Sensory Disability Access

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2+2

2+2 is a math skills training system designed for use with children with low vision or cognitive disabilities. This program focuses on early arithmetic problems and uses an errorless learning method. The program features both drill and test modes and are designed to enable the instructor to enter vertical or horizontal problems for drilling and testing. This program can be accessed using the standard keyboard, IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry), or a single switch (not included). COM

7-128 Software Game Book

The 7-128 Software Game Book is a set of computer video games that are accessible to individuals with blindness, low vision, color blindness, deafness, or who have upper extremity disabilities. The Game Book and games are self-voicing and work with JAWS, ZoomText magnifier, Dragon NaturallySpeaking (not included; see separate entries). Additional accessibility features include options for Big Type and Windows high contrast settings. Videos are captioned. All controls are single keystroke amd all

Abasoft Screen And Text Magnifier

The Abasoft Screen and Text Magnifier is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier enlarges everything on the screen and offers multiple magnification selections. Other features include multiple window shapes and the ability to drag the magnifier window to different locations on the screen or to have it remain stationary or follow mouse movement. The dynamically moving magnifier window can be frozen by touching any screen edge with the mouse.

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

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

Aidcolors

aidColors is a color identification 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 as a visual aid. The user launches the app, points the camera at a distance of 10 to 15 centimeters (cm) from the surface whose color he/she wants to recognize, clicks the "Get color" button, and the app displays the color along with the color name on the screen. Available languages include English, F

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

Apple Iigs Owner's Guide: Disk Edition

The Apple IIGS Owner's Guide: Disk Edition is an ASCII text version of Apple Computer, Inc.'s Apple IIGS Owner's Guide on a single disk for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The disk contains a manual-reading program, permitting the user to read the entire guide with a speech synthesizer. The user may also print a large type or Braille copy of the text. Information on the about the Apple IIGS includes: setting up the machine and booting up the system; formatting disks and using appli

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

Assistivetouch

AssistiveTouch is a touch screen navigation assistance program for people with fine motor or other physical disabilities that prevent a person from using the control gestures for the touch screen on an Apple iPhone or iPad. When activated, AssistiveTouch displays a menu that overlays the screen. The menu has single touch buttons that allow a user to replace commands that require certain physical actions, such as rotating the screen or shaking the device to “undo.” AssistiveTouch can be activated

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cepstral Text-To-Speech (Tts) Voices

Cepstral Text-to-Speech (TTS) Voices is a voice synthesizer program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. From one to 14 synthetic voices are available for six languages (US English, UK English, Italian, Canadian French, German, and Americas Spanish) and five platforms. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple Macintosh or IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Mac OS X, Windows, Windows CE, Linux, or Solaris operating system.

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

Chromevox

ChromeVox is a screen reader program for people with reading disabilities and people who are blind or have low vision. It is an extension for the Google Chrome browser. ChromeVox offers support for web technologies like HTML5, CSS and Javascript. It was designed to enable access to modern web applications (apps), including those that utilize W3C ARIA (Access to Rich Internet Applications). COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM PC and similar and Apple Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Microsoft

Cimo Can Spell

Cimo Can Spell is a voice output pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, speech, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) teaches a child 1,122 words. Most words can be sounded out using common phonics rules (i.e, grouped by short vowel, long vowel, Bossy R's and other vowel team words), and others do not follow those normal rules and must be memorized. This app also uses phonics to help the user learn new words b

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

Claroview

ClaroView is a computer color overlay program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software acts as an overlay to change the colors on the PC screen to meet the user's viewing needs. The user can set the color of the overlay and vary the tint level. Color settings can be retained and restored using a single button. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 2000, XP, or Vista operating system. COLOR: Overlay colors can be selected from t

Closeview

CloseView is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program magnifies all screen images, including text, graphics, menu bar, and the mouse cursor, from 2 to 16 times normal size. Working as an option on the Control Panel, the program also permits the screen display to be changed from black on white to white on black. The program can be turned on and off, and magnification levels can be changed by using combinations of the Control, Option, and other k

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

Coinsnkeys

COINSNKEYS is a coin recognition and counting practice program with voice prompt and output. Tasks in program include identifying real coins by spoken name, identifying real coins by spoken value, identifying the computer keys by name, practice counting one-to-one, and practice counting simulated coins and bills. A speech synthesizer is required for voice output (not included with program). Program also includes instructions so that coins can be mounted on the keyboard. COINSNKEYS is sold as a s

