Educational Aids

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1,000,000X Slide-A-Round Elementary Math Manipulative

1,000,000X is a math manipulative of the number line designed to help students who are blind or have low vision round whole numbers to the nearest 100,000 and 1,000,000 using movable, interchangeable slides. 1,000,000X is for 4th grade students and older.

1,000X Slide-A-Round Elementary Math Manipulative

1,000X is a math manipulative of the number line designed to help students who are blind or have low vision round whole numbers to the nearest 100 and 1,000 using movable, interchangeable slides. 1,000X is for 3rd grade students and older, and is available in Braille.

1-2-3 How Many Do You See? Cuantos Ves?

1-2-3 How Many Do You See? Cuantos Ves? by Lilia Molina-Ruiz, is a braille and tactile counting book designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. The book is bilingual (English and Spanish), with braille and raised tactile letters and numbers.

1-World Raised Relief Maps & 1-World Extreme Raised Vinyl Relief Maps

1-World Raised Relief Maps are low vision maps designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities. These full-color textured maps are available for the United States, the World, or for specific geographic regions, continents, or U.S. states. Also available is a raised relief map of the ocean floor. The Extreme Raised Vinyl Relief Maps are full-color and soft and flexible. These extremely raised maps show the Earth's contours in three dimensions. The rubbery material returns to its original

10,000X Slide-A-Round Elementary Math Manipulative

10,000X is a math manipulative of the number line designed to help students who are blind or have low vision round whole numbers to the nearest 1,000 and 10,000 using movable, interchangeable slides. 10,000X is for 3rd grade students and older.

10-Digit Talking Calculator With Music And Alarm

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

100,000X Slide-A-Round Elementary Math Manipulative

100,000X is a math manipulative of the number line designed to help students who are blind or have low vision round whole numbers to the nearest 10,000 and 100,000 using movable, interchangeable slides. 100,000X is for 4th grade students and older.

100X Slide-A-Round Elementary Math Manipulative

100X is a math manipulative of the number line designed to help students who are blind or have low vision round whole numbers to the nearest 10 and 100 using movable, interchangeable slides. 100X is for 2nd grade students and older, and is available in Braille.

12-Digit Jumbo Talking Calculator

The 12-Digit Jumbo Talking Calculator is a voice output, large button, large print calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The calculator features an extra-large crystal display (LCD), oversized number and function buttons with large white numbers, and volume control. The user can push the buttons to do standard calculations and entries appear on the large easy-to-see display screen while the calculator also speak each number and function pressed as well as t

15 Numbers

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

8-Digit Talking Calculator (Model 6638)

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

9 Inch Protractor (Model 23-4301-0) & 23 Cm Protractor (Model 23-4401-8)

The 9-inch Protractor, model 23-4301-0, and 23 Centimeter Protractor, model 23-4401-8, are braille protractors designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The instruments are made of metal and feature a cursor and a ruler embossed in inches or centimeters. The protractors display angles from 1 to 190 degrees.

Abacus Attack

Abacus Attack is a math game designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. Designed to reinforce math facts and abacus skills for students in grades one through six, the game is played on a magnetic board with large print and a braille overlay. The student uses game pieces to travel to "Attack Alley." Each space on the board has a raised shape. Upon landing on the shape, the student answers a math problem from the enclosed cards. Math problems are included for all elementary gra

Abacus Basic Competency: A Counting Method (Models 7-00219-00 & 5-00219-00)

"Abacus Basic Competency: A Counting Method," by Susan M. Millaway, is an instructional manual designed for teaching skills in performing the four basic math operations on the abacus to children and adults who are blind or have low vision. It comes in a large print edition, model 7-00219-00, and a braille edition, model 5-00219-00. The braille edition is 102 pages. This manual employs both instruction and exercises to teach abacus skills, using the Counting Method rather than traditional indirec

Abc's Of Braille (Model 5-00200-00)

ABCs of Braille, by Bernard Krebs, model 5-00200-00, is a manual for teaching braille designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille textbook provides a simplified introduction to the characters and rules of English braille. The plan and layout of instructional materials are designed to assist both the teacher and the student.

Accessible Aquarium

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

Accessible Testing System

Accessible Testing System (ATS) is a voice output test program designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision, learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or fine motor disabilities. This testing software features computer generated speech, with a choice of voices for test content and software functions; high resolution magnification up to 16 times original size; adjustable background and text colors; on-screen highlighting by word, sentence, and section; synchronized text and

Address: Earth, Large Format Color Atlas, Section One( Model 1-01910-00)

Address: Earth, Large Format Color Atlas, Section One is an Atlas designed for individuals with low vision.This atlas meets 70 specific readability guidelines for users with low vision.Section One covers: Earth Features, North America, South and Far East Asia, plus the Indian Subcontinent. Other sections of the atlas will be announced as they are available.

Algebra Teaching Aid

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To assist individuals who are blind in learning to multiply monomials. The device provides a tactile representation of the FOIL method of multiplying (First terms in each set of parentheses; then the Outer terms; then the Inner terms; and then the Last terms). This article describes a set of manipulatives created to aid in locating the appropriate terms in the proper positions. The device uses a folder and four library card pockets. Two pockets are fixed to each half

Alphabet & Number Puzzles (Models 626 & 640)

Alphabet and Number Puzzles are tactile numbers and letters designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. These large letters and numbers combine visual and tactile senses to teach youngsters to recognize number and letter shapes by sight and touch. The number set (model 640) includes 0 through 9, each with the corresponding number of dots to encourage active learning of counting concepts. Numbers and Letters (model 626) are brailled. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 5 x 4 inches. COLOR: Yello

Analog Clock Model

Analog Clock Model is a clock designed for children with low vision. Helps teach about time-telling concepts. Has Braille and raised print markings and hands that are easily rotated. The hands are synchronized like those on an actual clock.Analog Clock Model is a clock designed for childern.

Analog Clock Model (Model 5-82700-00)

The Analog Clock Model, model 5-82700-00, is a teaching clock designed for use in teaching time concepts to children who are blind or have low vision. This teaching clock has braille and raised large print markings on its face, its hands are easily rotated, and the minute and hour hands are synchronized like those of an actual, functioning clock.

Aph Number Line Device (Model 1-03480-00)

The APH Number Line Device is a tactile aid for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. It has ten interchangeable vinyl line segments with black raised lines and dots at intervals. Forty plastic cylinders serve as pegs and/or interlocking bars. Numerals are in braille and print. The base allows two line segments to be used at once. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Base measures 6.5 x 24.5 inches.

Aph Print Braille Children's Books: Dear Santa, Please Come To The 19Th Floor

The APH "Dear Santa, Please Come to the 19th Floor," edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Print/braille Children's Books: Goin' Someplace Special

The APH Curious George edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Print/braille Children's Books: Oranges On Golden Mountain

The APH "Oranges on Golden Mountain" edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Print/braille Children's Books: Where The Wild Things Are

The APH "Where the Wild Things Are" edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Recreational Reading Books: Bread And Jam For Frances

The APH "Bread and Jam for Frances," edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Recreational Reading: Black Beauty

The APH "Black Beauty," edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. Story Description: Black Beauty, a good-natured and strong stallion, tells of his adventures working with many types of people. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Recreational Reading: Cat In The Hat

The APH "Cat in the Hat," edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. Book Description: Dr. Seuss took 220 words, rhymed them, and created "The Cat in the Hat", the story of the cat that transformed a dull, rainy afternoon into a magical and just-messy-enough adventure. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacture

Aph Recreational Reading: Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

The APH "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. Story Description: Harry Potter learns that he is a wizard and has been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Book one in this popular series. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Recreational Reading: Poems For Youth

The APH "Poems for Youth," edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. Description: The volume presents Emily Dickenson's poetry to young people. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Recreational Reading: Star Wars: Outbound Flight

The APH "Star Wars: Outbound Flight," edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. Story Description: Jedi Master Jorus C'baoth heads an ambitious intergalactic expedition to the Unknown Regions. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Recreational Reading: The Broker

The APH "The Broker," edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Recreational Reading: The Great Gatsby

The APH "The Great Gatsby," edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. Story Description: Self-made, self-invented millionaire Jay Gatsby embodies some of the Jazz Age's most abiding obsessions: money, ambition, greed, and the promise of new beginnings. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Recreational Reading: The House At Pooh Corner

The APH "The House at Pooh Corner," edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. Story Description: Christopher Robin and Pooh's adventures are always sure to be interesting. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Recreational Reading: The Velveteen Rabbit

The APH "The Velveteen Rabbit," edition, unites print and Braille in one volume. A Braille overlay page allows both sighted and non-sighted persons to read together. Story Description: A stuffed toy rabbit comes to life in this timeless tale of the transforming power of love. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches height x 8.7 inches width x 0.3 inches depth. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Aph Talking Pc Maps Software

The APH Talking PC Maps Software provides spoken and on-screen map data and 12 million points of interest for U.S. states, territories and Canada on one flash drive. It speaks on any Windows computer, whether or not the computer has screen reading software installed. The software is not a GPS system, but instead provides a verbal description of physical space and what it contains. It gives persons with visual impairments the same information available to sighted persons through incidental learni

Aria

Aria is a braille notetaker with speech output designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This computerized organizer is designed with word processing, mathematical and communicating capabilities. The user can construct full-fledged documents, transfer files, drive a modem or use a statistical calculator. With DOS interface, this device can run external software. It can be upgraded; the system runs on 1 Megabyte of RAM and 2 Megabytes of Flash ROM (contains the Aria software).

Atlas Of Central And South Asia

The Atlas of Central and South Asia is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers 13 countries and the region of Kashmir. The countries include Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The maps show cities and ph

Atlas Of East Asia

The Atlas of East Asia is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers China, Mongolia, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The maps show cities and physical features, each of which are labeled in braille. The atlas contains 106 pages and 26 maps.

Atlas Of Eastern And Central Africa

The Atlas of Eastern and Central Africa is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers 14 countries: Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Gabon, and Sao Tome & Principe. Each country has an introductory section in braille featuring facts and general information followed b

Atlas Of Eastern Europe

The Atlas of Eastern Europe is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers Poland, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia, Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Western Russia to the Ural Mountains. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The

Atlas Of North And South America

The Atlas of North and South America is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The atlas is divided into three units in four volumes with an emphasis on geography. The maps show boundaries, mountains, rivers and bodies of waters, elevation, major cities only, climate, land use and resources, each of which has a braille label. Each unit is self-contained and can be used alone. Unit 1, Northern North America, covers Canada and the United State

Atlas Of Northern Africa

The Atlas of Northern Africa is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers 13 countries: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad, Sudan and Southern Sudan, and Cape Verde. Each country has an introductory section in braille featuring facts and general information followed by a full page tactile map. The maps show cities, towns, rivers, mountains, and places of special inte

Atlas Of Southeast Asia

The Atlas of Southeast Asia is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar (formerly Burma), Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, and the Philippines. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The maps show cities and physical features, each of which are labeled in braille. The atlas contains 83 pages

Atlas Of Southern Africa

The Atlas of Southern Africa is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers 14 countries: Angola, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles, and Mauritius. Each country has an introductory section in braille featuring facts and general information followed by a full page tactile map. The maps show cities, towns, rivers, mountains, and place

Atlas Of The Middle East

The Atlas of the Middle East is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers 17 countries: Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine National Authority, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The maps show cities and physical features, each of whic

Atlas Of Western Europe

The Atlas of Western Europe is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This two-volume set of maps covers 21 countries and their nearby territories. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The maps show cities and physical features, each of which has a braille label. Volume 1 has 72 pages and 23 maps, covering Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Iceland, Denmark, Norway

Aud A Dexer (Model 1035)

Tone indexer for tapes and cassettes. Places indexing tones on any tape or cassette as it is recorded. Small box with single push button and level control, plugs into recorder. Provides tone indexing with microphone or copy input. Low frequency tone does not interfere with recording at normal listening speeds. On fast forward or rewind it is heard as high pitched beep. Lectures, readings, tapes being copied can be indexed without the recorder. Indexing can be heard only on machines which operate

Aud-A-Reader (Model 1260)

Science Products bought up the remaining supply of Fisher-Price Sesame Street child's record player and has turned them into Talking Book players. This new model is slightly larger than their older model, measuring 11 by 12 by 4 inches. It plays Library of Congress 8 1/3 rpm disks and up to 16 2/3 rpms. Runs on four C cell batteries (included) or one can use an AC adapter ($12.50 extra). Instructions for soundsheet support base are included. Big Bird motif is unobtrusive.

