The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to related words. Its display encourages exploration and learning. Available both as a desktop version and a web version. Additional features of Visual Thesaurus include Spelling Bee and Vocab Grabber. Spelling Bee: User is challenged by a series of words, with the spelling difficulty adapted to the user's individual skill level.
MyTobii P10 is a portable eye-controlled communication device. Includes a 15” screen, eye control device and computer integrated into one unit. The user can opt to connect to a power source, such as a wall socket, power wheelchair or separate battery. The device can be mounted for use at a desk, wheelchair, bed or anywhere suitable for the user.
The AGC provides the functionality of handheld scientific calculators commonly used in the classroom. Operating on a flexible Windows platform and augmented with audio and tactile feedback, the AGC provides an alternative for people who cannot effectively use a handheld calculator, or those seeking a more interactive interface for math.
The IntegraMouse enables the user to activate all mouse functions with as little as 10 grams of lip pressure. Left and right mouse clicks can be made with the built in sip and puff switch. Use this tool for students who cannot access a standard mouse and have breath control.
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.
The purpose of this study was to examine a synergistic application of three different technologies to improve the keyboarding accuracy of an individual with significant motor disorders. Three keyboarding technologies were layered to measure the power of each assistive technology independently and collectively. The results show a significant increase in typing accuracy using the technologies in an integrated manner. Implications and suggestions for future research are put forth.
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.
Aimed at kids aged between 3 and 6, and using the best ‘phonics’ teaching techniques, PocketPhonics introduces kids to each of the key letter sounds. As they learn the sounds, the app guides them how to write each letter through its unique follow-me arrow making it easy to learn how to correctly form letters.
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.
Experimental and control groups of first graders at risk for learning disabilities. Experimental group used IntelliTools Reading. All were pre and post tested for knowledge of onset, rime, word identification, phonemic awareness, and writing. Experimental group made significant gains in some areas.