Color Blind Aid

Color Blind Aid is a color identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This application (or app) allows a person with red-green color blindness to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user launches the app and points the device's camera towards the object she/he wants to see. The screen will display real-time video of the object and the surrounding area. The app causes red objects to flash as blue and green objects as to display as yellow. C

Color Curious

Color Curious is a color identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This application (or app) allows a person who is colorblind to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user takes a picture with the device’s camera or chooses an existing picture from the device’s photo albums and uses standard gestures such as scrolling to position the image and pinching/double-tapping to zoom in and out to positions a crosshair in the center of the screen.

Color Reader

Color Reader is a color identification 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 as a visual aid. The user launches the app, points the device’s camera towards an object and live video will be displayed on the screen. The user touches the screen and the app will tell the user what color he/she is touching. The device’s VoiceOver feature also allows the user to use the app when

Colorblind Avenger

Colorblind Avenger is a color identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This application (or app) allows a person who is colorblind to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user takes a picture with the device’s camera or chooses an existing picture from the device, touches anywhere on the image and the color of that area is displayed on the bottom of the screen. The app displays color names and shades as well as RGB decimal and hex values.

Colorblinds Easy

ColorBlinds Easy is a color identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This application (or app) allows a person with red/green color deficiencies to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user uses the device’s camera or existing pictures on the device to daltonize or simulate the picture. Daltonization improves contrast between red and green for the user to distinguish differences where otherwise both colors would look the same. The program

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

Complete Early Learning Intellikeys Bundle

The Complete Early Learning IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading and math skills tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes Early Learning I, Early Learning II, Early Learning III, Mix 'N Match, and Money Skills (see also separate entries) software from Marblesoft and all appropriate overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIR

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

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

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

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

Darwin Wallet

The Darwin Wallet is a voice output money identification program for people with blindness, low vision or cognitive disabilities. It is designed to be used with a cell phone running the Android operating system. The app uses the phone's camera to detect currency denominations for U.S., U.K., Canadian, European Union, and Australian bills. The user holds the bill in front of the phone’s camera, and then the app will analyze the image of the bill and speak its value. COMPATIBILITY: For use with a

Desktalk

DeskTalk is a voice output computer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This desktop computer includes a preloaded screen reader program and software. The computer features an Intel Celeron one gigahertz (GhZ) processor, a 20 gigabyte (GB) hard drive, 256 megabyte (MB) random access memory (RAM), a built-in modem, speakers, and the Window Eyes Professional screen reader program (see separate entry). This package also includes the "My Office" suite, featuring word pr

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

Dolphin Pen

The Dolphin Pen is an access software pen drive designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This USB pen drive device comes loaded with Dolphin computer access software, and allows users to carry the software with them and run it on any personal computer (PC) on which Dolphin Interceptor software has been installed (this software can be installed from the pen drive if it has not been previously installed on the PC). The device is available with one of four computer access p

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

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

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

Early Learning I

Early Learning I is a perceptual training program designed for teaching recognition of colors, shapes, numbers, and letters to children with a learning disability. The program includes the following four lessons: Matching Colors, Learning Shapes, Counting Numbers, and Letter Match. All have the option of being controlled with: a keyboard, a mouse, a touch screen, IntelliKeys, or single- or dual-switch input. The program may be set to ask for a yes or no response with no as default value. A speec

Early Learning I Intellikeys Bundle

The Early Learning I IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes the Early Learning I (see also separate entry) software from Marblesoft and a set of six overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). The program teaches identification of eight colors, eight shapes by sight and name, numbers from one through twenty, and upper and lower case letter

Early Learning Ii Intellikeys Bundle

The Early Learning II IntelliKeys Bundle is a math tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes the Early Learning II (see also separate entry) software from Marblesoft and a set of two overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). The program teaches simple addition and number sequencing. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: System 7.1 or higher, fou

Early Learning Iii Intellikeys Bundle

The Early Learning III IntelliKeys Bundle is a math tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes the Early Learning III (see also separate entry) software from Marblesoft and a set of three overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). The program teaches simple subtraction and the concepts of greater than, less than, and equal to. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYS

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

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

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 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

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

Emerson Large Display Talking Caller ID, Model EM-60

Emerson Large Display Talking Caller ID is designed for low vision people. It displays the callers name and number with time, date, and total number of calls. It is a three line display with 60 name and number memory. The adjustable stand lets user tilt the display for viewing. It is battery-operated so it can be placed anywhere. Features backlight display, total call, and new call counter and lighted LED visual ringer indicator.

