World's largest online accessible library of copyrighted content for people with print disabilities. Collection has over 90,000 digital books including textbooks, children's books, literature, popular books, special collections, newspapers and magazines that can be easily downloaded in DAISY or BRF formats. Membership is free for U.S. students with qualified print disabilities, and members get free reading software for PC and Mac.
Mac OS X Snow Leopard includes VoiceOver 3 - an updated version of Apple's screen-access technology. VoiceOver 3 includes new features such as gesture support, braille display mirroring, spoken hints, autospeaking web pages, web page summaries, web table support, customizable verbosity and more. Additional new features allow collaboration between sighted and low-vision users by providing visual cues, captions, and a braille panel.
Closed captioning and subtitling software. MacCaption (Mac) and CaptionMaker (PC) come in many different versions. The right software for you depends on what format(s) you want to deliver with captions and/or subtitles.
FlashCards is designed to make it easy for you to create your own flashcards on the iPhone. It is simple to generate sets of your own flashcards. Put whatever you want on a card: text, pictures, or even audio. Create as many sets as you want with as many cards as you want.
Use this software to support writing transcription including legibility and spelling accuracy. Transcription and spelling accuracy are supported through voice recognition permitting students to dictate verbally to the computer and have their dictation translated into digital text. Basic voice commands are available for computer control. This software also allows students to dictate into a portable digital recorder and then have the dictation transcribed to text.
Use Audible to find and download spoken audio books, information, educational programming, and other spoken media (radio, TV programs, magazines and newspapers). Audible audio files are compatible with many audio players, mobile phones and streaming media devices, files can also be downloaded using Windows PC or Macintosh computers, and burned to a CD. Using the Audible App allows the user to download, play and store multiple titles on their mobile device. Various subscription levels and pricing are available.
ChinCheeka is a 2-in-1 switch designed for those users who can use their head (rotate and nod) to activate 2 switches.
The Community Integration Suite is AbleLink's original handheld suite, designed to make basic daily organization, scheduling, task-completion, and cell phone use available in a picture-and-audio touch screen format. Tasks can be designed with personalized audio and visual cues, including video clips. The Community Integration Suite runs on Windows Mobile PDA's and SmartPhones.
Endeavor Desktop Environment transforms the face of computer technology. Every individual vies a customized desktop that delivers personalized content in a simplified picture-and-audio environment. Content for individual users can be managed by administrators on the local machine or via a remote connection. Endeavor includes AbleLink's simplified media player, email, web browser, and task prompter, as well as easy access to any other program's on the user's computer. Note: A free trial is available.
The satalight™ is an Assistive Technology Interactive Learning Station, accessible to people with significant physical and/or learning disabilities, including those in wheelchairs. The ADA wheelchair compliant satalight™ offers multi-sensory stimulation, allows for annotation and touch on an interactive whiteboard with a high output projector and has the capability to incorporate additional components.