Supernova allows users three ways to access Microsoft Windows programs - text-to-speech, Braille, magnification or a combination of all three. Users can make use of the screen reader in conjunction with magnification to make text easier to read, change font color and size to make text more comfortable to work with, and magnify text up to 60 times. Supernova also works with a wide range of refreshable Braille displays.
Use this program's structured format to design writing activities for students by guiding them through planning, organizing and preparing a first draft. Both graphic and outline formats assist in the writing process. Writing genre templates available.
DBT provides translation and formatting facilities to automate the process of conversion from regular print to braille (and vice versa), and also provides word-processing facilities for working directly in the braille as well as the print. "Fonts" are used for displaying the braille.
Use this tool for students who have difficulty controlling a mouse, but are able to point with reliable accuracy. The Easy Cat is a touchpad/pointing device that allows users to point, click, double-click, and drag text, functioning much like a standard mouse.
Dolphin EasyConverter allows users to create versions of learning printed learning materials that can be converted to Braille, MP3, large print or DAISY digital talking book. This can be done in two ways, either from electronic files on the user's computer or from printed documents scanned in to Microsoft Word. Once the file is created, users can output it in any format they choose, making this a possible solution for classrooms with a wide variety of learning needs for reading.
Easy-Link is a small-sized Braille keyboard that allows users full access to a PDA, mobile phone or laptop. Easy-Link is portable and can fit in purse or pocket, so it can be a useful solution for visually impaired users who use a variety of technology tools in daily living.
EasyProducer allows users to convert any Microsoft Word document into a DAISY digital talking book. Once created, the DAISY text is capable of being searched and navigated by students. EasyProducer automatically adds audio narration, using the selected text-to-speech synthesizer for reading.
The Dolphin EasyReader allows users to read DAISY digital talking books on their PC or laptop without having to purchase a stand-alone DAISY player for reading.
Use the E-Text reader for reading digital text. Students can highlight their notes in one color and important information in another. Then extract just the highlighted information to a new file and have it read aloud.
Expert Space is a digital learning environment for science and social studies content. Includes multiple reading scaffolds to ensure that all students can access content. All articles are leveled according to the Lexile Framework of Reading. Spanish translations and read-aloud tools are also available.