Emonocle

eMonocle is a large print program designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is designed to read the Open eBook (OeB) file type and other XML file types. Users can increase the text font size up to 144 points, and increase the font size of menu items up to 36 points. Additionally, users can increase the size of graphics within a document, and enlarge online forms. After the user selects a font size, the program dynamically adjusts column sizes to maximize the reading space available on

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 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

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

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

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 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

Eye Track

Eye Track is a software program designed for use by students 5 years and older who are working to improve their visual perceptual development. Activities in this software target: visual discrimination, visual memory, visual sequential memory, visual spatial relationships, visual figure ground, visual closure and visual form consistency. There are also printable follow-up activities and user options to customize the settings.

Eyenote

EyeNote is a voice output and vibrating money identification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application image recognition technology and a device's integrated camera to recognize bank notes and communicate their value to the user either verbally or through audible pulses. All current circulating Federal Reserve notes (U.S. paper currency) from 1996 forward can be recognized by the app, including $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 bills. In Spoken

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

Find The Buttons

Find the Buttons is a computer instruction program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This audible button program teaches users about the computer graphical user interface (GUI) by providing audible feedback for the movements of the mouse. The program offers ten sizable and movable on-screen buttons, each of which has its own individual audible tone. As the user leaves a button, another sound is heard. When the mouse is in the margin where there are no buttons, a d

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 Phrases Hd Lite

First Phrases HD Lite 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 10 different verb / noun combina

First Words International Hd

First Words International HD is a voice output language, foreign 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 the words for basic objects in any or all of the following languages: English, Chinese, Spanish, French, Japanese, Hindi and Russian

First Words International Lite Hd

First Words International Lite HD is a voice output language, foreign 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 the words for common nouns and learn the names of basic objects in any or all of the following languages: English, Chinese, Spa

Fun With Directions Hd

Fun With Directions HD is a voice output language, vocabulary tutorial program and a cause and effect and behavior training 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 practice listening, auditory memory and auditory processing as well as following directions and learning colors

Fun With Directions Hd Lite

Fun With Directions HD Lite is a voice output language, vocabulary tutorial program and a cause and effect and behavior training 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 practice listening, auditory memory and auditory processing as well as following directions and learning co

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

Gesture-To-Voice Synthesizer

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a gesture-to-voice synthesizer for individuals with speech or communication disabilities. The gesture-to-voice synthesizer was created at the University of British Columbia by a team led by professor of electrical and computer engineering Sidney Fels. It allows users to put on a pair of sensor-equipped gloves, then move their hands in the air. Based on those hand movements, the synthesizer is able to create audible speech. The gloves conta

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Huevue

HueVue is a color identification 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 as a visual aid. The user takes a picture with the device’s camera or chooses a picture from the device’s library, touches the image and the app will tell the user the image’s color names and detailed color information. Other features include: save and organize favorite colors and swatches, colors list s

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 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 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

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

Ideal Currency Identifier

IDEAL Currency Identifier is a voice output money identification program for people who are blind or have low vision or cognitive disabilities. It is designed to be used with a smartphone or tablet that has a camera and runs the Android operating system. The app uses the device's rear-facing camera to detect currency denominations for three generations of U.S. currency notes beginning in 1993. The user places the note on a flat surface, in a horizontal position and in good lighting. It does not

Infovox Ivox

Infovox iVox is a speech synthesizer program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This program provides natural-sounding voices that can be used in any Mac OS X application that uses speech, including applications such as TextEdit, Preview, Acrobat Reader, Proloquo, KeyStrokes, SwitchXS, VisioVoice, and AppleWorks, as well as many educational titles. The program can also be used with built-in speech and accessibility features of Mac OS X, inc

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

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

Ispectrum Color Blind Assistant

iSpectrum Color Blind Assistant is a color identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This application (or app) allows a person who is colorblind to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user takes a picture with the device’s camera or chooses an existing picture from the device’s photo albums, touches the image and the app will speak the color of that area of the the image. The app can identify over 500 individually verified colors and the