Audio Graphing Calculator

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

Basic Human Anatomy

Basic Human Anatomy is a braille textbook and tactile graphics set for anatomy designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume contains tactile drawings of cross-sections of the head and brain; nose, mouth and throat; teeth; respiratory tract; heart; digestive system; villus; urinary tract; kidney; nephron; nerve cell; eye; ear; skin; male and female reproductive systems; and a fetus in the womb. Each of these drawings has braille labels. There are 31 pages in total

Basic Map Reading Concepts: Map Study Ii (Model 1-01120-00)

Basic Map Reading Concepts: Map Study II, model 1-01120-00, is map skills training designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This training program presents 30 map reading concepts in three areas: location and direction; finding corners; and diagonal, vertical, and horizontal movement. This program includes 13 sequential lesson plans in print, and three plastic relief maps with contrasting colors designed to introduce area, linear, and point symbols.

Basic Science Tactile Graphics

Basic Science Tactile Graphics are designed for children with low vision. Basic Science Tactile Graphics drawings depict objects, concepts, and relationships that are covered in nearly all elementary science textbooks. The drawings in Basic Science Tactile Graphics employ several types of lines and textures, as well as different heights.

Basic Tactile Anatomy Atlas (Model 1-08845-00)

The Basic Tactile Anatomy Atlas, model 1-08845-00, is a tactile graphics set for anatomy designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This two-volume set of thermoformed graphics provides a comprehensive overview of the human body. It features illustrations of major groups and systems, including the skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, and reproductive systems. The thermoforms have braille and print labels and brief braille descriptions. An instruction manual in regu

Be-B Braille Educaton Ball

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype educational game/toy to assist in sighted, visually-impaired, and blind individuals to learn Braille characters. The prototype, be-B: Braille Education Ball was created for and entered in Game Changers Competition for global game design held by DESIGN 21. The be-B: Braille Education Ball is a method for both blind and sighted users to learn the Braille system using a challenging and educational game. The be-B consists of a ball and 26 magne

Beginner's Abacus (Model 1-03180-00)

The Beginner's Abacus, model 1-03180-00, is an abacus designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This abacus is a counting frame that helps reinforce beginning mathematical concepts such as one-to-one correspondence, counting, place value, addition, and subtraction. It also introduces basic abacus terms such as "set" and "clear." It consists of a rectangular frame with felt backing and two rods, with nine large beads sliding on each rod. This abacus comes with a print manual.

Beginning Braille For Adults

Beginning Braille for Adults, by Mabel Nading and Ramona Waldhof, is a braille reading tutorial program designed to teach braille to adults and high school students who are blind or have low vision. The textbook covers the braille alphabet, numbers, punctuation, and Grade 2 abbreviations and contractions. It is written entirely in Braille, with an accompanying instructional cassette, and can be used for self-instruction or in Braille classes.

Beginning With Braille

Beginning with Braille, by Anna Swenson, is a braille instruction manual designed for use by teachers of students who are blind or have low vision. This is the braille edition of Beginning with Braille: Firsthand Experiences with a Balanced Approach to Literacy, published by AFB Press (see separate entry). This book contains real-life case studies of beginning reading and writing instruction, with practical teacher-friendly strategies for getting students started toward braille literacy.

Big Number Talking Calculator

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

Big Number Talking Calculator

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

Big Switch Calculator

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

Big:calc

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

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

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

Books From The Braille Institute Press

Books from the Braille Institute Press are braille books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. A wide range of titles are available for both children and adults, including titles for preschool children through young adult readers, textbooks for kindergarten through grade 12, books for college preparation, beginner braille books for adults, and recreational reading for adults. Over 1,100 children's titles are available, including both popular and classic fiction, biogr

Booksense (Model T50)

The BookSense, model T50, is a digital talking book player, voice output electronic book reader, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It can play audio books and reads digital text in a wide range of formats. Media file types supported include DAISY, NLS, Learning Ally, BookShare, Audible.com, NISO, MP3, MP4, WMV, FLAC, ASF, OGG, WAV, WAX, M4A, WMA and Apple iTunes. The BookSense also supports the following document types: TXT, HTML, XML, RTF, DO

Booksense Xt (Model T50Xt)

The BookSense XT, model T50XT, is a digital talking book player, voice output electronic book reader, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has more storage than BookSense (see separate entry), and it includes several additional features such as an FM radio with up to 6 channel presets and Bluetooth. It can play a wide range of audio formats and read a wide range of text formats. Support media file types include DAISY, NLS, RFB&D, Bo

Braille 'n Speak

Braille 'N Speak is an electronic braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit features a six-key Perkins-style braille keyboard and the capability to provide output in print, synthesized speech, or braille. This portable stand-alone data manager offers a simple command structure; word processing capabilities and spell check; a fully-adjustable speech synthesizer which enables the user to control the rate of speech, tone, pitch, and more; a Grade 2

Braille / Print Protractor (Model 1-04115-00)

The Braille/Print Protractor, model 1-04115-00, is a braille and large print protractor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 180- degree half circle protractor has bold large type numbers and braille dots to mark the degrees. Two braille dots mark ten-degree increments, while a single braille dot marks the five-degree increments. This protractor features a "wand," a long, flat piece which is pointed at one end and anchored on a pivot at the center of the protra

Braille Alphabet Blocks

Braille Alphabet Blocks are a set of 27 embossed wooden blocks designed to teach the Braille alphabet, numbers, and math symbols to children who are blind or have low vision. Between them, the 27 blocks present four complete alphabets, along with Braille numbers, Braille math symbols, and animal pictures.

Braille Basics Series For Teens And Adults

The Braille Basics Series for Teens and Adults is a braille training program designed for use by adults and students age fourteen and over who are blind or have low vision. Sold as a set or individually, the series consists of two courseware packages designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry). The two packages are Braille Basics 1 For Teens and Adults: Introduction to Braille, and Braille Basics 2 for Teens and Adults: Learning the Braille Alphabet. Bot

Braille Buddy

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an educational device to assist individuals who are blind or have low vision to transition into Braille literacy. The Braille Buddy is a 2-phase educational device aimed to assist individuals who are blind or low vision with the most difficult stages of learning Braille (e.g., reading and writing). The Braille Buddy folds down into an easy-to-hold device that expands to and includes the Braille cell and the Braille keyboard. In Stage 1,

Braille Code Recognition Materials: Students' Kit (Model 1-03240) & Teachers' Kit (Model 1-03250)

Braille training materials to increase speed and accuracy in recognition of contractions, word signs and short-form words in braille. The Kit provides materials for five students: Braille booklet of 5 print sets, BCR lists 1-20; print copy of Directions for BCR Lists; print booklet of BCR Exercises; braille booklet of BCR Exercises; print copy of Percentage Accurate Conversion Table; Braille Progress Charts. The Teacher's Kit consists of a 30-minute instructional cassette, 2 sets of practice/ass

Braille Connection: A Braille Reading And Writing Program For Former Print Users (Models 7-11100-00 & 5-11100-00)

Braille Connection: A Braille Reading and Writing Program for Former Print Users is a braille tutorial program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program guides adult and teenage former print readers from tactual discrimination to Grade 1 Braille, which corresponds to print, and then through Grade 2 Braille, the standard code for braille books and magazines. The instructional program is designed to be used under the supervision of a qualified braille teacher. T

Braille Flash Cards

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY" ----- PURPOSE: To create inexpensive Brailled flashcards for classroom or study use. Free paint sample cards are available at paint or hardware stores, and many are large enough to contain a word or short phrase in Braille. Cards for the Disney paint line are almost the size of index cards and fit in a Perkins Braillewriter. MATERIALS: Paint sample cards. TOOLS: Brailler. SKILLS REQUIRED: Braille. AUTHOR: Amato, S. TITLE: Freebie Flashcards (in Springboard). JOURNAL: RE:vi

Braille Is Beautiful Curriculum Set

The Braille is Beautiful Curriculum Set is designed to promote braille literacy and awareness of Braille among students who are blind or have low vision as well as others in the 4th through 6th grades. It suggests a variety of learning formats including full group discussion, small work groups, fact sheets, quizzes, interactive games, and applied projects. This curriculum set includes a course discussion guide, a service learning guidebook, six slates and styluses, 30 Braille workbooks, six deck

Braille Is Beautiful Video Set

The Braille is Beautiful Video Set is a braille instruction kit designed to promote braille literacy and general awareness of Braille among students who are blind or have low vision, as well as others in the 4th through 6th grades, and their teachers and parents. This instructional set includes two videos about Braille, "Jake and the Secret Code" and "That the Blind May Read." It also includes a course instruction guide, a Braille slate and stylus for Braille writing demonstrations, and a Braill

Braille Lite Millennium (Series M20)

The Braille Lite Millennium, Series M20, is a Braille notetaker designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is through a an eight-dot Perkins-style Braille keyboard, and output is through a 20-character refreshable Braille display and an adjustable speech synthesizer. The Braille Lite M20 features a 56K modem, e-mail capability, word processing, one-key commands, and 14 megabytes (MB) of internal memory. Use of removable SanDisk CompactFlash cards allows virtually unlimited

Braille Lite Millennium (Series M40)

The Braille Lite Millennium, series M40, is a Braille notetaker designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is through a an eight-dot Perkins-style Braille keyboard, and output is through a 40-character refreshable Braille display and an adjustable speech synthesizer. The Braille Lite M40 features a 56K modem, e-mail capabilities, word processing, quick one-key commands, and 14 megabytes (MB) of internal memory. Use of removable SanDisk CompactFlash cards allows virtually un

Braille Matching Test

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To provide blind students taking a Braille matching test with a method of indicating when an answer has been used. Transcribe the question and answer columns of a matching test double-spaced on the same page or, if the questions are long, on two separate pages. Beginning at the right side of the page, cut a horizontal line from the end to the beginning of each answer just below the Braille. As each student uses an answer, he/she folds it back under the paper leaving a ga

Braille Math Blocks

Braille Math Blocks are an educational toy designed to teach the Nemeth Braille Math Code to children who are blind or have low vision. A total of 16 embossed wooden blocks are included, with two complete sets of Braille numbers based on the Nemeth code; Braille mathematical symbols such as plus, minus, and equals signs; and animal pictures.

Braille Outline Maps (Models 1-01600-00 Through 1-01611-00)

Braille Outline Maps, models 1-01600-00 through 1-01611-00, are tactile maps designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. These maps of the United States are inexpensive and consumable, so teachers can mark them appropriately for the lessons of the day. There are ten different types of maps embossed on 80 pound braille paper. One map is of the 48 continguous states and bordering areas of Mexico and Canada. Another map is an overview map which depicts all of North America includ

Braille Sense U2 (Model H432B)

The Braille Sense U2, model H432B, is a Braille notetaker and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This compact, portable braille notetaker has a 9-key Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a 32-cell braille display and an LCD display. It provides the functionality of a laptop computer, including WiFi, chat, document processing, DAISY playback, GPS, YouTube, Excel, and DropBox. It can perform up to seven tasks simultaneously. The Braille Sense U2 includes mu

Braille Series

The Braille Series is a Braille reading tutorial program designed for teaching braille to students who are blind or have low vision. The set includes a set of three textbooks, with Book 1 covering Grade 1 braille, Book 2 covering Grade 2 braille, and Book 3 covering advanced Grade 2 braille. OPTIONS: Each volume is available in a Braille version and a print version for sighted teachers or parents.

Braille Star 40

The Braille Star 40 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit can function both as a braille computer display terminal and as a portable braille notetaker. With Braille Star's Scratchpad feature, users can take notes while the device is connected to a computer, or download a file from the computer or the Internet and read, edit, and save changes to it when the Braille Star is disconnected. The Scratchpad can store up to four mega

Braille Transcriber's Kit: Math (Model 1-01400-00)

The Braille Transcriber's Kit: Math, model 1-04100-00, is tactile graphics set for math designed to be used by teachers of students who are blind and by transcribers of braille mathematics texts. It is a collection of embossed drawings of figures frequently occurring in elementary math textbooks, enabling transcribers to create braille math texts more quickly and easily. The master sheets included in this tactile graphics set contain five each of the following raised-line drawings: rulers, numbe

Braille Wave

Braille Wave is a refreshable Braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This slimline 40-character Braille display provides access to most computer operating systems, including DOS, Windows 95/98/ME, Windows NT/2000, and Linux, and features a built-in note-taking facility that can be used with or without connection to a computer. The included software enables notes taken to be transferred to Microsoft Word on a personal computer. Standard features include

Braille World Atlas (Model 5-06000-00)

The Braille World Atlas, model 5-06000-00, is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This one-volume atlas has 37 maps with descriptions, including maps of the solar system, the seasons, continents, oceans, countries, and the regions and states of the United States.

Braille+ Mobile Manager (Model 1-07450-00)

The Braille+ Mobile Manager, model 1-07450-00, is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille-input version of the Icon from LevelStar has a Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a 30 gigabyte (GB) hard drive, and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capability. Features include word processing; an MP3 player; a book player that supports DAISY books and Bookshare; voice recording; an address book, clock

Braille-Large Print Protractor

Bold large print numbers and raised dots mark the 180 degrees of this protractor. This protractor features a pivoting wand. When aligned with a certain degree measurement, the corresponding angle is created by the wand and the bottom edge of the protractor. Includes print and braille instructions.

