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1-2-3 How Many Do You See? Cuantos Ves?

1-2-3 How Many Do You See? Cuantos Ves? by Lilia Molina-Ruiz, is a braille and tactile counting book designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. The book is bilingual (English and Spanish), with braille and raised tactile letters and numbers.

2Gb Blank Cartridge For Nls/bard And Library Of Congress New Digital Talking Book Players

The 2GB Blank Cartridge for NLS/BARD and Library of Congress New Digital Talking Book Players is a digital talking book cartridge designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or physical disabilities that prevent holding a book. This cartridge is the new format for digital audio materials from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) of the Library of Congress, and is used by eligible borrowers to download digital talking books and magazines

Abacus Basic Competency: A Counting Method (Models 7-00219-00 & 5-00219-00)

"Abacus Basic Competency: A Counting Method," by Susan M. Millaway, is an instructional manual designed for teaching skills in performing the four basic math operations on the abacus to children and adults who are blind or have low vision. It comes in a large print edition, model 7-00219-00, and a braille edition, model 5-00219-00. The braille edition is 102 pages. This manual employs both instruction and exercises to teach abacus skills, using the Counting Method rather than traditional indirec

Accessibility Suite

Accessibility Suite is a suite of computer access interfaces and functional applications that support reading and writing, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The suite is designed for use in schools, businesses, and other organizations to make workstations accessible to the largest number of users. It includes diverse software that provides support for the differing needs of students, employees, and others who find reading and writing a cha

Acereader Pro

AceReader Pro is a reading tutorial program designed for use by students with learning disabilities, dyslexia, low vision, or auditory or visual discrimination disabilities. This program uses two presentation methods to help the user learn to read more fluently by taking in multiple words at one time. In Rapid Serial Visual Presentation mode, text is displayed in the center of the text area, allowing the user to read without moving his or her eyes. In Tachistoscopic Scroll Presentation mode, te

Adapted Book

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable children with limited hand or finger control to turn pages independently. To adapt the book, number the pages in the book; cut the book apart to separate each page. Laminate each page of the story. Three-hole punch each page and put it in the binder in order. Cut weather stripping into half-inch chunks, peel the backing off each piece and place two or three pieces on each page: one at the top, one at the bottom, and one in the middle. Slide the cov

Affinity Basic & Affinity Basic Vga

Affinity Basic and Affinity Basic VGA are desktop video magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV consists of a base unit with a 60 hertz (Hz) CCD camera above a reading tray. The base unit can be connected to a television monitor (not included) in either an in-line or side-by-side configuration. Affinity Basic VGA can also be connected to a VGA computer monitor. Documents placed on the reading tray can be viewed in color or black and white, with magnification ranging

Affinity Supreme & Affinity Supreme Vga

Affinity Supreme and Affinity Supreme VGA are desktop video magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV has a 60 hertz (Hz) CCD camera above a reading tray, with a monitor that is placed low so that users do not have to look up at the screen. Affinity Supreme VGA can also be connected to a VGA computer monitor. Documents placed on the reading tray can be viewed in color or black and white, with magnification ranging from 2.8 times original size up to 57 times original s

Aladdin Ambassador & Aladdin Ambassador Pro

The Aladdin Ambassador is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This system uses optical character recognition (OCR) technology to convert text from books, magazines, and other printed materials to high-quality speech using DECtalk speech synthesis software. This system has a 1.08 gigabyte hard drive with the capacity to hold 60,000 pages of text. A built-in tape recorder jack allows a tape recorder to be attached to make recordings. Fea

Aladdin Apex (Models Gf9A-17 & Gf9A-20)

The Aladdin Apex, models GF9A-17 and GF9A-20, is a video magnitifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop video magnifier has an adjustable flat panel monitor that can be raised or lowered to bring the image to eye level, moved forward or backward to the optimum viewing distance, and tilted to reduce glare. The monitor also folds down for storage. Viewing features include 24 color select options, high contrast, line markers, shadow masking, and continuous auto focus with

Aladdin Classic

The Aladdin Classic is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a 17-inch black-and-white monitor. The reading table has a large, non-glare platform to accommodate oversized books. The reading table moves freely in any direction and a large easy-to-operate lever locks the table in position. Adjustable drag-and-lock margin stops enable viewing of columns. This system provides print magnification to more than two inches high, br