Izoom Web Screen Magnifier / Reader

iZoom Web is a Web-based screen magnification and screen reader program designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This program magnifies the computer screen up to 32X with eight zoom modes. This software also offers color, cursor, font, speech enhancements and more. The software runs from the manufacturer's Web site at http://www.issist.ca and requires no download. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible personal computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium III, 1 Gigahertz p

Izoom2Go Screen Magnifier / Reader

iZoom2Go screen magnification and screen reader program designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. The software is provided on a portable USB drive, making it available on any computer running Windows 2000, XP, or Vista with a USB port. The drive retains the user's settings for use on any computer. This program magnifies the computer screen up to 32X with eight zoom modes. This software also offers color, cursor, font, speech enhancements and more. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IB

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

Jaws Scripts

JAWS Scripts are screen reader script sets designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Scripts are program interfaces that facilitate the use of an application in conjunction with JAWS for Windows (see separate entry), the screen reader manufactured by Freedom Scientific. Scripts are currently available for Goldmine 6.0, Ms Publisher 2002, QuoteWerks 3.0, Quicken Expensable 98, SPSS 11.0, and Speak Freely. Custom scripting is also available for JAWS and/or Dragon NaturallyS

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

Kennedy Handi-Math Program

The Kennedy Handi-Math Program provides children with multiple disabilities with a computer-based developmental math curriculum, encompassing skills from counting through simple division. It turns the computer screen into a flexible work space for students who are unable to utilize a pencil and paper due to physical/motor limitations. It enables the student to direct cursor movements, top-to-bottom and left- to-right, as they compute problems which require regrouping. This provides the student w

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

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

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

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 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

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,

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.

Laptalk

LapTalk is a voice output computer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a notebook computer with an integrated full-feature screen reader program (Window-Eyes Professional; see separate entry). The computer has an Intel Celeron one gigahertz (GHz) processor and a Windows operating system that allows it to run mainstream software. It has 256 megabytes (MB) random access memory (RAM) and a 20 gigabyte (GB) hard drive. Other features include an office suite that

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

Leap Motion Controller

The Leap Motion controller is a sensor intended to help people with dyslexia. It senses the natural movement of the hands and works like a pointer on the computers. Currently, it works with most operating systems. The Leap Motion Controller doesn’t replace the keyboard, mouse, stylus, or trackpad. It works with them, and without special adapters. Once the Leap Motion software is running it's connected to the USB to begin use.

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 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

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

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

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

Lightning Magnifier

Lightning Magnifier is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. With this software, whatever appears on the computer screen can be magnified up to 32 times. This software can magnify the entire screen, or a selected area with a magnification strip, a vertical or horizontal split screen, or a lens. It works with all Windows applications and video clips, and can change the shape or size of letters and pictures, smooth fonts, and invert on-screen colors for be

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

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

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

Looktel Money Reader

The LookTel Money Reader is a money identification program for people with blindness, low vision or cognitive disabilities. It is designed to be used with the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch (fourth generation). The application works with the iPhone’s or iPod’s camera to identify U.S. currency. It supports $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 bills. The app analyzes the image of the bill and speaks the denomination. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone or iPod Touch. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Appl

Loquendo Asr

Loquendo ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition) is a voice input program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. It can be used to provide voice control for a variety of devices, such as home appliances; cellular phones; mainframe, desktop and mobile computers; and automobile navigation and telecommunications systems. The software is able to recognize a wide variety of speakers, and it can handle continuous speech using statistic

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

Mac Os X Command Sets For Ilisten, Plaintalk, & Viavoice

Mac OS X Command Sets for iListen, PlainTalk, and ViaVoice are software kits designed to enable users with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control applications in the Mac OS X Jaguar operating system (see entry) through voice input. There are different sets for 13 specific applications and three voice input programs: iListen from MacSpeech, PlainTalk from Apple, and ViaVoice from IBM (see separate entries). Applications for which command sets are available include BBEdit, i

Mac Os X Version 10.2 Jaguar

Mac OS X Jaguar is a computer operating system with built-in keyboard modification, mouse emulator, screen magnification, speech synthesizer, visual beep indicator, voice input, and voice output programs, designed for use by individuals who are blind, deaf or hard of hearing, or who have low vision or upper extremity disabilities. For users with low vision, this operating system provides a Zoom display option that uses the Quartz rendering and compositing engine to magnify the contents of the sc

Macnifier

Macnifier is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software displays a magnified portion of the Apple Macintosh screen in a separate window. It allows variable zooming and variable speed refresh. COMPATIBILITY: For use with Apple Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Mac OS X operating system.

