment Anywhereö remote control or a Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone and Salling Clicker. To communicate to X10 compatible devices, Indigo interfaces with the PowerLinc USB interface or

Infocus Suite

The InFocus Suite is web site accessibility evaluation software designed to to aid in making Web pages accessible to people with disabilities. The suite comprises InFocus Enterprise and InFocus Desktop. InFocus Enterprise provides users with information on the ongoing compliance of their site, enabling them to assess accessibility risk and plan accessibility initiatives. InFocus Desktop provides Web developers and QA engineers an automated way to implement compliance enhancements. Features of In

Inspiration

Inspiration is a word processor program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or brain injury or individuals who think visually. This visual learning tool helps develop ideas and organize thinking. Integrated diagramming and outlining views work together to aid in creating and modifying concepts and information. The diagramming view simplifies creating and modifying concept maps, webs, idea maps, and other graphical organizers. The intuitive interface keeps the focus on the

Instant Immersion American Sign Language

Instant Immersion American Sign Language is a sign language training CD-ROM designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This training CD-ROM uses the immersion method to teach beginners how to sign. It provides a foundation in basic principles before moving on to advanced skills. Users can view translations of manually typed words or phrases; find definitions or view corresponding signs in an English-ASL dictionary; or mouse-click objects to review their signs and receive au

Instant Text / Assistive Edition

Instant Text / Assistive Edition is an abbreviation expansion program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, and learning disabilities. This program uses advanced technology to expand a few keystrokes to full word, phrases, or sentences by automatically comparing three or four keystrokes in a particular order to words or phrases in the dictionary-like glossaries. The program then offers the user a choice of all words and phrases meeting the criteria. Keystrokes are sav

Instant Text V Pro

Instant Text V Pro is an abbreviation expansion program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or learning disabilities. This program can expand an abbreviation even if the user cannot remember some of the non-initial letters. It can create glossaries for a specific subject automatically by analyzing all words and phrases that appear in documents dealing with that subject. It can also suggest sentence continuations when typing documents that use standard clauses, as is

Insteon Powerlinc Usb With Mcontrol Software

INSTEON PowerLinc USB With mControl Software is an environmental control module designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities. It enables the user to control lights, appliances, heating and air conditioning systems, and alarm systems through a personal computer or television. This home automation interface module transmits and receives Insteon or X10 signals between home automation devices and a PC via a Universal Serial Bus (USB) port on the computer. C

Intel Mind-Reading Software

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create prototype software that can read the minds of individuals with disabilities and be used as an alternative form of augmentative and alternative communication. Intel’s mind-reading software uses MRI scans to determine what items people are thinking about and what parts of the people’s brain is being activated as he or she thinks. According to Intel Labs researcher Dean Pomerleau, in the tests the software guess with 90 percent accuracy which of two words

Intellitalk

Intellitalk is a voice output word processor program designed for children and adults with cognitive and/or visual disabilities. The software offers easy-to-use menus and enables users to hear letters, words, and sentences as they type, ot to have the text read back from the screen. IntelliTalk offers a choice of a variety of voices and pronouciation can be modified using the built-in pronounciation editor. The program can correctly pronounce the most common words that children learn in addition

Intellitools Classroom Suite

The IntelliTools Classroom Suite is an academic reading, writing and math tutorial program and an assessment and evaluation system for children with cognitive or learning disabilities from pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) through the fifth grade. This software was developed based upon the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) that combines two educational paradigms—systematic, explicit instruction and flexible creativity tools. It is designed to allow teachers to have control over specific l

Intellitools Mac Access Pack I And Ii

The Intellitools Mac Access Pack I and II are sets of programs and/or hardware designed to make Macintosh computers accessible to individuals with physical, cognitive, or visual disabilities. The Mac Access Pack I is a five-item kit that includes a variety of tools to enhance creativity and communication skills. Included are IntelliKeys, Overlay Maker, ClickIt!, IntelliPics, and IntelliTalk (see separate entries). Mac Access Pac II includes all of the above with the exception of IntelliKeys. WAR

Intellitools Windows Access Pack I And Ii

The Intellitools Windows Access Pack I and II are sets of programs and/or hardware designed to make IBM and compatible computers equipped with Windows accessible to individuals with physical, cognitive, or visual disabilities. The Windows Access Pack I is a five-item kit that includes a variety of tools to enhance creativity and communication skills. Included are IntelliKeys, Overlay Maker, ClickIt! for Windows, IntelliPics, and IntelliTalk (see separate entries). Windows Access Pac II is design

Interactive Sign Language Fingerspelling & Numbers

Interactive Sign Language Fingerspelling & Numbers is a computer program that teaches finger spelling and numbers in sign language. This interactive program is designed to provide training in learning the basics to improving comprehension and increasing signing speed. This graphics-based program provides life-like photographs and moving animation of hands. LEARN SIGN WINDOW: This teaches the beginning signer how letter and number signs are formed and enables the user to type any word or numb

Interactive Sign Language Fingerspelling And Numbers Computer Software

Interactive Sign Language Fingerspelling and Numbers Computer Software is a sign language program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This program acts as a personal tutor, using lifelike photographs and animation to help improve signing speed and comprehension. COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use on IBM and compatible computers and Macintosh computers.

Intersection Explorer

Intersection Explorer is an audible mobility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) turns a cell phone or tablet computer running the Android operating system into an accessible navigation aid to help users get an understanding of a neighborhood before venturing out and while on the go. The program is used in conjunction with WalkyTalky (see separate entry), and "Walking Directions" and "Places" in Google Maps. The user starts at his o

Ip-Relay

IP-Relay is a text telephone (TT) emulation program designed for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. It allows a person who cannot hear the incoming audio on a mobile phone to communicate with a hearing person by using the mobile phone as a text telephone. The user can use IP-Relay to place a call to a hearing person. The call is relayed through a certified IP-Relay operator. The user types his/her side of the conversation and the operator speaks that text to the call recipient. The call rec

Ipractice Verbs

iPractice Verbs is a voice output flash card program and a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, hearing, learning, or physical disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to help children learn and practice basic English verbs. iPractice Verbs comes with over 120 verbs in present, present p

Iprompts

iPrompts is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. An application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, iPrompts enables caregivers to customize and present visual schedules, countdown timers, and choice prompts. iPrompts includes a library of several hundred stock illustrations and photographs, and is expandable to include any digital picture desired by a user. For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, or an Android device. SYS

Iris Pen Express

The IrisPen is a text recognition pen scanner designed for individuals who learn through visual learning, but also helpful to those with learning disabilities who need information reinforcement. The IrisPen instantly enters text, numbers, and grayscale images into your computer simply by scanning them. The pen can be used with printed information from books, newspapers, magazines, letters, and more. The device can recognize up to 1000 characters per second for ease of copying information.

Isaac Author

ISAAC Author is a macro creation software program designed to enable occupational therapists and rehabilitation practicioners with patients who use the ISAAC System (see separate entry) to develop and update of each patient's individualized system content in English or Spanish. The ISAAC Author looks like a simple word processor when in use. When the content elements for an ISAAC system user have been fully developed, so the practitioner simply connects the user's ISAAC System to the serial port

Iseeclearly

iSeeClearly is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. The program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a video magnifier. The user launches the application, or app, points the device's camera toward the image to be magnified, and selects the desired magnification (up to 10 times original size). The user can select from either landscape or portrait mode and images can be saved to the device's camera roll. Other features include built-i

Isign

iSign is a sign language training program and sign language dictionary designed for use by people with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses animated graphics to illustrate and teach 800 ASL signs. The words or phrases can be viewed alphabetically or in categories, and there is quiz feature that shows a video clip of a sign and asks the user to select the correct word or phrase from a list. Users can also build a “Favorites” list for quick acc

Isign Lite

iSign Lite is a sign language training program and sign language dictionary designed for use by people with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses animated graphics to illustrate and teach 25 ASL signs. The words or phrases can be viewed alphabetically or in categories. Users can also build a “Favorites” list for quick access to frequently used signs and use a search function to find words and phrases. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPho

Ispeak For Pocket Pc

iSpeak for Pocket PC is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech (TTS) software product allows users of Pocket PC handheld devices to listen to e-mail messages, text documents, web pages, MP3 (.mp3) files, and Wave (.wav) files. This program will play text files of any length, including web page information, presentations, papers, reports, and e-books. Users can create or merge playlists consisting of text, MP3, or Wave files. The program includ

It's Done!

It’s Done! is a cognitive aid, medication reminder program, and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or brain injury. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a task organizer or scheduler. The app remembers later what the user does now and gives them recall of completed tasks by confirming completion of routine tasks. It’s Done! can also notify others by text or email when a task is done. The user can se

Iveo Hands-On Learning System

The Iveo Hands-on-Learning System is a package containing a tactile graphics display (IVEO Touchpad) and a braille graphics program (IVEO Viewer, IVEO Creator, or IVEO Creator Pro), designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision and their teachers. The system can be used to teach subject such as biology, health, chemistry, astronomy, math, or geography with a combination of touch, sound, and sight. Three versions are available: Iveo Lite, Iveo Creator, and Iveo Creator Plus. Iveo

iWalk

iWalk is a prototype navigation service designed for blind and low vision people that intends to provide GPS and location information using speech input for destination selection, integrated local business search, spoken turn-by-turn navigation directions and speech cues in the Graphical User Interface (GUI).

Iwritewords

iWriteWords is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child handwriting while playing a game. The child collects the numbers in sequence by dragging with his or her fingers and drawing the letter at the same time. A drawing featuring the c

Iwritewords Lite

iWriteWords Lite is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child handwriting while playing a game. The child collects the numbers in sequence by dragging with his or her fingers and drawing the letter at the same time. A drawing featuring

J-Say Professional

J-Say Professional is a voice input program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This product enables users of JAWS for Windows (see separate entry) to talk to the computer using a natural voice, and obtain speech feedback of their dictation and other related on-screen activity. This program supports use of the voice for computer input and control in conjunction with the keyboard. The program can be used for writing and formatting documents in a word processor such a

Japplis Speech

Japplis Speech is an online text-to-speech application designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or speech disabilities. This voice output program speaks the text as the user types. It can also read line-by-line, and there is a "Say It" button that prompt the Web-based program to speak selected text or all text if none is selected. Japplis Speech is available at the following website: http://speech.japplis.com. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux operating sys

Jawbone

JawBone is an interface program that allows the coordinated use of the JAWS for Windows screen reader program and the Dragon Naturally Speaking voice recognition program by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This product provides the necessary code for interoperability of Dragon Naturally Speaking Professional version 6.0 and JAWS for Windows version 4.0 and higher (neither included, see separate entries). It includes a lexicon of new commands to make operating a personal computer by

Jaws For Windows

JAWS (Job Access with Speech) for Windows is a voice output screen reader program designed to read computer screens for persons who are blind or have low vision. JAWS for Windows installs its own speech synthesizer software, Eloquence for JAWS, which works with the Windows sound card and supports nine languages (U.S. and British English, Latin American and Castilian Spanish, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, and Finnish). Interactive talking installation makes it easy to set up with

Job Quest For Windows Xp

Job Quest for Windows XP is a vocational planning and job placement assessment program designed for use with individuals with cognitive disabilities. This assessment software program presents 60 video clips representing 12 job categories in a forced choice format. After both job video clips in a pair have been viewed, users are prompted to select the job they liked best. This process continues until all video clips have viewed (approximately 20 to 25 minutes). Assessments can be personalized by

Job Readiness And Training Curriculum (Jrt)

The Job Readiness and Training Curriculum is a prevocational job skills training system and job readiness tutorial program designed for use by individuals with learning, cognitive, or vision disabilities. This series of duplicatable books and CDs can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups and is designed to help students learn the competencies and goals need for work maturity and pre-employment. This curriculum addresses the different abilities of students by havin

Jogger, The

The Jogger is a prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities, brain injury, stroke, Alzheimer's Disease, or other short-term memory disabilities. Hosted on a small, wearable, commercially-available personal data assistant (PDA) equipped with a touch screen, the system enables users to take needed information with them wherever they go, presenting behavioral prompts and cues for the user at pre-programmed times and recording the user's responses. The system transmits user

Jtalker

The JTalker is a communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This software uses the computer keyboard as the input and selection method and offers the flexibility to use sound and image inputs recorded for the user or downloaded from other sources such as the Internet. The system can also be used in speech therapy, for learning vocabulary, for learning sign language, or for general language learning. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers

K.c. Clyde In Fly Ball

K.C. Clyde In Fly Ball Interactive CD-ROM is a story program designed to promote literacy, reading and language involvement for children with cognitive disabilities. The program features animated imaginative characters (K.C. is a boy; Clyde is a dog, and UKandu is the wordbird), catchy music and fun word recognition activities. It is designed with up to 21 story paths (more than 120 pages of story is possible), four levels of word interaction, and pop quizzes. The characters are engineered to ta

Kaleidoscope 2

Kaleidoscope 2 is a simple drawing and painting program designed for use by young children with cognitive disabilities. Accessible by mouse, keyboard, or touch screen, the program offers several user levels. At the most basic level, a single mouse click adds color to pictures. At more advanced levels, users can stamp pictures, paint pictures, and create symmetrical kaleidoscope-like pictures. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium or better processo

Key To Access

Key to Access is an accessibility software module, MP3 player, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of ten accessibility tools: (1) Universal Reader for reading email and web pages; (2) E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; (3) Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-

Key To Access Vpod

Key to Access VPod is an accessibility software module, MP4 video player, and digital voice recorder designed for use by individuals who have learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of accessibility tools: Universal Reader Plus for reading email and web pages; E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-word voice output dic

Keyboard Guard.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Keyboard guard to assist persons with limited finger control. A removable grid is constructed from 1/16 inch diameter brass rod with soldered joints. It can be made for calculators, typewriters or push button phones. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Welding. AUTHOR: Ken Hagman, Opportunities, Inc., 925 Jefferson Street, Fort Atkinson, WI, 414-563- 6691. TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education and Employment of Handi

Keycache

Keycache is a word prediction program designed to help accelerate typing rates. As the user types, the program displays a pop-up window showing words that begin with the letters entered. If the desired word is on the list, the user can complete it by pressing a digit key or by clicking the mouse on the window. The program can use multiple vocabulary lists, which can be created with any text editor. The program can also add new words to the vocabulary lists automatically. The program is memory re

Keyread (Models Sm-22 & Sw-22)

KeyRead is a screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Tailored to users who may be new to the computer, this reader is controlled by the standard keyboard arrow keys and echoes each keystroke. This system works with most applications, including word processors and web browsers and offers selective reading of the screen and menus. COMPATIBILITY: Model SM-22 is for use on Macintosh computers and model SW-22 is for use on IBM and compatible computers e

Keyspell Ellipsis

KeySpell Ellipsis is a voice output spelling utility designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This spelling aid supplements the spell checkers in programs such as Microsoft Word. It has a comprehensive dictionary of 350,000 words, and can be set for specific levels of difficulty or areas of interest. For example, an inexperienced writer could reduce the number of suggestions produced by choosing the Junior dictionary, while a doctor could narrow the range of suggestions by cho

Keystone Discrete

KeyStone Discrete is a voice output screen reader and utility program and voice input program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This program integrates discrete voice recognition technology with a text-to-speech screen reader and a homophone and spelling checker. It comprises KeyStone ScreenSpeaker (Discrete Edition) and DragonDictate software (see separate entries). In the speech recognition enrollment process, this program reads out the

Keystone Screenspeaker Solo

KeyStone ScreenSpeaker Solo is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or dyslexia or other learning disabilities. Users can hear their work being spoken back while the text is being typed or dictated using voice recognition software (not included). Any mistakes can be found and corrected using spelling and homophone checkers. Any amount of the text can be read back at any time. Text can be read by character, word, line, sentence, pa

Keystone Speechmaster Solo

KeyStone SpeechMaster Solo is a voice input text editor program and voice output output screen reader program and spell check utility designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. The system integrates voice recognition technology (Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred software; see separate entry) with a text-to-speech screen reader (KeyStone ScreenSpeaker) and a spelling and homophone checker. The program reads enrollment scripts in small phrases for the user to repeat, making it un

Keystrokes 3

Keystrokes 3 is an on-screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, neurological, and severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. It is a virtual on-screen keyboard program that allows the user to type with a mouse, trackball, head pointer, or other mouse emulator to enter characters into any standard Macintosh application. The program provides multilingual word prediction, including word completion, next word prediction, and multi-word predict

Keyworks V 3.0 And Keyworks Advanced Version

Keyworks is a keyboard enhancer program that allows the user to type long strings of characters or commands ("macros") by typing a one- or two-key combination. Keyworks also offers pop-up menus of available macros, full screen editing of macros while running another program, and a DOS window. Both fixed and variable-length pauses are available within predefined macros. Pop-up menus of available macros may be designed and named by the user. Keywords Advanced Version features screen-reading capabi

Kid Keys

Kid Keys is a voice output program designed to introduce and enhance keyboarding and reading skills for students with developmental and physical disabilities. Three activities combine voice, music, graphics, animation and sound to help students progress from learning key positions to typing smoothly and accurately. Students develop letter and word recognition, learn letters and words through the use of speech technology, and develop sequencing skills while taking the first steps in computer lite

Kid Pix

Kid Pix is a drawing program designed with Ke:nx Easy Overlays in order to provide access for children with physical disabilities who are unable to use a computer keyboard or a mouse. The program features a scanning, speaking highlighter, talking keys and is designed with colorful graphics. OPTIONS: MAC school version and Easy Overlays for alternate keyboard are available.

Kid Pix 2 / Kid Pix Studio

Kid Pix 2 and Kid Pix Studio are drawing programs designed to create multimedia presentationa and animated artwork for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. Students can use the TouchWindow (see separate entry) to access this program which includes a talking alphabet, colorful rubber stamps that can be customized and resized, and a palette of Wacky Brushes. Slide Shows are easy to create, so children of all ages and levels can create multimedia reports, animations with sound effec

Kid Works 2

Kid Works 2 is a reading tutorial program designed to teach children to write and illustrate their own story for individuals with a developmental or physical disability. This program combines a word processor and picture dictionary with paint tools, rubber stamps, and icons that allow students to express themselves through words and pictures as they write original stories. A simple click of the mouse changes words into pictures and pictures into words. The Story illustrator lets the students "pa

Kidacess Eye-Cons

KidAccess Eye-Cons are symbolic language pictures designed for use with children with cognitive, learning, or communication disabilities. Available in pre-packaged or custom sticker sets, in pre-packaged or custom laminated card sets, in pre-packaged or custom kitchen magnet sets, or on CD-ROM, Eye-Cons provide colorful realistic images with or without the corresponding word or phrase for use with communication boards or books, to create a child's personal or school-day calendar, to teach routin

Kiddesk

KidDesk is a desktop program designed with interactive desk accessories for children who have a developmental or physical disability. It is a hard disk security program that allows students to individualize their desktops and launch their own programs without being to able to access system functions that are off limits. An adult code is necessary to reach the hard disk and system functions. Features include six themes for personalization, a Talking Clock, Printable Calendar, Working Calculator,

Kidspiration

Kidspiration is a word processor program and writing skills training system designed for use by children with learning disabilities and others who learn better visually. It uses principles of visual learning to help students in kindergarten through the 5th grade to see, organize, and develop their ideas. It helps young readers and writers build confidence in organizing information, understanding concepts, and expressing their thoughts. It is similar to Inspiration (see separate entry) but design

Kinect Email Interface

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype email interface based on the Kinect system technology for individuals with aphasia or other communication disorders. For many sufferers of aphasia, a disorder caused by stroke that impairs the language centers of the brain, writing or typing emails may become difficult. When Chad Rubles's mother had a stroke that resulted in aphasia, he developed an email interface system based on the Microsoft Kinect's approach, using simple hand gestures to

Kurzweil 1000

Kurzweil 1000 is an optical character recognition (OCR) program with voice output designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software package runs on a personal computer connected to a flatbed scanner. It scans books, magazine articles, and other printed documents, converts the printed text into electronic text files, and reads them aloud using RealSpeak, a human-sounding synthetic speech engine. Scanned documents can be edited using a text editor with voice output. Definiti

Kurzweil 3000 For Macintosh

Kurzweil 3000 for Macintosh is an optical character recognition (OCR) program with voice output designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This software scans documents and reads scanned or electronic text aloud using synthetic speech. Words are highlighted in contrasting colors as they are spoken. This simultaneous auditory and visual presentation of information helps increase reading accuracy, speed, and comprehension for readers. Users can adjust how much text is highlighted

Kurzweil 3000 For Windows

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows is an optical character recognition (OCR) and test program with voice output designed for use by individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This OCR software scans documents and reads scanned or electronic text aloud using synthetic speech. Documents are shown on screen with words highlighted as they are spoken. This combined auditory and visual presentation of information helps increase reading accuracy, speed, and comprehension for struggling readers.

Lamterm

LAMterm (Language Activity Monitor terminal program) is a communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This software facilitates the uploading of language activity monitor data from an AAC (alternative and augmentative communication) system to a personal computer (PC). SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Serial port. For computers with USB ports and no serial port, an adapter may be used.