Aladdin Companion

The Aladdin Companion is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This portable system features a built-in carrying handle, a fixed reading table, and a nine-inch black-and-white monitor. This system provides print magnification to more than one inch high, bright negative viewing mode, and a photo viewing mode. The unit offers magnification from 2.8X to 17.5X. Television inputs enable the unit to be connected to a television for viewing a larger image. Controls inclu

Aladdin Genie Pro

The Aladdin Genie Pro is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system can be used with SVGA and multi-sync monitors, S-video monitors, and television monitors (monitor not included). The reading table has a large, non-glare platform that assists in reading oversized books and moves freely in any direction. This system offers a split screen mode which permits simultaneous display of the magnified image and the computer image or full-screen toggle may be select

Aladdin Pro 75

The Aladdin Pro 75 is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a fully-integrated 14-inch black-and-white monitor. The reading table has a smooth, non-glare platform to accommodate heavy books. The reading table allows reading of a full-sized sheet of paper without repositioning and a large easy-to-operate lever locks the table fully or partially in position. The unit also offers adjustable drag and margin stops. This system p

Aladdin Rainbow

The Aladdin Rainbow is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a 14-inch color monitor. The reading table has a large, non-glare platform to accommodate oversized books. The reading table moves freely in any direction and a large easy-to-operate lever locks the table in position. The unit also offers adjustable drag-and-lock and margin stops for viewing columns. This system provides print magnification to more than three inch

Aladdin Rainbow Pro

The Aladdin Rainbow Pro is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a 14-inch color monitor. The reading table has a large, non-glare platform to accommodate oversized books and it moves freely in any direction.This system provides print magnification to more than three inches high, bright negative viewing mode, color select mode to enable a choice of background and letter color, full-color viewing mode, and full-color photo m

Aladdin Ultra

The Aladdin Ultra is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a 17-inch black-and-white monitor. The reading table has a large, non-glare platform to accommodate oversized books. The reading table moves freely in any direction and a large easy-to-operate lever locks the table in position. Adjustable drag-and-lock margin stops enable viewing of columns. This system provides print magnification to more than four inches high, bri

Aladdin Ultra Pro 75

The Aladdin Ultra Pro 75 is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a 17-inch black-and-white monitor. The Feather Touch reading table has a large, smooth non-glare platform to accommodate heavy books. The reading table moves freely in any direction and a large easy-to-operate lever locks the table in position or minimizes movement from front to back. Adjustable drag-and-lock margin stops enable viewing of columns. This syst

Alcazar Audiobooks

Alcazar Audiobooks are recorded books on CD designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Specializing in classical stories and books for younger listeners, the collection also includes literary classics, books with inspirational themes, and titles commissioned for the home school market.

All About Materials

All About Materials is a language and science tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. To rescue the king in the weird and wobbly land of the Green Jelly, children must know the nature of materials from metal to fabric. Sorting and matching activities, simulations of objects floating and sinking, and experiments with magnetism are some of the ways users interact with the program. Special features include a notepad with talking word banks, narrated tex

All About Ourselves

All About Ourselves is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Young readers and pre-readers use simple drag-and-drop activities to create Venn diagrams, pictograms of eye colors and birthday months, and jigsaw puzzles of body parts. Sequencing, sorting, and labeling activities incorporate topics such as growing up and eating well. Early readers explore the senses and express their thoughts and preferences with the aid of word banks. Full

All About Series Library Pack

The All About Series Library Pack is a language, math skills, and science tutorial program set designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. This six-title set offers speech support and word banks make the programs accessible to both early and non-readers. Titles in the set include All About Ourselves, All About Weather and Seasons, All About Shape and Space, All About Materials, All About number at Level 1, and All About Number Level 2 (each also sold separately; see sepa

All About Shape And Space

All About Shape and Space is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Matching, sorting, symmetry, and pattern-making activities introduce learners to basic concepts as they work with two- and three-dimensional shapes. Audio support assists in developing of informational processing and communication skills. Quizzes and opportunities to write about shapes using extensive word banks cdomplete the activities. COMPATIBILITY: The CD-ROM includes

All About Weather And Seasons

All About Weather and Seasons is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Young readers and pre-readers discover answers to questions about the seasons and weather as they interact with the colorful, animated pages of the program. The program offers full speech support and fully supported with narrated instructions and talking stories. Fun, simple games and activities allow children to explore how weather relates to people, their surroundin