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, 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

Magnitalk

MagniTalk is a voice input program designed for use individuals with low vision. This interface program allows the coordinated use of the Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice input program and the Zoomtext screen magnification program. The program provides direct speech access to the Zoomtext user interface, serving as a bridge between Zoomtext from AI Squared and Dragon NaturallySpeaking from ScanSoft (see separate entries). Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Zoomtext can be used and configured configure

Magnus Screen Enlarger

Magnus Screen Enlarger is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program magnifies whatever appears on the screen from two to 16 times original size. Other features include font smoothing to make magnified letters appear smoother, color inversion to make text appear as white print on a black background, and a pause key to temporally suspend magnification. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 98, Me, XP,

Magwin Lite

MagWin Lite is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has magnification levels ranging from 1.5x up to 4x. The magnification can be increased in increments of 0.25x. The program has two different magnification modes, full screen and window. The size of the mouse pointer can be set at either regular or large. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Windows compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 (32- or 64-bit); CD drive.

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

Mathpad By Voice

MathPad By Voice is a voice input version of MathPad (see separate entry) designed for students who have upper extremity disabilities. MathPad By Voice enables students with upper extremity disabilities to do classroom arithmetic exercises and homework, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, through voice input. MathPad by Voice also reads back the student's work and checks his or her answers. Work can be saved or printed. Teachers can also use MathPad By Voice to prepare

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

Mix 'n Match Intellikeys Bundle

The Mix 'N Match IntelliKeys Bundle is a math tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes the Mix 'N Match (see also separate entry) software from Marblesoft and a set of two overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). The program offers three activities: Sorting Fun teaches the classification of objects by shape and color (four levels of difficulty); What Comes Next teaches help

Mobile Magnifier Pocket

Mobile Magnifier Pocket is a screen magnification program and cell phone display magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This full-screen magnification software enlarges text and images displayed on the screen of phones and Pocket PCs that use the Windows Mobile platform. It enlarges and enhances all items of the display, automatically detecting and magnifying areas of interest as the user navigates through the device’s user interface. It has zoom levels from 1.5x to 16x, with

Mobile Speak Pocket

Mobile Speak Pocket is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This screen reader provides access to mainstream personal digital assistants (PDAs) and PDA phone hybrid devices, including Pocket PCs and handheld computers. Applications that can be accessed with this software include, but are not limited to, Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, File Explorer, Pocket Internet Explorer, Messaging for both SMS and e-mail, Pocket MSN Messenger, PPC

Money Skills (Model 0670)

Money Skills, model 0670, is a money management tutorial program designed to provide computer assisted training in the development of skills with identification of coins and bills, counting denominations and making change. The program features a built-in record keeping system, an option for an increasing level of difficulty, and exercises using U.S.. Canadian, European, British, or Australian currency. It supports keyboard, mouse, touch screen, IntelliKeys, and single- or dual-switch input. OPTI

Money Skills Intellikeys Bundle

The Money Skills IntelliKeys Bundle is a money management tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes the Money Skills (see also separate entry) software from Marblesoft and a set of two overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). The program assists students in learning to count bills and coins by single and mixed denominations and to make change (multiple levels of difficulty). It als

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

More Fun With Directions Hd

More Fun With Directions HD is a voice output language, vocabulary tutorial program and a cause and effect and behavior training 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 practice listening, auditory memory and auditory processing as well as following directions and learning co

More Fun With Directions Hd Lite

More Fun With Directions HD Lite is a voice output language, vocabulary tutorial program and a cause and effect and behavior training 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 practice listening, auditory memory and auditory processing as well as following directions and learni

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,

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 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-Mouse For Kids

My-T-Mouse for kids is a mouse emulator program and an on screen keyboard program designed to provide an interface specifically for children through any pointing device for individuals with limited upper limb mobility and/or coordination. It offers complete access and control over all computer functions whether it is through mice, trackballs, pens, touchscreens, joysticks, switches, etc. This program offers three "Heads-Up Display" keyboards in nine different sizes including Alphabetical, QWERTY

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.