Language Builder

Language Builder is an auditory perceptual training program, a language tutorial program, and a speech training program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad to help children accomplish the following educational goals: (1) improve sentence ideation; (2) improve sentence formation; and (3) improve receptive and ex

Language-Links

Language-Links is a communicator and language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities and severe neurological or physical disabilities. This program is a progressive language development system with ready-to-use pages designed by speech language pathologists who specialize in using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices in clinical settings. Covering all levels of language development from preschool through adult, Language-Link

Large Print Word Processor

Large print word processing program for the Commodore 64, 64C and 128 computers. Program is on cartridge that plugs into the expansion port at the back of the computer. Once plugged in, it becomes instantly activated when computer is turned on. When keys are pressed, the characters on monitor are large and of high contrast. Actual size of characters depends upon the monitor being used, the larger the monitor, the larger the size. With regular monitor, characters are 1 inch high, 3/4 inch wide wi

Layoutkitchen

LayoutKitchen is a direct selection and scanning communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This program is a layout editor for on-screen communicator panels in Proloquo and scanning panels in SwitchXS (see separate entries). It supports coloring of panel background, button labels, and buttons, including full-color images of any size on buttons in graphic formats such as .png, .tiff, .jpg, .psd, and .pdf. It adjusts text font, size, and style

Le Chal System

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a navigational device similar to a white cane in the form of footwear (i.e. shoes) to assist individuals who are blind or have low vision in navigating to a specific geographic location. Anirudh Sharma, a young researcher at Hewlett-Packard Labs in Bangalore, India designed this prototype system entitled "Le Chal," which is Hindi for "Take Me There." The Le Chal system is designed to assist users in navigating when walking to specific geo

Learn Keys: Verbal Keyboard Feedback (Models D-03410-00 & D-03410-Ed)

Learn Keys: Verbal Keyboard Feedback is a voice output keystroke announcement program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software provides human speech output for a variety of keyboard types via the computer's sound card and speakers. It can speak any key name and display the name on screen, and it can do this while other programs are running. The software comes with on-line help, documentation on CD-ROM, and quick start instructions in braille and large prin

Learn More Thru Games

Learn More Thru Games is a single control switch game program library designed for use by children with learning disabilities or cognitive disabilities and children with upper extremity disabilities or fine motor disabilities who use switch input. It includes four games on one CD: Coloring Books, Jigsaw Puzzles, Memory Games, and Building Blocks. Each program includes images and sounds to which users can add. For example, teachers can turn digitized pictures of students and their surroundings in

Learn To Talk

Learn to Talk is a voice output flash card program, a language, reading and vocabulary tutorial program and a speech training program designed for use by parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, hearing, learning, physical, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) was developed by a speech therapist to allow a parent to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to facilitate language development in children with specific language impairments such as re

Learning Ally Audio

Learning Ally Audio is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. Learning Ally membership is required in order to use the app and download audiobooks from the Learning Ally website. The Direct Downloading feature allows the user to download audiobooks from their Learning Al

Learning Assessment Programs (Laps)

Learning Assessment Programs (LAPs) are skills assessment and training systems and job readiness tutorial programs designed to diagnose and remediate basic math and English competencies for a job or technical skills training program for individuals with a cognitive or developmental disability. The Learning Assessment Programs were written to help identify the student or employee’s ability to handle job-specific math, communication, science, and problem-solving skills related to the workplace. Th

Let's Go Read! An Island Adventure

Let's Go Read! An Island Adventure is a vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and other cognitive disabilities and physical disabilities. This program incorporates speech recognition software to enable students to direct computer actions using their voices. They can also listen to their own voices as they read the 12 interactive books incorporated into the program. This comprehensive program for beginning readers uses both phonics and whole language concepts, off

Let's Start Learning!

Let's Start Learning! is an academic tutorial program designed to provide the essentials for learning for individuals with a learning disability. This program is multisubject with five different ctivities; multisensory, encouraging children's senses both on and off the computer; and multilevel with four level changes. It helps children to build preschool skills with letters, numbers, shapes, and patterns through interactive play. The audio combined with graphics and animation encourages children

Let's Talk

Let's Talk is a symbolic and direct selection communicator program for people with communication disabilities and autism. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. Let's Talk is pre-loaded with a set of images, each of which is related to a specific word or phrase and to an audio clip. In the normal "self-use" mode, the user selects a picture representing a desired action, activity or request (such as "I want you to" or "Help") and one to four o

Letter Art 9.4 With Braille Translator

Letter Art 9.4 with Braille Translator is a braille graphics program designed as signmaking software for producing Grade 2 Braille for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Letter Art 8.6 is a basic sign making program with three packages to offer. The Base package offers 35 registered trade name fonts and the ability to support printers, plotters, vinyl cutters, engravers, and routers. The Full package also offers fast direct scanning capabilities, automatic welding, unlimited special e

Letterschool

LetterSchool is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach a child handwriting while playing a game. The child will learn about writing, counting and phonics of letters and numbers. LetterSchool allows the child to practice these skills as he or

Librette Turnkey System & Libra Turnkey System

The Librette Turnkey System and Libra Turnkey System are personal computer systems pre-loaded with optical character recognition (OCR), screen magnification, web browser, and voice output software, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Librette system includes a personal computer running the Windows XP operating system, with a monitor, printer, and scanner, pre-loaded with VIP Scan/Read/Write, a voice output OCR program, and PnC Net, a voice output web browser tha

Life-Links Communication Suite

The Life-Links Communication Suite is a communicator program and academic and language tutorial designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities and severe nerological or physical disabilities. This suite includes the progressive language development offerings of Language-Links (see separate entry) covering both pragmatic and semantically based approaches to the comprehensive capabilities of the Language-Links, Symbol-Links and Text-Links packages. Also included are the

Lifeware System

The LIFEware System is an outpatient outcomes tracking and reporting system that documents functional outcomes achieved across a wide variety of outpatient settings, including outpatient rehabilitation clinics, physical therapy practices, standalone private practice sites or clinics, adult day service centers, cardiac rehab centers, pulmonary rehab centers, pain centers, wound care centers, and other settings. The system provides a method of evaluating outcomes for individual patients, groups of

Light Detector

Light Detector is a light detection program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to detect light sources. Light Detector transforms natural or artificial light sources it encounters into sounds. The user launches the app, points the device’s camera towards a direction, and the app will produce a higher or lower sound depending on the intensity of the light. Light Detector can be u

Lime Aloud

Lime Aloud is a voice output music composition program and optical music notation reader program for use by people who are blind or have low vision. Working with JAWS for Windows (see separate entry), Lime Aloud allows the user to navigate through a musical score using standard cursor keys, and it enables a computer to play each note or chord and verbally describe related annotations such as accents, staccato marks, lyrics and ties. Lime Aloud includes the Lime notation editor and the SharpEye M

Literacy Pack

The Literacy Pack is a set of access and literacy items, including a keyboard interface, a voice output word processor program, and a spelling tutorial program, designed for use by individuals with cognitive, visual, and upper extremity disabilities. This package includes IntelliKeys and IntelliTalk (see separate entries) by IntelliTools and Spell-A-Word (see separate entry). COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use with Macintosh computers or IBM and compatible computers equipped with Wind

Literacy Productivity Pack - Version 14.0

Literacy Productivity Pack – Version 14.0 is a suite of reading and writing software applications designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. Programs include Premier Launch Pad; Worksheet Wizard; Write Now; English Talking Dictionary, a voice output dictionary; the Universal Reader Plus, a voice output program; Scan and Read Pro, a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) and audio file creation program; Text-To-Audio, an audio file creatio

Livedescribe

LiveDescribe is audio description authoring software for digital video sesigned to make video accessible to individuals with vision disabilities. This software enables users to share audio descriptions created for video via the LiveDescribe website. The site stores only the audio description; users must have their own copy of the video. Descriptions on the site may be searched by video type (movie, music video, television show, or Web video), by genre (action, animation, comedy, crime, documenta

Living Books Library

The Living Books Library is a language and math tutorial program designed to demonstrate the power of language to explore, express, learn and communicate for individuals who are developmentally or physically disabled. This package in particular is designed to assist educators with integrating the Living Books CD-ROM titles into the classroom curriculum. The four programs include: Just Grandma and Me, where students take an interactive reading trip to the beach; Arthur's Teacher Trouble, an engag

Locabulary Lite

Locabulary Lite is a voice output direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The app combines location and vocabulary to produce words, phrases, and sentences. Locabulary Lite’s categories include

Lone Wolf

Lone Wolf is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. In this computer game, the player commands a submarine fighting enemy forces. The game requires skill in using a compass, working with large numbers, and being aware of one's location at all times. This voice output game program comes on a CD-ROM and consists of speaking WAV files. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: DOS; sound card; speech synthesiz

Look2Learn

Look2Learn (L2L) is a direct selection communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user uses photographs and preloaded vocal output to express wants and needs. The user can also record his or her own personalized audio and pair

Lookout Screen Reader

LookOUT Screen Reader is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program speaks what the user types; reads documents, e-mails, and web pages aloud; reads tables; announces format, attribute information, and where the user is in the system; speaks contextual help information; and accesses some CD-ROM reference works. No extra speech synthesizer is required. The user can select speed, pitch, volume, and male and female voice optio

Loquendo Tts

Loquendo TTS (Text to Speech) is a speech synthesis and voice output program designed for use in communication aids and to provide verbal access for individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. Applications include personal and tablet computers; augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices; talking cellular phones; email and SMS readers; talking kiosks, bus stops and other stand-alone computerized devices; on-board and station announcements, and e-learning d

Loquendo Tts Director

Loquendo TTS Director is a software authoring tool designed for use by application designers in adding voice output to their software or application to make it accessible to individuals who are blind or have low vision, or have learning disabilities. This multi-platform Java development tool helps the application developer to write vocal messages for applications and to add voice output using any kind of text. The developer may change the voice, adjust the reading mode, and modify acoustic and p

Lucidchart

Lucidchart is a tool designed by Google to help children a people with learning and cognitive disabilities to develop charts. Once the chart is completed on the app, it can be print it or exported to be share with the Lucidchart community.

Magic Standard Edition & Magic Professional Edition

MAGic is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software enlarges text up to 12 times and graphics, including Windows, up to 8 times. Other features include complete type through access; follow-the-cursor, follow-the-mouse, and attribute tracking modes; a screen location display; support for 8-, 16-, 24-, and 32-bit color; color smoothing; ability to use keystrokes to access a list of running programs and system tray items, and to bring up column and

Magnifier Free

Magnifier Free is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The user launches Magnifer Free and pinches out the screen to zoom on the item to be magnified. In addition, the user can tap the photo icon to take a picture; place markers such as circle, arrow, and square on the zoomed image; and send the picture via email. COMPATIBILIT

Magnifier, The (Model 12202)

The Magnifier, model 12202, is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program provides 1x to 40x magnification (up to 40 times original size) for all Windows applications. The area of magnification is the full screen (full screen mode), a sizable window with auto-positioning (windowed mode) or a small lens (lens mode). Cursor locator lines help the user to find the cursor; these lines can be sized and animated. In a network, the program can run multi

Magpie 2.0

MAGpie is telecaption authoring software for digital video and audio description authoring software for making digital video that can be displayed using QuickTime, RealPlayer, or Windows Media Player accessible to people with vision or hearing disabilities. This software is designed to aid developers of Web- and CD-ROM-based multimedia in making their materials accessible to persons with disabilities. COMPATABILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREME

Magwin Standard

MagWin Standard is a screen magnification and voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software is installed on one computer. The screen magnification program has magnification levels ranging from 1.5x up to 36x. The magnification can be increased in increments of 0.5x. The program has eight different viewing modes, from full screen to a single line zoom. Dozens of color combinations are available to decrease eye fatigue. Character outlines are smo

Magwin Usb

MagWin USB is an accessibility software module containing screen magnification and voice output screen reader programs designed for use by individuals with low vision. The unit plugs into a computer's USB port, and the the software opens without needing to be installed. Since no administrator privileges are necessary to install the software, restrictions on public computers against granting installation rights are not a obstacle to using MagWin USB. In addition, the user can borrow a friend's la

Main Idea - Sentences

Main Idea - Sentences is an application for children grades 2-5 or ages 9 -11, who can read the words or decode, but have trouble understanding what they read. It is designed to help them grasp the main idea of sentences. Children younger than the targeted age group can benefit from skill development. The purpose of Main Idea - Sentences is to make sure the user knows what a sentence is about, and what it does and does not tell them. This skill must be firmly established before a child can deter

Marathon

Marathon is a software system developed for office management in physical therapy practices and rehabilitation agencies. The software is entirely menu-driven and has on-line help messages. The system has three basic components: Billing, General Ledger Accounting, and Practice Management. Billing which can file computerized insurance claims plus generate collection reports, delinquency letters, follow-up reports, and bills. General Ledger Accounting has functions for generating financial statemen

Marvel Math

Marvel Math is a math tutorial program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This program enables teachers to create multi-media versions of math tests. Tests can be created by converting a printed test or math book page into an electronic test, or the program can generate questions based on the teacher's specifications. The program supports addition, subtraction, multiplication, division with or without remainders, exponents, and decimals. Test questions can be presente

Match Pix

Match Pix is educational game software designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This program contains six games that teach children to read over 150 words important for beginning readers. Words are organized in fourteen player-selectable word groups such as animals, numbers, and colors, each with 10 or more words. Three games (Matchup, Tic Tac Toe, and Bingo) match pictures to printed words, while three other games present words by American Sign Language signs, fingerspellin

Mathtalk / Scientific Notebook

MathTalk / Scientific Notebook (MT/SN) is a combination of voice input and Braille output software configured to make Scientific Notebook 4.0 accessible to students and teachers who are blind or have low vision, or who have upper extremity disabilities. Scientific Notebook is a mathematical word processing program suitable for math and science reports, homework, and exams. It allows the user to create attractive documents that seamlessly combine text, mathematics, and graphics. Scientific Notebo

Mathtype

MathType is a mathematics editing program that can be used by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is compatible with most screen reading programs and a variety of assistive technology products used to access a computer. The Windows version can function as a mathematical braille translation program as it has built-in compatibility with the ViewPlus Tiger braille printers (see separate entries). The Windows version can be used by teachers with no knowledge of braille to create braill

Med Reminder Pro

Med Reminder Pro is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. This application (or app) is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The user enters each medication to be taken into the app, including details such as type of medication, side effects, dosages, time (s) that the medication need to be taken, and whether the medication should be taken with or without food.

Medcoach

MedCoach is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. This application (or app) stores details of up to five medications the user needs to take, including quantity purchased, frequency and dosage, an image of the medication, and notes on the medication. Based on this information, MedCoach sends the user remin

Medi-Prompt

Medi-Prompt is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. Medi-Prompt allows the user to schedule medication is four ways: (1) Ad Hoc will not set up any schedules or alerts but keep a record of what medication is taken and when; (2) Timed Doses allows the user to set his/her own schedule of times during the d

Medication Reminder

Medication Reminder is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. This application (app) is designed to remind people to take medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The user sets the time he/she wakes up and goes to bed, enters the number of doses recommended by his/her doctor per day, and presses “Set.” Medication Reminder spaces the doses equally throughout the day and will notify the user wh

Medimemory

MediMemory is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. This application (or app) stores details of each medication the user needs to take, including quantity purchased, frequency and dosage, an image of the medication, prescribing doctors, individual prescriptions, and notes on the medication. Based on this i

Medimemory Lite

MediMemory Lite is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. This application (or app) stores details of up to five medications the user needs to take, including quantity purchased, frequency and dosage, an image of the medication, and notes on the medication. Based on this information, MediMemory sends the us

Megadots

MegaDots is a braille text editor and translation program designed to enable the user to produce printed or brailled output from the same computer document. The program is a style-based word processor (the user assigns a style to a block of text and the program handles all formatting commands). The program comes with predefined styles for items such as headings, items in a list, tables of contents and indices. The program can import documents from 95 different file formats (including Macintosh a

Megamath

MegaMath is a mathetmatical braille translation program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This add-on to the MegaDots braille translation program (see separate entry) can be used to produce math from simple arithmetic to advanced calculus in Nemeth code. Menus let the user choose from several notation systems for entering fractions, geometry symbols and shapes, algebra, and integrals, with shortcuts provided for common math symbols. Users can also create their own

Memo Portable Pill Box

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an LED alert portable pill box for individuals with memory disabilities and other conditions that affect memory such as Alzheimer’s disease. Memo is a portable pill box system designed specifically for people with Alzheimer's disease to remind them when and how many pills to take using colored boxes and an LED indicator. The Memo system uses a two-step process: (1) the prescribing physician enters the quantities, time, and other details

Memoves

MeMoves is a sensory integration activity program designed for use by parents, teachers or therapists working with children with cognitive or mental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent, teacher or therapist to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to calm or focus a child. The child performs finger puzzles to the beat of the music and watches as the screen comes alive. MeMoves features nine original songs exclusive to this app, over 30 separate finger puzzles and

Mexican Sign Language/american Sign Language Translator

The Mexican Sign Language/American Sign Language Translator is a sign language program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. With this program, translations can be obtained from ASL to MSL or vice versa by way of video clips showing actual signers. The sign language equivalents of almost 600 English and Spanish words can be identified in both ASL and MSL. The program can also be used to learn vocabulary from either language in both written and signed formats. COMPATIBL

Microcomputer Evaluation Of Careers And Academics (Meca) System

The Microcomputer Evaluation of Careers and Academics (MECA) System is a series of skills assessment and training systems, job readiness tutorial programs and transition, career and vocational assessment and planning programs. It includes simulations of tasks related to training, education and employment. The curriculum management system starts with a screening of interests (the Interest Indicator) and assigns activities for the user based on the scored results. The system then delivers assigned

Mind Express

Mind Express is a symbolic communicator program designed for use by speech therapists or teachers of children with communication or speech disabilities. This software enables the user to create customized communication boards, grids, games, or exercises using symbols, pictures, speech, music, and sounds. Bliss, PCS, Picto, Beta, Rebus, and Picture This symbols and icons can be supplemented with drawings, photos, or new symbols. The program is available with RealSpeak, which allows text to be rea

Mobile Accessibility

Mobile Accessibility is a suite of 12 applications (Phone, Contacts, SMS, Alarm, Calendar, Email, Web, Where am I, Apps, Settings, Notes and Explorer) which all have a simplified interface whose textual information is spoken using Nuance Vocalizer voice synthesis. It can also be connected to Braille display if it is preferred. It is intended for people with learning and cognitive disabilities, blind and low vision, and deaf.  Mobile Accessibility has a touch navigation, for touch screen devices;

Mobile Keypad

Mobile Keypad is an e-mail program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program allows the user to write and send e-mail on a cell phone using a computer keyboard. This software application works with Mobile Speak and Mobile Magnifier cell phone access programs (see separate entries). It allows the user to control the phone and type SMS messages and e-mails from a desktop keyboard. The program is installed on both the cell phone and the desktop computer, which c

Money Talks (Models D-03560-00 &d-03560-Ed)

Money Talks, models D-03560-00 and D-03560-ED, is a braille and voice output checkbook and check register program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This bank account management software package provides printing and braille embossing of the check register, and enables writing checks in a variety of sizes and styles. The CD version (D-03560-00) comes with Enhanced Voicing speech. The electronic download version (D-03560-ED) has the same features as the CD version,

Monty

Monty is a braille text editor and large print program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software application is designed for the production of braille and large print documents using a personal computer, a braille embosser, and a regular printer. The program uses standard pull-down menus for all functions, thereby enabling parents, educators, or employers to produce braille or large print documents without the need to learn new commands or acquire a speciali

Motivaid

MotivAid is an environmental control system designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities,blindness or low vision, or spinal cord injury. This personal-computer-based system facilitates phone and email communication and control of the home. Using wireless voice recognition, a touchscreen, auditory scanning, or other controls, users can make and answer phone calls; send or receive email; manage an appointments calendar; access news, weather and ot

Mouse For Tiny Hands, The (Model 4038)

The Mouse for Tiny Hands, model 4038, is a mouse and mouse skills training program designed for use by children with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. The set includes a large two-button mouse and a CD-Rom with five play activities designed to teach children to use a mouse, including clicking and dragging. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers.

Mouse&caret Buddy

Mouse&Caret Buddy is a cursor locator program designed for use by individuals with low vision or limited attention. This program provides an icon (picture) beside the standard mouse and caret cursors for ease of location and easier visibility. Users can select one of the included icons or they can import their own. Icon size and hot spot location (cursor location) are adjustable (i.e., where the cursor is actually located relative to the picture). Users can also set the pictures to be remove

Multimail

MultiMail is a voice-output, large print, switch-accessible e-mail program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision, or who need alternative input methods because of fine motor or other physical disabilities. The program allows users to read, write, and send e-mail on a computer using a mouse, keyboard, touch screen, or switch device. The program also offers many user options for reading e-mail, including large text, text highlighting, a choice of colors and fonts, speech

Multireader

MultiReader is a voice output and screen reader program designed for people with low vision or reading disabilities. This application, or app, enables an Android phone or tablet computer to read aloud a variety of types of documents, including text, EPUB, PDF, Word, RTF, PowerPoint and eBook. Additional languages include Spanish, French, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian, German, and Finnish. COMPATIBILITY: For use with Android phone or tablet computer. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Android 1.6 or later with T

Multisensory Math

Multisensory Math is a math tutorial program designed to teach basic arithmetic and number recognition through sight, sound and touch for individuals with a developmental or physical disablity. Accessibility is achieved by using the TouchWindow (see separate entry) and the human quality voice of the Echo Speech Processor (see separate entry), allowing non-readers to run the entire series of disks with a far greater degree of independence. There are eleven different programs including Know Your N

Multiweb

MultiWeb is a voice output, large print, switch-accessible web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or physical disabilities. The program includes a speech engine, text enlargement, and scanning for switch devices. It has multiple interfaces specifically designed to work with a variety of input devices, including mouse, keyboard, switch, and touch screen. Each interface can be set up with a number of different options including large print, text highlighting,

Music Factory

Music Factory is a music composition program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities. The program provides melodies, riffs, and rhythmic patterns that can be combined in thousands of ways, from simple to complex. Any combination will always work. Users can choose to hear their music in real-time mode or to compose, listen, and then record. Music can be composed in a variety of styles, including reggae, blues, and techno. Users can choos

Mwd-465 Merriam-Webster Intermediate Dictionary With Spell Correction

The MWD-465 Merriam-Webster Intermediate Dictionary with Spell Correction is a voice output dictionary designed to enhance language and vocabulary skills for sixth grade or older students with cognitive disability or speech impairment, or who are blind or have low vision. It offers auditory feedback by pronouncing words out loud. This portable dictionary has a QWERTY style keyboard and a liquid crystal display (LCD). The MWD-465 includes a comprehensive Merriam-Webster Intermediate Dictionary wi

My Choice Board

My Choice Board is a direct selection communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user or a parent, caregiver or teacher selects images (from the device’s library or online), displays them on the choice bo

My First Colorforms Computer Fun Set

My First Colorforms Computer Fun Set is a drawing program designed to let children express themselves visually for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. By placing instantly recognizable, pre-drawn objects on colorful backgrounds, students can create, listen to and interact with their own pictures. The program provides a palette of "stick-ons" from a variety of themes including animals, trees, weather and the alphabet. Students can choose a background, or create their own, and eac

My Pictures Talk

My Pictures Talk is a graphics program designed for use with people with developmental disabilities or autism. The program is for use with the Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The application facilitates the addition of text and audio to pictures and video. These talking photo albums can be used to teach skills and behaviors. Pictures and video can be added by importing from the device’s camera or imported using iTunes software. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.