Allreader

AllReader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device integrates a scanner, optical character recognition (OCR), voice synthesis, a Daisy player, and a CD-ROM drive in a single unit. It digitizes any type of printed material and reads Daisy format e-books and text files. Voice output is provided in English, French, Spanish, and German. The device has built-in stereo speakers, a headphone jack, a USB port, and a Super VGA out con

Alphabet Discovery Bottle

The Alphabet Discovery Bottle is an letter recognition sensory bottle designed for children with intellectual difficulties to help them through olfactory sense and proprioception with learning the alphabet, to allow them a calming way to learn the letters of the alphabet. Depending on the size/weight of the bottle this can be a motor activity, movements carried out when the brain, nervous system, and muscles work together.

Amara.org

AMARA is a computer programming software component that is designed for the deaf and/or hard of hearing. It adds captioning to and translates videos. For instance, if this platform is used with YouTube, videos would have captioning and/or translation added to them. It also works with Vimeo and HTML.5. Multiple viewers can help the producer of the video add subtitles and/or translations via a comments section. Has a flexible application Programming Interface (API), making videos and captions easi

Andromeda

Andromeda is a portable video magnifier designed for use in reading by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier has a large reading table and a TFT (thin film transistor) flat screen. It magnifies documents three to fifty times with continuous zoom and an overview mode for easy orientation. It has three focus modes (full auto-focus, push-to-focus, and manual focus) and a selection of display modes, including full color, enhanced (high contrast) black on white and white on black modes, a

Angled Glasses (Model Dl5113)

Angled Glasses, model DL5113, also called Bed Spectacles, are prism glasses designed for use by individuals who spend extended periods watching television or reading while lying down. The lenses on these lightweight glasses are prisms that change the line of sight without distortion and enable the wearer to view an image as if it were straight ahead while the wearer is lying flat. These glasses can be worn over prescription glasses or bifocals.

Aph Glareducers

GlaReducers dramatically reduce glare by filtering out ultraviolet and blue light. Sheets are designed to be placed over a page, making it more readable for nearly everyone, especially persons with low vision. Reduces glare and enhances contrast. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 inches width x 11 inches height. COLOR: Yellow and pink. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Art History Through Touch And Sound Series (Models 1-09003-00, 1-09002-00, 1-09004-00, & 1-09001-00)

The Art History Through Touch and Sound Series is a series of multimedia textbooks designed to teach art appreciation and art history to individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each title in the series includes a Diagram Manual with printed images of artworks and corresponding tactile representations; cassette tapes that guide users through the tactile diagrams; and an accessible Teacher's Supplement on a personal computer (PC)-formatted floppy disk, containing the text of the audio narrat

Artic Attack And Other S And Z Games

This Artic Attack and other S and Z games are designed for use in the classroom, treatment, or home, and is for individuals with lisps, as by playing the game, the player works on the correct pronunciation of words. Addresses frontal and lateral lisp articulation errors. Follows The Entire world of S & Z methodology. Includes exploded "T" (/ts/ final) and initial, medial and final word positions for /s/ and /z/ and /s/ blends. Each section includes five paper and pencil games. Arctic Attack

Assist Vision Slider (Model 5510)

The Assist Vision Slider, model 5510, is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a built-in color TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen. It has rollers for maneuverability over flat surfaces, and a detachable camera for hard to access surfaces. The camera has a fixed focus and magnifies objects from 8.5 to 17.5 original size. Images can be viewed in full color, black and white, and reverse black and white, with adjus

Atlas 600

The Atlas 600 is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system can be used with S-video monitors and television monitors (monitor not included). The reading table has a large, non-glare platform that assists in reading oversized books and moves freely in any direction. A large lever locks the table in position if desired. Print can be magnified to more than five inches high on a 20-inch monitor and standard features include bright negative viewing mode, pseudo

Atlas 610

The Atlas 610 is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of a camera unit, which can be connected to any size S-video or NTSC television monitor (not included) to create a full color video magnification system. It has simple, easy-to-use controls, including one-touch auto-focus with manual override, and special viewing modes to accommodate individual eye conditions. Magnification ranges from 4X to 40X on a 20-inch monitor. POWER: Uses 115 volts alternating

Aud A Dexer (Model 1035)