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

Novalink Standard

Novalink Standard is a voice input program designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This interface program allows the coordinated use of Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice input software from ScanSoft (included) and either HAL screen reader or Supernova screen reader/magnification software from Dolphin Computer Access (not included). It supports dictation of text by voice. Navigation and control are carried out using the keyboard. The program comes on a CD-ROM with self-voicing

Nvda

NVDA is a screen reader program and braille output program designed to read computer screens for persons who are blind, deaf blind or have low vision. NVDA installs its own speech synthesizer software, eSpeak, that supports 20 languages. Interactive talking installation makes it easy to set up without sighted assistance. All standard Windows applications, including web browsers, email clients, internet chat programs and office suites, are supported without the need for special configuration. It

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

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

Omoby

oMoby is an object identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision or memory or cognitive disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to identify an item. The user launches the app and takes a picture of the object to be identified. The app will search the web through IQ Engines search engine for images and other information that are related to the object. It the search engine cannot find an accurate match, the quer

Onyx Flexible-Arm Pc Edition

The Onyx Flexible-arm PC Edition is a computer-linked video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system's camera is mounted on an omni-directional articulating arm for magnfication up close or at a distance. Magnified images can be viewed on any computer screen through the included USB connector. The system comes with MAGic screen magnfication software (see separate entry) with speech, enabling the user to view magnified camera images and a magnified PC screen at the sa

Onyx Swing -Arm Pc Edition

The ONYX Swing-arm PC Edition is a computer-linked video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Its detachable camera is mounted on a swing arm that is secured to a sturdy base. The camera connects to any computer via the included USB connection, and comes with MAGic screen magnification software (see separate entry) with speech and image-management features, allowing the user to view a magnified PC screen and magnified camera images at the same time using a split screen, or

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

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

Pc Typer (Model D-57000-00)

PC Typer, model D-57000-00, is a computer instrustion program designed to enhance confidence at a computer keyboard for individuals who are visually diabled. It reinforces mastery of the main characters on the PC keyboard through: Keyboard Drills, prepared fingering drills to increase speed and accuracy; Hurry Scurry, a game for additional keyboarding practice; Open Typing, which offers a blank screen for typing; and Learn the Keyboard, which announces keys pressed to help students learn the key

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

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 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

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

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 The Sentence Hd

Picture the Sentence 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 practice language and auditory processing tasks at the basic sentence level. The app comes with three different levels of difficulty so the child can learn how t

Picture The Sentence Hd Lite

Picture the Sentence HD Lite 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 practice language and auditory processing tasks at the basic sentence level. The app comes with three different levels of difficulty so the child can learn

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

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

Portspeak

Portspeak is a speech synthesizer program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This synthesizer works in conjunction with a screen reader program and a sound card (not included). The software allows multiple languages to be spoken in nine voices, which can be adjusted for volume, speed, and pitch. PortSpeak remembers the last voice settings, and re-loads them each time the program is started. To reduce the pronounciation errors that can occur with speech synthesizer

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 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

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

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

Provision32 For Windows

Provision32 for Windows is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. Magnification can be set from 1 to 16 times original size, with settings in quarter increments from 1 to 2 times; in half increments from 2 to 4 times; and in whole number increments from 4 to 16 times. Other features include multiple zoom windows, with the ability to set a viewpoint at a selected display area; font smoothing in all zoom windows to eliminate jagged edges without distorting

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

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: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

Readplease Plus

ReadPlease Plus is a screen reader program designed for use by individuals with low vision. The user manages the program by clicking on VCR-type controls (play, pause, stop, fast forward, backward) that appear on-screen. The program also has a low vision mode in which the controls and text can be shown in large print and high-contrast colors. The program can read any size Windows file, including e-mail, starting at any selected point in the file. Text can be read in any of four Microsoft voices

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&

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

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

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

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 And View

Scan and View is a software program that converts a laptop and scanner into a video magnifier for use by individuals with low vision. When used with a laptop computer and a portable scanner,the program enables them to function like a portable CCTV. It allows users to look at handwritten notes, drawings, advertisements, and photographs. Images can be viewed in color or black and white, and colors can be changed and smoothed. Images can be magnified up to 24 times and rotated. Existing electronic

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-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

Screen Magnifier

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY" ----- PURPOSE: To enlarge text in Windows applications. Most computers running Windows XP enable the user to enlarge text by holding down the Ctrl key while rolling the scroll wheel toward him/herself; rolling the wheel away reduces text size. This technique can be used in Word, Excel, and in the normal view in PowerPoint. It also works to a limited degree on the Internet. TOOLS: Mouse with scroll wheel. SKILLS REQUIRED: Computer. AUTHOR: Speer, P. TITLE: Speer Tip No. 2: P