My Words

My Words is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by children with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism, and by caregivers, educators, therapists and parents working with children with these disabilities. This application, or app, enable an Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The

My-T-Calculator

My-T-Calculator is a is a mouse emulator program designed to provide a calculator to run "on-top" of Windows for individuals with limited upper limb mobility. This program works with any pointing devices, such as mice, joysticks, trackballs, pens, switches, etc., and is ideal for for any money, tax or accounting programs. The fully functional calculator can be displayed in nine different sizes and has the option to stay "on top" of all Windows applications when needed. A Pop-up Tape function sup

My-T-Mouse

My-T-Mouse is a keyboard interface program designed to allow a mouse or any other pointing device (including track balls, pens, touch screens, joysticks, puffing devices, head mice, InfraRed, switches and digitizer pads) to operate within Windows without, or as an addition to, a keyboard to minimize movement and simplify multi-keystroke actions to a single action for persons with physical disabilities. The software contains 5 different U.S. (including ABCD, DVORAK and QWERTY) and 20 internationa

Mygait Elite Computer

The MyGait Elite Computer is a computer terminal designed for use by older adults or individuals with cognitive disability. This all-in-une unit comes fully assembled, and provides easy access to computer and the Internet for people who have computer literacy challenges. The MyGait Elite features an integrated 20-inch high definition monitor, a built-in web camera for video chat capability, an integrated DVD/CD player for playback, and 200 percent zoom or magnification capability. The computer's

myGaze Assistive 2

myGaze Assistive 2 is an eye gaze control system for hands-free computer access. Includes are the myGaze eye gaze hardware and EyeMouse Play mouse emulation software. It is designed for people with cognitive and physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. The user is able to control the device using  the movement of their eyes. 

Mytalktools Mobile

MyTalkTools Mobile is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user chooses the content (grids or boards with images) and plays recorded sounds by touching a cell. Touching a sequence of cells will fo

Mytalktools Mobile Lite

MyTalkTools Mobile Lite is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user chooses the content (grids or boards with images) and plays recorded sounds by touching a cell. Touching a sequence of cells wi

Mytty

MyTTY is a text telephone (TT) emulation program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This software enables a computer to function as a TTY using a voice modem, the type of modem usually included with a personal computer. It takes the 1400 Herz (Hz) and 1800 Hz tones that represent characters in the TTY Baudot code and changes them to readable characters. It also creates these tones and sends them out over the telephone line through the computer's voice modem. COMPATI

Myvoice Communication Aid

MyVoice Communication Aid is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities, aphasia or autism. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, or Android phone or tablet computer as a communicator. The app presents words and images relevant to the user’s physical location. The user launches the app, taps a word group to open it, and taps and holds a picture to see it full-screen. Available

Myvoicex

MyVoiceX (1.1 for Windows and 1.2 for Mac) is a text-to-speech application designed specifically for individuals who are temporarily or permanently unable to speak. This app can help users convey messages to those around them by pronouncing phrases and words when the user selects or types in the text. MyVoiceX provides users with several buttons that have already been assigned basic words, such as "Yes," "No," "Maybe," "Hello" or "Goodbye." The program also contains three categories of preset ph

Naturalreader

NaturalReader is a voice output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This software can convert any written text from a variety of formats, including Microsoft Word files, Web pages, PDF files and emails, into spoken words. It can open and read entire files or read user-selected text within a document. The user can adjust speed and change reading voices. The program also comes with a floating bar to read any text in other applications.

Nearpod

Nearpod is an application designed for teachers of children with learning disabilities that promotes technology integration during lessons and allows students to follow along with the lesson on their iPads. This app allows teachers to share their presentations, control students’ activity, assess students, and track progress. Teachers must create an account at www.nearpod.com and download the app on the students’ iPads. Once the teacher creates an account, they can explore the website for pre-mad

Neospeech Tts On Demand

NeoSpeech TTS On Demand is an audio file creation program designed to convert text to audio files for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. To use this online service to create a speech audio file, the user goes to TTSOnDemand.com, enters the text to be converted, previews the resulting speech audio, then purchases the speech audio file for immediate download.

Netecho

netECHO is a voice input and voice output web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Using voice commands over a telephone line, the user gets access to a voice portal with customized information, such as stocks, news, horoscopes, restaurants, and directions. Starting from there, access to the entire Internet is provided. Users can surf, browse, search, send and receive email, and do e-commerce with voice commands, while web page content is translated into spee

Newsela

Newsela is a app from the Chrome store designed to adapt to the readers need. It is intended to be used by children and people with cognitive and learning disabilities. The app publishes daily news articles in 5 reading levels, from grades 3-12. The articles also include quizzes. 

Nextup Talker

NextUp Talker is a voice output communicator program designed for use by individuals who have temporarily or permanently lost their voice as a result of ALS, cancer, stroke, aphasia, or other disabilities. With this program, commonly used sentences and phrases can be spoken in natural, human-sounding voices when the user enters a shortcut on a personal computer (PC) or Tablet PC. OPTIONS: AT&T Natural Voices, Acapela Voices, RealSpeak TTS. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible compute

Ngt Lite App

The Next Generation Text (NGT) Lite is an application designed to help individuals with hearing or speech impairments make phone calls across different devices while on the move. This app can be installed on a range of compatible internet connected devices, such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The NGT Lite works together with the home, office, or mobile phone and provides a text connection in parallel with the phone call users make through the NGT Service. This parallel connection uses the

Noah System

The NOAH System is a case management program designed for use by audiologists and other hearing care professionals. Developed by a consortium of over 80 hearing care companies worldwide, this program provides a unified system for performing client-related tasks. When a professional measures a client’s hearing loss, whether with audiograms, speech tests, or loudness scaling, results are passed automatically to the common database, for use by any of several fitting systems from other suppliers. Th

Notability

Notability is word processor program and voice input and output audio notetaker program designed for people with fine motor or neurological disabilities or other conditions that may prevent them from taking notes or recording ideas. Notability integrates handwriting, PDF annotation, typing, recording, and organizing so that person can take notes on an Apple iPad in a variety of ways. Notes can be made by typing on the iPad's on-screen keyboard, by making handwritten notes with a finger or stylus

Notepager 32 & Notepager Pro

Notepager 32 and Notepager Pro are text messaging and paging programs designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Both programs enable users to send SMS (short messaging service) or text messages from a desktop computer to alphanumeric pagers and cell phones. Messages can be sent to an unlimited number of recipients on a single telecom provider or paging carrier. The length of text messages sent to cellular phones can be monitored so the user does not incur any "over" charge

Ntouch Mobile

ntouch Mobile is a video telephony program designed for use by people who are deaf or hard or hearing and use sign language to communicate. ntouch Mobile is designed to be used with the Sorenson Video Relay Service (SVRS). It allows the user to place and receive video relay calls via SVRS to people who have a regular telephone using their cell phone. This program also provides access to SVRS’s SignMail service that delivers messages in ASL using video recordings transmitted to the phone. ntouch

Ntouch Pc

ntouch PC is a video telephony program designed for use by people who are deaf or hard or hearing and use sign language to communicate. ntouch PCis designed to be used with the Sorenson Video Relay Service (SVRS). It allows the user to place and receive video relay calls via SVRS to people who have a regular telephone using their computer. The computer must have a built-in camera or a web cam added to the system. This program also provides access to SVRS’s SignMail service that delivers message

Obr Optical Braille Recognition

OBR is an optical Braille recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. This program reads Braille characters and converts Braille hard copy into text or formatted Braille files. A Braille document is placed on a scanner and scanned by OBR, which either converts the document into text or saves it to disk as a formatted Braille file. The formatted Braille files created by OBR can also be sent to a Braille printer, allowing OBR to function as a Braille c

Odd One Out Pack

Odd One Out Pack is a voice output flash card program and a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by therapists and teachers working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, hearing, learning, or physical disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or teacher to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to help children work on semantic reasoning skills. The app covers a range of everyday semantic categories and comes with thre

Odysseyware

OdysseyWare is a math, science, language arts, history, and geography curriculum program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. This multimedia curriculum program automatically performs teacher tasks such as grading, lesson planning, and record keeping. It covers the four core subjects of Language Arts, Math, History and Geography, and Science, plus a variety of electives, including Spanish, Consumer Math, and Health. The curricuum can be configured for use in a classroom (mult

Omnipage Pro 14

OmniPage Pro 14 is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program converts scanned paper documents into text files in a variety of electronic formats, including Word, XML, HTML, Open e-Book, and PDF (Portable Document Format). Files can be read aloud, and words can be corrected by voice or by typing. The program also converts PDF documents into Microsoft Office documents that preserve formatting. Paper and electr

On Track

On Track is an audible mobility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software program converts heading / course information from any standard global positioning system (GPS) device into audible tones that tell the user which direction to take and how much to turn to follow the desired course. The audible tones are delivered via a personal computer's speakers or headphones. This software may be used by hikers, sailors, and others who need to follow a head

One-Hand Keyboard

One-Hand Keyboard is a keyboard modification program for one hand designed for use by upper extremity amputees and other disabilities that prevent the use of one hand. Once installed, the software creates a mirror image of half of the keyboard on the other half. For example if the left half of the keyboard is mirrored on the right, the "i" key can also be used to type "e" and the "h" key also can type "g." The "Caps Lock" key allows the user to toggle between one- and two-hand typing. This progr

Oneway

OneWay is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome or other repetitive stress injuries, arthritis, or upper extremity or neurological disabilities. This software allows the user to position the mouse cursor through only side-to-side movements. The horizontal dimension of the curser is selected by moving a vertical bar across the screen. While the user moves the vertical bar from side to side, all up and down movements are thrown out, so he or she can c

Onscreen

OnScreen, formerly called My-T-Soft AT, is an on screen keyboard and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. The program provides a virtual onscreen keyboard interface with a total of 206 U.S. and international keyboards, including a standard QWERTY layout, an alphabetic "ABC" keyboard, and Dvorak layouts. The edit panel and the numeric keypad are available as separate panels. The "heads-up" display enables the user to keep his or

Ooops!

Ooops! is a cause and effect training program and single control switch game program library designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. It contains four arcade-style game programs controlled by either a mouse or a single switch. The programs have high quality graphics and animation. Players select from a balloon, a spaceship, a car, or a submarine, then collect as many crystals as possible without crashing into obstacles. The pro

Open Your Heart America Video Package

The "Open Your Heart America" Video Package is a sign language training program designed to teach American Sign Language for individuals who are deaf. The video is twenty minutes long, divided into two sections. It is closed captioned, and includes lyrics and sign descriptions. One part is a pop anthem music video with an environmental and patriotic theme in which Gaia Tossing sings and signs to a group of urban neighborhood children and an elderly homeless woman, motivating them to positive act

Openbook

OpenBook is an optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This scanning and reading software enables users to convert print documents or graphic-based text into an electronic text format using optical character recognition and quality speech. When a page is placd a page in a connected scanner, OpenBook will convert it to speech and read it while displaying large print on a computer monitor. Users can customize how the document a

Opening Windows (Model D-64510-00)

Opening Windows is a voice output program designed as a talking and tactile tutorial for Microsoft Windows for individuals who are blind or visually inpaired. Opening Windows is an instructional kit that provides easy to follow information in three formats for individuals who use screen enlargement, speech access or braille access technology. The instructions are straight forward and simple to follow in combination with the tactile illustrations as the user moves from window to window with keybo

Over 40 Magnifier And Flashlight

Over 40 Magnifier and Flashlight is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The program has modes for people who are left-handed and right-handed as well as a "Full Screen" mode. In any of the modes, the user selects the zoom, or magnification strength, from 1x to 10x by touching the “Zoom” icon on the screen. For users with an i

Overlay Designer Pro

Overlay Designer Pro is a symbolic language picture creation programs designed for use with individuals with communication or cognitive disabilities or with autism. It is intended for use with the AMDi Smart series of communicators (see separate entries). This software has a large set of pre-designed templates for the creation of communication pages and boards. It includes more than 15,000 SymbolStix symbols developed for communication, 16,000 other symbol sets and 1,500 Tech Syms as well as pre

Pacapaca

PACAPACA (Personal Augmentative Alternative Communication Aid) is a communicator program designed for use by children or adults with communication disabilities. This program is available in Hebrew and multilingual versions for PDAs (personal digital assistants), mobile devices, and desktop computers. The program uses a pre-defined dictionary of words along with their speech sounds. Each word in the dictionary is assigned to one of 8 available categories. The user sees the list in a standard layo

Pacman Talks

Pacman Talks is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. In this audio game, Pacman travels down passageways chomping away on dots and ringing up points while trying to avoid relentless ghosts. The player navigates through corridors by listening to thumps, ticks, hums, thwacks, and the whispering voices of ghosts. The game includes a full audio menu with game sounds described, hot keys to tell the player what is happening, twenty-four levels,

Paint Box

Paint Box is a computer software program that tests the ability of students to recognize primary colors, remember those colors, and identify them by using early reading skills. The software uses a game format and can be played by one or two persons. The program was designed to be used in conjunction with the Matchbox 6 Keyboard (see separate entry) configured with snap-on color keycaps. COMPATIBILITY: For use on the Apple IIGS computer. Paint Box software and Matchbox 6 Keyboard hardware are ava

Paws Signs Stories

Paws Signs Stories is an American Sign Language (ASL) training program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. It consists of a computer software CD-ROM with five stories and 15 educational games (three for each story). The stories are designed to teach early ASL skills, including visual discrimination, facial expression, sign location, and signs accompanied by movement (classifiers). The stories use repetition, patterned language, and predictable structure to encourage ear

Pc Talking Typing Tutor

The PC Talking Typing Tutor is a typing instruction program designed for students who are blind or have low vision or who have different learning styles. This interactive tutorial program teaches students to touch type on a computer keyboard. It is self-voicing and has a large print display. Users can change the voice, speaking rate, and pitch of voice output, and the font style, font size, and foreground and background colors of the display. The program provides voice feedback so students can e

Pcs Gallery

PCS Gallery is a communication device accessory and symbolic language picture library for children and adults with learning disabilities. The software includes nearly 3,500 colorful Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) used on communication boards on and off the computer. Users can make on-screen displays, scan windows or create overlays for alternate keyboards. The PCS backgrounds are color-coded by category and include people, verbs, adjectives, fast foods, restaurant logos, games and more. SYS

Pdf Equalizer Ml

PDF Equalizer ML is a voice output program for PDF documents, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This program can open files in any PDF version and read them aloud without going through a conversion or import process. Documents can be read continuously, page by page, or by page selection, in English, French, or Spanish. Reading speed is adjustable. The program includes a text-to-audio converter that can convert a single page or a range of p

Pdf Magic Pro

PDF Magic Pro is accessible document software designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software converts PDF files to one of eleven different formats, including Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format, HTML, ASCII text, and CVS. Documents can be processed in batches of up to 2,000 PDF files. The program can be used to convert textbooks supplied to schools in electronic format with each page of the book in a separate PDF file. Once the files are queued, the program processe

Pdfaloud

PDFAloud is a voice output program for Adobe PDF (Portable Document Format) files, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This plug-in to Adobe Acrobat and Acrobat Reader adds a PDFAloud toolbar to the Acrobat toolbar options, with various buttons to activate speech within the PDF file. Users can choose to have one word at a time or an area of selected text read aloud. A click and speak tool allows text to be read back with dual color highlight

Penfriend Na

Penfriend NA is a word prediction and abbreviation expansion program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, and learning disabilities. This voice output utility program can be used with almost any word processor program. Every time the user types a letter or letters, the program provides a list of the most likely words which fit those letters. The list appears in a new window, with user-selectable text and background colors. The user picks one of these words by pressin

Penfriend Xl

Penfriend XL is a voice output screen reader, text magnifier, and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with dyslexia or low vision. The spoken text is transferred automatically to the clipboard where it can be magnified for users with visual impairments. An icon in the clipboard enables the user to switch the screen reading on and off with a single click. Web pages can be read in a variety of European languages with native voices. The program speaks back text as the user write

Penfriend Xl-Na Portable Usb Stick

The Penfriend XL-NA Portable USB Stick is an accessibility software module holding a word prediction, abbreviation expansion, screen reader, and on screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with dyslexia, low vision, or upper extremity or other physical disabilities. This unit provides the literacy support features of Penfriend XL-NA for use on an unlimited number of computers, one at time. It requires no installation and can be taken between classrooms, work sites, and other locat

Pennstar System

The PennStar System is a set of computer programs designed as administrative aids to special education professionals. The PennStar Curriculum Manager allows production of a curriculum that includes lists of learning objectives with related materials and methods, quality goal learning objectives, expected levels of achievement, and procedures for evaluation. The report generated is intended to serve as a resource for Individual Education Plan (IEP) production. The PennStar IEP Manager can be used

Perfect Ocr

Perfect OCR is an optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who have low vision. Using the camera of an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, the program scans letter-size or A4-size page documents using image-processing algorithms and offers SureScan 3x scanning mode which outputs sharper images than normal mode. Perfect OCR’s “Email to myself” feature allows the user to send documents to email addresses or upload to online storage services such as Evernote and Box

Perkin

Perkin is a braille translation program designed for use as a braille writer accessory by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Used in conjunction with a modified Perkins Brailler (see separate entry), it allows the Perkins to be used to input text to a personal computer (PC) or laptop. A circuit board is fitted within the Perkins which is then connected via the serial port to the computer. The user writes in braille on the Perkins and keeps a braille hard copy. The text appears in prin

Perky Duck

Perky Duck is a braille editor, keyboard modification, and training program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This computer-based Perkins brailler emulator enables a standard computer keyboard to function as a Perkins-style braille keyboard, as the S-D-F and J-K-L keys represent the six dots of a braille cell. The program can be used in distance education to demonstrate the user's understanding of braille. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible and Apple Mac

Personal Success Cd-Rom

The Personal Success CD-ROM is an independent living and personal skills tutorial program designed for use by instructors of students with cognitive disabilities. This CD contains pictures and interactive activities to help students learn hygiene, dressing, and personal care skills. All pictures are accompanied by speech. Fifty-three activities are addressed step-by-step, with additional tips covering safety and convenience issues. Instructors can print pictures of these steps individually or in

Personal Wearable QR

Personal Werable QR codes are designed for people with learning disabilities, autism, dementia and other related disabilities. It comes it a form of a  barcode sticker that the be attached to the user clothes. Then the parent or caregiver creates a profile with the information of the user. People with a smart phone can scan the barcode in case the user is lost or important information is needed.

Pert (Performance Report Tool)

PeRT (Performance Report Tool) is an automated evaluation program designed for use by speech and language therapists to assess the speech performance of individuals who use alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices. This software facilitates the generation of an AAC Performance Report from AAC language samples automatically collected using the Language Activity Monitor (LAM) data format. The AAC Performance Report includes seventeen quantitative summary measures of communication p

Pharmabraille & Pharmabraille-In-A-Box

PharmaBraille and PharmaBraille-In-A-Box is a braille translation program designed to produce braille medication labels for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The system translates information about pharmaceutical products into tactile or visual braille for pharmacy labeling. PharmaBraille is an e-mail based system, and PharmaBraille-in-a-Box is a software CD. In the e-mail based version, the pharmacist e-mails information about the medication, such as product name, strength, a

Pick 'n Stick Communication Stickers & Pick 'n Stick Software

Pick 'N Stick Communication Stickers are symbolic language pictures and a symbolic language picture creation program designed for use with communication boards and books and overlays for electronic devices. The Sticker Sets include more than 1,000 full-color labeled picture stickers and a six-ring tabbed binder. Topics covered include feelings, places, transportation, food, health, chores, events, clothing, and fast-food restaurants. The Pick 'N Stick Software ($199.95) includes 2,800 color ill

Pictocom Symbol Expression

Pictocom SE (Pictocom Symbol Expression) is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals who are non-verbal. This communication program uses pre-recorded male or female voices. The program has six sections (Personal, Home, Education, Activities, Food, and Nature), with multiple sub-sections for ease of access. The program offers more than 200 symbol responses and more than 600 sentence options and enables communication from basic one-word responses to sentence construc

Pictoprint

PictoPrint is a symbolic language picture program designed folr use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This program enables teachers, parents, and clinicians to print Pictogram symbols for use in applications such as communication boards, labels, signs, and posters. Pictogram symbols are white on a black background, and are designed to capture the common sense and conventional knowledge of visual representations for ideas and objects and present the concepts in

Picture Cue Dictionary

Picture Cue Dictionary is a voice output dictionary program designed to enhance vocabulary used in everyday activities for individuals with a cognitive disability. There are five life skill software programs (dictionaries) in all that cover personal care, housekeeping, dining out, scheduling, and shopping skills. With each Dictionary, the instructor can determine the vocabulary needs and make a picture word list for the student. A multiple choice quiz gives feedback on their progress. To further

Picture It

Picture It is a symbolic language picture creation program designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This program quickly adds picture symbols to text by automatically locating symbols that match typed text. This program includes 10,500 high-resolution images in black-and-white or color. Custom images can be added by the user. It includes the LSP Thesaurus to enhance the software's ability to match the appropriate picture or symbol to a word. The program aids individuals i

Picture It And Pixwriter Bundle

The Picture It and PixWriter Bundle is a symbolic language picture creation program and a voice output word processor program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning or cognitive disabilities. The combo includes over 10,500 Literacy Support Pictures in both programs, allowing the flexibility to customize materials and vocabulary designed to support all curricula and subjects in English and Spanish, and the user can import additional photographs, clipart and personal artwork.

Picture Master Language Software (Pmls)

Picture Master Language Software (PMLS) is a symbolic language picture creation program designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This software can be used to create communication overlays on a computer or to program a portable Bluebird II communication device (see separate entry). The software has over 3,000 symbols, including black-and-white simple line drawings, color simple line drawings, black-and-white realistic drawings, color realistic drawings, photos, a

Picture Planner

Picture Planner is a prompter and cognitive aid for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, developmental or communication disabilities or autism. This digital visual calendaring system allows users to create visual calendars and sync them to mobile devices, print them out, or share them with family, friends, teachers, and caregivers via Google Calendar. Picture Planner employs a simple task analysis to guide users through the steps of effective activity planning, and it provides pop-up rem

Picture Scheduler

Picture Scheduler is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a task organizer and scheduler. The user can create tasks associated with a picture, text, video or audio or any combination of these media to create multi-feature tasks. The user receives an alert (visual and auditory display) when a task is scheduled to be performed. The user

Picturebraille For Windows

PictureBraille for Windows is a braille graphics program designed to produce braille graphics for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The software can be used to produce braille graphics maps, floor plans, science diagrams, graphs of equations, or other images. Images are either drawn free-hand on the screen, using the simple drawing program supplied, or scanned from a document such as a textbook or magazine. Once the image is created, the program converts it to a standard braille file

Pill Monitor App

Pill Monitor is an application designed to manage medications. Key features of the app include scheduling for each pill, reminders to take medication whether the app is in use or not, and a built in manager to document each medication's info, such as side effects, doctor prescribed dosage, etc. The application also allows a consumption log to be printed or emailed directly to your doctor.

Pill Prompter App

Pill Prompter is a basic medication reminder application. Users are given many prompt options to take their medication, check their pill schedules, or even ignore a prompt if a pill is not needed at the reminder time.

