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Resources

Adaptive Computer Technology has the following resources available. After each description is the disability for which it is intended.

Explanation of abbreviations:
(LD) Learning Disability
(VI) Visual Impairment
(MI) Mobility Impairment

ADAPTIVE HARDWARE

Articulating Keyboard Trays

keyboard trays that adjust to various heights and angles. Provides accessibility and comfort for wheelchair users

MI

ClassMate Reader

portable reading device with adjustable font size

LD, VI

Intellikeys keyboard

large character keyboard with optional key guard that is used by individuals with mobility impairments

MI

Juliet Braille Embosser

Braille embosser capable of creating double sided Braille output from computer documents

VI

Kensington Trackball

mouse-like input device that utilizes a free-rolling ball for maximum control

MI

Magic Wand Keyboard

mini adaptive computer keyboard and mouse. Needs only slight hand or head movement and little strength to work.

MI

MyReader 14" CCTV

magnification viewer with optional color variations

VI, LD

Powerbraille Braille 80

an 80-cell refreshable Braille display that can be used with or as an alternative to voice output

VI

VictorReader Stream

a portable reading device capable of playing digital talking books from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, www.audible.com and books in text format through synthesized speech

LD, VI

ADAPTIVE SOFTWARE

Dragon Naturally Speaking

Speech recognition software

LD, MI

Duxbury Braille

Braille translation software

LD, VI

Jaws For Windows

screen reading software for MS Windows

VI

Kurzweil 1000

optical character recognition (OCR) scanner that converts printed material into an electronic format

VI

Kurzweil 3000

optical character recognition (OCR) scanner that converts printed material into an electronic format

LD

TextHELP Read & Write

Tool for people with reading & writing difficulties. Includes screen reading, advanced phonetic spell checker, homophone support & word prediction

LD

Window-Eyes

screen reading software for MS Windows

VI

ZoomText Xtra

screen magnification software which magnifies text and images on the screen

VI