Tone indexer for tapes and cassettes. Places indexing tones on any tape or cassette as it is recorded. Small box with single push button and level control, plugs into recorder. Provides tone indexing with microphone or copy input. Low frequency tone does not interfere with recording at normal listening speeds. On fast forward or rewind it is heard as high pitched beep. Lectures, readings, tapes being copied can be indexed without the recorder. Indexing can be heard only on machines which operate

Aud-A-Reader (Model 1260)

Science Products bought up the remaining supply of Fisher-Price Sesame Street child's record player and has turned them into Talking Book players. This new model is slightly larger than their older model, measuring 11 by 12 by 4 inches. It plays Library of Congress 8 1/3 rpm disks and up to 16 2/3 rpms. Runs on four C cell batteries (included) or one can use an AC adapter ($12.50 extra). Instructions for soundsheet support base are included. Big Bird motif is unobtrusive.

Audible Digital Audiobooks

Audible Digital Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Over 27,000 titles are available, including abridged and unabridged books, radio shows, audio magazines, and daily newspapers. To protect copyrighted material, books and other items are presented in a proprietary digital format that prevents a customer from passing along duplicated digital audio files to another listener. Audio titles can be downloaded and played on a PC using Apple iT

Audio Bible For The Blind

Audio Bible for the Blind is a recorded book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or severe physical disabilities. Bibles include the New Testament, Proverbs, and Psalms, and are available in English (King James Version or selected other versions) in cassette tape or CD/MP3 format. The MP3 format allows the user to locate books and chapters via keyboard shortcuts; it plays on a MP3-compatible CD player or on most Windows-based computers. Bibles are also available in a

Audio Bookshelf Audiobooks

Audio Bookshelf Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. All books are unabridged, and most are available on either cassette or CD. There are titles for children, teens, and adults, including "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water," by Michael Dorris; "Sacajawea: The Story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition," by Joseph Bruchac; "Ashley Bryan's Beautiful Blackbird and Other Folktales," by Ashley Bryan; "The Fifth of March," by Ann Rinaldi

Audio Classics

Audio Classics are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The subject matter is primarily based on the great ideas and events of history. Titles are available on audiocassette or CD, and include educational books in the areas of Philosophy, History & Science, Economics, Political Thought, and Religion & Ethics. Narrators include well-known personalities such as George C. Scott, Walter Cronkite, Ben Kingsley, Louis Rukeyser, Charlton Heston, and L

Audio Partners Audiobooks

Audio Partners Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Titles include abridged and unabridged books and audio originals on cassette, CD, or MP3-CD format. Authors include Vikas Swarup, Douglas Adams, Agatha Christie, Rex Stout, and William Shakespeare. Categories include Classics & Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Humor, Mystery & Suspense, Nonfiction, Personal Improvement, and Children's Classics & Young Adult. Imprints include AUDIO ED

Bed Prism Glasses (Model 5198)

Bed Prism Glasses, model 5198, are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. These glasses have right angle prisms to enable users to read, write, or watch TV while lying down without lifting or moving their heads.

Bed Specs

Bed Specs are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities. These glasses have right angle prisms that change the user's line of sight 90 degrees downward to enable him or her to read, write, or watch TV while lying down without lifting or moving their heads. These glasses have polycarbonate frames with a molded nose piece. DIMENSIONS (WxH): Frames are 6 x 1.25 inches. The inside lenses are 0.875 x 0.75 inch and the outside lenses project

Bed Spectacles (Model 228)

Bed Spectacles, model 228, are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. These glasses have right angle prisms to enable users to read, write, or watch TV while lying down without lifting or moving their heads. A carrying case is included. WARRANTY: One year.

Biblecourier

The BibleCourier is a digital talking book player pre-loaded with a digital Bible, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a streamlined version of the manufacturer's BookCourier digital talking book player (see separate record), containing only those features that enable the user to navigate the text of the Bible. It is available with a variety of translations, including King James, American Standard, New International, and others. The text is read by a built-

Bigreader

BigReader is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision in libraries and other public locations. It features a flat screen monitor with a handheld camera unit. The monitor can be placed on a desk or other flat surface using a desk stand, or it can be wall mounted using the industry standard VESA mounting points. The camera unit can be connected to the monitor via a security bracket, so that neither the camera or the power supply can be removed without the correct tool. Whe

Blackstone Audiobooks

Blackstone Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Over 2,000 titles are available. Books are unabridged and include both fiction and non-fiction titles. Categories include biography, classics, current affairs, general fiction, history, philosophy, religion, science fiction and fantasy, sports, travel, and Westerns. OPTIONS: Cassette, CD, or MP3-CD format.

