CDesk AdaptiveVoice is a stand-alone software program for the eye-sight impaired, low-vision, and senior citizen that enables access to the most-used functions of their computer. CDesk is a single program with 20 core applications, built to be user-friendly and accessible with the use of a consistent user interface. 'PEGGY’ is the software's speech recognition system that allows for a hands free user experience.
Dana is a word processor designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This hand-held device has a full-size keyboard, Palm OS operating system, and a wide screen display in a polycarbonate ABS case. Users can use this device to write a story, organize the week, record an appointment, or read an eBook. The units come with AlphaWord word processor software; two USB ports, two expansion slots, and an IrDA (infrared) port for sharing data and software with other devices; a CD-ROM with
The Forte is a word processor designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. The Forte has a QWERTY keyboard and an LCD display. This portable device is available in various packages. The Forte Basic Package includes a Forte keyboard and the basic software package which features flash drive compatibility, wireless fire transfer, abbreviation expansion, sticky keys, spell-check disable, a dictionary, cut/copy/paste functions, scoring program, and formatted file transfer. The premium
The Fusion Portable Keyboard is a word processor designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. Features include a large liquid crystal display (LCD) with adjustable font sizes, Math 101 math facts practice, and a wide variety of other writing supports. Functions that students use most frequently like the thesaurus, font size adjustment, and word prediction have dedicated keys for one-button access. All other options, like cut and paste, disabling spell check, or adjustments to word
GoodReader 4 is an iTunes application that can help individuals with communication problems by organizing PDFs of very large size, TXT documents with high-resolution graphics and pictures, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML files, and Safari web archives. Regarding audio and video files it is natively supported by IOS. Compatible with iPhone and iPad. Version 4.3.0 offers a “WiFi only” option for scheduled Auto Sync in App settings. SIZE: 40.7 megabytes.
LANGUAGE: English only.
The Laser PC6 with Text-to-Speech Option is a portable word processor designed for use by children or adults with vision, reading, or communication disabilities. This one-piece unit features a full-sized keyboard and a liquid crystal display (LCD). The text-to-speech cartridge ($50) plugs into the expansion slot in the back of the unit; the user then plugs in the headphones (included), adjusts the volume, and selects the text-to-speech option from the main menu to hear word-processing files, the
The MyGait Elite Computer is a computer terminal designed for use by older adults or individuals with cognitive disability. This all-in-une unit comes fully assembled, and provides easy access to computer and the Internet for people who have computer literacy challenges. The MyGait Elite features an integrated 20-inch high definition monitor, a built-in web camera for video chat capability, an integrated DVD/CD player for playback, and 200 percent zoom or magnification capability. The computer's
Neo 1 is a word processor designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This portable device has a full keyboard and a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen, with instant on/off, one button file access, and auto-save. The unit comes loaded with AlphaWord Plus word processor software, which includes a spell-checker and thesaurus, user dictionary, find/replace and word count, Spanish-English word lookup, and a built-in help system for quick access to command references. Built-in SmartA
Neo 2 keyboards are word processors designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities and upper extremity disabilities. This portable device has a full keyboard and a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen, with instant on/off, one button file access, and auto-save. The unit comes loaded with AlphaWord Plus word processor software, which includes a spell-checker and thesaurus, user dictionary, find/replace and word count, Spanish-English word lookup, and a built-in help system for quick a
Write:Outloud To Go is a voice output word processor designed for use by individuals with learning disaibilities. This system combines Write:Outloud (see separate entry) software from Don Johston, the Dana portable word processor from Renaissance Learning (see entry), and a VoiceCard. Students can use it to take notes in class, collect research in the library, or write essays with speech feedback. Auditory support helps the student self-evaluate voice, word choice, and sentence fluency. Informat