Pipe

Pipe is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. In this game, the player has a hammer and a toolbox full of pipes, and must fix the underlying leaky pipe structures in three world cities. Each city has twelve regular levels plus two bonus levels. As the sound of approaching water gets louder, the player must fix the pipes before the water spills out. On some levels the player must fit eight pipes while on other levels more than 14 pipes must

Pixwriter

PixWriter is a voice output word processor program designed for use by individuals with learning or cognitive disabilities. Intended for beginning readers and writers, this program combines words, pictures, and speech. By selecting buttons, which hold words and graphics, users can write whole words, sentences, and stories. PixWriter supports writing using a mouse, keyboard, touch screen, one and two-step switch scanning, joystick and whiteboard. It also includes auditory scanning for people who

Planning And Execution Assistant Trainer (Peat)

The Planning and Execution Assistant Trainer (PEAT) is a cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with brain injury or cognitive or memory disabilities. This handheld computer system provides customized cueing and scheduling and offers flexibility in handling schedule changes. The system's Activity Model describes the user's activites. Different types of user activities that can be defined in PEAT include: Standard tasks (tasks with fixed start times); To Do tasks (scheduled for specific da

Playing Dynamically

Playing Dynamically is a symbolic language picture library designed for use with children with communication disabilities and autism. This program provides over 70 communication boards that combine language development and play, providing action, variety, and a choice of control. The program displays 13 commonly available toys on a toy shelf, with additional choices available in a toy store. When a toy or an activity is selected, corresponding communication boards on the computer screen enable t

Playtime with Zeebu™

Playtime with Zeebu™ is an interactive video that includes two puppets, designed for children with Autism to use to give them opportunity to work on social skills, emotion recognition, and self regulation. This video features thought bubbles that draw viewers attention to the emotions and thoughts of each character. Thought bubbles help children understand "theory of mind" that others have different thoughts than they do. In the video, the character goes on an adventure to find puzzle pieces. Th

Plustek Book Reader

The Plustek Book Reader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The system scans books without shadows around the spine. The included optical character recognition (OCR) software turns the scan result into text, which is automatically read aloud using TTS (text-to-speech) software. Scanned text is automatically saved as a text file, and can also be saved in MP3 or WAV format. There is a choice of male and female voices with British or A

Pnc E-Mail

PnC E-Mail is a voice output and large print e-mail program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software sends and receives e-mail with POP3 e-mail service providers (e.g., earthlink.net, attbi.com, qwest.net, comcast.net, etc.), including both html and txt format. Speech synthesis and text enlargement controls are built into the program, which uses a "Pick 'n Click" user interface. Screens are designed to minimize the amount of text and buttons off the screen under enlargement

Pnc Memo

PnC Memo is a voice output and large print word processor program designed for use by individuals with low vision. Users can write letters, memos, and other documents while viewing them in large print characters. Each letter and word is spoken when typed. The program includes a built-in spelling checker that can correct misspellings automatically, or allow the user to choose from a "Pick n Click" list of additional suggested words or type in a correction.

Pnc Net

PnC Net is a voice output web browser designed for use by individuals with low vision. The browser reads the web page aloud and enlarges it on screen. Speech can be made to start at any selected point. As each word is spoken it is also highlighted. Page layout is preserved, with or without enlargement of pictures, and lines are word wrapped in order to keep all the text on the screen. The text is read down each column without skipping to the next column. The controls display menu selections in a

Pocket Endeavor Suite

The Pocket Endeavor Suite is a prompter and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities and brain injury. This software is designed to work with a handheld Pocket PC (not included). The program allows the user to manage recurring or one-time calendar events, set a timer to track lapsed time, view past and future events, stay on task with step-by-step instructional support, maintain recorded to-do lists, and respond to auditory and visual cueing. The user can also re

Pocket Picture Planner

Pocket Picture Planner is a prompter and cognitive aid for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, developmental or communication disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to function as prompter that will remind a person of the daily events and tasks and provide detailed information and instructions for tasks. It is intended to be used in conjunction with Picture Planner software (see separate entry) running on a Window or Mac computer.

Pocket Picture Planner Hd

Pocket Picture Planner HD is a prompter and cognitive aid for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, developmental or communication disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPad to function as prompter that will remind a person of the daily events and tasks and provide detailed information and instructions for tasks. It is intended to be used in conjunction with Picture Planner software (see separate entry) running on a Windows or Apple Macintosh computer. Users c

Pocket Size Talking Calculator

The Pocket Size Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The calculator's visual display shows eight characters. Its speech output comes with volume control, an on-off control, and a repeat key. The calculator performs basic math functions with memory. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.625 x 5 x 3.25 inches. COLOR: The plastic casing is white.

Pocket-Sized Acc

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: A new software application, “Locabulary”, available for download free through Apple’s iTunes Store allows individuals with communication disabilities to their iPhone to speak when they are unable. Created by an collaboration between a team of clinicians at the MDA clinic at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, AL and the design firm PUSH Product Design; the Locabulary application transforms the iPhone into an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device

Point To Pictures

Point to Pictures is a symbolic communicator language tutorial program designed to help persons with communication disorders to learn about and use language. The program starts at the cause and effect level (Communication mode) with items to motivate and help a learner to use pictures as communication symbols, and progresses to matching an identifying pictures (Training mode), within a context such as a mall or home. OPTIONS: The program may also operate battery-operated toys and electrical appl

Point-And-Chat

Point-and-Chat is an instant messaging program designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This software allows users of alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices to apply their AAC skills to produce written messages, even if the user cannot read. The program combines the customizable input screens of Saltillo's DesktopChat with screen-reading technology from Point-and-Read, Inc. The user produces text by using a customizable input screen. The text i

Pointscribe

PointScribe is a writing skills training program designed for use by individuals with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This software enables children to trace letters, numbers and shapes on a touch screen using a stylus to learn basic handwriting skills. PointScribe has a preloaded library of block upper case and lower case letters, numbers and shapes, and it is possible to create new shapes to add to the library. It incorporates interactive animation, colors, music and oth

Polyandro-7 With Persona For Android

The PolyAndro-7 with Persona for Android is a voice output tablet computer with a direct selection and text-to-speech communicator program designed to be used by people with communication and speech disabilities as an augmentative and alternative communication device. The PolyAndro-7 is an adapted Google Nexus 6 tablet computer with 16 or 32 gigabytes (GB) of memory, a NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor with 1 GB RAM and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It comes with a neck strap, Bluetooth speaker and

Portable Sign Language Translator (Pslt)

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype technology that is capable of transforming sign language to text to assist individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in communicating with those around them. Developed by scientists in Aberdeen, Scotland, the Portable Sign Language Translator (PSLT) is an application that utilizes a camera on electronic devices such as notebooks and smartphones to translate hand movements into text. The aim of this technology is empower sign language user

Predict It

Predict It is a word processor program with predictive word capabilities designed to help students with physical disabilities to increase speed by cutting down on keystrokes. The program also provides a speech feedback option to assist people with visual and cognitive disabilities to hear word choices and selection. When the user types in the first letter of a word, a list of several words beginning with that letter appears at the bottom of the screen. If the desired word is in the list, the use

Predictable

Predictable is a direct selection and scanning communicator program and word prediction program designed for people with communication and speech difficulties. Predictable features an on-screen keyboard on which the user can type messages assisted by word prediction and completion features. Users may use the QWERTY or ABCDEF key layout or a high frequency layout. A space just above the on-screen keyboard provides dynamically generated word options based on letters the user has typed to provide

Premier Cd/dvd Creator

Premier CD/DVD Creator is screen reader accessible CD/DVD burning software designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This CD burning program is designed to allow the user's screen reader to provide output for all of its buttons and functions. If a screen reader is running, the software automatically detects it and sends information through the screen reader. The program includes an Audio Ripper, Audio CD Burner, Data CD Creator, and Data DVD Burner. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: W

Premier Predictor Pro

Premier Predictor Pro is a voice output word prediction program designed for use by individuals with learning or upper extremity disabilities. The program displays a word list next to the cursor as the user types in any program on the computer, displaying the most probable word at the top of the list. The words are read aloud as the user moves up and down the list with the arrow keys. When the user selects a word, it is entered automatically into the document. A built-in talking dictionary enabl

Premier To Go

Premier to Go is an accessibility software module designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The module is a portable USB drive loaded with ten software applications that support reading and writing. When connected to a computer's USB port, the module launches a floating toolbar from which the applications can be started. In addition to the software, the module has over 1.5 GB (gigabytes) of free storage space. Applications include Universal Reader

Print Shop Deluxe

The Print Shop Deluxe is a drawing and graphics program that allows creation of posters, calendars, banners, newsletters, greeting cards, etc. for individuals with a physical disability. The program is touch screen accessible and is designed to work with TouchWindow (see separate entry). There are over 300 graphics and 30 fully scalable typefaces that print in monochrome or color. The program includes type styles, border designs, background patterns, and a library of pictures and symbols. COMPAT

Proloquo

Proloquo is a communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or low vision. This program enables a computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak. Text typed into the program is spoken, and words and phrases can be custom set to be spoken with a mouse click or keystroke. The program can also speak messages associated with image-based speech panels designed w

Proloquo2Go

Proloquo2Go is a direct selection communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Proloquo2Go displays a set of captioned SymbolStix symbols in a grid or list format, and the user selects a sequence of symbols to form a message. The p

Prophet

Prophet is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This program allows users to type long words with as few as two key strokes. It supports speech output and switch input through Switch Access for Windows (SAW). This word prediction program automatically learns any new words typed and updates its on-screen word lists to reflect the user's writing style and frequency of word use. As the user types the first one or two letters of a word, the pro

Protalk32 For Windows Standard & Protalk32 For Windows Professional

Protalk32 for Windows Standard and Protalk 32 for Windows Professional are voice output screen reader programs designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program can read characters, words, sentences, paragraphs, columns, and tables; the contents of the clipboard, marked blocks of text, and message and dialog boxes; status lines, menu bars, toolbars, and toolbox button bars; line indentation, the type and size of a font, and text color. It can be used to read web pages

Proxtalker App

The ProxTalker App is a communication board creation program designed for use with individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to create single page communication boards that can be printed or displayed on a mobile device and used as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty communicating. The user takes pi

Pure Tone Simulation

Pure Tone Simulation is a clinician training program designed to teach audiometry technique. The program, which is accompanied by a 42-page printed text, has three windows: an audiometer showing all dial settings, which can be manipulated using the numeric keypad; an animated listener that raises his hand in response to the stimulus; and a graph window that shows either an audiogram, a masking curve, or a Hughson-Westlake response curve. Pure Tone Simulation is $149.50; additional copies are ava

Qiktac

QikTac is a braille graphics program designed for the creation of braille or tactile graphics for individuals who are blind or have low vision. A drawing is first made using a mouse or by tracing and editing a picture using a TagPad (see separate entry). The drawing can then either be embossed using a braille printer, or printed in ink on braille graphics paper (capsule paper), which can then be turned into tactile graphics using a tactile graphics embosser. A Duxbury Braille font is included in

Qualieye & Qualieye Lite

QualiEye is a cursor control interface designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program provides a hands-free mouse alternative, enabling users to move the cursor using body movements and give commands using gestures. The program converts head or finger movements into on-screen cursor movements in real time by processing the images of a standard USB camera (not included). The program provides precise cursor control without r

Qualikey

QualiKey is an on-screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This virtual keyboard enables users to type data directly into Windows applications, run and close applications, manage tasks, manage the start menu and shut down the computer, check on-line help and more. This progran can be fully customized to maximize and speed up the user's ability to input commands and text. QualiSet for QualiKey (included) en

Qualimail

QualiMail is an electronic mail program designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The user can set up a personal E-mail address and configure and name folders (Inbox, Outbox, Trash, etc.). Addresses can be stored in an address book and can be added, deleted, modified, and printed. The program can be used on- or off-line to enable E-mail management without having to be connected to a phone line full time. E-mail can be edited, mod

Qualiphone

QualiPhone is a computer controlled telephone designed for use by individuals with severe physical, communication, or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This program has the capability to handle complex conversations, including questions and answers. It also offers specialized phone features and the capability to receive calls. Used in conjunction with QualiSpeak (see entry), the program enables the user to dial the desired number. The user composes one or more messages and ent

Qualisurf

QualiSurf is a voice input and output web browser designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or vision disabilities. This browser enables users to surf the Web without a keyboard or mouse. The silent surfing option enables Web surfing without interference from questions about plug-ins, upgrades, etc., which are prevented from appearing. The program is accessed using QualiMouse features (radar mouse, XY mouse, direction mouse, or auto

Qualiword

QualiWord is a word processor program designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program can be used in conjunction with QualiKey (not included; see entry) and enables users to open new or documents, create documents, and modify, save, print, and delete documents. Users can also create, delete, and modify personal folders to organize documents. Documents can also be faxed directly from the program or sent to mobile phones usin

Qualiworld Basic

QualiWorld Basic is a software platform including mouse emulator programs, a computer configuration utility, and a single switch keyboard modification program designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities. The software platform includes QualiSet, QualiEye (see entry), Radar Mouse, XY Mouse, Sirectional Mouse, AutoScan, ManualScan, and AutoClick. The package is multilingual (English, Spanish, German, French, and Italian) an

Quickeys 4

QuicKeys 4 is software program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. With QuicKeys 4 the user can automate everyday tedious basic functions and things that are difficult to remember. This software allows the user to automate his or her computer in two ways: Abbreviations and Shortcuts. Abbreviations are words typed into a document that are then automatically replaced by QuicKeys with longer text. Shortcuts are collections of one or more steps that perf

Quickstart Communication Kit

The Quick Start Comunication Kit is designed to aid trainers in assisting and evaluating children with communication disabilities in learning to use communicators. The kit includes one BIGmack communicator (see separate entry), one LITTLEmack communicator (see separate entry), one LITTLE Step-by Step Communicator with Levels (see separate entry), three Snap Switch Caps (see separate entry), Making Connections resource book, BIGmack travel strap, foam-packed carrying case, and batteries.

R / Com

R/COM is a set of software programs designed to facilitate the operation and management of inpatient and outpatient medical rehabilitation facilities. The modules of R/COM may be purchased as a package or as individual units. The modules are: Schedule ($5000), for producing various types of schedules; Document ($2500) for recording and displaying patient progress in tabular or graphic format; Report ($2500) for generating reports on patients, staff, or rehabilitation facility based on informatio

Ray

The RAY is a cellular phone configured for use by people who are blind or have low vision. The RAY is a fully functional Huawei Vision smartphone with an Android operating system that has been modified to simplify navigation through the phone's functions and applications (apps) and to provide voice input for certain functions and apps as well as voice output for all screen content using text-to-speech technology. In addition to basic smartphone capabilities such as calling, text messaging, calen

Reach Interface Author

The REACH Interface Author is an on-screen keyboard, word prediction, and software authoring program designed to increase computer accessibility for people with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. REACH includes a variety of on-screen keyboards; word prediction with four vocabulary settings from 7,000 to 45,000 words, as well as customizable user dictionaries; two built-in augmentative communication systems, including one with a system of more than 120 "speech

Reach Sound-It-Out Keyboard Pack

The REACH Sound-It-Out Keyboard Pack is an on-screen keyboard and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, learning, or severe physical disabilities. This program enables the user to type phonetically. This software enables the user to find and type the desired word by selecting the sounds in that word (e.g., the phonemes) rather than the letters in that word. For example, the user points at the "ch" key and it says "ch ... chair" on the kid's phonetic keybo

Read & Write Gold, Read & Write Gold For Mac, & Read & Write Gold Mobile

Read & Write Gold, Read & Write Gold for Mac, and Read & Write Gold Mobile are voice output word processor programs designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. All three versions include text to speech, dual color highlighting, TextHelp voices, audible phonetic spell checker, audible homophone support, context-based speech-enabled word prediction, audible dictionary, Word Wizard, and scanning from paper or a saved image. Other features include pronounciation control,

Read With Me (Set 1)

Read With Me (Set 1) is a sign language video program designed to demonstrate storytelling techniques for parents who have children with hearing disabilities. The video teaches the best ways to position the book while signing, how to utilize facial expressions and body movements to animate the story, and how to simplify the language and sign concepts in a clear, visual manner. This signing program is available either in American Sign Language (ASL) and Manual Coded English (MCE) versions and bo

Read With Me (Sets 2 Through 8)

Read With Me (Sets 2 Through 8) are sign language video programs designed to demonstrate storytelling techniques for parents who have children with hearing disabilities. Each video features one, two, or three stories signed in American Sign Language (ASL). Set 2 includes Where the Wild Things Are and More Bunny Trouble (33 minutes long). Set 3 includes How the Grinch Stole Christmas and The Wolf's Chicken Soup (41 minutes). Set 4 includes The Mitten: A Ukranian Folk Tale and King Bidgood's i

Read&write For Google

Read&Write for Google™ is an app designed to make Google Apps for Education accessible for those with reading and writing difficulties, learning disabilities such as Dyslexia, or English Language Learners. This app provides access to Google Docs, Web, PDFs, ePubs, and Kes files within Google Drive on PCs, Macs, or Chromebooks. Read&Write for Google™ offers the following features: Read Aloud with dual-color highlighting, Word Prediction, Translator, Talking and Picture Dictionaries, Fact

Read:outloud

Read:OutLoud is a voice output and reading tutorial program designed for use by students with learning disabilities, dyslexia, or low vision. The user opens a file or browses the Internet and clicks “speak.” The program reads the content aloud in human-sounding voices. Read:Outloud can read text in the following formats: PDF, DAISY 3, Microsoft “Save As Daisy,” Bookshare files, Rich Text Format (RTF), .txt, HTML, XML, and Pearson’s HTMLbook format. Words are highlighted onscreen as they are read

Read2Go

Read2Go is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book (e-book) reader for books in the standard DAISY format. From within the app, the user can browse, search, download, and read books directly from Bookshare (Bookshare membership required), as well as read DAISY books from other sources. When Read2Go audio is on, Read2Go

Readability Application

Readability is a mobile application that turns any Web page into a clean, customizable view for reading now or later. Articles can be saved and read at a later time, as well. This application is also a tool for the blind and vision-impaired, as documents can be audibly read aloud to a reader, via a smart phone, tablet or computer. Additionally, the reading speech can be altered as needed and articles can be shared.

Reading Free Vocational Interest Inventory

Reading Free Vocational Interest Inventory is a vocational planning program designed to determine vocational interests for students in special education who are mentally disabled and learning disabled. Designed as a non-reading (requires no verbal symbols or written statements) vocational preference test, this book aids educators in curriculum planning, vocational counseling, and job placement for students from age 13 to adult. The inventory provides systematic information on the range of intere

Readspeaker Docreader

ReadSpeaker docReader is a voice output text to speech digital document conversion program designed to provide a voice output option for a wide variety of Web-based content. ReadSpeaker docReader code is added to online documents to add the option for any user to click on a "Listen" button to hear the content of that document. Its thumbnail navigation function enables the user to navigate easily and directly to each page of the document. A toolbar at the top of the page enables the user to brows

Readtext & Readtext Plus

ReadText and ReadText Plus are voice output text reader and web browser program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or reading disabilities. It speaks digital files and web pages, including on-line books and PDF files. It can also magnify text and change the type face and color of the text. For people with dyslexia and other reading challenges, the program highlights and associates the visual and verbal word together for future recognition. ReadText comes with AT&

Readymade Story Kits

ReadyMade® Story Kits are interactive multimedia kits designed to enhance math and elementary literacy for children in primary grades with developmental and physical disabilities. The curriculum offers thematic units based on stories or songs. Each adventure begins with a printed storybook and features up to 35 activities utilizing patterned language, familiar refrains, and engaging interactive animations. It comes with an answer checking feature so that teachers can assess the student’s progres

Realspeak Solo

RealSpeak Solo is a speech synthesizer program designed for use by product developers to provide voice output for individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This text-to-speech program is scalable from 8 to 20 megabytes (MB) for embedded applications and up to 100 MB for desktop applications. The program can be used by device makers, telematics suppliers, banks, kiosk developers, and electronic game creators. Custom voices are available. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM

Realspeak Word

RealSpeak Word is a speech synthesizer and voice output dictionary program designed to provide voice output for electronic talking dictionaries. The dictionary developer can embed this text-to-speech program in a dictionary product to provide voice output via a coding-by-synthesis architecture that requires no recordings, and uses just 3 megabytes (MB) of read-only memory (ROM) to cover as many as 60,000 words. The manufacturer offers professional integration services to port this program to cus

Recorder

 The Recorder can be used by people with learning disabilities or autism. It is intended to develop rhythm, melody, and fine motor skills while creating music. 

Reqall

reQall is a voice input program and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, learning, cognitive and memory disabilities or brain injury. The program allows a person to use their BlackBerry phone, Android phone or Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a memory aid. The user speaks or types reminders into his or her device and reQall converts what the user says to text with up to 30 seconds recording time. reQall organizes the user’s items au

Robocad Pc

Computer aided design software for IBM PC, XT or AT running DOS 2.1 or higher, with 640K RAM, monochrome Hercules Graphics Card, mouse or digitizing tablet. Features automatic constructions, magnetized cursor, polar and cartesian snap grids, a visual index to catalog drawings, flexible "handles" upon which drawing is rotated, and autodimensioning utility measures.

Robotic Prosthetic Arm, Teensy Arduino Version 3.2/3.1

This robotic arm, Teensy Arduino Version 3.0, is made for people with no arm(s) to allow them the capability to use a robotic arm. It has been and can be controlled via a spinal implant. Used instead of a prosthetic, it functions by a microcontroller as well as amplifier circuits and Bluetooth receivers. To control the arm, the user flexes a muscle to choose from a menu of movements, then performs a series of eye blinks to select pre-loaded gestures such as hand, elbow, or wrist movements. Once

Rocket Reader

The Rocket Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals with cognitive or learning disabilities. Designed for use on a pocket PC, this audio book reader has been simplified by removing text-based instructions and menus, utilizing the efficiency of pictures and audio to guide the end user through the book selection and reading process. COMPATIBILITY: Compatible with books from Audible.com only.