Bob Books #1 - Reading Magic

Bob Books #1 - Reading Magic is a reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with developmental or learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or language disabilities. This application (or app) is a phonics-based interactive game with a simple drag-and-drop interface that is designed to help children make the connection between letters and sounds, sound out simple words, and spell the words they have read. The game includes 12 scenes for a total of 32 wor

Bob Books #2 - Reading Magic

Bob Books #2 - Reading Magic is a reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with developmental or learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or language disabilities. This application (or app) is a phonics-based interactive game with a simple drag-and-drop interface that is designed to help children make the connection between letters and sounds, sound out simple words, and spell the words they have read. The game includes 12 scenes featuring 50 words. F

Bolinda Audio Books & Large Print Books

Bolinda Audio Books and Bolinda Large Print Books are recorded or large print books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Audio books are available on audiocassette or CD. Large print books are printed in 16-point type. Books include both abridged and unabridged titles in genres such as mystery, action/suspense, general fiction, general non-fiction, biography/autobiography, classics, travel, and children's/young adult.

Book Port Dt

Book Port DT is a desktop-style Digital Talking Book player and recorder designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The design includes a large, clear-sounding speaker and easy-to-use controls. Book Port DT is ideal for reading Digital Talking Books. Users can also record or edit their own material in Digital Talking Book format. In addition, users can listen to internet radio or podcasts for education or entertainment. Book Port DT offers: • National Library Service (NLS) Ca

Book Port Plus

The Book Port Plus is a digital talking book player and MP3 player designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This small device incorporates an audio book player, an accessible MP3 player, a clockand a voice recorder and player in one unit. The Book Port Plus contains a Wi-Fi chip, USB port, SD card port (up to 32 gigabytes [GB]), stereo microphone and headphone jacks, and a built-in speaker and microphone. One SD card is included. The USB can be used to connect to a computer

Book With Ez Turn Pages

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable people with limited grip or arm mobility to read independently. To adapt any hardcover or softcover book, Take the book to be adapted to a printer to have the binding removed and the pages bundled and tied with string. Purchase a comb binder thicker than the book to be bound from an office supplu store. Use a comb binding machine to rebind the book. To use a comb binder, cut rectangular holes along the pages to receive the binder. (This is done with

Book Wizard Reader (Models D-03531-00 & D-03531-Ed)

Book Wizard Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This progam allows the user to read digital talking books using a PC sound card and speakers. It supports all the media types covered by the DAISY (Digital Audio Information System) Consortium's Digital Talking Book 3.0 specifications, including audio only, text only, and synchronized text and audio. The program can be used to create digital talking books in DAISY 3.0 for

Bookcourier

BookCourier is a voice output electronic book (e-book) reader designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult. The e-book reader can be used for listening to electronic text, voice files, and digital music. Files can be downloaded from a personal computer (PC) or the Internet using the supplied transfer software. The device includes a built-in MP3 player; a built-in voice recorder; fast forward and fast reverse controls; bookmark

Bookcrafter Accessible Book Publishing Suite

BookCrafter Accessible Book Publishing Suite is an optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device scans printed books and other documents and converts them to accessible digital books (aBooks) that are compatible with screen reader, voice output, and braille output programs (not included) and Digital Talking Book and DAISY formats. Existing PDF files and other file formats may also be converted into aBooks. Teachers' lesson plan

Bookdrive

BookDrive is an optical character recognition scanner designed for use by inidividuals who are blind or have low vision. Once the user enters the number of pages to be scanned, this scanner automatically turns the pages of a book as it is scanned. It digitizes bound content in a variety of formats, at a speed of less than 10 seconds per page, or 500 pages per hour. Other automatic scanning functions include rotation, edge detection, image cropping, and adjustment for brightness and contrast. POW

Books In Motion Audiobooks

Books in Motion Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. All books are unabridged, and titles include mysteries, romance, historical fiction, westerns, Americana, classics, science fiction, war, and Christian fiction. Books are recorded on BASF cassette tapes and come in vinyl book packs with nylon webbing in the spine.

