MathType has three important accessibility capabilities. First of all, MathType can be used as an add-on to Microsoft Word to enable students with hand writing or mobility issues to create math equations with a computer, either via the keyboard, mouse, or with a variety of adaptive mouse tools. Secondly, MathType can be used to create accessible math content via MathType's MathPage function. The resulting web document can then be read with any MathML-enabled screen reader or assistive technology application.
The StealthSwitch is a switch interface that connects to the computer using a USB cable and is available with 5 or 10 switch ports. The StealthSwitch is fully programmable with all settings stored in the switch interface. Supports mouse clicks, drag lock, hotkeys, toggle keys, keystrokes and macros.
Sonocent Audio Notetaker allows users to capture full recordings of classes or meetings, visualizing audio as chunks, phrase by phrase, making it easier to return to a specific part of a recording later. The software and companion app enables the user to bring together all information on a topic, highlight specific sections of audio, add photos, slides, and additional notes to the original recording. Notes can then be exported and shared. Available as either a yearly subscription/license or perpetual license with automatic updates.
The Freestyle is an adjustable split ergonomic keyboard designed to adapt to the specific needs of each user. Featuring simple, sturdy adjustment mechanisms and inter-changable accessories (Incline or VIP accessories, purchased separately) to provide additional capabilities. These three configurations allow the user to choose features that offer complete separation and/or adjustable front splay, adjustable or fixed tenting, plus integrated and removable, padded palm supports.
Dragon Speech Recognition offers a variety of speech-to-text programs for home, school, and office use. Features accurate speech recognition, dictation and transcription.
This device allows a user to control the cursor with sips or puffs of air on a mouth tube.
Use this tool for students who have difficulty controlling a mouse, but are able to point with reliable accuracy. The Smart Cat is a desktop touchpad/pointing device that functions in much the same way as a standard mouse; users can use one-touch scrolling, double-click, etc. Features distinctive sounds for each operation.
The BIGtrack has a 3 inch trackball which may require less fine motor control than a standard trackball. It has a left and a right mouse click button located behind the trackball to avoid unwanted mouse clicks. The BIGtrack also allows for 2nd Mouse Connection both the BIGtrack and a second mouse can be connected allowing simultaneous participation. The BIGtrack is is also available in a switch adapted version.
The Switch-Adapted optical mouse is a standard mouse with two standard 1/8" plugs for two switches. Its left and right mouse clicks have been adapted so that you can use a switch for activation.
Use this switch with students who can control movement and access a smaller target area (2 ½ inch activation surface). Switch also provides tactile and audible feedback.