Braille-Large Print Yardstick( Model 1-03002-00)

The Braille-Large Print Yardstick is designed for individuals with low vision. This yardstick is made of durable white plastic and is drilled for hanging. It has raised-line markings along one edge in 1/4 inch increments, with braille markings every 1 inch. Black large print markings are along the opposite edge in 1/4 inch increments.

brailleBOT

The brailleBOT, a prototype developed by the UNC-Chapel Hill 2012 Senior Design Group, is an educational, electronic toy designed to help children with visual impairments learn Braille and phonics. Also known as AlphaBraille, the brailleBOT provides both audio and tactile feedback, allowing the child to feel the textures of the full Braille alphabet while simultaneously listening to a melodic description of each character. When the child inserts one of the 26 puzzle pieces into the device, brail

Braillenote Apex (Model Bt 18)

The BrailleNote Apex, model BT 18, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has an eight-dot braille keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SDRAM; three

Braillenote Apex (Model Bt 32)

The BrailleNote Apex, model BT 32, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has an eight-dot braille keyboard, voice output, and a 32-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SDRAM; three

Braillenote Apex (Model Qt 18)

The BrailleNote Apex, model QT 18, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SD

Braillenote Apex (Model Qt 32)

The BrailleNote Apex, model QT 32, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX32 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SD

Braillenote Pk

BrailleNote PK is a braille notetaker and personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has an eight-key braille keyboard, speech output, and an 18-cell braille display with thumb navigation by line, sentence, or paragraph. Other features include Bluetooth technology for connecting to wireless devices; USB functionality; WiFi (wireless) connectivity; Internet Explorer (version 6); and KeySoft media player. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.

Braillewriting Dot By Dot (Models 5-17400-00 & 7-17400-00)

Braillewriting Dot by Dot is a braille writing program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This training program provides instruction in writing braille with either a braillewriter or a slate and stylus. The kit includes a Teacher's Manual with ten basic lessons in each writing method and three Beyond the Basics lessons; an Exercise Cassette with dictation exercises; an Alphabet Etc. braille reference sheet; and a Peg Slate and Big Cell teaching device for the slate

Braillino

Braillino is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a 20-character braille display with two Triple Action keys and an eight-key braille keyboard. It can be used independently or connected by a docking station to the Nokia Communicator, models 9210i or 9290 (see separate entry), a cell phone / personal data assistant (PDA). When the notetaker is connected to the Communicator, the latter can be controlled using the notetaker's brail

Brannan Cubarithm Slate & Cubes (Models 1-00320-00 & 1-00330-00)

The Brannan Cubarithm Slate, model 1-00320-00, and Cubes, model 1-00330-00, together form a tactile aid for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. The slate is a rubber frame with a 16 by 16 grid of nests that hold small plastic cubes. The cubes are numbered zero through nine in braille, with no print. Each cube represents one digit. Students can use the slate to represent arithmetic problems, including long division and multiplication of large numbers. The cubes (pi

Brigance Diagnostic Comprehensive Inventory Of Basic Skills - Student Braille Edition (Model 5-00000-00)

The Brigance Diagnostic Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills - Student Braille Edition, model 5-00000-00, is a braille assessment evaluation test designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This is a braille version of the Brigance Diagnostic Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills (Green), Revised 1999, a criterion-referenced inventory designed to assess the strengths and weaknesses of children from pre-kindergarten through grade nine in selected skills areas. The skill ar

Brigance Diagnostic Inventory Of Early Development - Aph Tactile Supplement (Model 5-17681-00)

The Brigance Diagnostic Inventory of Early Development - APH Tactile Supplement, model 5-17681-00, is a set of braille and tactile test materials designed to make the Brigance Diagnostic Inventory (Yellow), Revised 1991, an assessment evaluation test, accessible to children who are blind or have low vision. The Brigance Diagnostic Inventory (Yellow), Revised 1991, is a criterion-referenced, self-directed inventory designed to assess the level of mastery of selected skills in children from birt

Business Cards For Learning Braille

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To help a first grade Braille student learn to read and spell Braille words. To convert an unused business card to this purpose, punch a hole in the top left corner and cut off the upper right corner of the card. Then, braille and print the word to be learned on the card. Finally, attach the card to a metal ring by putting the ring through the hole in the upper left corner. The ring can be attached to the student's bookbag. TITLE: Business Cards for Learning Bra

Calcu-Scan (Model M126)

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

Can-Do Cassette Player / Recorder With Sleep Switch

The Can-Do Cassette Player/Recorder with Sleep Switch is a four track cassette player designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It plays both four- and two-track cassettes and records two-track cassettes. The sleep switch turns the player off when the user falls asleep listening. The user holds the switch in one hand, and on falling asleep the user releases the switch. When not needed, the sleep switch can be deactivated. The user can listen to cassettes with or without the i

Canon Gloview 14-Digit Heavy Duty Printing Calculator

The Canon Gloview 14-Digit Heavy Duty Printing Calculator is a large print calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop calculator features an extra-large green LED display, a two-color printer, grand total and mark-up/down functions, and a keyboard with large number keys. POWER: Uses AC (alternating current). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 12 7/8 x 8.5 inches. The LED display characters are 0.75 inches high. COLORS: White casing, black keys, and green LED characters. WARRAN

Canon Large Print Desktop Calculator

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

Card Chart Kit (Model 1-03550-00)

The Card Chart Kit, model 1-03550-00, is a braille flash card holder designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This product is designed to hold the 3.5 x 2 inch braille and large print flash cards sold by the American Printing House for the Blind (APH), such as Expanded Dolch Word Cards, Grade 2 Braille Cards, and Math Drill Cards (see separate entries). The flash card holder is a chart board with holes for hanging and a corner cut for orientation. Up to five cards can be in

Chang Tactual Diagram Kit (Model 1-03130-00)

The Chang Tactual Diagram Kit, model 1-03130-00, is a tactile map skills training kit designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This tactile aid enables teachers of orientation & mobility and other curricula to construct diagrams and maps using brightly colored plastic pieces that adhere to a dark felt board covered with hook and loop material. The kit includes flat geometric forms in 27 different shapes and sizes (104 total), a print instructoral guidebook, and a carryi

Chiming Talking Calculator

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

Classmate Reader

The ClassMate Reader audio book player is a voice output electronic text reader designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or low vision. This unit reads electronic text and digital recorded books aloud and simultaneously displays text on its color screen. The user can highlight text and enter bookmarks by touching the screen. The user also can record text or voice notes within the text, and transfer them to a computer through a USB 2.0 port. It also can store and retrieve data f

Clock Face Sheets In Braille (Model 1-03111-00)

Clock Face Sheets in Braille, model 1-03111-00, are tactile clockfaces designed for use in teaching time reading skills to children who are blind or have low vision. Each sheet has four braille clock faces embossed on manila transcribing paper. Hands can be added to these blank clock faces. Sheets are three-hole punched and come in packs of 25. DIMENSIONS (HxW): Sheets are 11.5 x 11 inches.

Clock Face With Raised Print And Braille Numbers (Model 1-03120-00)

The Clock Face with Raised Print and Braille Numbers, model 1-03120-00, is a tactile clockface designed for teaching clock skills to children who are blind or have low vision. This tactile clockface displays time in braille and raised print, and by the position of the clock hands. Hour and minute hands of the plastic clock face are synchronized like those of mechanically driven clocks. DIMENSIONS: The clock face is 7 inches in diameter.

Clozepro

ClozePro is a voice output, large print, and switch adapted testing program designed for use by students who need test-taking accomodations, including students with cognitive or learning disabilities, physical disabilities, blindness or low vision. This assessment tool enables a teacher in lower or upper elementary or secondary school to build a cloze activity from any text in any subject area. For standardized test preparation and alternate assessments, it provides the teacher with detailed inf

Consumable Number Lines

Consumable Number Lines are number lines designed for children with low vision. Reinforces beginning number concepts such as counting, number recognition, number relationships, addition, and subtraction. Use the blank number lines to provide a concrete representation when introducing fractions, decimals, or negative numbers.

Cranmer Abacus

The Cranmer Abacus is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The abacus has 11 rows of beads and is useful for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Each row of beads is divided into two sections, with four beads in one section representing one (1) through four (4) and a single bead in another section representing five (5). A felt backing prevents slippage of beads during calculations. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.5 x 3 x 6 inches.

Cranmer Abacus (Model 1-03150-00) & Coupler (Model 1-03160-00)

The Cranmer Abacus, model 1-03150-00 is an abacus designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is a 13-rod soroban abacus with a frame made of high impact plastic and beads formed of rigid polyvinyl plastic. The Coupler, model 1-03160-00, is a cadmium plated, spring steel coupling device that can be used to link two abacuses together. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Frame measures 6 1/8 by 3 9/32 inches. Beads are approximately 5/16 inch in diameter.

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

Dial For Perfect Vision Glasses

Theses Dial for perfect vision glasses are designed for individuals who have a disability which affects their vision. They are strength adjustable from +0.5 to +4.5 power by rolling the dials near the hinges.

Digital Clock Model (Model 1-03126-00)

The Digital Clock Model, model 1-03126-00, is a tactile teaching clock designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This teaching model of a digital clock has three rotating wheels with braille and raised numerals that may be manually adjusted to any time. This non-functioning model may be used to teach basic time concepts, contrast digital and analog clocks, or introduce travel schedules or time/distance tracking. Its housing is plastic with non-skid rubber feet. DIMENSION (Lx

Dino Junior Big Number Calculator

The Dino Junior Big Number Calculator is a large print calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. Features include a large liquid crystal display (LCD) and large keys with bold, black-on-white numbers. The eight-digit calculator performs standard mathematical functions and percentages and is small enough to fit in a purse or briefcase. POWER: Uses solar power and batteries (G-10 or Eveready 189) (not included). DIMENSIONS: (LxWxD) 5.67 x 4.17 x .87 inches.

Disk Drive For Notetaker

The Disk Drive for Notetaker is a disk accessory designed to enable users of Freedom Scientific braille and electronic notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Type 'N Speak, Braille Lite, or Type Lite; see separate entries) to save any file from a notetaker to a standard diskette. The diskettes are formatted in standard PC-compatible format and are readable by any IBM or compatible computer. The diskettes can be used for data storage or sharing or to serve as a backup of file memory for the notetaker. Thi

Easereader Daisy Player

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

Eclipsereader

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

Educational Ball - Tactile Numbers - Orange

Educational Ball - Tactile Numbers – Orange is a ball designed for children with low vision. Children will love playing with this soft ball while at the same time touching and learning the raised tactile numbers 0-9 (zero to nine) and math function symbols on its surface. Molded natural foam rubber with ultra-soft brushed nylon surface. Phthalate-free

Elapsed Time

Elapsed Time is a math manipulative designed to help students who are blind or have low vision round, add, subtract and estimate elapsed time. This math manipulative is for 2nd grade students and older, and is available in Braille.

Elba - Braillex El Braille Assistant

The Braillex EL Braille Assistant (ELBA) is a Braille notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The ELBA features a built-in modem and software providing full Internet and e-mail access. Also included are a word processor, day-planner, scientific calculator, MP3 player, spreadsheet program, database program, and Braille translation program. It uses the Linux operating system. The ELBA has 16 megabytes (MB) of non-volatile flash memory and 32 MB RAM, allowing storage

Esys 12

The Esys 12 is a braille notetaker, braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This portable unit has 12 braille cells with 12 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The Esys 12 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user can type notes. The unit can be used to read and write text messages and operate a mobile phone, personal digital assistant (PDA), personal computer (PC), or notetaker. The user can

Esys 24

The Esys 24 (also known as the esys24) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 24 braille cells with 24 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The Esys 24 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via Bluetooth or USB. It can also be used to send and

Esys 40

The Esys 40 (also known as esys40) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have vision. This portable unit has a large display with 40 braille cells with 40 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The esys40 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via Bluetooth or USB. It can be used to read and

Esys 64

The Esys 64 (also know as the esys64) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 64 braille cells with 64 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The Esys 64 features grey aluminium housing and black plastic details. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via

Esys 80

The Esys 80 (also known as the esys80) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 80 braille cells with 80 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The Esys 80 features grey aluminium housing and black plastic details. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station or

Esytime

The esyTime is self contained computer with a refreshable braille display and a braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a 32-character braille display with 32 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a 10-key braille keyboard. The device has two joysticks and eight function keys located left and right of the display. The user can use the optical sensors and tactile finger movements to advance/reverse the braille lin

Expanded Dolch Word Cards (Model 1-03560-00)

Expanded Dolch Word Cards, model 1-03560-00, are braille language flash cards designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. These braille flash cards have words on both sides in braille and print, with one side featuring grade 1 braille and the other side featuring grade 2 braille. A corner cut provides orientation. Words include pronouns, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions, and common verbs. Some cards feature a drawing corresponding to the word. The cards can be used by a

Foam Board Tactile Maps

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide tactile maps for individuals with vision disabilities. These maps can be made to any size that accommodates the project. Applications include neighborhood or campus maps, a route down a hall to a nearby destination, or a study aid for a social studies unit. The base of the map is made of foam board cut to size and thin cardstock is used to represent features on the map, such as walls, hallways, or streets. Shapes can also be cut out to represent other

Fractional Parts Of Wholes (Model 1-03290-00)

Fractional Parts of Wholes, model 1-03290-00, are tactile aids for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. The set includes one work tray; three form boards with one, two, and three recesses; and four circle figures, one whole and the others divided into halves, thirds, and fourths. These tactile aids introduce fractions in a concrete manner. The thickness of the circles is greater than that of the form board recesses for easy identification. DIMENSIONS: Circles are 3

Fractions-12Ths

Fractions-12ths is a math manipulative designed to help students who are blind or have low vision compare greater than and less than, add, subtract, and simplify fractions. This math manipulative is for 3rd grade students and older, and is available in Braille.