Books On Cd-Rom

Books on CD-ROM are digital book libraries designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each CD-ROM library contains hundreds of titles in unencrypted electronic text format. Most titles date from before 1920 and are out of copyright. The books are readable with a wide variety of voice output and large print devices and software, so readers can control type size, font, and other characteristics of presentation to suit their needs and tastes. The plain text books on these CD-

Books On Tape & Books On Cd

Books on Tape and Books on CD are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Thousands of unabridged titles are available in such categories as Adventure, Travel and Sea; Biography; Classics; Fiction; History and War; Humor; Mystery; Non-Fiction; Personal Achievement; Science Fiction; and Young Readers. OPTIONS: Cassette tape, CD, or MP3-CD format. Cassette and CD titles are available for rental as well as purchase. WARRANTY: 90 days for Collector's Edition

Booksense (Model T50)

The BookSense, model T50, is a digital talking book player, voice output electronic book reader, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It can play audio books and reads digital text in a wide range of formats. Media file types supported include DAISY, NLS, Learning Ally, BookShare, Audible.com, NISO, MP3, MP4, WMV, FLAC, ASF, OGG, WAV, WAX, M4A, WMA and Apple iTunes. The BookSense also supports the following document types: TXT, HTML, XML, RTF, DO

Booksense Xt (Model T50Xt)

The BookSense XT, model T50XT, is a digital talking book player, voice output electronic book reader, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has more storage than BookSense (see separate entry), and it includes several additional features such as an FM radio with up to 6 channel presets and Bluetooth. It can play a wide range of audio formats and read a wide range of text formats. Support media file types include DAISY, NLS, RFB&D, Bo

Bookworm

The AbleNet Bookworm Literacy Tool is a voice output reading machine designed for use by children with cognitive, severe physical, or vision disabilities. To use the unit, which works with most books and worksheets, the reading material is clipped to the BookWorm unit and the book is adapted with the included stickers and page detectors. Each page is recorded on the included memory module. Reading is activated by pressing the activation area or using the attached single switch (switch not includ

Braille+ Mobile Manager (Model 1-07450-00)

The Braille+ Mobile Manager, model 1-07450-00, is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille-input version of the Icon from LevelStar has a Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a 30 gigabyte (GB) hard drive, and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capability. Features include word processing; an MP3 player; a book player that supports DAISY books and Bookshare; voice recording; an address book, clock

Braille, Large Print, & Audio Instructional Booklets From Horizons For The Blind

Braille, Large Print, and Audio Instructional Booklets from Horizons for the Blind are cookbooks and crafts guides designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each booklet includes braille and large print text and comes with an audio cassette or CD. Titles currently available include Oriental Recipes, with 18 recipes for such dishes as fried noodles, almond chicken, and fortune cookies; Baking with Mixes, with instructions for using cake, biscuit, bread, and cookie mixes, r

Bright Line Reading Guide (Models 1-03060-00 & 1-03061-00)

The Bright Line Reading Guide is a line marker designed for use by individuals with low vision. This tool can be placed over text to highlight, eliminate glare, and promote maximum contrast. The guide provides a black reference line that helps the reader keep his or her place on the page. The guide is three-hole punched for placement in a binder, and can be cut to any size. Each guide comes in a vinyl protective pouch. DIMENSIONS: 10 inches long. COLORS: Yellow (model 1-03060-00) or pink (model

Brightstar Reader

BrightStar Reader is an online reading tutorial program designed to improve reading for individuals with dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyspraxia with reading deficits, or visual attention deficit disorder (ADD). The program works much like an Internet game. In eight 12-minute sessions over the course of 8 weeks, the program is designed to make reading more fluent and more focused, improving recognition of sight words. The program also improves hand-eye coordination a

Brilliance Audiobooks

Brilliance Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The book list focuses on popular fiction and non-fiction titles. Books are recorded on tape, compact disc, or MP3-CD, and published at the same time as the print edition. Books are offered in a selection of categories, including children, business, classics, poetry, fiction, mystery, thrillers, suspense, romance, science fiction, fantasy, faith-based fiction and non-fiction, young adult, an

Btc Audiobooks

BTC Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Titles include classic and contemporary Canadian writing by authors such as Stephen Leacock, W.O. Mitchell, Jane Urquhart, George Elliott Clarke, Alice Munro, Margaret Atwood, and Mordechai Richler. More than forty titles are currently available, encompassing readings, poetry, and dramatizations in both CD and cassette tape format.