Screenruler

ScreenRuler is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This strip magnifier highlights part of the personal computer (PC) screen in a horizontal band, magnifying the area within the strip or ruler. In addition, it can change the contrast within the strip, grey or dim out the background, and change the color of the cursor. The program works with any software, acting as an overlay on the PC screen. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYST

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

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

Sixin

Sixin is a braille keyboard modification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program allows the braillist to use a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) keyboard as a braille keyboard by placing the fingers on the S, D, F and J, K, L keys, and thumbs on the spacebar. The keyboard can be used to write either grade 2 or computer braille. As braille is typed, print appears on the screen, and this text can be read with speech output or a braille display, and saved o

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

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

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

Sound Activated Switch (Model 1051)

The Sound Activated Switch, model 1051, is a voice input control switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This ultra-sensitive switch responds to a whisper or a loud clap. The sound threshold level to which the switch will respond can be set for the user, as can the length of time the switch will stay on after the initial activation. In the latching mode, the first sound will activate a switch closure and the second will d

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

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

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

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

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-A-Word

Spell-A-Word is a spelling tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or cognitive disabilities. This program focuses on identification, spelling, and word recognition and uses an errorless learning method. The program features both drill and test modes and is designed to enable the instructor to enter lists of spelling words/phrases for drilling and testing. This program can be accessed using the standard keyboard, IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry), or a singl

Spell-A-Word For Ipad

Spell-A-Word for iPad is a spelling tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or cognitive disabilities. This application (or app) for the Apple iPad focuses on identification, spelling, and word recognition and uses an errorless learning method. A parent or teacher can enter lists of spelling words or phrases for the learner to practice and be tested. Word lists consisting of hundreds of words, sounds and pictures are available from the manufacturer's website at no charge.

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

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

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

Swim, Swam, Swum: Mastering Irregular Verbs

Swim, Swam, Swum: Mastering Irregular Verbs is a language and reading tutorial program with optional voice output and alternate access designed to train over 200 high-frequency irregular verbs in their present, past, and past perfect forms for individuals with language learning, developmental, physical, or hearing disabilities, or autism. Accessibility is available through a keyboard, touch screen, single switch or mouse. There are four verb training activities. The first trains 30 early develop

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

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

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.

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 Literacy Kit For The Apple Iie (Talk)

The Talking Literacy Kit (TALK) for the Apple IIe is a set of materials designed to provide visually impaired children and adults with their first exposure to microcomputers. Tactile, auditory and visual experiences are used. The Teacher Kit includes 11 computer parts for tactile inspection, a keyboard model with brailled keys, a teacher's manual (in print and on cassette), three braille reference guides, and two pieces of speech-output software. The Student Kit includes the following programs:

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 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

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

Talktime With Tucker

Talk Time with Tucker is a speech training program designed to encourage children with with language learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, visual disabilities or autism to practice a variety of vocalization skills and to experiment with the duration, pitch, and volume of their utterances. The program not only encourages expressive verbalization, it fosters conversation turn-taking and builds imagination and confidence. It features voice activated animation ro

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Thunder-Rj Screenreader-On-A-Stick

Thunder-RJ ScreenReader-on-a-Stick is a screen reader program designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision or who have learning disabilities. This device is intended for those who are new to using a computer or who need a simpler alternative to more comprehensive programs. This screen reader works almost entirely using the standard keyboard arrow keys. Features include echoing of each keystroke and word; selective reading of the screen by character, word, line, or entire page; se

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

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.

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

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

Type To Learn 4: Agents Of Information

Type to Learn 4: Agents of Information is a program to teach keyboarding skills for students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Type to Learn incorporates a number of features for teachers who are working with students with disabilities. These include: setting vocabulary level, adjusting speed and accuracy goals, and displaying letters on the screen in regular or large print. Parts of the program are: "Learn New Keys," "Games" (drills for keys learned), "Speed Up" (speed-building exercises),

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

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

Viavoice For Mac Os X

ViaVoice for Mac OS X is a voice input program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and vision disabilities. This software enables continuous speech voice dictation for all aspects of Apple's Mac OS X operating system, including the Command Center and Voice Center, using the Aqua OS X look and feel. Users can dictate, correct, edit, and format text with their natural voice in the IBM ViaVoice speech-enabled word processor, SpeakPad. They can also dictate directly into text-fields

