QuickTac provides a fast and simple way to create tactile graphics that can be inserted into your Duxbury Braille Translator (DBT) document, printed or embossed for use by blind, low vision and other special educational uses. The program permits an unlimited number of images to be produced and no further programs or updates need to be purchased.
MovieCaptioner is an easy-to-use video captioning software that will help even a total novice to make their videos accessible to deaf and hearing impaired students. In short, if you can type, you can use MovieCaptioner. It can export many formats, including embedded QT captions, YouTube captions, and captions for DVDs and broadcast TV.
This reading tool is a Mac or PC screenreader with study features such as: word prediction, homophone alert, customizable text and background colors and layout, single word pronunciation or full text to speech, and reads text on the web.
Stages is a seven-level developmental framework that describes a learner's cognitive and language abilities. Stages helps schools comply with alternate assessment mandates by providing an accessible way to assess learners with special needs. Stages also serves as a selection guide for curriculum activities (including both software and off-computer activities). The sequence of seven Stages is based on the work of Madalaine Pugliese, a nationally recognized authority in the fields of assistive and instructional technologies.
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)
JAWS works with a user's PC to provide access to software applications and the Internet by reading information on the screen aloud. Also outputs to refreshable Braille displays. New features include Research It, Word Index, a free software DAISY player, and enhancements specifically for Windows 7, including UI Automation support and improved ARIA support. The new Research It feature lets users quickly access information for any application and immediately return to what they were doing.
2goPC is a small, lightweight (2.8 lbs) netbook computer with a built-in carrying handle. With drop-proof construction, protective cover and spill resistant keyboard, it is designed to be rugged and durable. Configuration on Intel® Atom™ equipped units includes Intel® 1.6GHz Atom™ CPU, 1GB RAM and 40GB Hard Drive. 2 USB ports allow for USB port, external hard drive, keyboard and mouse. Can assist students with reading, writing, math and science material.
The Tiger Software Suite allows users to quickly create Braille transcriptions of text and graphics from within programs such as MS Word and Excel. Users can also print the original text along with the Braille transcription. An assistive technology for writing skills.
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.
The BrailleNote Touch combines the functionality of a note taker and KeySoft with the features of a smartphone or tablet. This Braille Tablet additionally provides Google Play Store access for third party apps. KeySoft has been upgraded to be optimized for newer technology, provide automatic software updates, an easy-to-navigate menu interface, first letter navigation, and keyboard shortcuts. TouchBraille offers users the ability to type braille on a touchscreen, with Virtual Keys, and minimal finger movement required for silent typing.