Bucket Filler Books

Bucket filler books are designed to help teach children how to express benevolence and love and to help pre-teens live happier, more fulfilled lives. The book "Have you Filled a Bucket Today?" is designed to teach children how to express kindness, appreciation and love and how to interact appropriately with their peers. It teaches this through age-appropriate language, explaining that their words affect others and themselves and that this behavior can be "bucket filling" and "dipping". "Growing

C.l.a.s.s.

C.L.A.S.S. (Complete Language Approach to Social Skills) is a personal skills and safety awareness tutorial program designed for children who have cognitive or learning disabilities or autism. This program can be used to teach social skills and personal safety. The program's Ready-to-use Picture-Assisted Reading and Writing materials and activities provide repeated interactions with the concepts promoting internalization and generalization. This software has two separate units available for purc

Can-Do Cassette Player / Recorder With Sleep Switch

The Can-Do Cassette Player/Recorder with Sleep Switch is a four track cassette player designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It plays both four- and two-track cassettes and records two-track cassettes. The sleep switch turns the player off when the user falls asleep listening. The user holds the switch in one hand, and on falling asleep the user releases the switch. When not needed, the sleep switch can be deactivated. The user can listen to cassettes with or without the i

Cassette Circulation / Storage Container (Models 1-02620-00 & 1-02630-00)

The Cassette Circulation/Storage Container is a talking book mailing container designed for use by indivduals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This plastic container can be used to mail talking book cassettes. Models are available to hold either four (model 1-02620-00) or six (model 1-02630-00) cassettes. Snap-shut plastic straps hold the box closed. On the front there is a slot that holds an address card. The back is embossed with "Free Matter for the Blind or Handicap

Cctv

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable an individual with low vision to use a telvision as a CCTV. A camera from a baby monitor or security system is adapted by placing it on a loupe magnifier with a stand. The magnifier can then be moved over the page to be read and the sytem connected to the television to show the material on the screen. MATERIALS: Video monitoring system, loupe magnifier with stand (8x used), and television. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. TITLE: Home Made CCTV with no Internal Modifi

Cimo Can Spell

Cimo Can Spell is a voice output pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, speech, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) teaches a child 1,122 words. Most words can be sounded out using common phonics rules (i.e, grouped by short vowel, long vowel, Bossy R's and other vowel team words), and others do not follow those normal rules and must be memorized. This app also uses phonics to help the user learn new words b

Cimo Spelling (Sight Words)

Cimo Spelling (Sight Words) is a reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that teaches a combination of high frequency and sight words (from the Dolch Sight Word list). The list of 255 words was selected to cover words that a child encounters most often when learning to read (high frequency), including words that cannot be learned using pictures (sight wor

Circletime Tales

Circletime Tales is a language tutorial program designed to promote social interaction through computer animated stories and songs for children with physical or cognitive disabilities. It is a collection of three "hand-play" nursery rhymes using rhyming and repetition to teach basic concepts such as up and down, colors and counting. The program is constructed to work with Macintosh's Switch Interface or TouchWindow (see separate entry), a single switch, or a standard mouse; these controls allow

Circletime Tales Deluxe

Circletime Tales Deluxe is a language tutorial program on CD-ROM with accompanying learning materials designed to promote social interaction during group activities through three nursery rhymes for pre-school children. This animated computer program features pictures and text at the bottom of the screen. The text can be optionally highlighted word-by-word or phrase-by-phrase. The nursery rhymes include Eensy Weensy Spider, Mary Wore Her Red Dress and Five Little Ducks. English- and Spanish-speak

Claroread Plus

ClaroRead Plus is a voice output screen reader, optical character recognition, and audio file creation program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. Scanned documents are converted into Microsoft Word text, which can be read back immediately or saved. The program can also convert PDF files to Word format. Text is spoken as it is typed, and on-screen text can be read by highlighting sections and pressing Play. The program has five human-sounding voices: RealSpeak Daniel, Emi

Claroread Plus For Mac

ClaroRead Plus for Mac is a voice output screen reader and optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. Designed for use with Microsoft Word, Safari, and other Mac applications, this program's toolbar for Microsoft Word allows the user to change the font size, spacing, and font and background color. Any word can be checked for definition and meaning with a single click on the toolbar. The Word Toolbar also features a homophone checking tool wh