Rosie's Walk

Rosie's Walk is a sign language CD-ROM based program designed to enrich sign language vocabulary for children who are deaf or who are learning sign language. Complete with animation and sound, this program tells a children's story in both American Sign Language and Signed English; each page contains 10 or more words designed to enrich vocabulary. Five games help reinforce language skills and concepts in the story. This program is available as a CD-ROM only or as a Teacher's Pack with the CD-ROM,

Russian Sign Language/american Sign Language Translator

The Russian Sign Language/American Sign Language Translator is a sign language program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hear of hearing. This program enables the user to translate between four languages: Russian Sign Language (RSL), American Sign Language (ASL), Russian, and English. Any of 600 words can be identified in either Russian or English, and translated into the other three languages. All signs are depicted in video clips. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible comp

Rxmindme Prescription Medicine Tracker/reminder

For those who take medication, Rxmindme Prescription / Medicine Reminder and Pill Taker is an efficient reminder app. It sends users alerts when it is time to take their medication and will keep track of how many pills they have left and when to re-order. It also has a medication database included. It is VoiceOver friendly. POWER: Apple devices. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Safetynet

SafetyNet is an emergency alert system and cognitive aid designed for people who have cognitive or developmental disabilities. The SafetyNet system consists of a base station and server; three electric current flow detection modules; three water flow detection modules; three open/closed sensors; and a wireless handheld personal digital assistant (PDA), which uses the Microsoft Pocket PC operating system. The electric current flow detection modules are placed in locations where they can detect

Sammy's Science House

Sammy's Science House is an academic tutorial program designed to build early science skills for children with physical or cognitive disabilities. The program is designed to develop important skills and thought processes for scientific learning including sorting, sequencing, and problem solving. Students will expand their science vocabulary as they learn about plants, animals, seasons and weather. They also observe, classify, construct, compare, and experiment. All directions are graphical or sp

Say It By Signing

Say It By Signing is a sign language program designed for use by individuals who have or who work with those who have hearing disabilities. This videotape offers a visual method for learning sign language using dramatized lessons followed by additional vocabulary and expressions. The tape covers four areas: family and friends, going out, food and drink, and shopping. The tape may be used with or without English subtitles.

Saytext

SayText is a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to read the text of a print document and to speak that text for the user to hear. The user places the mobile device just above the center of a document, double-taps the “Take picture” button, and slowly elevates the device upwards from the document until the whole docu

Scan And Read Pro

Scan and Read Pro is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The program reads printed text aloud in any of five voices. As the document is read, the word being read is highlighted on screen for users with low vision to follow along. Onscreen text can be magnified up to 400 percent and displayed with different fonts, font sizes, and color schemes, and spacing. Other features includes a talking

Scan N Talk

Scan N Talk is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This reading machine incorporates a Visionaire scanner and optical character recognition (OCR), ATT Natural Voices text to speech, and ReadPlease screen reader software. The machine scans documents placed on the scanner and converts the text into speech. A voice starts reading the document 20 seconds after the push of a button. A text window shows the entire bo

Scan To Pictures

Scan To Pictures is a visual symbol training system, a symbolic direct selection communicator program and a communicator training program designed for use by teachers or parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) for the Apple iPad provides a library of animations and pictures of real-world consequences, allowing the child to pair his or her switch action with receiving the actual item such as food, toy, activity,

Scan-A-Page & Scan-A-Word

Scan-A-Word and Scan-A-Page are voice output optical character recognition and reading machine systems designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. These systems scan text or numbers and enable an individual to hear them read out loud in a clear and natural sounding voice. Scan-A-Word is a computer add-on system consisting of a lightweight wand scanner, scanner holder, OCR software, headphones, and installation and product manuals. Scan-A-Word provid

Scan2Text

Scan2Text is an optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software extracts text from paper documents, PDF files, or image files such as those in .tif format, and drops the text directly into Microsoft Word. The text can then be edited, or read aloud by a screen reader or Claro WordRead (not included). The original format of the document can be saved, with or without embedded images. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible c

Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user or a parent, teacher, therapist or helper can build scenes and vocabulary by taking photos wit

Scene & Heard Lite

Scene & Heard Lite is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user or a teacher, parent or therapist can build one scene with vocabulary by taking photos wi

Scene Speak

Scene Speak is a direct selection communicator program and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Images can be uploaded into the program from the user’s home computer or through an online image search, then cropped/resized and active “sound a

Screendoors 2000

Screendoors 2000 is an on screen keyboard, abbreviation expansion, and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The program offers the choice of a standard QWERTY keyboard, an alphabetical keyboard, and a frequency of use keyboard. The word prediction feature enables the user to type a few letters and the program provides a list of words beginning with those letters. The abbreviation expansion feature enables the user to type an abbreviation, and

Scrible

Scrible is a Google Chrome Extension software designed to assist people  with learning, communication and fine motors disabilities with their online research. The user goes online and establishes an account; then, an icons bar appears and allow us the user to bookmark or save the articles of their selection and upload them within a cloud for later use. 

Sense Of Science: Plants (Model 1-08980-00)

Sense of Science: Plants, model 1-08980-00, is a science tutorial program designed for use by students with low vision or learning disabilities. The program includes a large print guidebook with activities to teach basic plant concepts; colorful, raised-line overlays for use with a light box (not included), showing a bean seed cross-section, flowers, leaves, trees, etc.; and two trays designed to fit under a light box ledge to provide a secure working area for the overlays. Activities can be per

Servtracker

SERVtracker is a case and clinical management and information and referral program designed to help home service providers, senior centers, nutrition services and other public and private organizations that provide services to seniors or people with disabilities. This software provides a central data repository for a service provider to store and access information about each client with whom they work. SERVtracker includes tracking, billing and accounting capabilities, and it has pre-loaded rep

Shades Of Doom

Shades of Doom is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This self-voicing game uses sound to immerse the gamer in a world of action and suspense set in the not too distant future. The player is equipped with a medical kit, a gun, a knife, and a computer, and must get through the many levels of a top secret military research base to shut down an ill-fated experiment. The player uses the sound of the wind in the passages and rooms, the echo o

Sharpeye 2

SharpEye 2 is an optical music notation reader program for use by people who are blind or have low vision. SharpEye 2 scans printed music and converts it to various music file formats (MIDI, NIFF and MusicXML). The software also has a playback feature so that you can listen to the piece through a computer's sound card. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7; Pentium II or greater processor with at least

Show & Tell

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a sign language interpreter glove for an Android smartphone for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing to communicate with individuals who are not familiar with sign language. Google developers, Saron Paz, Oleg Imanilov, Zvika Markfeld, and Tomer Daniel have developed a prototype glove, Show & Tell, a gesture-sensing glove that instantly translates sign language into text through an Android smartphone. Show & Tell incorporat

Sign 4 Me

Sign 4 Me is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing or communication disabilities and others desiring to learn sign language. The program comes with a library of more than 11,500 words using SigningAvatar characters. The user types in sentences, phrases, words and even the alphabet and the program will play back Signed English on the screen. Everything the user enters will be saved in the “History” folder for easy retrieval; the folder can be deleted. The u

Sign And Abcs

Sign and ABCs is a videotape sign language training program designed for use with children who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language. The letters of the alphabet are displayed in print, signed in American Sign Language (ASL), and spoken. Creative skits illustrate words beginning with each letter and songs supplement learning. This video runs 50 minutes.

Sign Language For Everyone

Sign Language for Everyone is a sign language program designed for use by individuals who are deaf. This CD-ROM-based program includes the origins of various signs, the use of emotional expression in signing, fourteen comprehensive lessons which progress from basic vocabulary and grammar to conversation, a Signing Index with hand shapes and video demonstrations for more than 2,000 words and phrases, and more. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers equipped with Windows. SYSTEM RE

Sign Smith Asl Essential

Sign Smith ASL Essential is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses SigningAvatar animated characters to demonstrate 100 signs. Users can learn the ASL Alphabet, how to count to 20, and how to sign basic feelings and personal descriptions. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple iOS 2.0 or later.

Sign Smith Asl Lite

Sign Smith ASL LITE is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses SigningAvatar animated characters to demonstrate 20 signs. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple iOS 2.0 or later.

Sign Smith Asl Ultimate

Sign Smith ASL Ultimate is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses SigningAvatar animated characters to demonstrate more than 1,200 signs. Users can learn the ASL Alphabet as well as signing for counting and communicating at work, school and other environments. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple iOS 2.0 or later.

Sign Smith Illustrated Dictionary

The Sign Smith Illustrated Dictionary is a signing dictionary program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The program is ASL, SE and fingerspell enabled. Every word in the dictionary is represented by a picture, used in a sentence, and signed by an animated SigningAvatar character. Users can choose from among several characters. If a word has more than one meaning, the user picks which sense of the word is intended. The dictionary includes the 500 signs most commonly

Sign Smith Studio

Sign Smith Studio is a software and lesson authoring tool designed to create digital media for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The program allows educators, instructional system designers, and software designers to add animated SigningAvatar characters to web page, CD-ROM, DVD, and kiosk content in order to communicate through sign language. Signed English translations are generated automatically by the program, and authors who know American Sign Language (ASL) can create con

Sign With Me, Volumes I And Ii

Sign With Me, Volumes I and II, is a video sign language series designed for use by parents who have children with hearing disabilities. Volume I is teaches family members how to sign simple, expressive sentences and follow the child's lead in communicating; it also demonstrates how to use facial expressions and body movements to convey meaningful ideas for conversation. Volume II builds on the concepts learned in the first volume. It teaches the user how to utilize signs to describe feelings, e

Signing Exact English

Signing Exact English is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This four-video set includes 14 lessons with more than 700 words and signs. Each tape includes approximately 50 vocabulary items and practice sentences.

Signing Naturally Volumes 1 & 2

Signing Naturally is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Each volume includes a videotape and a student workbook with lessons that correspond to those on the video. The language lessons are organized around daily interaction. Volume 1 includes a 184-page softcover workbook and one 120-minute video. Volume 2 includes a 176-page softcover workbook and two 120-minute videotapes.

Signtel Interpreter

The SignTel Interpreter is a communication aid for the deaf designed to enable individuals with hearing disabilities to communicate with hearing individuals without an interpreter. The software offers a database of more than 30,000 different recognizable words and phrases and 1,400 idioms and their equivalent signs captured on video and digitized. The included microphone enables allows spoken English to be recorded so that voice recognition technology can seamlessly translate the words and the

Simple Symbol Stories

Simple Symbols Stories is a story reading program designed for use with children with communication disabilities. This program contains 20 stories cleverly read by a variety of people. The stories are written in short rhyming sentences and include humorous illustrations. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers.

Simply Science All 8 Units

Simply Science All 8 Units is a science, academic, language, reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from kindergarten through eighth grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. This program allows teachers help students learn general education science curriculum with complex and abstract science vocabulary explained clearly and written in concrete terms. The bundle comes with eight complete units and each unit contains five chapters. The program's ready-to-use scien

Siri

Siri is a voice input program for people with visual, cognitive or fine motor disabilities or physical disabilities that prevent use of the touch screen or buttons on an Apple iPhone 4S. Siri permits the user to speak commands or questions into the iPhone’s built-in microphone, and the software will perform the task or provide the information requested. Siri can be used to send text message, enter events in the calendar, create reminders, place telephone calls, write and send email, check weathe

Skippy

Skippy is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, limited hand function, or dyslexia. This typing assistant can be used in text-based Windows applications, including word processors, email and chat software, Web browsers, databases, and spreadsheets. Whenever the beginning of a word is typed, the software presents a list of words that begin with the already typed character(s). Every time an additional character is typed, the list of words is updated.

Skoog

The Skoog is a music synthesizer designed for use by children with disabilities that are unable to play standard musical instruments. The Skoog is a cube mounted on a square base with colored half spheres extending from all four sides and the top of the cube. The user can squeeze, press, roll, twist or wobble it to generate a sound. The Skoog connects to a computer via a USB cable (included), and it produces sound through the computer utilizing the Skoogmusic software, which included with the

Slide Talk

Slide Talk is a scanning communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication or cognitive disabilities. The program displays one image at a time on the screen, like a slide show, with interactive multimedia capabilities to provide speech or sound when a selection is made. The software can be used with a single switch (scanning) or two switches (one switch to advance to the next slide and the other switch to select the slide). Input options include single switch, dual switch,

Smalltalk Aphasia - Female

SmallTalk Aphasia – Female is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with aphasia or speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. The program provides a vocabulary of pictures and videos that talk in a natural female human voice. The program contains a starter set of icons to introduce the user to the Lingraphica communication system and allows the user to personalize and expan

Smalltalk Aphasia - Male

SmallTalk Aphasia – Male is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with aphasia or speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. The program provides a vocabulary of pictures and videos that talk in a natural male human voice. The program contains a starter set of icons to introduce the user to the Lingraphica communication system and allows the user to personalize and expand th

Smalltalk Conversational Phrases

SmallTalk Conversational Phrases is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with aphasia or speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. The program provides a vocabulary of pictures that talk in a natural human voice, and it contains words and phrases commonly used in conversations, such as greetings, responses, requests, and statements about well-being. The user can take along

Smalltalk Daily Activities

SmallTalk Daily Activities is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with aphasia or speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. SmallTalk Daily Activities provides a vocabulary of pictures that talk in a natural human voice; and contains words and phrases related to the daily activities of living, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and leisure. The program can be used to co

Smalltalk Dysphagia

SmallTalk Dysphagia is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with dysphagia or swallowing disabilities and speech or communication disabilities. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. SmallTalk Dysphagia provides a vocabulary of icons, pictures and videos that talk in a natural human voice. This set of pictures, icons and phrases allows the user to communicate their swallowing needs to caregivers and health-c

Smalltalk Intensive Care

SmallTalk Intensive Care is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. The program provides a picture-based vocabulary of phrases that patients can use to communicate their needs and feelings to medical care providers in the intensive care unit (ICU), such as "I have chest pain" or "I want a doctor." The phrases are spoken in a natu

Smalltalk Pain Scale

SmallTalk Pain Scale is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, or speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. SmallTalk Pain Scale provides a vocabulary of pictures that talk in a natural human voice and contains pain descriptions and images from the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale. The program can be used to communicate the user’s level a

Smart Lists For Reach Interface Author

Smart Lists for REACH Interface Author is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with learning, fine motor, or severe physical disabilities. This program is an add-on for the REACH Interface Author (see separate entry). With Smart Lists, when the user starts typing a word such as "lucky" by selecting the letter "L" on the REACH keyboard, the "L" key opens up showing a list of options including the "root" letter (i.e., the letter "l" in this example) plus any possible extension

Smart Speech For Reach Interface Author

Smart Speech for REACH Interface Author is a word prediction program and a communicator program designed for use by individuals with learning, fine motor, speech or severe physical disabilities. This program is an add-on for the REACH Interface Author (see separate entry). Smart Speech build sentences by leveraging the use of Smart Lists (see separate entry) technology. With each click, the user is offered a Smart List menu containing probable words and grammatical categories, both based on what

Smarthome Manager Plus Cd-Rom (Model 1132Cdp)

The Smarthome Manager Plus CD-ROM, model 1132CDP, is a environmental control and home automation program designed for use by individuals with physical or mobility disabilities. It includes a suite of software tools that allow the user to automate, manage, and monitor a home. When coupled with an interface device, such as the Smarthome PowerLinc Controller USB (not included), this software provides total home control. The user can set up time and conditional events for a room or the whole house.

Social Skills For Employment And Life Skills (Clss)

The Social Skills for Employment and Life Skills is a personal skills tutorial program designed for use by high school students or adults with cognitive or other disabilities. The curriculum, which is part of the Life Skills Curriculum, has 21 duplicatable books, 21 duplicatable CD-ROMs, and 21 online lessons that equip students with the knowledge and skills to set goals for themselves and make better personal choices. Students can use this curriculum individually or in groups. Titles include C

Softwriting

SoftWriting is an optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals with low vision. It enables the user to convert non-connected handwritten text into a computer text file, such as a Word document or standard text document. The system may be used by anyone wishing to transfer handwritten material or notes to a computer text file without having to retype it. It is simple to use and requires no prior training. The user first scans the handwritten document with the aid of a sta

Softype 4.2 & Softype 4.5 For International Keyboards

SofType is an on screen keyboard program designed for use by people with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This graphical keyboard program provides access to Microsoft Windows applications and works with any mouse or mouse emulator, such as the HeadMouse or HeadMouse for Portables (not included; see separate entries). The software includes a variety of features including word prediction, which enables the user to select a word from the included

Sonic Match

Sonic Match is an audio video game program designed for use by players who are blind or have low vision. In this game, similar to Bop It, the player uses the four arrow keys to match the sounds, and as time goes on, the game gets faster and faster. The longer the player lasts, the more points he or she gets for matching sounds. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 95 or higher operating system; Microsoft DirectX version 8.0 or higher.

Sony Digital Voice Recorder, Model ICDPX133

The Sony ICDPX333 Digital Voice Recorder is a recorder designed for the hearing impaired and for those with blind or low vision and individuals with memory problems to allow them to playback lectures and conversations they don't want to forget or didn't hear correctly. Features include 4GB flash memory for storing up to 1,073 hours of audio, a track-mark function for simple recall of important moments. The noise-cut mode plays back speech clearly. Activates the recorder only when audible sound i

Soothsayer Word Prediction Program

The SoothSayer Word Prediction Program is a word prediction and abbreviation expansion program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or cognitive disabilities. Features include sentence completion; abbreviation expansion; a main dictionary of more than 11,000 words; a built-in speech augmentation dictionary; customizable user dictionarie swith a "Build Dictionary" feature (from a text file); word-usage learning and word tips options (words presented/spoken individually instead of

Sorenson Video Center

Sorenson Video Center is a video telephony program and electronic mail program designed for use by people who are deaf or hard or hearing and use sign language to communicate. Sorenson Video Center is designed to be used with the Sorenson Video Relay Service (SVRS). It allows an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to receive and view video relay messages received by the SVRS from people who have a regular telephone. This application (or app) does not have the capability to place calls through the S

Soundadvice (Model Xa2)

SoundAdvice, model XA2, is a voice input and output web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program enables the user to interact with a personal computer (PC) without touching the keyboard. It follows natural voice commands, and responds to questions in a user-selected voice, using VoiceBox Voice Information Retrieval Software to to obtain answers to questions on hundreds of topics, including weather, stock quotes, and world news. The software can also

Soundamp R

soundAMP R is a voice amplifier and voice recorder designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a hearing aid. Sounds are picked up by the device’s microphone, amplified and processed in realtime by soundAMP R, and sent to the user’s earphones or earbuds. The user can adjust the volume by sliding the volume button and adjust background sound levels for each situation by moving the Zoom slider. The program al

Soundnote Application

SoundNote is an app designed to help individuals who have trouble communicating orally, as it offers ways for augmentative and alternative communication such as vibrating and loud alarms and an easy to read calendar. It is available to download as an app on iTunes. After updating to iOS 7, SoundNote may be enabled in Settings / Privacy / Microphone. Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPad. Version 2.5.1. Size 2.7 megabytes. LANGUAGE: English, Dutch, French. German, Italian, Japanese, Kor

Sounds Like - Spell, Write!

"Sounds Like" - Spell, Write! is an on-screen keyboard with word prediction designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. The on-screen keyboard has three types of of functions, all controlled by pointing and clicking a mouse: (1) a phonetic keyboard for finding and typing words by reporting how those words sound; (2) a standard keyboard; (3) a numbers and functions keyboard for typing numbers and other characters and functions. OPTIONS: Smart Keys add-on and Smart Lists add-on. CO

Speak It!

Speak it! is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, vision or learning disabilities. The user enters text he or she wants to say on the screen and press the “Speak it!” button. The user can use this text to speech program to read emails, news articles, and documents utilizing its voice synthesis engine. The user can copy emails, documents, web pages and PDF file, paste them into the program, and have the text spoken aloud. The program also allows the u

Speak4Use

Speak4Use is an environmental control system and voice input and environmental control program designed for people who are blind or have low vision or who have mobility disabilities. It is designed to provide wireless voice control of a person's computer as well as environmental, communications and entertainment systems that are connected to the computer. After installing the Speak4Use (S4U) software on a computer, the user adds the S4U Environment Controller (included) which provides the voice

Speaking Dynamically & Speaking Dynamically Pro

Speaking Dynamically and Speaking Dynamically Pro are symbolic communicator, direct selection communicator, and scanning symbol communicator programs designed for making customized, multi-level, picture or word communication boards with speech output. These programs may be used as tools for teaching cause and effect, switches, scanning, symbol training, phrase and sentence structure, spelling, word prediction, or reading activities. As assessment tools, these programs can evaluate augmentative c

Speaking Language Master (Model Lm-6000)

The Speaking Language Master is a voice output dictionary designed to enhance language and vocabulary skills for individuals with a cognitive disability or speech impairment, or who are blind or have low vision. The system provides auditory feedback by pronouncing over 110,000 words as many times as you wish. It includes an complete and comprehensive dictionary and thesaurus. It features spelling correction, classification of word families topically, and on-screen grammar assistance. There are a

Speaking Spelling

Speaking Spelling is a spelling tutorial program with voice output designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. The program has both test-creation and record-keeping functions for teachers. The program can create an electronic spelling test from a printed spelling drill or word list. Tests can be in multiple choice format, or the program can read words from a list aloud for the student to spell on the computer. Instructions, tips, and encouragement can be added. Audio feedback

Speakout

SpeakOUT is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with low vision or learning disabilities. When the user points the mouse at words on the screen and clicks, the computer speaks the words in an English female voice. The program can also be set to echo whatever the user types on the keyboard, either letter by letter or word by word. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Multimedia personal computer (PC) or laptop running Window

Speakq

SpeakQ is voice input and word prediction software designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This voice input program is a plug-in for WordQ (see separate entry). To train the program to recognize the his or her speech, the user repeats words spoken by the computer. Once the program is trained, the user can dictate text in either continuous speech mode or by selecting words from a list generated through word prediction. Recognized words and phrases are immediately read aloud to

Special Education Manager

Special Education Manager is an individualized education plan (IEP) program designed for use by teachers of children with disabilities. This software provides the user with tools to manage the paperwork required for special education students. It features a complete tracking and reporting system for the IEP, BIP (Behavioral Intervention Plan), ITP (Individual Transition Plan), and Texas Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS). The program includes more than 110 interactive forms.