Viavoice Pro Usb Edition

ViaVoice Pro USB Edition is a voice input program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and vision disabilities. This continuous speech dictation software allows users to dictate, edit, and correct text in SpeakPad, the resident speech-enabled word processor, or in Word, Excel, or other applications within the Microsoft Office product suites, including Office XP, or directly into a variety of other PC applications. Users can create macros that will run across multiple applications

Viavoice Standard

ViaVoice Standard is a voice input program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and vision disabilities. This voice recognition software enables users to dictate, edit, correct, and format text in the IBM ViaVoice speech-enabled word processor, SpeakPad. Commands such as File, Open, Save can be spoken, and text dictated into SpeakPad can be exported to other text-based Windows applications through use of a single voice command, or through the Windows Copy and Paste features. User

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

Visiprint

VisiPrint is a large print program designed for use by individuals with low vision. It automatically creates large print versions of Microsoft Word documents based on the user's font and size preferences. This large print program stores the formatting preferences of any number of individuals with vision disabilities, and can be used by schools, universities, rehabilitation agencies, and employers to create individualized versions of documents for students, clients, or employees. COMPATIBILITY: F

Vlingo Virtual Assistant

Vlingo Virtual Assistant is a voice input program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities or spinal cord injury. This voice recognition software application (app) enables hands-free operation of an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android phone, BlackBerry phone, or Symbian phone. The user speaks to the device through InCar or types a command through the ActionBar and the program will perform the task. The program can be used to send text messages, s

Voice Activated Switch

The Voice Activated Switch can operate battery driven devices and toys. The switch can be operated by talking, whistling, blowing, or making any sound into the microphone built-in to the top of the switch casing. After receiving sound input, the switch activates the device to which its one eighth inch cord is attached. The switch comes with an adjustable neck strap. POWER: Rechargeable 9 volt battery and 115 volt charger (both included).

Voice Controlled Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch activated by the child's voice to turn on a tape player, battery toy or light, intended to encourage vocalization; when the child is quiet, the switch is off. Adaptation of a 150 in 1 Electronic Project Kit from Radio Shack, also requiring 5 feet of 2 conductor 22 gauge stranded wire and 1 subminiature size plug. Includes instructions, diagrams, uses and photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Electronics. Soldering. Assembly. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE:

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 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

Voicecommander

VoiceCommander is a voice input program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity disabilities. This program allows the user to command Mac OS X applications with the voice. It uses Mac OS X built-in speech recognition technology to produce the appropriate key-presses corresponding to the user-installed voice command. It works with any Mac OS X application, including games, multimedia and presentation software, and Cocoa, Carbon, and Classic applications. COMPATI

Voiceover

VoiceOver is a screen reader program for people who are blind or have low vision. VoiceOver is integrated into the Apple OS X operating system for Macintosh computers and the iOS operating system for iPhone and iPad tablet computers. On Macintosh computers, VoiceOver and OS X include built-in support for over 40 USB and Bluetooth braille displays, and it can support multiple braille languages. VoiceOver has standard gestures that can be used on a touchpad to navigate, switch windows or applica

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

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

Web Eyes Personal Version

Web Eyes Personal Version is a large print program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This web browser plug-in allows the user to adjust font sizes in existing web content from four to 144 points, including text and menu items, dialog boxes, tables, forms, and graphics. Column widths automatically adjust according to the selected font size. Other features include shaded background, non-scrolling text, and keyboard and mouse independent navigation. OPTIONS: Versions for Windows 98 o

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Zoomtext Magnifier

ZoomText Magnifier is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program provides magnification of up to 16 times and enhances the entire screen. Features include features all color smoothing, for clear and sharp text at all magnification levels, pointer and cursor enhancements that make it easy to find the mouse pointer and text cursor, and color filtering that enables users to change screen colors. Other features include Web Finder, Desktop Finder, Zoo

Zoomtext Magnifier / Screen Reader

ZoomText Magnifier/Screen Reader is a screen reader and magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program provides all the features of ZoomText Magnifier (see separate entry) plus screen reading capability. In addition to the screen magnification features, this program also provides screen reading that echoes typing, reads information pointed to by the mouse, and speaks program events as they occur. Flexible verbosity settings gives the user complete control ove

 
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