Fractions-16Ths

Fractions-16ths is a math manipulative designed to help students who are blind or have low vision compare greater than and less than, add, subtract, and simplify fractions. This math manipulative is for 4th grade students and older, and is available in Braille.

Fun & Learn House

The Fun & Learn House is an electronic pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children between the ages of three and six years with cognitive and learning disabilities. This house-shaped device teaches the alphabet, phonics, word recognition, colors, and the names of items found in the house's four rooms. The unit offers four games: Large colorful letters and pictures of familiar household items introduce the alphabet and word recognition: Leap the Frog's encouraging voice guides

Fun & Learn Mailbox

The Fun & Learn Mailbox is an electronic pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children between the ages of four and seven years with cognitive and learning disabilities. The mailbox-shaped device uses Leap the frog, who peers over the top of the mailbox, to teach the alphabet, phonics, rhyming, and reading comprehension. It also introduces sentence creation, grammar, and early reasoning skills. The voice output toy includes 26 talking postcards (one for each letter of the alphabe

Fun with Braille

Fun with Braille is a book of activities designed for people with low vision. This book of activities is designed to provide additional practice for adults and children who are already familiar with the braille contractions. The activities can be done in any order and can be chosen to practice a specific problem contraction or just for fun. A list of contractions and the activities in which they appear is included for reference. An answer key is provided in the back of the book. The print editio

Geometric Forms (Model 1-03410-00)

Geometric Forms, model 1-03410-00, are tactile aids for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. These tactile aids for math introduce primary level students to the shape of a circle, square and triangle. The kit includes three plane figures, four solid figures, and a plastic sheet illustrating the three shapes in high contrast raised lines. COLOR: Plane and solid figures are yellow. Plastic sheet is white with black raised line.

Geometro: Student Workbook Kit

Geometro: Student Workbook Kit is designed for children with low vision. The Student Workbook Kit for Geometro is designed for students in the elementary grades, and revolves around three kinds of tasks: familiarizing students with various 3-D solids and their general properties, helping students grasp the difficult concepts of how 3-D solids relate to their 2-D representations, and, helping students understand how 3-D objects are made with 2-D objects.

Geometry Tactile Graphics Kit (Model 1-08841-00)

The Geometry Tactile Graphics Kit, model 1-08841-00, is a tactile graphics set for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. The set includes 52 thermoformed raised-line drawings depicting concepts, figures, and relationships that are covered in nearly all geometry textbooks. The tactile graphics in this set provide advantages over braille textbook graphics in that they are large enough for students to measure with rulers or protractors, and they incorporate some featur

Geometry Teaching Aid

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To demonstrate the difference between various types of angles for young children with vision disabilities. This technique was developed by a third-grade student who is blind for teaching younger children. The student uses his folding travel cane to demonstrate a right angle, showing the other students that if the corner of a piece of paper fits in the angle between two sections of the cane, a right angle has been created. If the angle is smaller than the right

Geosafari Talking Globe & Geosafari Talking Globe Jr

The GeoSafari Talking Globe and GeoSafari Talking Globe Jr are voice output globes with built-in electronic geographical quiz games suitable for children with learning disabilities or low vision. Games may be played by one to four individual players or teams and may be customized to three skill levels. The GeoSafari Talking Globe asks and answers over 10,000 questions about countries, capitals, cities, rivers, oceans, landmarks, and national songs. The GeoSafari Jr version features a simplified

Getting To Know You: Facial Expression Cards

Getting To Know You: Facial Expression Cards are cards designed for individuals with low vision.Getting To Know You: Facial Expression Cards come as part of a kit, however, they ae also sold individually. Getting To Know You: Facial Expression Cards help individuals with low vision gain social skills ability awareness.

Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards

Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards are designed for individuals with low vision. Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards come as part of a kit, however they are also sold individually. Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards help individuals with low vision improve their social skills and more.

Getting To Know You: Guidebook, Large Print with CD-ROM

Getting To Know You: Guidebook, Large Print with CD-ROM is designed for individuals with low vision. This is large print verison of the instruction guide. 

Gh Player

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

Giant Calculator

The Giant Calculator, model GC78l, is a large button and large print calculator designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or low vision. This calculator has large rubber keys and an 8-digit LCD display with large numbers and an adjustable tilt screen. Functions include memory and percentages. POWER: Uses solar panel or button cell battery (included). DIMENSIONS: 11 x 8.25 x 0.875 inches. COLOR: Black or silver.

Giant Textured Beads With Pattern Matching Cards

Giant Textured Beads with Pattern Matching Cards help teachers and parents working with young students in preschool, kindergarten and early elementary grades who are blind and have visual impairments. These Pattern Matching Cards reinforce the tactile continuum from real object (most basic level) to raised-line graphics (most advance level). Students in higher grades will be challenged by the increasing difficulty posed by the “Platform” and “3-D View” matching cards.

Grade 2 Braille Cards (Model 1-03561-00)

Grade 2 Braille Cards, model 1-03561-00, are braille language flash cards designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These cards can be used to drill students on the braille literary code. The cards show the braille alphabet and numbers, punctuation and composition signs, one-cell whole-word and part-word signs, two-cell contractions, and short-form words. There are 247 flash cards in the set, including 26 cards with the braille alphabet on one side and large print on the

Graphic Aid For Mathematics (Model 1-00460-00)

The Graphic Aid for Mathematics is a tactile aid for math designed for students who are blind or have low vision. It is used in the construction of graphs and other mathematical figures necessary for the study of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus. It is particularly useful for coordinate geometry and for graphing algebraic equations. The aid consists of a cork board mounted with a rubber mat embossed with a 34 by 30 grid of 1/2 inch squares. Pins are inserted to mark coord

Hands-On Experience With The Cranmer Abacus (Model 1-30004-00)

Hands-On Experience with the Cranmer Abacus, model 1-30004-00, is a math training program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. It consists of a video and an accompanying booklet designed to familiarize students with the basic mathematical uses of the Cranmer abacus, including how numbers are represented and how the four arithmetical operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) are performed.

Hasbro Playskool Magnetic Numbers (Model 02057)

Hasbro Playskool Magnetic Numbers, model 02057, are educational toys designed for use by children age 3 years and up who are blind or have low vision. Each set has 26 brightly colored, large magnetic pieces representing numbers and arithmetic symbols. The set has 21 numbers plus 5 arithmetic symbols, with Braille numbers engraved on front of the numbers.

Hey Hear This

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist children with visual impairments transition from one activity to the next with the use of a visual and auditory schedule. Material needs for making visual and auditory schedule: simple voice output communication device such as Talking Brix™, Communicators by AbleNet, Inc. or a Personal Talker by Attainment Company. Other materials needed include: Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) Plastic, Velcro®, plastic food container, and object symb

High Noon Books Sound Out Series Set A-1 (Model S0S7)

High Noon Books Sound Out Series Set A-1 is a set of six braille books that make up a braille training program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This courseware package is designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry). SAL helps students with minimal reading skills read these books from cover-to-cover. Some pages show pictures; users can press on the word "picture" to hear the picture described. The series gives students pra

Hims Braille Sense U2

The HIMS Braille Sense U2 is a Braille and electronic note taker and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The HIMS Braille Sense U2 allows the user to create and read documents, highlight important points with advanced fonts and style options. Read and analyze spreadsheets with the Excel Viewer. Always have complete and up-to-date access to email with IMAP and POP3. Has a Windows-like interface making operating of the Braille Sense familiar to Windows

Home Repair Skills Training Program

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY" ----- PURPOSE: To assist individuals with low vision or blindness in becoming familiar with basic home hand tools and home repair and maintenance tasks. This program is designed for students from 10 to 22 years of age and takes the form of a one-day hands-on workshop. Goals for the workshop participants include learning to identify and use basic handtools (hammer and nails/anchors, awl, saw, screwdrivers, tape measure or click rule, sdjustable wrench, sandpaper, and level);

Homework Folder

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable an individual with blindness or low vision to organize homework and other work. For students in primary grades, a two-pocket folder with paper fasteners down the center form the basis of the system. A plastic case with a zipper with holes to hold it in a binder is fastened to the center of the folder. Students place work to be done in the left pocket and flash cards or other small items in the case. When the work is complete, it is transferred to the right pock

Hundreds Boards And Manipulatives (Model 1-03105-00)

Hundreds Boards and Manipulatives, model 1-03105-00, is a math training device designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. It consists of two desk-size boards made of heavy plastic, the Grid Board and the Number Board, and hundreds of manipulative pieces. The Grid Board has a raised-line ten by ten grid with blank squares to which manipulatives can be attached. The Number Board also has a raised-line ten by ten grid, but its squares are preprinted with the numbers one through

Icon

Icon is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Used by itself, this device is a portable electronic organizer and digital talking book player. Used in conjunction with the optional docking station, it is a notetaker and Internet access device. Pre-installed software applications include a calendar, address book, Web browser, e-mail, word processor, music player, podcast player / recorder, voice re

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

Individual Study Screen (Model 1-03300-00)

The Individual Study Screen or ISS, model 1-03300-00, is a projection screen designed for individual use by students with low vision to view filmstrips and other materials magnified on a screen up close. Student can view materials simultaneously with other students; if placed correctly, screen can magnify material up to 7 times. Clear acrylic frame. Image is projected from rear on frosted plastic insert. Rubber feet prevent slipping.

IntelliKeys

IntelliKeys is a plug-gable keyboard designed for people with cognitive disabilities. It helps the students with physical, visual or cognitive disabilities to easily type, enter numbers, navigate on-screen displays and move the mouse.  Little pressure is required to press a key and it can support and it has a variety of overlays (keyboard printed on a paper to be inserted into the device.) It is also a portable device and can be used for more than one user. IntelliKeys USB plugs into the compute

Introduction To The Piano For The Blind Student: A Course In Braille Music Reading, Book 1

An Introduction to the Piano for the Blind Student: A Course in Braille Music Reading, Book 1, by Richard Taesch, is a braille music manual designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This piano course is designed for the student who already has fundamental knowledge of the braille music code in general. Those who pursue the piano as a primary instrument must develop the skill of playing two parts at one time. Braille music presents music for two hands in bar-over-bar piano

Invisiboard (Model 1-08541-00)

The Invisiboard, model 1-08541-00, is a desktop screen designed for use by students with cortical visual impairment (CVI). This trifold board has a solid white, slick material on one side and a solid black, Velcro-compatible material on the other side. It can be set on a student's desk to block out distractions. The portable,lightweight board comes with a carrying case and orientation material in print and braille. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 30 x 48 inches. COLORS: White on one side, black on the other

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

Iveo Hands-On Learning System

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

Jumbo Talking Calculator

The Jumbo Talking Calculator is a large print, large button, voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This calculator's size is equivalent to a standard letter-size page. Features include an extra-large liquid crystal display (LCD) and an oversized black number pad with large white numbers. It has volume control that can be adjusted to high, low, or can be turned off completely, and the voice can be set to speak digits or the actual number value.

Kaufman Functional Academic Skills Test (K-Fast) - Braille (Model 5-64500-00)

The Kaufman Functional Academic Skills Test (K-FAST) - Braille, model 5-64500-00, is a braille assessment / evaluation tool designed for use to assess math and reading skills of children who blind or have low vision. This assessment is an individually administered test to determine the student's skills in applying knowledge of reading and arithmetic in a variety of real-life situations. Reading and arithmetic tasks on this test relate to everyday activities, such as understanding labels on drug

Kenneth Jernigan Tactile Map

The Kenneth Jernigan Tactile Map is a tactile relief map of the United States designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. The map shows all 50 states and their capitals, along with major rivers and mountain chains. The states are removable pieces. Instructions in print and Braille are included.