Spectrum 1

Spectrum 1 is a series of computer programs for information management by rehabilitation professionals. The series consists of ten programs. The Spectrum Menu Builder is a user-modifiable program that allows menu access to the other software programs in the system. Additional modules include the Calendar Planning Manager, used to record and retrieve information on events; Procurement/Tracking, which enables the user to find the fee for a specific service by searching either on exact service name

Speech Assistant

The Speech Assistant is a text to speech telephone system designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. The system enables the user to communicate over a phone line with synthesized speech. Messages are typed in the system's text-to-speech program, which is installed on a personal computer (PC), personal digital assistant (PDA), or speech generating device. Messages are converted to synthesized voice audio and sent over the phone line by way of an included audio cable and interface c

Speech-Over Professional

Speech-Over Professional is a voice input and output program, audio file creation program, and captioning system designed to add audio content to Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. This program offers a text-to-speech feature to add speech to selected sections of text with a simple dialog that allows the user to enter the text to be spoken and choose the voice to speak it. The dialog can also be used to add speech to graphics. A male and female voice are included. Text can be typed in or dictat

Speechpro

Speechpro is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or neurological disabilities. This communicator program combines an onscreen keyboard with a dynamic display system on the same screen. It includes Neospeech (English) male and female voices and 5,500 communication symbols. The user can change the content and appearance of speech buttons, word buttons, or the keyboard, and save the layout as a template. Pictures, images, digital photo

Speechstream

SpeechStream is a voice option program designed for use by publishers to provide access to textbooks and other written material for students with learning disabilities. This program embeds auditory and visual resources within a publisher's content to improve retention, comprehension, and recall. Text can be read aloud continuously or by word, sentence, or paragraph, with dual color synchronous highlighting of text that is being read aloud; for example, highlighting a sentence in one color while

Spell Well

Spell Well is a spelling tutorial program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This CD-ROM has 20 colorful game boards, each focusing on vocabulary covering different topics, such as School, Home, Food, Ocean, and the Environment. There are over 2,500 ASL (American Sign Language) sign and graphic vocabulary prompts. When the player spells enough words to reach the end of a game, the screen comes alive with animation.

Ssimple

SSIMPLE is a switch adapted and voice activated cell phone designed for people with motor and severe physical disabilities. SSIMPLE, which is an acronym that stands for a "Speech and Switch Input Mobile Phone that Links Everyone," includes a cell phone loaded with software that enables the user to place and receive telephone calls and to send and receive text messages. The user controls the phone through switches or voice input modules that connect to a wireless universal switch interface that c

Ssr With Mic (Model Ssr-100)

The SSR (Supplemented Speech Recognition) with Mic, model SSR-100, is a voice input and word prediction program designed for use by individuals who have difficulty using speech recognition software because their speech or breathing may be unusual. The program integrates word prediction and speech recognition for users with speech that is dysarthric (difficult to understand) so significantly less typing is required to enter text. The package includes speech recognition software, a speech processi

Stickybear Science Fair Light

Stickybear Science Fair Light is a science tutorial program designed for children from second grade through seventh grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. The program provides an environment which allows children to explore, experiment with, and understand light and its properties. Stickybear Science Fair Light presents experiments, both structured and free-form, that allows students to work with prisms, lenses, color mixing, and optical illusions. Historical data is coupled with a u

StorEbook

StorEbook is an application designed for children who can not read but want to read or for parents who want their child to hear a bedtime story but do not have time to read to them. This application is designed so that when Mama is talking it plays a mother's voice and when Papa is talking it plays in a father's voice.

Story Land Application

The Story Land application (on iTunes) is a multi-sensory and interactive game where players can choose their own settings to match their moods and play at their own pace, developed for children with autism. Children with intellectual disabilities as well as adults can create their own scenes and place 'actors' into them, from a huge cast of drawn characters. Actors can be scaled, rotated, and given different objects. Weather and backgrounds can be customized to suit the player's mood. Music can

Storytime Just For Fun Intellikeys Bundle

The Storytime Just for Fun IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by young children with cognitive, physical, or communication disabilities. Designed for use with IntelliKeys by IntelliTools (not included; see separate entry) and one or two switches, the set includes software with ten sets of activities based on five different stories, the "Storytime Just for Fun" book with five reproducible stories, and one full-color and one black-and-white IntelliKeys overlay fo

Storytime Tales

Storytime Tales is a language tutorial program designed to emphasize real-life content and predictable story lines in order to reinenforce concept development for children with cognitive or physical disabilities. Made to encourage group involvement, the program consists of a collection of three stories and utilizes a real human voice, colorful graphics and friendly pictures as well as repetition of speech designed to enhance reading, cognitive and communication skills. Additionally, the program

Student Behavior Intervention Planner (S-Bip)

The Student Behavior Intervention Planner (S-BIP) is a behavioral assessment and Individualized Education Plan / Behavior Intervention Plan program (IEP/BIP) designed for use by teachers of children with disabilities. The program helps educators organize, analyze, and report problem behaviors; identify effective intervention strategies through Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA); and select Goals and Objectives to create an IEP/BIP. The program is available online or in a kit. The online veriso

Student Writing Center

The Student Writing Center is a writing skills training system that includes word processor and story writing programs designed to enhance writing skills for students with cognitive or physical disabilities. These programs lets students create worksheets, illustrated storybooks, newsletters, awards, bulletin board displays and more. The programs combine word processing tools with colorful graphics and page design options. They offer several fonts, type sizes, and type styles and the text automat

Studio Recorder (Models D-03600-00 & D-03600-Ed)

Studio Recorder is digital audio recording and editing software designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software is designed specifically for recording of the spoken word, including production of digital talking books. Recording features include the ability to speed up playback with no pitch distortion; index tone generation and removal; the ability to mark and label points in the recording for later reference; phrase detection capability for navigating through the

Subtle Messages

Subtle Messages is a sign language training program designed to teach the use of non-manual grammatical markers in American Sign Language. There are four lessons including question forms, conditionals, topicalization, assertion and negation. Each lesson is 20 to 30 minutes long and features hundreds of video examples on the use of non-manual markers. The program complements and enhances other training methods, lets students learn in a private setting at his/her own pace, and provides immediate f

Sue Center

Sue Center is an on screen keyboard designed for use by individuals who cannot use a keyboard or mouse. With a computer, an input device, and this software, the user can keep a journal; read books and use bookmarks; consult a dictionary and thesaurus; correspond via email; send text messages; create and view slideshows of pictures; access some web sites; play games; operate environmental controls; choose music or radio and adjust the volume; control a TV or DVD like a universal remote; keep a ca

Super Solvers Gizmos & Gadgets

Super Solvers Gizmos & Gadgets is an academic tutorial program for children with learning disabilities designed to help students understand the basic principles of physical science. Students discover how magnets attract, light bulbs glow and scales blance. The program includes more than 260 physical science puzzles and simulations to create an awareness of real-world science applications. Students receive immediate feedback on their answers and clues to help them find the correct solutions.

Supernova Reader Magnifier

Supernova Reader Magnifier is a combination screen magnification, braille output, and voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The screen magnifier enables the user to magnify the screen up to 32 times original size. Image smoothing capability provides legibility at higher magnification levels. The software also offers the features of a screen reader program, and provides braille output for users of braille displays. It comes with a pri

Switch Driver

Switch Driver is an alternative computer control switch program for people with fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities and others who use one or more switches to access a computer. Switch Driver allows the user to configure each switch connected to a computer through a serial or USB port. For each switch, the user can direct that it press a key on the keyboard (with shift, alt or control); press a button on the mouse or move the mouse; press a button on the joystick or move th

Switchamajig

Switchamajig is a switch emulation program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad as a wireless accessibility switch. Switchamajig is designed to be used with the Switchamajig Controller (see separate entry), which can control up to six switch ports on switch-adapted toys or appliances. When the app is opened, the iPad connects to the controller using a WiFi connection. The iPad

Switchit! Maker 2

SwitchIt! Maker 2 is a lesson authoring program designed to enable teachers of children with cognitive or severe physical disabilities to create customized, switch-accessible cause and effect programs for their students. This program turns text, images, movies and sounds into simple on-screen activities accessible using a mouse, whiteboard, touch monitor, keyboard, or switches. Children can also use it to make activities as part of a lesson. Export and import features allow activities to be tran

Symbols For Life

Symbols for Life is a symbolic language picture library designed for to be added to text to make information easier for people with developmental disabilities to read. Symbols for Life is packaged in a USB flash drive with software that holds over 2500 photos and symbols that can be used to support the meaning of text in a variety of electronic or digital documents and other media. It has a built-in search function to help the user to find the image that is most appropriate for a word or phrase.

Symbolsupport

SymbolSupport is a voice output symbolic language communicator program and symbolic language library designed for use by individuals with communication, learning or cognitive disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows the user to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to add symbols and speech to text. The program automatically adds symbols to text as the user types, and symbols can be set to appear above or below words. Documents are read with a text-to-speech voice while text is

System Access Mobile

System Access Mobile is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program comes with a license for installation on any U3-enabled USB thumb drive (not included). The thumb drive can be carried on a key ring or in a pocket, and plugged into any computer to provide access with the user's settings and preferences. When done, the user removes the thumb drive, leaving no traces of the program on the host computer. The license also cover

System Access Standalone

System Access Standalone, also called SA Standalone or Stand Alone, is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software provides access to all Windows-based applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, calendar, e-mail, and Web browser programs. It has an intuitive interface with extensive help files, and comes with a license for one or two computers. OPTIONS: NeoSpeech VoiceText text-to-speech voices (one male, one fem

Talk 'n Scan Calculator

The Talk 'n Scan Calculator is a voice ouput scanning calculator program designed for use by switch users and individuals with low vision. This resizable talking calculator has an auditory scanning option. The calculator has a basic mode that performs arithmetical functions and percentages, and an advanced mode that also includes roots, exponents, and brackets. The display shows numbers up to 999. A Check-It mode enables the user to try his/her own answer a specified number of times and then hav

Talk Back

Talk Back is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or low vision. This program can read any electronic text, including web pages and e-mail. The program has been designed to read lists, tabbed lists, tables, and Internet addresses. The user must first highlight the text to be read. The program can ignore html (hypertext markup language) coding when reading web pages or e-mail. Its Talking Typing feature speaks the letters or words as the user types. Th

Talk:about

Talk:About is a direct selection communicator program designed to help structure conversations and initiate original discussions on any topic for persons with speaking disabilities. The program consists of three components (Quick:Chat, Story:Talk and Story:Panel) that are designed to allow the user to fully participate in conversations. With text-to-speech output and digitized voice modes for speaking, the user is able to chat with friends, share ideas at work or tell a story at school with the

Talkback

TalkBack is a screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or "app") provides vocal output from Android's voice synthesizer when using native Android applications. It is part of the Android system and cannot be uninstalled, but it can be disabled in Android's "Accessibility" settings. COMPATIBILITY: For use with an Android phone or tablet computer. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Android system version varies with device.

Talkcalc

TalkCalc is a math tutorial and voice output calculator program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an interactive talking calculator. The user enters a number, taps and counts the circles which make a sound and then disappear. The circles re-appear when the number is touched again. The keypad can be customized by changing it to alpha to show number spelling on the keys, or changing it to ca

Talking Calculator

Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program has all the standard arithmetic operators, plus scientific functions including logarithm, exponent, pi, factor, cube, adverse, etc. Features include configurable decimal output, a memory function, and built-in comprehensive help functions. This program does not require a screen reader or any additional software to operate. It comes on a CD. COMPATIBILITY: For use

Talking Calculator

Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This full functioning talking calculator program can be used with or without a screen reader program. Every button and edit area talks. The program has large keys and contrasting colors in the on-screen display. It has three display areas, so when the user adds a series of numbers the total is always displayed, along with newly entered numbers and any numbers in memory. This

Talking Checkbook

Talking Checkbook is a voice output checkbook program designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities, learning, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. This program enables users to manage an unlimited number of accounts and offers a full reconciliation feature. This checkbook program supports multiple currencies, including U.S. dollars, British Pounds, and the European Euro. Other features include sorting records by any field, searching for checks, categorizing transactions by typ

Talking Dialer

Talking Dialer is a cell phone screen reader and a voice output dialing program for a cell phone designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The application (or app) for an Android smartphone allows the user to dial a phone number without looking at the keypad. The user starts at 5 and slides his finger in the direction of the number he or she wants. For example, the user can go up and to the left for 1, or down and to the right for 9. The user presses the “Dial” button to

Talking Dictionary

The Talking Dictionary is a voice output dictionary and spell check program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This speech-enabled 250,000 word English dictionary and thesaurus is designed to be used as a stand-alone program, and does not require separate voice output or screen reading software. All of the controls are keyboard shortcuts. Features include the ability to quickly scroll through various word definitions and synonyms, a tutorial, and built-in help. The

Talking Event Scheduler

The Talking Event Scheduler is a voice output appointment calendar program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It allows the user to schedule appointments, meetings, and other events with associated message text. The program can be used as a stand-alone program, without additional screen reading software. The program comes on a CD. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 95 or higher operating system, and a sound card or

Talking Maze Game

The Talking Maze Game is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This game of memory and spatial awareness features a series of mazes of increasing difficulty. The player must navigate each maze, colliding with the walls as few times as possible. The player must also memorize the moves they make as they navigate the maze to avoid too many unnecessary steps. The game can help young children gain awareness of the environment and how to move aro

Talking Nouns I Intellikeys Bundle, Talking Nouns Ii Bundle, & Talking Verbs Intellikeys Bundle

The Talking Nouns I IntelliKeys Bundle, Talking Nouns II IntelliKeys Bundle, and the Talking Verbs IntelliKeys Bundle are a voice output vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use by children with cognitive, physical, or communication disabilities. Each set includes the CD-ROM software from Laureate Learning Systems (see separate entry) and the appropriate plastic IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlay. Each program offers several activities: Interactive communication

Talking Nouns I Sterling Edition

Talking Nouns I Sterling Edition is a voice output language tutorial program designed to encourage expressive language, promote communication and train augmentative communication skills for individuals with learning, developmental, or physical disabilities as well as those who are candidates for augmentative communication. The program encourages students to communicate using 50 nouns. Students practice the expressive use of words and phrases and learn the formation of grammatically correct sente

Talking Public Domain Disks

Sets of public domain software are available on disk with voice output, from the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource System/South (FDLRS/ South). The programs were selected and adapted so that synthesized voice output would provide all the information that the screen provides, so that they could be used by visually impaired students. The disks contain primarily educational programs. There are currently 78 "volumes," each volume being a side of a disk (disks are filled on both sides). There

Talking Science Photocards

Talking Science Photocards are a language tutorial program designed for use with children and adults with cognitive and communication disabilities. Contained in a sturdy storage box, this set of large cards is designed to teach the language and concepts of science, including seasons and weather, life forms, life processes, effects of human activity, earth and environments, materials, forces, and light and sound. Teaching points and follow-up activities are included on the back of each full-colo

Talking Toolbox

Talking Toolbox is a voice output utility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Utilities include a word processor, a spell checker, an address book, a phone dialer, a calculator, and an alarm clock. All utilities have voice output through pre-recorded human speech, plus synthetic speech for reading back user entries. Also included is Phone Pad, an interactive program that teaches blind persons how to dial phone numbers with words or letters in them. The progr

Talking Typer For Windows (Models D-03430-00 & D-03430-Ed)

Talking Typer for Windows is a voice output computer keyboarding and typing instruction program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This training software speaks and displays lessons on-screen, including drills, practice, and typing games. Lessons can be adjusted to the student's skill level and level of vision. The software can be used by individual students or by multiple students in a networked training environment. The program includes features for teachers, such a

Talking Typing Teacher

Talking Typing Teacher is a typing instruction program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Typing lessons, practice drills, and typing speed tests are displayed on screen while being read out loud. Every lesson or practice session is read with pre-recorded digitized human speech, making it unnecessary for users to understand synthetic speech. Digitized human speech is used for all menus, lessons, and help. Synthetic text-to-speech is used only to read the student's

Talking Word Processor

Talking Word Processor is a voice output word processor program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities who have difficulty with reading and writing. Features include talking grammar check, text highlighting and extraction, graded word prediction, talking word prediction. talking spell check, key echo, and automatic document summarization. Reading features include word pause, sentence repeat, word repeat, and variable reading speed. The program comes with five reading voices.

Talking Word Puzzles Software (Models D-03440-00 & D-03440-Ed)

Talking Word Puzzles Software is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program enables to user to create word and crossword puzzles in large print and with speech feedback. The user makes up a word list, and the software creates the puzzle by entering the words into one of several puzzle formats. As the player navigates through the puzzle, the program announces the contents of each square. Speech feedback in hidden word puzzles also in

Talkingcal

TalkingCal is a voice output calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) is for use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. The user launches the app, and touches numbers and arithmetic signs on the virtual calculator's keyboard. The app will speak the numbers, arithmetic signs, and the result of any operations. OPTIONS: Speech-to-speech (dictation) feature ($1.99 in-app purchase required) that enables the user to talk to the

Talkingtiles

TalkingTILES is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism and by caregivers, educators, therapists and parents working with people with these disabilities. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPad, Android device or Windows 8 device to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have diffi

Talkittypeit 2

TalkItTypeIt2 is a voice input program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have repetitive strain injury, upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity amputation. Using the Microsoft 6.1 Speech Recognition Engine, this program allows the user to dictate directly into virtually any Windows application, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other email clients, AOL Chat and other instant messaging programs, Corel Word Perfect, and OpenOffice. Text can be

TalkTabletUS

TalkTabletUS is an Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) device. The iPhone and iPad application for speech/communication is meant for people who have difficulty communicating as a result of autism, aphasia, Down Syndrome, stroke, laryngectomy or any other condition. TalkTabletUS, with six US English ACAPELA voices (including children's voices) and one Latin American Spanish voice, is a fully-featured AAC speech device for people who are unable to communicate clearly.

Talkulator

Talkulator is a voice output and large print calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) is for use with the Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The user launches the app, touch numbers and arithmetic signs, and the app will speak the numbers in the chosen language. Talkulator is available in seven languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Dutch. The app can be used to learn counting and arithmetic in di

Tapspeak Button

TapSpeak Button is a single switch communicator program for people with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities or autism. The program allows the user to touch the image of a round button on a touchscreen to play an audio message created, edited and selected by the user, a caregiver or therapist. TapSpeak Button can store an unlimited number of messages, each with unlimited length. The color of the virtual button is configurable. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPad ($49.99) or i

Tapspeak Choice

TapSpeak Choice is a symbolic, direct selection and scanning communicator program for people with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities or autism. The program allows the user to create and use communication boards with 1 to 56 buttons on a touchscreen. It supports creation and editing of communication boards by dragging and dropping images from the DynaVox/Mayer-Johnson PCS library, the user’s photos or images, or geometric symbols and associating those images with words or phrases fr

Tapspeak Sequence

TapSpeak Sequence is a symbolic direct selection communicator program and communicator training program for people with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities or autism. The program allows the user to tap or touch a series of images on a touchscreen to play a sequence of messages. To develop motor skills needed to use communicators, taps can be configured to require that the user must lift his/her finger off the screen in a specified time or not move his/her finger more than a specifie

Taptotalk

TapToTalk is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, Android device, or Windows 8 device to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TapToTalk comes with a sample AAC album, and the user can get

Teach Me Business In Asl

Teach Me Business in ASL is a business management training program presented in American Sign Language (ASL) for use by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This series of four DVDs provides step-by-step instructions about how to start a small business. The titles of the DVD are How to Choose a Name for Your Company; Choosing a Legal Structure; Step-by-Step Guide to Business Documentation; and Using Forms, Agreements and Services.

Teach Me English In Asl ‚ÄövÑv¨ Classroom

Teach Me English in ASL – Classroom is a language tutorial program presented in American Sign Language (ASL) for use by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This series of 40 DVDs provides 185 lessons to teach ASL speakers how to read and write in English. It is intended for use in a classroom. The course covers a variety of topics including the alphabet, capitalization, abbreviations, punctuation, nouns, noun determiners, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions and

Teach Me English In Asl ‚ÄövÑv¨ Home Study

Teach Me English in ASL – Home Study is a language tutorial program presented in American Sign Language (ASL) for use by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This series of 16 DVDs provides 185 lessons to teach ASL speakers how to read and write in English. It is intended for individual use in the home. The course covers a variety of topics including the alphabet, capitalization, abbreviations, punctuation, nouns, noun determiners, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunct

Teach Me Idioms In Asl

Teach Me Idioms in ASL is a language training and vocabulary enhancement program presented in American Sign Language (ASL) for use by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This series of five DVDs teaches ASL speakers the meanings and examples of 500 of the most common idioms in English. It is intended for individual use in the home.

Teacher's Pet (Models D-03460-00 & D-03460-Ed)

Teacher's Pet, models D-03460-00 & D-03460-ED, is a test authoring program designed for use by teachers of children who are blind or have low vision. The program can be used to create and administer audio or large print drills, practice exercises, tests, and quizzes. Tests that can be created may be multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, single question/single answer, or simple matching. The author can enter a range of acceptable answers (so that, for example, the student can type in either "4"

Team Up With Timo: Lesson Creator

Team Up with Timo: Lesson Creator is a lesson authoring program designed for use by teachers, therapists, or parents of children with autism or communication or language disabilities. The program enables users to create customized multimedia vocabulary and language lessons featuring an animated onscreen tutor called Timo, who coaches students through each new lesson, offering encouragement and direction as needed. To create lessons, users import pictures such as photographs, clip art, or Mayer-J

Tecla Access

Tecla Access is an alternative computer and cell phone control switch program and a scanning control switch program designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair as wireless accessibility switches. Tecla Access is designed to be used with the Tecla Shield (see separate entry), which interfaces with a variety of switch inputs and transmits via Bl

Teddy Games

Teddy Games is a cause and effect training program and switch controlled game program library designed for use by children with learning or cognitive disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program contains 12 fun activities with animation and sound. Activities include click to make something happen, matching and sorting, dominoes, creating a scene, and dressing a teddy bear. The games are accessible through a mouse, touchscreen, or switch. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh or IBM and compati

Testtalker

TestTalker is a voice output test program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision, or by their teachers. This software program can help students with test taking, worksheet completion, and with study materials. It can also help people complete forms electronically. It provides a computerized version of a test, worksheet, or other form that can talk. Tests are presented bimodally, with words highlighted on screen as they are spoken aloud. As an accommodation tool, this progr

Text Cloner Pro

Text Cloner Pro is an optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program is designed to work with a voice output screen reader program (not included), and therefore does not include its own speech engines. The program handles multiple columns and page orientation automatically. Documents can be scanned in high speed mode, in which images and tables are ignored, or in detailed mode. Other features include single button functions, a

Text-To-Audio - Version 10.0

Text-to-Audio – Version 10.0 is an audio file creation program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program converts electronic text files into audio files with clear, natural-sounding voices using Cepstral's Natural Voices. It can turn e-books into audio books on a personal computer or CD. An hour's worth of audio can be produced in four minutes. The program can automatically break up an e-book into segments in separate audio files or tracks on an audio CD, and

Textaloud

TextAloud is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision or reading disabilities. This software uses voice synthesis to convert text into spoken audio and read text from email, Web pages (HTML), Word files, PDF files, PowerPoint, and e-books. It can also convert text to MP3 or Windows Media (WMA) files. Toolbar plug-ins are included for Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Outlook. OPTIONS: AT&T Natural Voices, Acapela, or Nuance RealSpeak text-to-speech converters. COM

Textbridge Pro Millenium

TextBridge Pro Millennium is an optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This OCR program turns scanned documents into Word files with a high degree of accuracy to reduce or eliminate the need for retyping. Files can be edited after scanning. Documents can also be converted automatically into Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) for posting on web sites. This Windows 2000 Certified Program works seamlessly with Microsoft Office 200

Texthelp! Read & Write

TextHELP! Read & Write is a voice output word processor designed for use by individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This toolbar-style application package offers speech feedback as the typing progresses in a choice of letter by letter, word by word, sentence by sentence, paragraph by paragraph, or by highlighted text block. Word by word speaking of highlighted text helps the user associate the written word with its sound. This software will read any onscreen text, includin

Textparrot

TextParrot is a voice output and audio file creation program designed for use by individuals with low vision or reading disabilities. This program enables the user to listen to Text, Word, HTML, PDF or RTF files with natural- sounding voices in a language of the user's choice. Selected text in any application can be spoken in a reader window with play, fast forward, and rewind functions. Text can also be selected for reading by pointing the cursor to it. Text can be converted to audio files for

Textsound

TextSound is an audio file creation program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech file converter can batch convert text documents in .txt format to spoken audio files in .wav or .mp3 format. There is no text size limit. The program can be used to listen to documents, e-mails, e-books, or Web pages. Before they can be converted, files must be added to the conversion list using either drag and drop, a pop-up menu, the program's Add button, or a directory command line

That's How I Feel

That's How I Feel is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program and a vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The app can also be used by a parent or therapist to teach a child vocabulary

The Baby Bear Series Intellikeys Bundle

The Baby Bear Series IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by very young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes three software programs from the Elaine Clark Center and the IntelliKeys overlays. The software includes Baby Bear's Bubble Bath, Baby Bear Goes to School, and Baby Bear Plays Outside. Each story depicts Baby Bear participating in a variety of activities. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh Computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Int

The Backyard

The Backyard is an academic tutorial program designed to allow students to explore science and social skills for children with a developmental or physical disability. Children learn about animals, discovering that each one has a preferred habitat with a particular kind of climate. They can experiment to see what happens when animals interact. Other activities acquaint students with the concept of life cycles, where they can see a caterpillar turn into a butterfly. Activities in the Teacher's Gui

The Grid 2 Software

The Grid is a program for creating symbolic or text communicator grids designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. Grids may be exported to Windows CE or palmtop machines, or printed for use with digitized communication aids. The software also functions as an on-screen keyboard program for typing into any Windows-based program. It can be used to speak using Microsoft SAPI Speech, DECtalk, InfoVox, or Dolphin speech systems (not included), digitized (recorded) speec

The Logical Choice (Tlc).

