Convert any digital text (online or files) into spoken text with a variety of voices and save as a WAV file. Supports students' engagement with text and boosts listening and reading comprehension.
CrossScanner is a universal way to run software using 1 or 2 switch(es). With the switch(es) plugged into a switch interface, the user is able to perform mouse moves and clicks, double clicks, drags, operate menus and even enter text (with optional OnScreen keyboard). All operation is supervisor-controllable to fine tune CrossScanner to the needs of the user.
CLiCk, Speak is an open source, freely available extension for the Firefox web browser. It is part of the CLC-4-TTS Suite of products, it features a mouse driven interface, and it reads web pages - hence its name. CLiCk, Speak is designed for sighted users who want text-to-speech functionality. It doesn't identify elements or announce events - two features that are important for visually impaired users but unnecessary for sighted users. It also has a simplified, mouse driven interface that is designed to be easy for users familiar with point-and-click graphical user interfaces.
Breeze is a USB sip/puff switch in a compact package. It connects directly to standard USB ports on computers, laptops and AAC devices and provides hardware emulation of mouse buttons or joystick functions. For special applications, sensitivity is selectable and dynamic pressure readings can be directly accessed through the USB interface. The integrated pneumatic port connects directly to a range of available user interface options including Headset and Gooseneck.
Use this switch with students who have visual impairments. The flashing blinker helps visually impaired individuals locate the switch. When the switch is activated, the yellow textured lens lights brightly while music plays and the switch vibrates.
Caption Mic is a "do-it-yourself" captioning system that produces captions with the help of speech recognition technology. A voice captioner echoes what is spoken at an event, and the resulting captions are displayed on a TV monitor or other display device. Use this tool with students who have hearing impairments and need classroom lectures captioned.
Compass software is a functional assessment tool for clinical, educational, and vocational professionals who perform computer access and augmentative communication evaluations. Using eight skill tests in three input device domains (pointing, text entry, and switch use), Compass records data on the speed and accuracy of user actions and generates a summary report. Can be used to evaluate keyboard and mouse use, navigation through menus, and switch use.
The Focus 40 is a portable Braille Display allowing users who are visually impaired to access a computer. The Focus 40 features 40 cells of Braille and has programmable “hot keys” for specific functions. Works with JAWS.
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.
The Focus 80 is a portable Braille Display allowing users who are visually impaired to access a computer. The Focus 80 features 80 cells of Braille and has programmable “hot keys” for specific functions. Works with JAWS.