For those who are learning to read, Route 66 Literacy is a web-based service that provides literacy instruction for persons (adolescents and adults) with developmental disabilities and/or those who are learning to speak, read, and write English. For those who are teaching reading, Route 66 is designed to help teachers and non-teachers (volunteers, parents) teach reading and writing.
The Roller II Joystick (pictured) is still available and is the most adaptable mouse substitute on the market. The Roller II Joystick is a sturdy three button switch adaptable pointing devices. Roller II has separate buttons for left click, right click and drag lock with color corresponding switch ports on the back of the units. A flashing light indicates the drag button has been activated.
The ReadingPen®2 is designed specifically to help readers improve their reading skills. This fully portable scanning device helps with reading fluency and comprehension by providing immediate definitions for scanned text. Scanned text and definitions can be read aloud, allowing readers to maintain their reading flow, even when encountering unfamiliar words.
The features have changed. New are the following: Access the Bookshare collection directly from the app
• Browse, search and download books quickly and easily, including those with images
• Read words on the screen with synchronized text-to-speech (Read2Go audio on)
• Read with highly natural Acapela voices and navigate with VoiceOver gestures (Read2Go audio on, VoiceOver on)
• Read with Apple VoiceOver gestures and voice (VoiceOver on, Read2Go audio off)
The orbiTouch is a keyless ergonomic keyboard solution that removes the barrier posed by the traditional keyboard/mouse combination. This tool may benefit users with repetitive stress injuries, hand and finger injuries, limited fine motor skills, reduced finger function and other cognitive and physical challenges. The orbiTouch also has an integrated mouse, allowing users to have full keyboard and mouse capability.
Use the No-Hands Mouse with students who are unable to use hand movement to access a standard mouse. The No-Hands Mouse enables users to access a computer using a foot-controlled mouse; one pedal controls cursor movement while the other pedal controls clicking.
NFB-NEWSLINE is a free audio newspaper service providing access for print-disabled individuals to newspapers, magazines and television listings from all over the country.Subscribers can access NEWSLINE from any touch tone phone, online, via email, or by download to a digital talking-book player or MP3 device. NEWSLINE currently features over 300 newspapers and many magazines including: * New York Times * USA Today * Christian Science Monitor * Wall Street Journal * TIME for Kids * Rolling Stone * The New Yorker * The Economist * Smithsonian
My School Day teaches older children (of cognitive age 6 - 12) appropriate interactions and basic classroom social skills such as compromising, resolving conflicts, responding to teasing and following the rules. The CD-ROM offers more than 100 different real-life scenarios to demonstrate common student interactions, and covers a full range of social problem-solving, playground politics and peer relationships within a school setting. This program has unique features that allow parents and teachers to tailor the video sequences to match each child's individual skill level.
My Reading Coach is consistent with the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading. It is a structured, flexible, mastery-based, multi-sensory educational software program that provides a virtual reading specialist and speech pathologist to every student. Embedded Teacher Intelligence™ individualizes instruction to help each student reach grade level in the skill areas of phonemic awareness, phonics sounds and rules, vocabulary, word Structure, syntactic processing and reading comprehension.
My Community teaches children and young people appropriate social behaviors, interactions, expectations and safety precautions with various peers and adults in their community. Using video of real people interacting in different settings, this CD teaches children and young people (with a cognitive age of 5-15 years) appropriate social behaviors, interactions, expectations and safety precautions, and features an assortment of peers and adults commonly encountered in the community.