The Logical Choice (TLC) is an information and referral system for use by persons who provide referrals to clients. The person uses TLC to build a database of local, community, and state resources, which can then be searched and linked to a second database that tracks client inquiries. Referral information includes: service provider name (2 contacts), address, phone number, hours of operation, accessibility, ages served, reimbursements accepted, eligibility requirements, transportation, services

The Miliken Story Teller

The Miliken Story Teller is a reading comprehension skills program designed to intorduce children to story reading and writing for individuals who have a cognitive or physical disability. Children can follow the stories as they come to life on the screen, while listening to the text read by a human voice. The program combines speech, graphics, and animation in three classic children's tales to capture students' attention. Little Red Riding Hood, The Ugly Duckling and Henny Penny are read in huma

The Nursery Series Intellikeys Bundle

The Nursery Series IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by very young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes three software programs from the Elaine Clark Center and the IntelliKeys overlays. The software includes Over in the Meadow which teaches the numbers one through ten, Farm Animals which allows the child to select an animal and practice the sound it makes, and I Feel Happy which expands on the song "If You're happy and You Know

The Working Farm Thematic Activity Module (Models 2819-2 & 2820-6)

The Working Farm Thematic Activity Module is a language training system and vocabulary tutorial program designed to teach students functioning at the Kindergarten through first grade levels basic language and science skills as students compare and group animals, identify food products produced on farms, and discuss farm jobs. The system utilizes a magnetized display board and metallic-backed visuals to illustrate concepts and encourage interactive learning. The module includes a self-standing ma

Thinkin Things Collection 2

Thinkin' Things Collection 2 is a perceptual training program designed to help students build higher level thinking skills for children who have a learning disability. This program is available in the original disk version or the new CD-ROM format, and contains the same familiar characters from Thinkin' Things Collection 1. It is designed to help students learn to read and write rhymes and recognize symbol/sound relationships. There are also games to develop their memory, listening and observati

Thinkin' Science

Thinkin' Science is a science tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive and learning disabilities. Five environments introduce students to the scientific methods and concepts needed to understand basic Earth, life, and physical sciences. Students learn to think like scientists as they solve problems using hypothesis, experimentation, observation, and deduction. The program covers major topics in Kindergarten to second grade science curriculums with hundreds of problems. A vari

Thinkin' Science Zap!

Thinkin' Science ZAP! is a science tutorial program designed for use by students with cognitive and learning disabilities. Working with laser beams, electrical circuits, and "visible" sound waves, students practice valuable thinking skills while experimenting within a scientifically accurate environment. Skills developed include observation, prediction, deductive reasoning, conceptual modeling, theory building, and hypothesis testing. The program features Virtual Manipulatives that provide hands

Thinking Home

Thinking Home 2 is a home automation program designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. It supports both PowerLinc V2 models, ActiveHome Pro (model CM-15A), and more than 100 other models of gadgets and scores of USB serial adapters. In many cases, it can store the user's schedule in a controller so devices can be operated without the computer. The system has built-in speech recognition for voice commands, and provides spoken announcements. A Setup Assista

This Old Man

This Old Man is a pre-reading tutorial program and a sign language program and a sign language training program designed for use with children ages 3 to 6 years. The program uses the familiar nursery song together with sign language to teach numbers and counting. The game may be played by 1 to 12 players using a single switch, a TouchWindow (see separate entry), or the keyboard. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: A color monitor is required. WARRANTY: Faulty disk

Thunder Plus Screen Reader

Thunder Plus Screen Reader is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This keyboard driven program reads what the user types letter by letter or word by word. It gives full speech feedback for most text-based word processing tasks including editing documents in Microsoft Word, WordPad, or Notepad. It speaks all Windows menus and dialog boxes, and works with the Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Windows Calculator, Messenger, antivi

Thunder Screen Reader

Thunder ScreenReader is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software works with Microsoft Word, Outlook Express, Excel, MS Calculator, MS Notepad, MS Sound Recorder, MS WordPad, listen-again radio, and Nod32 anti virus. It also works with Internet Explorer using the included WebbIE talking web browser. Typed input can be read letter by letter or word by word, and the speed and volume of the speech can be altered. COMPATIBILI

Ti-83 Trainer

TI-83 Trainer is a large print calculator program designed for use by students with low vision. It provides complete emulation of the Texas Instruments TI-83 graphing calculator, with separate high-resolution color text and graphics windows, detailed context-sensitive online help, interactive tutorials, a custom testing feature, an interactive programming debugger, logging and macros, and the ability to capture text and graphics for use in other programs. This calculator program supports the TI-

Tiger Software Suite

The Tiger Software Suite (TSS) is a braille translation and tactile graphics program designed for use in the production of Braille and tactile graphics. Text or graphics are inserted within programs such as Microsoft Word or Excel and translated instantly by the software. Braille math translation is also available. Languages supported include English, German, Spanish, Polish, French, Dutch, Swedish, Japanese, Russian, Norwegian, and Italian The software is available on CD or for download. COMPAT

Time Management Device For Children With Down Syndrome

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a time management device for children with Down syndrome. The Ohio State University Time Team (TT), in partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (DSACO), partnered to design a time management device for children with Down syndrome. The device is intended to increase the self-sufficiency of children by enabling them to manage their time independently. It provides a tool to aid children to learn the concepts of time,

Time Timer

Time Timer is a timer program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with autism or other developmental or cognitive disabilities and youth and adults who have disabilities that affect their ability to keep track of time. This application (or app) allows a person to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device to show elapsed time and to alert the person when a selected period of time expires. Time Timer displays time as a red disk which gets smaller as time el

Timetalk For Pocket Pc

TimeTalk for Pocket PC is a voice output clock program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software program enables a hand-held Pocket PC to read out the time in a pleasant, human-quality voice with Fonix text-to-speech (TTS) software. The voice is female and speaks U.S. English. Time announcements can be activated with the push of a button or programmed to announce the time at hour, half hour, or quarter hour intervals. The program also has a large clock displ

Tinytalk

TinyTalk is a voice output screen review program designed to allow screen reading of pop-up menus, tracking of highlight bars, and a form tracking mode for automatic reading of data entry prompts for persons who are blind or have low vision. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM PC or compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: A speech synthesizer (not included) is required.

Tiresias Fonts

Tiresias Fonts are low vision fonts designed for use by individuals with low vision. These fonts are in Windows and Macintosh TrueType Format, and include Screenfont, PCfont, Infofont, Signfont, and LPfont (each font sold separately). Designs are based on a study of the key factors that affect legibility, including character shapes, relative thickness of the character shapes, inter-character spacing, and aspect ratios that affect the maximum size at which a font can be used. Screenfont is for u

Tobii Communicator

Tobii Communicator is a communicator program that is designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities who communicate using a computer. Communicator facilitates communication through either text or symbols. For users that communicate with text, there is an onscreen keyboard that can be shifted between QWERTY, ABC or scan-optimized layouts, and communication is further supported by built-in grammar functions, dictionaries and word and phrase prediction tools. User can add

Tobii Sono Key

The Tobii Sono Key is an on screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. Specifically, it is designed for literate users as an add-on for the Tobii Communicator software. On-screen keyboard layouts are changeable among ABC, QWERTY and keyboard layouts optimized for eye control, and the keyboard also features oversized buttons. Sono Key supports various input methods, including direct selection by click or touch, selection with adjusted dwell

Tobii Sono Lexis

The Tobii Sono Lexis is a symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. It is intended to be used as an add-on for the Tobii Communicator software package and is designed for users without literacy skills to build their own sentences word by word. Sono Lexis is based on visual recognition of symbols that represent words, phrases and categories. The system combines motor memory learning by navigation architecture with the Fitzgerald Key,

Tobii Sono Scribe

The Tobii Sono Scribe is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. Specifically, it is designed for literate users as an add-on for the Tobii Communicator software. The system enhances typing speeds through word and phrase prediction using a library of over 1,300 of the most frequently used words and phrases in English, 18,000 topical/grammatical word predictions, and standard dictionaries of 5,000 to 50,000 words. Users can adapt the w

Tobii Symbolmate

Tobii SymbolMate is a symbolic language picture creation program designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities and autism. This software has a large set of pre-designed templates for the creation of communication pages and boards for static augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) static devices. The templates include pages for a wide range of communication devices (not limited to Tobii), calendars, activities, schedules and storyboards. Additional templates are availab

Toccata

Toccata is a braille music translation program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille music translation program makes the process of transcribing printed music into braille easy for sighted teachers, parents, transcribers, and others, even if they do not know the music braille code. The program can translate music of any complexity, including single-line instrumental music, songs with lyrics, piano music, and orchestral scores. It does not require the use

Todo Math: Early Elementary Math for Kids

Todo Math: Early Elementary Math for Kids is an app for children with Dyscalculia and learning and cognitive disabilities. The series of games on the app are designed to help children with arithmetical operations and to increase memory and numerical association. 

Tool Factory Painter

Tool Factory Painter is a drawing and graphics program designed for use by children with learning and cognitive disabilities. The program offers a wide range of colors; special effects such as wash, tint, swirl, and ripple; full control of pen and brush size, shape, and density; adjustable shapes, including rectangle, circle, parallelogram, polygons, and stars; the ability to select regular and irregular areas and a crop-to function; symmetry, color cycling, tiling grid, transparency, and clone;

Tool Factory Spreadsheet

The Tool Factory Word Spreadsheet is a voice output spreadsheet program designed for use by children with learning, vision, and cognitive disabilities.The program offers full multimedia support, permitting drag-and-drop entry of photographs, drawings, video, and audio that stay where they are placed. Text and graphics can be rotated simply by dragging. A large searchable library of clip art is included. The built-in voice engine speaks text as it is typed. This program enables teachers to genera

Tool Factory Word Processor

The Tool Factory Word Processor is a voice output word processor program designed for use by children with learning, vision, and cognitive disabilities. The program offers full multimedia support, permitting drag-and-drop entry of photographs, drawings, video, and audio that stay where they are placed. Text and graphics can be rotated simply by dragging. A large library of clip art is included. The built-in voice engine speaks text as it is typed and the built-in spell checker provides speech fe

Tool Factory Workshop

The Tool Factory Word Workshop is a voice output database, word processor program, and spreadsheet program, along with a drawing program designed for use by children with learning, vision, and cognitive disabilities.The program includes the Tool Factory Word Processor, the Tool Factory Spreadsheet, and the Tool Factory Painter (see separate entries), as well as the Tool Factory Database, Tool Factory Administrator, the Tool Factory Bank Manager, and an E-mailer. The suite uses a consistent inter

Tools At Work

Tools at Work is a job readiness tutorial program for people with cognitive disabilities. It is designed to teach and reinforce the recognition of words, phrases and concepts relating to tools and related materials found in the workplace. The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of Tools at Work can be used on the same device by multiple people and administered by a therapist or care provider in a password-protected administration section. The adm

Touch & Talk Speech Communication And Therapy Software

Touch & Talk Speech Communication and Therapy Software is a direct selection and keyboard communication program designed for use by individuals with communication, neurological, or speech disabilities, stroke, autism, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), apraxia, or muscular dystrophy. The user clicks, taps, types, or points to words or phrases on the screen and clicks the speak button for spoken narration with either a male or female voice. Word and phrase lists can be customized. The progr

Touch It Series

The Touch it Series is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for use by students with cognitive or learning disabilities. Users develop hand-eye coordination skills by touching objects to eliminate them as they travel across the screen. Using the mouse, touch monitor, or an interactive whiteboard, students target and explode the objects. The speed, size, and color of every object can be controlled by the teacher or therapist who may adjust the pointer size, number of objects, and designat

Touchchat - Aac

TouchChat - AAC is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TouchChat - AAC gives an individual the ability to navigate through page sets and speak mess

Touchchat - Lite

TouchChat - Lite is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TouchChat - Lite gives an individual the ability to navigate through page sets and create text messages. Page

Touchchat Aac With Wordpower

TouchChat AAC with WordPower is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TouchChat AAC with WordPower gives an individual the ability to navigate throug

Tpb Reader

The TPB Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software can be used to play digital talking books that meet the international DAISY standards, including those distributed by Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D). Users can navigate books by page, chapter, or section. The reading voice can be sped up or slowed down. Up to 200 bookmarks can be placed in a book. Commands are entered through drop down menus or

TR2 Patient Alarm, 10/cs

The TR2 Patient Alarm, 10/cs is designed for persons with severe medical disabilities who may roll or fall from a laying down or seated position and need to be monitored, although these individuals may be otherwise mostly independent. Alarm is on after the cable is put in place and lock-and load switch is closed to hold battery sensor cables in place. Device is triggered when he switch is opened and alarm sounds. Chime or Alarm alert options. Two concealed reset buttons must be simultaneously pr

Transcription Aid

Transcription Aid is a text editor program designed for use to edit documents dictated using Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional voice input program (see entry). After a document has been dictated and automatically transcribed by NaturallySpeaking, this text editor presents the text generated by NaturallySpeaking on screen while the recorded voice is played back, enabling the user to correct the small number of mistakes (approximately 2 to 3 percent) made by NaturallySpeaking. A foot pedal is

Transition To Work (Eles)

Transition to Work is a prevocational job skills training system and job readiness tutorial program designed for use by individuals with learning, cognitive, or vision disabilities. This series of 42 duplicatable books, 42 duplicatable CD-ROMs, and 42 online lessons can be used by high school students and adults independently or in a group and is designed to help equip students with the knowledge and skills to set goals for themselves and make better personal choices. This series offers two unit

Treasure Cove!

Treasure Cove! is an academic tutorial program designed to improve undersea science knowledge while building reading, thinking, and math skills for individuals who are developmentally delayed. This program aims to develop thinking skills such as analyzing facts and and drawing conclusions, and provides exposure to scientific facts and principals, especially those of ocean life. There are over 300 spoken problem solving questions and an exciting introduction help children play more easily and mot

Treasure Mountain!

Treasure Mountain! is a math and reading tutorial program designed to teach reading, thinking, math and science skills to children who are developmentally delayed. This program builds on reading comprehension and vocabulary; sorting and pattern matching; arithmetic skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; and science concepts. It also covers other skills such as work identification, object comparison and deductive thinking. Over 350 spoken questions and hints make pla

Treehouse

Treehouse is a language and math tutorial program that is designed to encourage creativity, exploration, deductive reasoning and strategic thinking for students with a developmental or physical disability. Students explore the hideaway by clicking on objects which sometimes lead into deeper educational game levels of the program. The Sentence Theater focuses on sentence structure; several activities are centered around music and the instruments of an orchestra. Others concentrate on math, money,

Trek 2000

Trek 2000 is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. In this computer game, the player commands four Federation starships, and must defeat an alliance between the Klingons, the Romulans, and the Tholians. This voice output game program comes on a CD-ROM and consists of speaking WAV files. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: DOS; sound card; speech synthesizer supporting speech for DOS.

Triangle

Triangle is a scientific math program with voice and tactile output designed for use by students and professionals in math, science, and engineering who are blind or have low vision. It is intended to provide a workspace for reading, writing, and manipulating mathematics. It uses GS (Gardner-Salinas) braille notation, a linear notation for scientific expressions with syntax modeled on the page markup language LaTeX, which is widely used by professional scientists and mathematicians. GS symbols t

Troopanum 2.0

Troopanum 2.0 is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is an arcade-style game similar to video games such as Space Invaders and Missile Command. The player defends a starbase from the evil space commander, Lord Vector, and his bomber ships, fleet ships, lunar lifters, pods, moon rocks, and Gorbian ships. The player shoots through 16 levels of play and two bonus levels, scoring as many points as possible while protecting the starbase a

Truemanager Diabetes Management Software

TRUEmanager Diabetes Management Software is a case management program and medical information organizer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This program allows the user to download glucose results from a TRUEresult, TRUEtrack, TRUEbalance, TRUEread, or Prestige IQ blood glucose meter. The user can view patterns and trends in glucose results, and print summary reports showing such information as the number of test strips used, average tests per day, pre- and post-meal glucose results,

Twenty Categories

Twenty Categories is cognitive skills tutorial program designed to provide practice in using categorization skills through the use of multiple choice questions for children and adults with language learning, developmental, severe physical, visual or hearing disabilities, or autism, as well as adults with traumatic brain injury or aphasia. Three hundred nouns in 20 categories are contained on two disks. The questions train categorization concepts in three ways: Inclusion: Category to Noun, Inclus

Typeinbraille

TypeInBraille is a braille input program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables a person to type words into an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad in braille rather than using the standard touchscreen keyboard. TypeInBraille allows the user to indicate a braille character through specific finger taps that designate which of the two dots in each of the character’s three rows are raised (e.g. left, right, both or none). The program also al

Uds-Pro System

The UDS-PRO System is a comprehensive tool that combines patient assessment, outcomes management, and reimbursement functinality for use by rehabilitation facilities. The system combines the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI), case-mix group (CMG) assignment, and data transmission to both the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDS). The system includes both Medicare and non-Medicare requireme

Ultimate American Sign Language Dictionary

The Ultimate American Sign Language Dictionary is a sign language dictionary designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. All instructions and information on the CD-ROM are provided in ASL, as well as in text and audio. Drawings of all signs are also included. Words can be obtained by typing the words in English or describing them pictorially in ASL. "Spell check" is available for English words and "parameter check" for ASL words. Words, their part of speech, and their defini

Ultimate Talking Dictionary

The Ultimate Talking Dictionary is a voice output dictionary designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This dictionary contains over 250,000 words, including slang, jargon, and historic figures such as George Washington. It also has an integrated thesaurus for referencing synonyms and antonyms of all words. Words are interlinked so that the user can also find a word by starting from part of the definition or from related words. The user can look u

Ultimate Writing And Creativity Center

The Ultimate Writing and Creativity Center is a word processor program designed to offer features that guide users through the five stages of writing for individuls who are developmenatally delayed. The full featured word processor enables children to create high quality reports, storybooks, newsletters, journals, and signs. Other features include Picture Place, where children are offered drawing and painting tools to illustrate their stories; Presentation Program, sllows children to play their

Ultrasilent

UltraSilent is a telecommunication program system designed sized, scripted, and designed for installation to an organization's telephone switching system (PBX). The UltraSilent automatically interacts with text telephone (TT, TTY, or TDD) callers inthe same fashion as an interactive call processing system for the hearing caller, providing direct access to the same functionality of automated telephone systems as that enjoyed by the hearing. A text telephone caller "sees" the menu choices on the T

Understanding Decibels

Understanding Decibels is a clinician training program designed to provide training in the theoretical and practical aspects of decibel computations for audiologists. The program consists of two units. The Math Unit provides a review of scientific notation, ratios, logarithms, and antilogarithms, and gives step-by-step solutions to decibel-to- intensity and intensity-to-decibel problems. The Problem Unit can generate an infinite number of both intensity and sound pressure problems. Experience wi

Unity

Unity is a direct selection communicator program and a cognitive skills and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by persons with communication or cognitive disabilities. The Minispeak application program is a vocabulary program for use with Prentke Romich communication devices (see separate entries). The vocabulary is pre-selected and pre-stored; the icons have already been chosen to represent the vocabulary and the overlay has been arranged in a logical array. Vocabulary is divided into

Universal Reader

Universal Reader is a voice output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This program reads user-highlighted text aloud, including e-mail, web pages, help pages, and electronic documents in any format. The program has user-selectable voices with adjustable speaking speed. A view window displays the text, highlighting each word as it is read. The user can adjust the view window's font, font size, and foreground and background colors. Ot

Universal Reader Igt

The Universal Reader IGT is a voice output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This voice output software works with all programs and can read e-mail files, Web pages, and help files. It can translate to and from eight languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, and Japanese. The user can select from many voices, including Cepstral Voices (see separate entry). The speaking speed is adjustable. A view win

Universal Reader Plus

Universal Reader Plus is a voice output and optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The program reads e-mail, MS Word documents, and web pages aloud with or without a view window that shows the text being read, highlighting each word as it is spoken. The user can change the font, font size, and foreground and background color in the view window. Documents are read only when the user selects them. The p

Utter Command For Naturally Speaking Professional

Utter Command for Naturally Speaking Professional is a voice input and voice output software program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, vision, or learning disabilities. Utter Command is speech interface software that makes computer control twice as fast as the keyboard and mouse and enables hands-free computing. This software includes a consistent, intuitive command system and a set of speech applets that lets the user perform functions using a single command, s