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.

Large Abacus (Model 1-03170-00)

The Large Abacus, model 1-03170-00, is an abacus designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision and fine motor disabilities. It is a 13-rod soroban abacus with large beads that can be used by those who lack fine motor skills. Both frame and beads are made of high impact plastic. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The frame measures 8.25 by 4.5 inches. Beads are approximately 7/15 inch in diameter.

Large Format Calculator

The Large Format Calculator is a large button calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision or fine motor disabilities. This over-sized calculator has an ergonomically enhanced keyboard with large buttons and a large display screen. Functions include memory, percent, and square root.

Large Type Outline Maps (Models 1-01890-00 Through 1-01901-00)

Large Type Outline Maps, models 00-01890-00 through 00-01901-00, are large print maps of the United States and its regions designed for use by individuals with low vision. They are inexpensive and consumable, so teachers can mark them appropriately for the lessons of the day. There are ten different types of maps printed in black ink on nonglare antique ivory paper. One map is of the 48 continguous states with border regions of Mexico and Canada. Another map is an overview map which depicts all

Laserline Graphics

LaserLine Graphics are tactile graphics designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. They are designed to provide clear and accurate tactile access to complex visual information, with various pattern fills, line styles, and directional indicators. These tactile graphics are produced to order as Vector-based graphics files in an XML-based conversion process. Items that can be converted into tactile graphics include maps, diagrams, flow charts, and educational materials in mat

Learning Ally Audio

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

Learning Sensations Alphaspinner

The Learning Sensations AlphaSpinner is a voice output spelling tutorial device designed for use by children age three years and up with visual, cognitive, or learning disabilities. This interactive spinner enables children to "dial up" letters, hear their phonetic sounds, hear an associated word, and more. Once the basics are mastered, children can move to the next level and learn spelling. Users can quiz themselves or simply enjoy learning letters with sounds and music.

Let's Multiply

Let's Multiply is a braille multiplicatin table designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. By moving their hands vertically and horizontally over this multiplication table, children find the multiplicand, the multiplier and the product. The table shows products up to 12 x 12. Adjacent rows and columns have contrasting colors. The table includes both braille and tactile raised numbers.

Lexiflow

Lexiflow is a voice output electronic book player program designed for use by publishers of books and student assessments. This program enables publishers to create talking Flash eBooks and assessments that are accessible to students who require read-aloud support. Pages are converted from PDF to talking Adobe Flash for playback using the free Adobe Flash Player. Books are displayed in an exact representation of the printed content on PC or Mac in any industry standard Internet browser. In addit

Library Of Congress Cassette Player (Model Loc-3)

Portable cassette player that plays Library of Congress formatted four track cassette recordings. Includes: variable speed control from 15/16 to 1 7/8 inches per second, capability of two track recording on blank tape using either built-in or external microphones, large 3 inch speaker and high gain amplifier, lockable pause control, cassette eject, bidirectional scan capability for quick location of marker tones, automatic level control and tone indexing for two track recording. POWER: AC adapte

Lightaide

The LightAide is teaching tool for children with low vision and cognitive disabilities. The LightAide displays colorful, engaging LED light sequences. Its dynamic scope and illustrative activities range from turn-taking, color identification, and basic math to complex literacy practice. Has 224 bright multicolored lights, enables up to 4 learners to control and activate lights. Activities that engage at all levels of learning. Includes pre-loaded Starter Activity set that enhance Common Core and

Literary Braille Practice Sentences (Model Brw-Fb-Us1)

Literary Braille Practice Sentences, model BRW-FB-US1, is a braille training program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This courseware package is designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry). The package contains worksheets that allow students to review and practice reading braille letters, punctuation, and contractions. The literary braille contractions are introduced sequentially, and the student is never asked to use a c

Lots Of Dots: Learning My Abc's (Model 1-10000-00)

Lots of Dots: Learning My ABC's, model 1-10000-00, is a braille alphabet book designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This raised-line coloring book is designed for future large-print and braille readers. It facilitates braille character recognition through repetitive activities designed for young children. Each letter of the alphabet has two pages. The first page features a jumbo braille cell, with six raised-line open circles. The upper and lower case letters are shown w

Maestro

Maestro is a voice output personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is an HP iPAQ Pocket PC made accessible by means of a text-to-speech application and a tactile keyboard membrane over the PDA touch screen. Functions include a calendar, contact list, notetaking, and access to text files. Notes can be taken directly using the tactile keyboard or an external wireless braille or alphabetic keyboard. Files can be transferred to and from

Magnetic Braille

Magnetic Braille is a set of braille alphabet magnets designed for use as braille training aids for children or adults with low vision. The set includes 63 brightly-colored magnets, including one each for seven punctuation signs (period, colon, dash, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation mark, and comma), plus two each for the 26 letters of the alphabet, the braille capital letter sign, and the braille number sign. Each magnet shows a jumbo braille sign and its print equivalent. Braille dots ar

Maps Of Alaska

Maps of Alaska is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The book is divided into two sections. The first half of the book contains overall maps showing land regions, cities and towns, rivers, mountains, national parks and native corporations, boroughs and climate. The second half of the book divides the state into seven regions: Brooks Range and North Slope, Fairbanks and the Interior, Anchorage and South Central Alaska, West Coast, Kodiak

Maps Of California

Maps of California is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers Northern, Central, and Southern California; San Francisco; Yosemite National Park; the Los Angeles area; and San Diego. Each area has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and general information followed by a full page tactile map. The maps show location of major cities, rivers and lakes, mountains, highways, parks, and counties, each of which

Maps Of Canada And The United States

Maps of Canada and the United States is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps is divided into three sections. The first section contains four thematic maps that show major cities, land forms, elevation and climate of Canada and the U.S. The second section contains six maps of Canada including enlarged maps of the Maritime Provinces and the Great Lakes Region. The third section contains 18 maps of the U.S. and its territo

Maps Of Individual U.s. States

Maps of Individual U.S. States is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This set of maps covers the following U.S. states in separate volumes: Maine (27 pages in total and 11 maps with keys), New Hampshire (29 pages in total and 11 maps with keys), Vermont (18 pages in total and nine maps with keys), Massachusetts (48 pages in total, 15 maps with keys, and information about and overall maps of Boston), Connecticut and Rhode Island (38 pages

Maps Of Morocco

Maps of Morocco is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps contains 19 pages and seven maps with keys. The maps show cities and physical features and are labeled in braille.

Maps Of Russia And Its Former Republics

The Maps of Russia and Its Former Republics is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The maps show boundaries, rivers, and major cities as of 1997, each of which has a braille label. This volume of maps contains 16 pages and six maps.

Maps Of The Bible Lands - Old Testament

Maps of the Bible Lands – Old Testament is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers Ancient World; Abraham; Exodus; Kingdoms of Saul, David, Solomon, Israel, and Judah; Assyrians; Babylonians; Persians; Alexander; Seleucids; and Maccabees. The atlas contains no text, keys labeled in braille, and can be used by serious students of the Bible or ancient history. There are 98 pages in total and 25 maps.

Maps Of The British Isles

Maps of the British Isles is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. Overall maps show boundaries, bodies of water, mountains and hills. Maps of each region show cities, towns, major rivers, and counties or regions, each of which has a braille label. Places of interest in the Greater London area and an overall map of London are also included. The at

Maps Of The State Of Hawaii

Maps of the State of Hawaii is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers eight major islands; and a general view of the city of Honolulu and of Pearl Harbor are included in the maps of the island of Oahu. Each island has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and general information followed by one or more key pages and a full page tactile map. The atlas contains 55 pages and 10 maps with keys.

Maps Represent Real Places: Map Study I (Model 1-01130-00)

Maps Represent Real Places: Map Study I, model 1-01130-00, is map skills training designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This training curriculum introduces map concepts by having students map a classroom and other known environments. Students learn to find objects and to identify map symbols representing those objects. This program includes 80 lessons in print; tactile, high-contrast color maps of various room arrangements; sheets for student mapping exercises; and large

Marvel Math

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

Materials On Utilization Of Low Vision - Diagnostic Kit (Models 8-50600-00 & 8-50590-00)

Materials on Utilization of Low Vision (ULV) - Diagnostic Kit is a visual skills assessment program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This assessment tool can be used to determine if a student's residual vision is being fully utilized. It consists of two kits purchased separately. The Teacher's Kit (model 8-50600-00) includes a Teacher's Guide; a Visual Efficiency Scale and Directions for Administration; a Profile of Visual Skills and Behavior; and a Record of Performance on Visua

Math Drill Cards (Models 1-03551-00, 1-03552-00, 1-03553-00, 1-03554-00, & 1-03555-00)

Math Drill Cards are braille math cards designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. Five sets are available. One set shows numbers and math signs in the Nemeth braille math code (Number & Math Sign Cards, model 1-03551-00), and the other four sets show arithmetic equations and solutions (Addition Cards, model 1-03552-00; Subtraction Cards, 1-03553-00; Multiplication Cards, model 1-03554-00, and Division Cards, model 1-03555-00). The math number and sign cards have a Nemeth

Math Flash

Math Flash is a voice output math tutorial program designed for use by elementary students who are blind or have low vision. This program helps students age six years and up sharpen their math skills with talking flash cards. This self-voicing program uses a computer's sound card to communicate instructions, drills, practice sessions, and games. Students can select their own favorite Math Mentor character. Teachers can modify the number of problems and their degree of difficulty, and insert cust

Math Window Basic Math

Math Window Basic Math is a math training aid designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This math teaching aid consists of a magnetic board and tiles that allow students with visual disabilities to build and solve math problems, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems. Numerals can be configured as whole numbers, decimals, or fractions. The tiles are available with numerals and symbols in standard and large print and in Nemeth Code, a braille m

Math Window Braille Geometry Kit

The Math Window Braille Geometry Kit is a math training aid and tactile graphics set for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This math teaching aid consists of a double-sided magnetic board and extra-thick tiles labeled with print and Nemeth Code, a braille math code. This kit allows blind students to work and solve geometric problems, as well as, graph them. This kit contains point markers for locating points and plotting squares to help a student accurately plot

Mathematics Made Easy For Children With Visual Impairment

Mathematics Made Easy for Children with Visual Impairment, by Dr. M.N.G. Mani, Aree Plernchaivanich, G.R. Ramesh, and Larry Campbell, is a manual on math training for blind students. This book helps children who are blind or have low vision to master secondary level mathematics by providing their teachers and parents with a resource for improving instructional strategies. The material presented in this publication is divided into five modules. Module 1 deals with the commonly used methods of tea

Mathtalk / Scientific Notebook

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

Mathtype

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

Mcduffy Reader

The McDuffy Reader is a manual for teaching Braille to adults who are blind or have low vision and who are learning braille. This primer was written by Sharon Duffy. OPTIONS: A teacher's manual is available; the primer and the teacher's manual are both available in braille, large print, and cassette versions.

Megamath

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

Memovoice Notepad

The Memovoice Notepad is a braille notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Memovoice Notepad has a seven-point Braille keyboard and voice output in several languages, delivered through headphones or a built-in speaker. Functions include an alarm clock, calendar, appointments list, events list, and notepad. The Memovoice Notepad has a 256 kilobyte (KB) flash memory and 128 KB random access memory (RAM), with 2 megabytes (MB) total memory. POWER: Uses two 1.5 vo

Meterstick (Model 1-03000-00)

The Meterstick is a braille and tactile ruler designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision. This one-meter measuring aid identifies centimeters and decimeters with molded, tactile markings. Centimeters are displayed by thin raised lines, with every other increment identified in braille. Decimeters are marked by thick raised lines and in braille. The ruler is made of durable plastic, and is drilled for hanging.

Middle East Map

The Middle East Map is a tactile map designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Thermoform map shows Iraq, Afghanistan, neighboring countries, and surrounding bodies of water, with a braille legend or key for reading the map. The map enables the user to visualize the region as a whole.

Money

Money is a math manipulative designed to help students who are blind or have low vision round, add, subtract and estimate with money. This math manipulative is for 2nd grade students and older, and is available in Braille.

Money Handling And Budgeting (Models 1-83080-00 & 1-83081-00)

Money Handling and Budgeting is a money management training system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This system includes a resource guide with an adapted practice checkbook for teaching vital money handling skills. Skills taught include coin and bill identification, counting money and making change, budgeting, basic employment strategies, and banking skills (e.g., paying bills, acquiring loans, and using savings accounts). The system is available in a print editi

Monkey's Uncle Reading Game

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY" ----- PURPOSE: To assist individuals with low vision or blindness in learning to read Braille. A version of "Old Maid," the cards, created on index cards, have animals' names written on them in Braille and print. One card has a fuzzy-textured red or other brigh color circle on it and is the "Monkey's Uncle." All of the cards are dealt face down among at least three players. Players remove and set aside any pairs in their hands. The player to the left of the dealer draws a c

Multiplication And Division Tables (Model 5-82700-00)

Multiplication and Division Tables, model 5-82700-00, are braille and large print math tables designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. These tables are intended to help students with multiplication and division problems. They feature grids that can be used to find the product of two whole numbers from one through nine or the quotient of corresponding division problems. The set includes five tables, which are printed/embossed on heavy braille paper and punched for a three-ri

Mwd-465 Merriam-Webster Intermediate Dictionary With Spell Correction

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

Nano Pda-Lite

The Nano PDA-Lite is a braille notetaker and personal digital assistant designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit has a Braille keyboard and cursor keys with voice output, and takes up to 90 minutes of recorded notes and up to 1,000 written notes. Text notes are entered by using the Braille keyboard or the cursor keys; audio notes are entered through the recording function. Data can be transferred by serial interface or with a USB adapter (both adapters are inclu

National Geographic Picture Atlas Of Our Fifty States, Braille Edition (Model 5-87431-00)

The National Geographic Picture Atlas of Our Fifty States, Braille Edition, model 5-87431-00, is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This comprehensive atlas has detailed maps and information for each state. There are three maps of each state, including a political map of major cities; a physical map showing mountains, rivers, and other physical features; and a road map showing Interstate and other highways. The atlas is in seven volumes

Numberpack

NumberPack is a math skills training program designed for children with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. This software program contains three simulated pieces of classroom equipment: a teaching clock, an abacus, and a number line. These simulations are keyboard-operated stand-alone units with their own printing functions. The clock is a re-creation of a classroom teaching clock with a number of additional features. The clock can be moved forwards or backwards in a number of adjustabl

O&M Tactile Graphics (Model 1-20100-00)

O&M Tactile Graphics, model 1-20100-00, is a tactile graphics kit for orientation and mobility training designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The tactile grapics in this kit can be used to teach orientation and mobility concepts, compass directions, clock locations, and navigating outside and inside. The kit includes 10 high- contrast print/tactile graphics and a Teacher's Guide in print and braille, which provides ideas on lesson planning using the graphics.

Odyssey Iii Talking Globe

The Odyssey III Talking Globe is an interactive educational toy designed for teaching geography to children with learning disabilities or low vision. The globe may also be adapted for the use of blind children by applying tactile markers such as High Marks, high dots, or Wikki Stix (see separate entries). When a spot on the Odyssey III globe is touched with a special pen that comes with the globe, a clear synthesized voice speaks the name of the city, state, country or ocean that has been touche

Orion Ti-36X Talking Scientific Calculator

The Orion TI-36X Talking Scientific Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is based on the Texas Instruments pocket-sized TI-36X Solar Educational Calculator, and can be used by students in junior high school algebra through college calculus. Each key is spoken when pressed in clear, natural speech. A repeat facility speaks the display at any time. User-selectable speech modes provide quiet or verbose operation. A learning mod

Orion TI-84 Plus Talking Graphing Calculator(Model 1-07340-00)

The Orion TI-84 Plus Talking Graphing Calculator is a modified TI-84 Plus with a small attachment that adds accessibility and additional controls for individuals with low vision.

Outline Maps Of The World

Outline Maps of the World is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps is divided into five sections: North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, Africa, and Polar Regions. The maps show political boundaries, capital cities, and surrounding bodies of water, each of which has a braille label. An index at the end of the volume lists counties and islands, and indicates the page number of the map on which they appear. T

Pac Mate Bns

The PAC Mate BNS is a personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Pocket PC device has an eight-dot braille keyboard and utilizes JAWS for Windows (see separate entry) for braille and speech output. It provides access to Windows-based desktop data and software applications, and can run Pocket PC versions of popular software programs to manage information internally or to sync up and share data with other devices. With the addition of a

Pac Mate Tns

PAC Mate TNS is a personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Pocket PC device has an alphabetic keyboard and utilizes JAWS for Windows (see separate entry) for speech output. The alphabetic keyboard uses standard JAWS commands. The device provides access to everyday Windows-based desktop data and software applications, and can run Pocket PC versions of popular software programs to manage information internally or sync up and share data

Panasonic 4 Track Player With Variable Speed

The Panasonic 4 Track Player with Variable Speed is a four-track cassette player and two-track cassette player/recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This four-track player uses earphones only and has no external speaker. It features variable speed control, fast forward and rewind, and comes with a belt clip. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.5 x 1.125 x 3.5 inches. WEIGHT: 5 ounces.

Panasonic Classmate Four Track Cassette Player-Recorder

The Panasonice Classmate Four Track Cassette Player-Recorder is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It plays and records four track cassettes at 1 7/8 and 15/16 speeds, and is a tone indexer. It has a built-in stereo microphone and an external microphone jack. It also has a built-in mono speaker and comes with headphones. Other features include variable speed control for output, a pause control, and a tape counter. Print and cassette instructions are included. POWER

Patterns Prebraille Program (Model 6-78360-00)

The Patterns Prebraille Program, model 6-78360-00, is a prereading tutorial program designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This program is designed to prepare children to begin braille reading by helping to build their auditory, tactual, conceptual, and language skills. The program emphasizes exposure to a variety of common childhood experiences. The program comes with a teacher's manual, instructions for making tactual readiness books, and five Patterns Prebraille Form B

Patterns Primary Braille Spelling And English Program (Models 6-78362-00, 6-78363-00, 6-78371-00, 6-78372-00, 6-78380-00, 6-78381-00, 6-78389-00, & 6-78390-00)

The Patterns Primary Braille Spelling and English Program is a spelling and language skills tutorial program designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This series is a companion to the Patterns Primary Braille Reading Program (see separate entry). There are four levels in the program. Level A (model 6-78362-00 Print Teacher's Kit and model 6-78363-00 Braille Teacher's Kit) corresponds to the Readiness, Preprimer, and Primer levels of the Patterns reading program. Level B (mo

Patterns Reading Program Library Series (6-78300-00, 6-78310-00, 6-78320-00, 6-78330-00, & 6-78340-00)

The Patterns Reading Program Library Series is a collection of braille books designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. Each collection in the series is designed for children who have completed the corresponding level of the Patterns Primary Braille Reading Program (see separate entry). There are 24 braille books in the Pre-primer collection (model 6-78300-00), 27 braille books in the Primer collection (model 6-78310-00), 23 braille books in the First Reader collection (model

Periodic Table

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY" ----- PURPOSE: To assist individuals with low vision in using the Periodic Table of the Elements for classwork. To avoid laborious searching for atomic weights and numbers and symbols when the chart was presented in a traditional format, an alternate version was produced in an Excel spreadsheet. The elements were typed into the workbook in order of atomic number, with columns provided for atomic weights and symbols. An electronic copy was also provided to the instructor for

Periodic Table of the Elements Reference Chart and Booklet

Periodic Table of the Elements Reference Chart and Booklet is a reference chart designed for individuals with low vision. This frequently requested reference chart is available in a durable and colorful print-braille version. The chart comes with either a reference booklet in print or in braille that contains additional tables listing the elements by name, atomic number, electron configurations, etc.

Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program

The Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program is a braille instruction kit designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This kit includes materials that help teach fundamental early literacy skills to children with visual impairments and help parents to be more involved in their child’s development. Included in the kit are three packets, each with an interrelated storybook, activity guide, and cassette with songs and new stories to complement the storybooks. In addition, there is a

Phonics Desk & Phonics Traveler

The Phonics Desk and Phonics Traveler are pre-reading tutorial programs designed for use by children with cognitive and learning disabilities. Available in a desktop version and a travel version with a built-in handle, the system allows the user to press one of the three-dimensional letters to hear the sound it makes. The letters on the desktop version are removable The user can also insert one of the included 20 illustrated Talking Phonics Cards and press the letters included in the word. The l

Picture In A Flash (Piaf)

Picture in a Flash (PIAF) is a tactile graphic maker that produces high-quality tactile graphics using heat sensitive capsule paper (not included). PIAF’s controlled heat source causes any black lines, letters or shapes that are drawn, printed or copied onto the capsule paper to swell. The result is an instant tactile graphic, making it ideal for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Picture Maker: Wheatley Tactile Diagramming Kit (Model 1-08838-00)

Picture Maker: Wheatley Tactile Diagramming Kit, model 1-08838-00, is a tactile graphics kit designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. The kit includes a felt covered board and more than 100 Velcro-backed pieces, and can be used to teach mapping, charting, and basic concepts, as well as for art activities. The kit comes with extra material to create additional tactile pieces, and a Large Print/Braille Guidebook with activity suggestions and example layouts. OPTIONS: Replacem

Playskool Magnetic Capital Letters (Model 02056)

Playskool Magnetic Capital Letters, model 02056, are tactile letters and Braille alphabet magnets designed for use by children ages 3 and above who are blind or have low vision. This educational toy consists of 26 letters from A to Z. Each letter is engraved with it corresponding Braille letter. As they play with these letters sized for small fingers, children learn to identify letters and start putting together simple words and sentences.

Plextalk Cd/sd/online Player (Model Ptx1)

The PLEXTALK CD/SD/Online Player, model PTX1, is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device plays digital talking books from CDs, SD cards, USB flash drives or online (LAN or WIFI) using its voice synthesizer. Playable formats include DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO Z39.86/DAISY 3.0, audio files (MP3, WMA, AMR-WB+, Ogg Vorbis, Wave (PCM)), and text/HTML contents by embedded text-to-speech engine (TTS). The user can listen with the built-in sp

Plextalk Daisy Player (Model Ptn2)

The PLEXTALK Daisy Player, model PTN2, is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device features DAISY structure navigation-levels, bookmarks and headings. The unit plays music, voice, book CDs, and MP3 CDs from multiple formats including DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO and DAISY 3.0 along with content from PDTB2, NLS, RFB&D, Bookshare.org, and Read How You Want. Content can also be read from USB 2.0 media. Text is supported from Microsoft.d

Plextalk Linio

The PLEXTALK Linio is is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device features DAISY structure navigation-levels, bookmarks and headings. The unit plays music, voice, book CDs, and MP3 CDs from multiple formats including DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO and DAISY 3.0. Text is supported from Microsoft .doc, HTML, plain text or DAISY text files. The Linio has 2 gigabytes (GB) internal flash memory and a LAN connection port. It reads media from CDs

Plextalk Pocket (Model Ptp1)

Plextalk Pocket, model PTP1, is a portable digital recorder and electronic talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This pocket-sized unit plays Daisy-format digital talking books, music CDs, MP3 CDs, and audio books on CD. It reads HTML input from SD cards and USB flash memory so the user can input media, including text-to-speech (TTS), without connecting to a PC. The unit has a built-in microphone and speaker for voice recor

Plextalk Portable Recorder (Model Ptr2)

The Plextalk Portable Recorder, model PTR2, is a digital talking book player and recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit can record DAISY 2.02 books and audio file or music CDs, and can play DAISY titles, music and audio file CDs, and CF cards. When connected to a computer, it can be used as a CD-RW or memory card drive. The unit comes with Plextalk Recording Software (PRS) for recording, editing, and finalizing audio only DAISY 2.02 books. Radio prog

Pocket Size Talking Calculator

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

Practice Worksheets In Basic Math (Models B5 & Lt5)

Practice Worksheets in Basic Math are math worksheets in Braille and Large Print designed to help Braille users acquire automatic recall of basic math facts. Each volume contains 150 worksheets and each set (Braille, model B5, or large print, model LT5) includes four volumes. The basic math facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication or division are introduced systematically and periodic review is provided. SUM-IT covers single digit addition with sums to 18. WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE covers minu

Primary Phonics Set 1

Primary Phonics Set 1, by Barbara W. Makar, is a braille reading tutorial program designed for children who are blind or have low vision. It includes ten storybooks, each containing a short story that introduces consonants, various sight words, and short vowels (a, e, i, o, u) as part of the reading experience. The text on each page is presented in large print, grade 1 braille, and grade 2 braille. For students with low vision, there are also illustrations. Each of the ten storybooks is approxim

Pronto! 18

The Pronto! 18 is a braille notetaker and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It has an 18-cell braille display with integrated cursor routing keys located left and right of the display; alternatively, a navistick (mini-joystick) can be used to place the cursor. The Pronto! 18 includes an eight-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes, and it provides natural speech output in addition to the braille display. It can be us

Pronto! Qs

Pronto! QS is a braille notetaker and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Pronto! QS includes a standard 69-key QWERTY keyboard with tactile markers for entering data and natural sounding speech output. It can be used as a notebook, calendar with diary, voice recorder, address and phone book, clock, standard and scientific calculator, altitude and compass information, and an MP3 player. It has one built-in microphone and two bui

Quick and Easy Expanded Core Curriculum The Hatlen Center Guide

Quick and Easy Expanded Core Curriculum The Hatlen Center Guide is designed for individuals low vision. Quick & Easy Expanded Core Curriculum is designed for transition students who are visually impaired. The included lessons were chosen to address the most common gaps found within this population and require little time, expertise, or equipment to implement by the educational team and family members. The lessons, categorized by setting (home/school or community) are intentionally designed t

Quick Link Pen

Quick Link Pen is designed for use by with students with handwriting or keyboarding difficulties or anyone who needs to take notes and summarize documents quickly and efficiently. Users can store up to 500 pages of text at a time. It is equipped with a touch screen, stylus and an icon based menu. It is used like a highlighter that does not leave a mark on printed material. It will also read stored notes aloud. The Quick Link Pen comes complete with an American Heritage Dictionary to provide ins

Quick Pick Counting (Model 1-03574-00)

Quick Pick Counting, model 1-03574-00, is a tactile educational game designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision or cognitive disabilities. This game teaches children to count to 12 with raised-line symbols and to read braille numbers. There are 50 one-sided game cards and two direction cards in the set. The student counts the tactile symbols and then reads the correct braille number. The raised-line symbols are embossed only; the number answers are in large print and braille.