Vcs 3500 With Tdd Software

The Voice Connect System (VCS) 3500 is a software-based telephone communications system which used has voice mail, automated transaction processing, and automated attendant capabilities. The TDD Software module which is available for this system allows persons with telecommunications devices for the deaf to utilize all the functions of a VCS 3500 system. When a TDD user places a call to a number which uses VCS 3500, the person is given a menu of options from an automated attendant which can tran

Verbal Victor

Verbal Victor is a direct selection communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user associates actions with pictures of objects he or she is familiar with such as his or her bed, swing or toys and accompanied vocal output to express wan

Victor Reader Soft

Victor Reader Soft is a software version of the Victor Reader digital talking book player (see separate entries), designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. Installed on a personal computer, Victor Reader Soft reads digital talking books from the computer's CD drive. It provides basic and advanced navigation features, including browsing the table of contents, skipping from section to section or returning quickly to a page, and inserting bookmarks to return to a spot or to mark

Video Scheduler

Video Scheduler is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a person to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a task organizer and scheduler. Schedules can be created with pictures or videos. The user can organize video modeling content and turn off schedule functions such as "Done." Schedules and modeling created by the user can be shared with other users. The user can also customize the a

Viewscreen

ViewScreen is a calculator screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This calculator screen projector enlarges and projects the image of a graphing calculator display so that an entire class can view the screen, including students with low vision. It is designed to work with Texas Instruments graphing calculators, which show graphs and geometrical images on their displays. This product may be used with any standard overhead projector (not included). It can also be used wi

Vip

VIP is an optical character recognition (OCR) program and low vision reading system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program scans printed documents, books, and magazines and reads them aloud. Text also appears on-screen in the user's choice of font, letter size, letter spacing, colors, format, and presentation. Once configured, the program is controlled with four large buttons on a trackball mouse. Presentation options include text filling the full screen (W

Visiovoice

VisioVoice is a voice output screen reader and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The screen reader can be used to listen to selected text in any application or to text, Word, HTML, PDF, or RTF documents. It has play, pause, stop, rewind and fast forward functions, and can highlight words or sentences on screen as they are spoken. The content of buttons, menus, and text entry areas can be read in applications that support Apple's Access

Visual Assistant

Visual Assistant is a cognitive aid, prompter, and job aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive and memory disabilities or brain injury. This program is software for a personal digital assistant (PDA) and provides visual and verbal cues to assist the user in performing individualized tasks set up by a caregiver, coach, or other interested party. Visual Assistant is sold as standalone software; with a dedicated PDA pre-loaded with the software; or with a Pocket PC cellular telephone pre

Visual Impact

Visual Impact is a personal skills and independent living tutorial program for people with cognitive disabilities. This application (or "app") is designed for use with the Apple iPad to teach and reinforce skills necessary for achieving independence utilizing the AbleLink Instructional Media Standard (AIMS) multimedia training system. The program covers across life activity domains, including education, employment, independent living, recreation and transition. It provides step-by-step multimedi

Visualtimer

VisualTimer is a timer program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with autism or other developmental or cognitive disabilities and youth and adults who have disabilities that affect their ability to keep track of time. This application (or app) allows a person to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to show elapsed time and to alert a person when selected period of time expires. The maximum time is 60 minutes, and the user sets the timer by touching and dragging th

Visules

Visules is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning or communication disabilities. An application for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, Visules is designed for parents and caregivers to use with their children or adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. People with disabilities also can use it independently. The program creates and communicates checklists and individual cues using text, images, and colors. The program allows the user to access visua

Vizzle

VizZle is an academic, independent living and personal skills tutorial program and lesson authoring program designed for use by parents and teachers who work with children and adolescents with learning disabilities, autism and autism spectrum disorders. This subscription-based web application allows a user access to over 7,000 ready-to-use, customizable lessons. Users can also use flexible templates that can be modified for any age or ability level to build original content to meet exact student

Voice Dream Reading Application

Voice Dream is an accessible communication and reading application designed for those with hearing impairments and/or communication disabilities. With text-to-speech features and a configurable screen layout, the app can be tailored to suit mulitiple reading styles from completely auditory to completely visual, plus synchronized combination of both.

Voice Ez Cad

VoiceEZcad is a voice input program designed to enable persons with upper extremity disabilities to operate AutoCAD 13/14, a computer aided design program. VoiceEZcad was developed in cooperation with a certified AutoCAD training center/dealer. It allows the user to run AutoCad without using a keyboard or mouse. A printed manual/tutorial is included. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM or compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: DragonDictate; a 300 megahertz (MHz) or faster processor, 128 megabytes

Voice Ez Calc

VoiceEZcalc is a voice input program designed to allow persons with upper extremity disabilities to operate the calculator program in Windows 95/98 by voice. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: 300 megahertz (MHz) or faster processor; Windows 95 0r 98; a minimum of 128 megabytes (MB) random access memory (RAM); NaturallySpeaking Professional 6.0 or DragonDictate; and a SoundBlaster or compatible sound card.

Voice Learning Edition For Windows

The vOICe Learning Edition for Windows is an audible mobility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software translates video images from a digital camera into sound. When used with a notebook computer and headphones, it functions as a portable mobility system. The program has speech output controls for its major functions, with a mute button. Sound translations can be made of video images in three-dimensional, digital zoom, slow-motion, fast-motion, and

Voice Of Daisy (Vod)

Voice of DAISY (VOD) is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. The two formats that can be played with VOD are: DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and NCC only, and DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and full text. VOD cannot play DAISY digital talking books that are encrypted for copyr

Voice Of Daisy Lite (Vod Lite)

Voice of DAISY Lite (VOD LITE) is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. The two formats that can be played with VOD are: DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and NCC only, and DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and full text. VOD cannot play DAISY digital talking books that are encrypted

Voice Text Pro

Voice Text Pro is a voice input text message program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or learning disabilities, low vision, blindness or spinal cord injury. This voice recognition system enables hands-free operation of an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to send send text messages. The program converts voice messages into text and send these messages to people in the contact list using the mobile telephone carrier's Email-SMS gateway. The user launches Voice Text Pro, says

Voice4U

Voice4U is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad or an Android phone to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with over 150 pre-loaded icons with voice in 9 categories. The user can also create his or her own icons and cate

Voiceannounce Communicator For Skype

VoiceAnnounce Communicator for Skype is a voice output caller identification and voice input program designed for use to make the SKYPE Internet Telephone service accessible to individuals with physical or visual disabilities. When a Skype call comes in, this software application announces the caller’s name or telephone number over the computer’s speakers, cordless headset, or handset. The user can record custom announcements associated with their Skype contacts, or let the software’s built-in t

Voicetext Tts Engine/sdk & Server/sdk

The VoiceText TTS (Text-To-Speech) Engine/SDK (Software Developers Kit) and Server/SDK are speech synthesizer and voice output programs designed to enable software developers to create programs accessible to individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The TTS engine generates synthesized speech from a given input text, and is generally used for building custom stand-alone applications such as desktop applications. It can also be used to output speech from an input text

Voiceye

VOICEYE is a voice output bar code reading program and video magnification program designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision and individuals with dyslexia and other reading disabilities. This application (or "app") allows a person to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad or any Android device to read data from VOICEYE bar codes and to magnify text and other printed content. VOICEYE bar codes contain up to two pages of text, and when the user reads the bar code with the device

Voiceye Maker For Adobe Indesign

VOICEYE Maker for Adobe InDesign is a voice output bar code creation program designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision and individuals with dyslexia and other reading disabilities. This plug-in for Adobe InDesign (not included) can create a graphic code that is added to the upper right corner of a Word document. This code can be read by the VOICEYE app for iPhone or Android (see separate entry), and it will read the text of the document aloud using Apple Voiceover (see separate

Voiceye Maker For Ms-Word

VOICEYE Maker for MS-Word is a voice output bar code creation program designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision and individuals with dyslexia and other reading disabilities. This plug-in for Microsoft Word (not included) can create a graphic code that is added to the upper right corner of a Word document. This code can be read by the VOICEYE app for iPhone or Android (see separate entry), and it will read the text of the document aloud using Apple Voiceover (see separate entry)

Voxgift Winston

Voxgift Winston is a voice output direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or “app”) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, or Android phone or tablet computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Voxgift Winston can be used to communicate health treatment needs visually and audi

Vs Communicator

VS Communicator is a symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) software supports text- or symbol-based communication, and allows the user to access other software from within the program, including media player, text messaging (SMS), e-mail, chat, calendar, calculator, environmental control, lighting, and doors. The program is customizable to meet the user's evolving n

Vs Wordprediction

VS Wordprediction is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. The program helps users with writing disabilities to write grammatically correct sentences and/or increase their writing speed on the computer. The program uses frequency word lists to predict which word is about to be written. As the user writes, the dictionaries are trained to know which words that individual uses more often. The user can create additional word lists by importing text, an

Walkytalky

WalkyTalky is an audible mobility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) turns a cell phone or tablet computer running the Android operating system into an accessible navigation aid. The user types in a destination, and the program launches Google Maps Navigation in the Walking directions mode. The program can also navigate to a contact if that contact's listing includes an address. The program periodically updates the status bar with

Wayfinder

WayFinder is an audible mobility and personal location tracking program, cognitive aid, prompter, and voice output navigation system designed for use by individuals with cognitive and memory disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. This software is for a personal digital assistant (PDA) (not included) and uses GPS (global positioning satellite)–based personalized audio and visual cues to support independent travel via bus systems and on foot. WayFinder enables the user to create specifi

Wayfindr

Wayfindr is a prototype of an app -Bluetooth operated- intended for blind  and low vision people that want to travel the London Tube.  The navigation is possible because of the beacon technology and Bluetooth that gives audible directions and traces the user location in the subway. A prototype has been recently trialed at Pimlico station, where sixteen beacons have been installed. 

Waypoynt

Waypoynt is a case management program designed for use by school administrators. This program manages school-based Medicaid billing for services to students in special education, helping the school district to maximize Medicaid reimbursement with complete regulatory compliance. The program comes with on-site training and consultation, Medicaid audit preparation and representation, and electronic service documentation.

Web Lv

Web LV is a voice output Internet access device and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device allows the user to access the Internet and do personal computer functions such as e-mail and word processing without a personal computer. Commands are entered through a keyboard and Pick `n Click (PnC) menus. Using a phone line or network connection, the device provides e-mail and Internet access through speech synthesis and screen enlargement. It can b

Web Speakster

Web Speakster is a voice output web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The program can be operated entirely through keystrokes, and all functions are spoken, as is the help menu and the interactive help system. Web pages can be viewed in text-only mode, with the user's choice of font style, size, and color scheme. All browser functions can be operated completely via six keystrokes (mouse clicks allowed). COMPATIBILITY: For use with

Webadapt2Me

WebAdapt2Me is a large print and voice output Web browser and key modificaition program designed for use by individuals with visual, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. This program enlarges text, reduces visual clutter, reads Web page content aloud, and automatically adjusts keyboard sensitivity to the user's typing style. It manipulates Web pages without requiring Web developers to rewrite or change Web site content. The program can magnify everything on a Web page up to 250 percent, e

Webbie

WebbIE is a voice output web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program enables the user to read Web pages as simple text, and navigate them with the arrow keys. It provides lists of links, and can be used to fill in forms online, or copy and paste Web page information to a personal computer (PC). OPTIONS: A free manual is available for download from the manufacturer's web site.

Welldoc

WellDoc is a remote health monitoring system and medication reminder program designed for use by individuals with diabetes. The system operates through the user's cell phone or other mobile devices or Web portals. The three components of the system are real-time patient coaching, expert system tools, and decision support tools. Patient coaching tools include testing and medication reminders, metabolic target ranges, out-of-bounds alert, and caregiver alerts and support. Expert system tools inclu

Wemo

WeMo is an environmental control and home automation program designed for use by people with cognitive or memory disabilities or parents or caregivers of adults or children with developmental or other disabilities that may result in their failing to turn lights or appliances on or off. This application (or app) allows a person to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to control remotely any number of lights, appliances, and other devices in their house that is plugged into a WeMo Switch (see s

Wheelmap

Wheelmap is an environmental accessibility mapping program for people with mobility disabilities, walking disabilities and other disabilities that require that the indoor or outdoor environment be adapted to be completely accessible. The program provides information provided by other Wheelmap users about the accessibility for specific locations. Wheelmap displays a map of a selected area with icons to indicate specific types of locations such as accommodations, restaurants, banks, post offices,

Wheelmate

WheelMate is an environmental accessibility mapping program for people with mobility disabilities, walking disabilities and other disabilities that require that the indoor or outdoor environment be adapted to be completely accessible. WheelMate lets users locate wheelchair-accessible toilets and parking spaces. As of 2013, the app lists more than 30,000 locations across 45 countries. Locations can be added and verified by users of the app to ensure the information stays up-to-date and useful. Us

Wheels!

Wheels! is a video game designed for use by children with cognitive, sensory, or motor disabilities. This game can be played as a game or it can be used to teach wheelchair control skills. This three-dimensional video game has players fight evil clowns and mad robots with pie guns that "cream" the monsters with lemon meringue pies; the monsters fight back with pie guns that fire blueberry pies. The game uses easy-to-follow mazes set in a familiar school setting with familiar objects. Each maze o

Who Do-What Where

Who Do-What Where is a writing and reading skills training program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The program includes eight educational games with progressive activities to help children learn basic sentence parts and sentence structure, leading to success in building and analyzing simple sentences. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple Macintosh and IBM or compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: For Macintosh computers, System 7 through 9 or OS X is required; for IB

Winchap

WinCHAP (Windows Computer Hearing Aid Program) is a hearing aid case management and database program desinged for use by audiologists. This program allows the audiologist to store basic information about patients and their hearing aids as well as measurements performed with a Fonix audiometer and/or hearing aid analyzer (see entries). The program can store patient contact and insurance information and hearing aid model, serial number, and warranty data. Built-in search tools facilitate the creat

Window-Eyes Professional

Window-Eyes Professional is a screen reader program designed to provide access to Windows and Windows-based applications for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Window-Eyes provides easy control and setup, and a wide variety of features for automatic reading of menus, dialog boxes, progress bars, scroll bars, and other Windows activities. A read-to-end feature allows documents to be read from beginning to end without stopping. Features can be configured to personal taste. Window-Eyes

Word Strain Volume 1 & Word Strain Volume 2

Word Strain Volume 1 and Word Strain Volume 2 are word game programs designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each volume has two games: Word Blast and Word Jitter in Volume 1, and Word Battle and Word Replica in Volume 2. In Word Blast, the player is presented with a word from a 100,000-word list, and asked to find a new word using only the letters of the original word. As the game continues, the player is given less time to solve the puzzle. In Word Jitter the player i

Word-Family Fun

Word-Family Fun is a cued speech auditory-visual sign language training and program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or have communication or speech disabilities. This set of 10 CD-ROMs enables children to play with 45 word families and more than 300 words. Students learn common spelling patterns and vocabulary in groups such as the "at" family, which includes "cat," hat," and "bat." This educational software teaches common spelling patterns and vocabulary. The use

Wordaloud

WordAloud is a voice output and large print program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. It is a user-friendly system for reading any electronic text on the computer. The reading material can be taken from a disk, downloaded from the web, scanned into the computer, or typed in by the user. In "text mode" the program plays through the text without speaking it. The user can speak the words as they appear, and when there is a difficult word

Wordcomplete For Windows (Models Sw-19 & Sw-19R)

WordComplete for Windows is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or upper extremity disabilities. This program attempts to complete the word the user is working on, but does not attempt to read ahead. The most likely word completion candidate is suggested in-line with the user's typing. The list pops up very close to the text insertion point. Colors are used to help the process. The word completion candidates can be auto-read to eliminate or decrea

Wordpsychic (Model Wps-100)

WordPsychic, model WPS-100, is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This software reduces the amount of typing required to enter text into any Windows-based program. It does this by predicting the word the user is typing as the user types. As each new letter is entered, a new list of predicted words is displayed. Clicking on a word in the prediction list or typing its number in the upper right corner causes the

Wordq Writing Aid Software

WordQ is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This software works in conjunction with standard Windows and Macintosh word processors and other applications, using state-of-the-art word prediction to provide suggested word options. Text-to-speech capability provides cues. The software continuously provides word lists as the user types and combines visual and speech feedback to aid the user in appropriate word selection and in sel

Wordread

WordRead is a screen reader program designed for use by individuals who need assistance reading text from a computer. It speaks text on the computer screen using ScanSoft RealSpeak, including Word documents, e-mail, web pages, spreadsheets, presentations, and accessible PDF files. In Microsoft Word or web pages viewed with Internet Explorer, the user clicks the mouse at any starting point and presses the "play" button. The program reads from that point onward, highlighting each sentence as it is

Wordwise Software Series

WordWise Software Series is a collection of vocabulary enhancement programs designed to combine words, pictures and two-way speech for individuals who have difficulty with communication. The programs have realistic and contemporary graphics that stress everyday vocabulary. The series is broken up into the six programs featuring 80 words a piece: People, Community, House, Outdoor, Actions, and Adjectives. Other features include attractive art, voice recording, human quality speech, and quiz, pres

Work Skills Sampler

The Work Skills Sampler is a job readiness tutorial program designed to teach and reinforce basic skills critical for employment for people with cognitive disabilities. It provides simple information that allows the user to become more capable of functioning independently at work. The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of the Work Skills Sampler can be used on the same device by multiple people and administered by a therapist or care provider in

Write Now

Write Now is a voice output word prediction program designed for use by individuals with learning or visual disabilities. The program is compatible with word processors such as Microsoft Word and WordPerfect, and online applications like Google Docs. Write Now predicts the word being typed and the next word based on word frequency and context, then displays a list of most probable words from which the user can select. It also identifies commonly confused words (such as homonyms) in the English l

Write This Way

Write This Way is a voice output word processor program designed to provide word processing for students with learning, hearing, or physical disabilities. The versatile word processing program is designed to recognize the specific language problems experienced most often by learning and hearing disabled students. Students will be able to concentrate on the development of the writing skills they need for success in school. A built in dictionary and grammar checker highlight spelling and grammatic

Write:outloud

Write: Outloud is a voice output word processor program designed to speak letters, words, sentences and paragraphs in order to enhance user writing quality for children with low vision or severe physical or cognitive disabilities. This program reads each word as it is typed for consistent auditory feedback, and it can also reads any electronic text, enabling students tp research and present reports. Included imported graphics can also be used to prompt and support writing with the "get picture

Write:outloud To Go

Write:Outloud To Go is a voice output word processor designed for use by individuals with learning disaibilities. This system combines Write:Outloud (see separate entry) software from Don Johston, the Dana portable word processor from Renaissance Learning (see entry), and a VoiceCard. Students can use it to take notes in class, collect research in the library, or write essays with speech feedback. Auditory support helps the student self-evaluate voice, word choice, and sentence fluency. Informat

Writeonline

WriteOnline is a voice output word processor program, word prediction program and on-screen keyboard program designed for individuals at all ability levels, including people with learning disabilities, dyslexia, low vision, or cognitive disabilities. It has a wide range of accessibility options for users who cannot use a mouse or keyboard, including individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The user can install the program from CD or access the program over the Interne

Writing With Symbols - Spanish

Writing with Symbols - Spanish is a picture-based voice output word processing program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This Spanish-language program is a version of Writing with Symbols 2000 (see entry). It enables individuals who do not recognize text to write with pictures. Picture symbols appear with each word as it is typed. The program also allows teachers and parents to make picture-based instructional materials, and includes a pictorial spell checker.

Writing With Symbols 2000

Writing with Symbols 2000 is a picture-based voice output word processing program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program enables individuals who do not recognize text to write with pictures. Picture symbols appear with each word as it is typed. The program also allows teachers and parents to make picture-based instructional materials, and includes a pictorial spell checker. The program includes over 3,800 Picture Communication Symbols, each in black an

Wynn Wizard & Wynn Reader

WYNN Wizard and WYNN Reader are voice output, web browser, and text editor programs intended to help individuals with learning disabilities to read, write, study, and comprehend text more effectively. WYNN can read aloud ASCII text files, standard word processing files, digital talking books (DAISY and NIMAS), PDF files, web pages, and e-mail using RealSpeak Solo, which offers multiple voices and languages. Text is highlighted as it is read, and the user can control the speed at which text is re

Xtrakey

XtraKey is a program that allows "macros" to be defined for keys on the computer keyboard. A macro is a string of characters which can be activated by typing one character. The user can assign up to seven different macros to each key, and by selecting the macro set and then depressing a key, the user selects that string of characters for that key. The length of each character string is limited only by the amount of memory the user wishes to consume. Defined macros can also be set up so as to act

You Can Sign!

You Can Sign! is a videotape sign language training program designed for use by individuals who are beginning to learn sign language. This three-tape set uses the Bravo Family, with a deaf father, two deaf children and a hearing mother, to illustrate sign language vocabulary. Each lesson contains vocabulary, grammatical information, practice sentences, a practice story, and American Sign Language Skills (ASL). Volume 1 runs 82 minutes and covers morning routines, breakfast and dining, household

Zoomcontacts

ZoomContacts is a large print contacts database program designed for use by individuals who have low vision. The program enables an Apple iPad to display contacts in large print for people who have difficulty seeing. ZoomContacts uses the iPad’s internal contact database to store and manage information but presents the data using multiple font size and color combination choices. The user can use the “+” button to add contacts to the database. The user also can search for contacts by typing direc

Zoomreader

ZoomReader is a video magnification program and a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by people with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone 4 to function as a magnifier and to read text out loud for people who have difficulty seeing enlarged text. The program takes a picture of the item the user wants to see magnified, then converts the image into text using OCR technology. The user can read the magnified text or listen to it as ZoomReader reads th

Zurk's Learning Safari

Zurk's Learning Safari is an academic tutorial program designed to introduce cognitive skills for life science, math and pre-reading for individuals with a developmental or physical disability. Zurk leads students through seven activities that range from exploring the animal kingdom, to swimming in a bowl of alphabet soup, to completing colorful puzzles. The program offers open-ended, explore and discover learning. Students learn shapes, colors, patterns, and upper and lower case letters; sharpe

Zurk's Rainforest Lab

Zurk's Rainforest Lab is an academic tutorial program designed to develop language, life science, math and thinking skills for individuals with a developmental or physical disability. Through exploring the Central American rainforest, students will sharpen reading, writing and critical thinking skills, while learning basic math, geometry and life science. On their adventures, students engage in five activities including completing pattern puzzles, classifying animals, and searching for camouflag

 
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