Quick Pick Math (Models 1-03570-00, 1-03571-00, 1-03572-00, & 1-03573-00)

Quick Pick Math are math games designed for use by students aged five years and up who are blind or have low vision. Games include Addition, model 1-03570-00; Subtraction, model 1-03571-00; Multiplication, model 1-03572-00; and Division, model 1-03573-00. Each math game consists of a plastic packet that holds fifty cards in braille and large print. A math question and four possible answers are on the front and back of each card. The plastic packet has four holes on its edge corresponding to the

Raised Line Checkbook For Educational Purposes (Model 1-03500-00)

Checks printed with raised lines on regulation checkbook paper and interleaved with braille paper for stub record keeping. Entire booklet is bound in perfect binding, and checks are perforated for easy detachment. Each booklet contains 50 checks and stubs. For educational purposes.

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

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

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

Recognizing Landforms: An Audio-Tutorial Program In Map Study (Model 1-01110-00)

Recognizing Landforms: An Audio-Tutorial Program in Map Study, model 1-01110-00, is audio map skills training designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This audio program uses fun characters on audio cassette tape to introduce 40 map reading skills, such as distinguishing mountains from valleys and channels from bays. The program includes ten brightly colored tactile landforms; six two-track, 1 7/8 ips (inch per second) cassette tapes; and teacher's and program manuals in pr

Relief Map for Dark Use

Relief Map for Dark Use is a map designed for individuals with low vision. Relief map of the continental U.S. with elevations that are exaggerated 20 times. Ocean floors are incised with latitude and longitude lines. This plastic map uses high-contrast paint to depict water areas as blue and land surfaces as yellow and brown.

Relief Map For Desk Use (Model 1-01650-00)

The Relief Map for Desk Use, model 1-01650-00, is a tactile map designed to show elevations in the United States for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This relief map shows the continental U.S. with elevations that are exaggerated 20 times in relation to horizontal areas. Ocean floors are incised with latitude and longitude lines. This map uses high-contrast paint to depict water areas as blue and land surfaces as yellow and brown. DIMENSIONS: 21.25 x 15.25 inches.

Sal2

SAL2 is a braille reading tutorial program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software is designed for use with the Talking Tactile Tablet from Touch Graphics, Inc. (see separate entry). The program helps students acquire new braille skills and enhance their braille reading and writing. Students place a paper braille worksheet on the TTT, then a "virtual instructor" provides encouraging audio feedback as students work their way through the lessons. Students wo

Sal2 Mangold Braille Reading Program For Teens & Adults - Books 1 & 2

SAL2 Mangold Braille Reading Program- Books 1 & 2 is designed teens and adults to help them learn to read and use braille immediately. Clear synthesized speech provides instant feedback regarding the accuracy of the student’s responses. The Teen and Adult Program is designed for students who are fourteen years of age or older. Each courseware package teaches specific skills that lead to mastery of the braille literary reading code.

Sandy Trails Braille Tracking System

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To teach pre-schoolers with some useable vision who are learning Braille letters to track evenly across a Braille line. The system includes a set of sheets that have been Brailled. The full Braille cell (the “for” sign) is written on alternate lines of all sheets. The first sheet introduced has blank lines between the “for” sign lines, enabling beginners to simply work on moving across the page and back. The second sheet introduced works on efficiency, and a sin

Sci-Plus Series 200 Scientific Calculator

The Sci-Plus Series 200 Scientific Calculator is a large display calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. This calculator performs scientific, statistical, and trigonometric calculations. It features a high- contrast liquid crystal (LCD) display in a rugged, portable case. The positive activation keypad has enlarged, proportional numerals with color-differentiated operation keys. A large print owners manual is included. POWER: Uses lithium-ion battery or standard current. A co

Sci-Plus Series 300 Scientific Calculator With Speech

Sci-Plus Series 300 Scientific Calculator With Speech is a large display and voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This calculator has selectable speech output and a high-contrast liquid crystal display (LCD), and performs scientific, statistical, and trigonometric calculations. Its positive activation keypad has enlarged, proportional numerals with color-differentiated operation keys. Other features include a rugged, portable case, volume cont

Sense Of Science: Animals (Model 1-08990-00)

Sense of Science: Animals, model 1-08990-00 is a science tutorial program designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This multisensory program helps young students with vision disabilities understand animals through tactile / visual overlays. It is the second module of a series designed to help teachers make the world of science accessible, understandable, and enjoyable, for students with vision disabilities in grades Kindergarten to 3 and for other students who may benefit f

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

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

Sensory Collage Kit

Sensory Collage Kit is designed for children working on improving their sensory processing and fine motor skills. Users are encouraged to learn by sorting and classifying the materials while building a descriptive vocabulary and developing sensory awareness with a variety of textures. First sketch a rough drawing onto large art paper then outline your artwork in black marker. Think about textures and colors then find just the right sensory art materials.

Sentence Tracking (Model Brw3)

Sentence Tracking, model BRW3, is a braille training programs designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This courseware package is designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry) and contains worksheets that provide practice scanning lines of fully contracted Braille with the goal of improving reading speed and word recognition. The learner must differentiate real words from groups of letters that do not spell words. The package conta

Shape Board (Model 1-03710-00)

Designed to provide primary-elementary level child with opportunity to discriminate, sort, and classify geometric figures according to size, shape, color and/or position. Also aids in understanding of directional terms. Consists of green 14 1/4 by 22 1/2 inch board which is mounted with five rows of 3/4 inch yellow flexible pegs, three to each row. Five sets of geometric shapes are included with the board. Each set is made up of one small, three medium, and one large piece of the same shape. The

Slate For Blind/visually Impaired

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To assist a child with visual impairments recognize shapes using a DIY slate. As the child writes on the slate, wool comes out of the pen and sticks to the Velcro on the slate. This project has two parts: the slate and the pen. The slate is constructed of Velcro strips attached to a rectangular piece of plywood. The writing is done on the Velcro material, which comes as a strip allowing the fibers of wool to stick to the nylon hooks. The pen is made f

Slide-A-Round Decimals Math Manipulative

Decimals is a math manipulative designed to help students who are blind or have low vision round, add, subtract and estimate with decimals. This math manipulative is for 3rd grade students and older, and is available in Braille.

Smartglobe Deluxe (Model Pr18S)

SmartGlobe Deluxe, model PR18S, is a voice output globe designed for use by individuals who have low vision or learning disabilities. This globe features interactive lessons with 30 English and six Spanish activities. Activities include quiz games about countries, capitals, major cities, populations, languages, currencies, time, distances, history, science, and current events. There are six additional alternate language options. Activities are activated by touching points on the globe with a Sma

Sony Four-Track Cassette Player/recorder

The Sony Four-Track Cassette Player/Recorder is a four-track cassette player and recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Features include variable speed playback, an external speaker, headphones, a microphone jack, and a tape counter. It will not erase tapes. It comes with a carrying case. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.25 x 3.25 x 4.375 inches.

Sony Radio Cassette-Corder

The Sony Radio Cassette-Corder is a four-track cassette player, two-track cassette player/recorder, and TV/weather band/AM/FM radio designed for use byindividuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit features variable speed control, built-in speakers, and an FM/TV telescopic antenna. The unit does not erase four track cassettes. POWER: Uses four D batteries or alternating current (AC); batteries and a power cord are included. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5 x 10.75 x 6 inches. WEIGHT: 3 pounds 6 oun

Sony Slim-Man

The Sony Slim-Man is a four track cassette player and two track cassette player/recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It plays cassette tapes at 1 7/8 (standard) and 15/16 (Library of Congress Talking Book) speeds. It features a stereo microphone, variable speed control, pause, a tape counter, and microphone and headphone jacks. Print and cassette instructions are included. POWER: Uses four triple-A batteries (included) or alternating current (AC) adapter (in

Sound Literacy

Sound Literacy is app for iPad, iPod,iPhone, intended for people with learning, cognitive disabilities and Dyslexia. It can be used in conjunction with any curriculum that emphasizes phonemic awareness, phonological processing, or morphemic word building. The app includes: blank tiles for counting, ordering, and manipulating the graphemes or any other word part tiles organized in pantries and ready to be pulled onto the workspace for reading and spelling words,  Elkonin boxes can be added to hol

Spangle Tangle: Play and Explore Kit

Spangle Tangle kit is designed for children with low vision. Spangle Tangle provides opportunities for learners to improve visual and tactile attention, communication, and creativity. Through specially designed activities, the learner develops motor, problem-solving, cognitive, self-care, social, and pre-braille skills.

Speaking Language Master (Model Lm-6000)

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

Stanford Achievement Test Braille & Large Type Editions

The Stanford Achievement Test Braille and Large Type Editions are braille and large print assessment evaluation tests designed for use by teachers for the assessment of students who are blind or have low vision. These are braille and large print versions of the Stanford Achievement Test, Form 5, Ninth Edition, 1996, which is designed to measure student performance in the areas of reading, spelling, study skills, language, mathematics, science, social science, and listening skills. Braille and l

Starting Gate Series Set 1 (Models Sgs1, Sgs2, Sgs3, Sgs4, & Sgs5)

The Starting Gate Series Set 1 is a set of five braille books that make up a braille training program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This courseware package is designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry). The five books in this series offer students reading below grade level an opportunity to experience success. Each book contains four short stories on contemporary topics that appeal to young people and adults. Starting wi

Sticky Dots Adhesive

Sticky Dots Adhesive are designed for children with low vision.  These sheets of self-adhesive dots allow you to transfer the dots to various materials.

StorEbook

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

Tack-Tiles Braille Systems

TACK-TILES Braille Systems are a Braille game and instruction kit designed to acquaint children who are blind with raised dot Braille letters within the environment of play. Designed to fit and work like standard snap-together toy building blocks, children can create buildings, figures, cars, etc. while learning Braille. The pieces can be endlessly rearranged during the course of a lesson, encouraging creativity and interest. Because the blocks correspond with standard toy blocks, accessories an

Tactile Colour Textured Self-Adhesive Vinyl

Tactile Colour Textured Self-Adhesive Vinyl is tactile graphics paper designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This colored self-adhesive vinyl follows a system that links colors to textures according to the following scheme: Red, soft and rubbery; orange, soft, rubbery, and bumpy; yellow, hard and bumpy; green, hard, rough, and gritty; blue, fine gritty; purple, ridged dashes; pink, corrugated; brown, wavy ridges; tan, linoleum or leather-like; gray, fine etched; black,

Tactile Demonstration Thermometer (Model 1-03020-00)

The Tactile Demonstration Thermometer, model 1-03020-00, is a tactile teaching thermometer designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This tactile teaching aid allows students to read, set, and compare temperature independently. It has a two-texture, two-color adjustable "mercury column" with an easy-grip tactile indicator. Fahrenheit and Celsius scales are presented in both large print and braille, with tactile degree markings every five or ten degrees. COLOR: The thermomete

Tactile Maps

The Tactile Map is an accessible map and tactile map designed for people who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This customized map features a tactile map vocabulary developed by Coco Raynes Associates that introduces architectural spaces and other sites. These maps, which are custom designed and produced by the manufacturer for each location, use glass, metal or photopolymer to provide a tactile representation of the environment. It may also be used to provide emergency evacuation info

Tactile Quilt

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a one-year-old child who is blind with the opportunity to explore different textures. Squares of fabric of varying textures are sewn together into a quilt. To provide additional textures, fabric paint is used to create thick dots on a square and beads are sewn in a pattern on another square. Jingle bells can be sewn between two or more of the squares to provide auditory stimulus. Personal items from the child's family also can be attached to individu

Tactile Test Of Basic Concepts (Model 1-08830-00)

Tactile version of the Boehm Test of Basic Concepts assesses the young child's mastery of concepts essential to understanding oral communication. This includes such fundamentals as top, bottom, middle, over, under, inside, outside, next to, etc. Set includes 5 practice cards, 50 test cards made of high-impact plastic, a class record form, and TTBC and BTBC test manuals.

Tactile Town: 3-D Orientation And Mobility Kit

Tactile Town: 3-D Orientation and Mobility Kit is designed for use by students ages 5 and older, who are visually impaired and blind. Assists in the development of cognitive mapping skills by helping students perceive and organize their physical environment specific to concepts such as street layouts, intersections, route patterns, city block arrangements, etc. Encourages active participation and interaction with displayed map layouts so that concepts and skills, not conveniently accessed throug

Talkcalc

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

Talking Calculator

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

Talking Calculator

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

Talking Calculator

The Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The talking calculator has a clear female voice with a built-in volume control. It announces the numbers appearing on its eight-digit LCD readout display with numbers 0.625 inches high. It adds, subtracts, divides, multiplies and calculates percentages. OPTIONS: English or Spanish. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included).

Talking Calculator English/spanish

The Talking Calculator English/Spanish is a voice output multi-language calculator and alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This multi-purpose calculator has large bright buttons and a large print display, and it speaks the numbers on the display in a clear female voice in English or Spanish. In addition to its calculator functions, this product also functions an alarm clock with an alarm, date, and 12 or 24 hour mode. A female voice also announces the ti

Talking Labquest

The Talking LabQuest is a voice output module for scientific data sensors designed to allow people who are blind or low vision to use scientific instruments in a laboratory setting to collect data while conducting experiments. The Talking LabQuest is a handheld device that is compatible with over 70 electronic sensors (not included) that take physical, biological, and chemical measurements. The Talking LabQuest is intended to allow students who are blind or have low vision to participate in labo

Talking Pocket Calculator

The Talking Pocket Calculator is a voice output calculator and alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This talking pocket calculator is lightweight and portable. It has a large print 8 digit LCD display of numbers that are read aloud and basic arithmetic and memory functions. It also has an LCD clock with alarm. POWER: Uses 2 AAA batteries (not included).

Talking Toolbox

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

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

Talkman Xl

The Talkman XL is a stereo four-track cassette player/recorder and stereo AM/FM radio designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit also plays and records standard two- track cassettes. It features a built-in speaker, variable speed, a pause control, an external stereo microphone, and headphones. Cassette and print instructions are included. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries or alternating current (AC) adapter (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5.5 x 1.5 x 3.5 inches.

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

Tangible Object Cards

The Tangible Object Cards are a vocabulary enhancement activity for people with language, learning and communication disabilities. The cards are also intended for people who are blind or have low vision. Each card displays a word on the top portion and there is corresponding object securely fastened to the bottom of the card. These cards allow a person to learn to associate a word with the actual object it represents. Cards with SymbolStix symbols are available for an additional cost. The core s

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

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

Testtalker

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

Texas Instruments Calcu-Talk (Model 66, 1812, & T166)

Texas Instruments voice output calculator with algebraic notation. Easy to use and understand, for students in basic math courses or professionals requiring basic algebraic capability. Voice announces display on command when "talk" button is pressed. Comes with rechargeable batteries, charger, carrying case, earphone and jack.

Textured Paper Collection (Model 1-03275-00)

The Textured Paper Collection is tactile graphics paper designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. The kit contains tactile colored sheets that can be cut out and applied to another surface for such purposes as making tactile items on worksheets, creating area patterns in tactile diagrams, adding texture to adapted storybooks, creating tactile artworks, or labeling household items or books. In addition to paper, vinyl, and Tactile Colours paper in various colors, the kit incl

The Abacus Made Easy: Braille (Model 5-00220-00) & Large Type (Model 4-00100-00)

"The Abacus Made Easy," by Davidow, published in Braille (model 5-00220-00) and large print (model 4-00100-00), is an instruction book on the Cranmer abacus designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision.

The Bridge To Braille

The Bridge to Braille is a manual for teaching braille to children who are blind or have low vision. It is a step-by-step guide that shows parents and teachers how to help blind children progress from early literacy experiences all the way to full participation in the classroom. Topics include reading and math readiness, braille reading and writing techniques, the Nemeth braille math code, techniques for doing math in braille, literary and textbook format, correcting and editing braille, how to

The Globe: Tactile And Visual (Model 1-01551-00)

The Globe: Tactile and Visual, model 1-01551-0, is a tactile globe designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is a basic table-top visual political globe with a clear plastic overlay that shows continent outlines, higher and lower elevations, and lines of latitude and longitude. Tactile markings include a thick raised line to denote the equator; dashed raised lines for the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capicorn; a solid raised line for the Prime Meridian; and a das

Ti-83 Trainer

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

Tiger Software Suite

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

Touch The Invisible Sky

Touch the Invisible Sky, by Noreen Grice, Simon Steel, and Doris Daou, is a braille, large print, and tactile graphics book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 60-page book contains color images of nebulae, stars, galaxies, and telescopes. Space images are based on observatons in visible and non-visible wavelengths (radio waves, x-rays, gamma rays, and ultraviolet). Each space image is embossed with transparent lines, bumps, and other textures to define details

Touch The Universe: A Nasa Braille Book Of Astronomy

Touch the Universe: A NASA Braille Book of Astronomy, by Noreen Grice, is a braille science book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The book includes 14 pages of photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, with a combination of Braille and large-print captions on facing pages. The book is embossed with shapes that represent various astronomical objects such as stars, gas clouds, and jets of matter streaming into space. Starting at Earth, it proceeds through the sol

Touchable Boxes

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To teach math concepts, spatial orientation, and other concepts to students who are blind or who have low vision. The box begins with a plastic box with a smooth, flat, snap-lock top. Place two strips of self-adhesive Velcro in parallel lines on the lid, so they resemble lines on a sheet of paper. Turn the lid over and attach three parallel lines. This creates a set of worksheet templates. Other configurations and layouts for special uses can be created using additional

Tpb Reader

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

Triangle

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

U.s. Puzzle Map (Model 1-01140-00)

The U.S. Puzzle Map, model 1-01140-00, is a tactile map and educational puzzle designed for teaching U.S. geography to children who are blind or have low vision. This take-apart political topographical map of the United States has a lightweight frame and colorful pieces representing individual states. Features include tactile mountains, rivers, and state capitals; incised state boundaries; state name abbreviations in braille; tactile latitude and longitude lines; finger holes for easy removal of

Using The Cranmer Abacus For The Blind (Models 4-27110-00 & 6-50100-00)

"Using the Cranmer Abacus for the Blind," by Gissoni, is a Cranmer abacus instruction book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is available in a braille edition, no. 6-50100-00, and a large print edition, no. 4-27110-00.

Victor Reader Classic

Victor Reader Classic is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Victor Reader Classic reads talking books recorded in digital format, which allows fast and easy navigation through the structure of a book. Unlike talking books on cassette, Victor Reader allows the reader to jump straight to a specific section or passage, skip from page to page, or consult the table of contents without rewinding and fast-forwarding to find a specific pas

Victor Reader Classic Plus

Victor Reader Classic Plus is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This player enables professionals and students to read complex and highly structured books like textbooks, reference works, and school manuals. It supports all DAISY navigation levels, including navigation by chapter, section, page, or paragraph, and allows placement of multiple bookmarks. The device also plays audio and MP3 CDs. It has variable speed playback with pitch

Victor Reader Classic Plus With Recording

The Victor Reader Classic Plus with Recording is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This device plays digital talking books in DAISY format, with navigation by chapter, section, page, and paragraph. The player has variable speed playback with pitch compensation. Users can place multiple bookmarks and record spoken notes while reading. A Key Describer function announces the functions of each key. The device also

Victor Reader Soft

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

Victor Reader Wave

Victor Reader Wave is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This device plays DAISY format digital talking books, as well as MP3s and music CDs, and includes variable speed playback with auto-pitch compensation. It has a compact clamshell shape with a telephone-style keypad and tactile zones to aid users in identifying controls, and includes both audio and visual indicators for reading position (book title and sec

Virtual Pencil

Virtual Pencil is math training software designed for use by students who have difficulty using a pencil, including students who are blind or have low vision, upper extremity disabilities, or learning disabilities. This software can be used by students to solve mathematics problems without the use of a pencil, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. When the software is opened, a split screen appears, looking like a window with two panes. The left pane shows a tree directo

Visual Light Experience Kit

Visual Light Experience Kit contains an assortment of light show devices. The kit is designed to help develop visual perceptual skills including visual tracking, visual scanning and to improve visual attention and engagement in children and adults. The kit includes: Magical Light Show Fiber Flash Lamp Spinning Light Show Plasma Star String Thing with Lights Jelly Ball Lamp Glowing Goo Tube Go Everywhere Light Show Oggz Double Disco Ball Laser Kaleidoscope Bright Red Switch

Voice Learning Edition For Windows

The vOICe Learning Edition for Windows is an audible mobility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software translates video images from a digital camera into sound. When used with a notebook computer and headphones, it functions as a portable mobility system. The program has speech output controls for its major functions, with a mute button. Sound translations can be made of video images in three-dimensional, digital zoom, slow-motion, fast-motion, and

Voice Of Daisy (Vod)

Voice of DAISY (VOD) is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. The two formats that can be played with VOD are: DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and NCC only, and DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and full text. VOD cannot play DAISY digital talking books that are encrypted for copyr

Voice Of Daisy Lite (Vod Lite)

Voice of DAISY Lite (VOD LITE) is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. The two formats that can be played with VOD are: DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and NCC only, and DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and full text. VOD cannot play DAISY digital talking books that are encrypted

Voicenote Bt

VoiceNote BT is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is made through a nine-key braille keyboard while output is delivered through synthetic speech. The notetaker has a Windows CE operating system and a program suite that includes a word processor that can read and write files in Microsoft Word format; a planner with a calendar, scheduler, and diary with audible alarms; an address list manager; an e-mail program with POP3 access; a scientifi

Voicenote Qt

VoiceNote QT is an electronic notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. Input is made through a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) computer keyboard while output is delivered through synthetic speech. This notetaker has a Windows CE operating system and a program suite that includes a word processor that can read and write files in Microsoft Word format; a planner with a calendar, scheduler, and diary with audible alarms; an address list manager; an e-mail program with PO

Weight

Weight is a math manipulative designed to help students who are blind or have low vision round, add, subtract and estimate with pounds and ounces. Weight is for 4th grade students and older.

Who's Afraid Of Braille Music?

Who's Afraid of Braille Music? A Short Introduction and Resource Handbook for Parents and Students, by Richard Taesch and William McCann, is a braille music manual designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Available in Braille or print, this book explains the braille system for music notation, and shows how to read, write, play, and sing music in braille. Lessons and assignments are included.

Word Tracking High Frequency Words (Model Brw2)

Word Tracking High Frequency Words, model BRW2, is a braille training program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This courseware package is designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry). This training program contains worksheets with exercises on the 500 most frequently used words in the English language in fully contracted (grade 2) braille. The package contains 63 pages. Each page contains a specific braille word for the st

World at Your Fingers( Model 1-01190-00)

World at Your Fingers is a map designed for individuals with low vision.  World At Your Fingers features a large tactile reference map showing the major oceans and land masses of the Earth using high-contrast raised surfaces, braille and print labels, and textured lines and areas. It also shows major mountain ranges, rivers, and lines of longitude and latitude. This product also includes four additional maps: Embossed world map, Raised-line world map, Antarctica map, and Sinusoidal map.

World Maps (Model 5-06001-00)

World Maps, model 5-06001-00, are tactile maps designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These thermoformed tactile maps are an aid to geographic instruction and orientation. This volume contains tactile maps of all the continents, regions, and countries of the world. Maps are reproduced from works by The Princeton Braillists. The maps are thermoformed on vinyl with clear variations in height and texture, and show rivers, mountain ranges, bodies of water, and other physic

WriteWell

WriteWell is an online software designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities for the purpose of giving them a better way to write, through offering templates and prompts.

Zoom 6000

Low vision projection system allows inspection of images which can be magnified up to 720X. Video camera is used with closed circuit television or CCD camera and monitor. Working distances range from 37mm to 177mm. Magnification from 23X to 36X at camera; 4.6X to 720X on a 9 inch monitor. Various lenses and adapters available.

ZoomText Magnifier/Reader

The ZoomText Magnifier/Reader is designed for people with low vision to be able to have everything on their computer screen read aloud to them and their text to be magnified. The user can search the web for specific words or phrases. As the user navigates, each item is highlighted and announced. The user can have the WebFinder read aloud from that location, click a link or continue to search. The user can also record text from their computer, transfer it to a mobile device and listen later. Full

 
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