Claroread Premium

ClaroRead Premium is a voice output screen reader, optical character recognition, concept mapping, and audio file creation program and accessibility software module designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This product includes ClaroRead Plus and Claro Mindfull together with a portable USB memory stick containing ClaroRead Standard (see separate entries). ClaroRead Standard runs directly from the memory stick on any personal computer (PC) without installing files. COMPATIBILIT

Claroread Standard Edition

ClaroRead Standard Edition is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or dyslexia. Text is spoken as it is typed, enabling the user to check and proof-read writing. Text can also be spoken by highlighting sections and pressing "Play." Text is read in a human-sounding voice, either male (RealSpeak Daniel) or female (Emily or Jane). Pronunciations can be modified. Spoken words can be tracked on screen with user-selected highlighting colors. A

Classmate Reader

The ClassMate Reader audio book player is a voice output electronic text reader designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or low vision. This unit reads electronic text and digital recorded books aloud and simultaneously displays text on its color screen. The user can highlight text and enter bookmarks by touching the screen. The user also can record text or voice notes within the text, and transfer them to a computer through a USB 2.0 port. It also can store and retrieve data f

Classroom Suite Primary Skills Builders

The Classroom Suite Primary Skills Builders is an academic tutorial program for children with learning or cognitive disabilities. This add-on to the IntelliTools Classroom Suite (see separate entry)includes 12 customizable templates to create a variety of learning materials, including the following: accessible books that are easy to author with sounds and animation; math word problems with supported cuing and calculator for beginning addition and subtraction; comprehension tests that support stu

Classroom Suite Readingtutor

The Classroom Suite ReadingTutor is a reading tutorial program for children with learning or cognitive disabilities. This add-on to the IntelliTools Classroom Suite (see separate entry) covers all sight words on the Dolch pre-primer grade 2 list, as well as the 100 highest frequency words, focusing on phonemic awareness, phonics, and vocabulary through sight words as the basis of strong reading skills. It includes 398 activities that provide as much as 26 hours of sequenced, targeted instructio

Clearreader+ And Clearreader+ Basic

The ClearReader+ is a low vision reading system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This portable system features user-friendly controls and uses text-to-speech and optical character recognition (OCR) technology to scan printed text and read it aloud in a matter of seconds. This lightweight unit offers four pre-selected reading voices; 42 total different voices are available in 29 languages. Audio output is provided through built-in high sound quality stereo speaker

Clicker Docs

Clicker Docs is a word prediction program, writing skills training program, and a reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for individuals at all ability levels, including children with learning disabilities, dyslexia, low vision, or cognitive disabilities. This application (or app) for the Apple iPad enables students to develop reading and writing skills. Students can use the child-friendly keyboard to type into the word processor and various speech options allow them to revie

Closed Caption Reader (Model V-7300)

The Closed Caption Reader, model 7300, is a telecaption decoder designed print words on a television screen for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and for children who are learning to read. The Reader can be used as an affordable "electronic reading tutor" that lets students practice their reading skills at home and while watching TV. Young readers are able to see the story, hear the words, watch the words on the screen and understand the words in the context of the story. It lets child

Clue, The (Models 999862 & 999863)

The Clue is a desktop CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier displays magnified images in either full color or black-and-white on a large color monitor that can be used in an in-line or side-by-side configuration. It is available with manual focus, model 999862, or automatic focus, model 999863. Images can be viewed in reverse mode, in which black-on-white images appear as white-on-black . The Color Select option allows the user to change colors completely to

Cobra Braille

COBRA Braille is a voice output screen reader and braille output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output or read the information on a braille display. COBRA Braille accesses the user's computer software programs and optimizes the information on a braille display in text form. The user can switch between Braille Grade I and Grade II by pressing a button, and he or she ca

Cobra Pro

COBRA Pro is a voice output screen reader, braille output, and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output, read the information on a braille display, or see a magnified version of the display on the screen. COBRA Pro accesses the user's computer software programs and optimizes the information on a braille display in text form. The user can switch betwe

Cobra Zoom

COBRA Zoom is a voice output screen reader and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output or see a magnified version of the display on the screen. COBRA Zoom runs on Unicode which makes texts in Arabic, Hebrew, and Cyrillic/Russian readable. The program also saves all personal configurations in the user's profile. TASO sliders enable the user to get an

Coil Prismatic Half Eye Spectacles (Models 4146-01, 4149-01, 4150-01, 4153-01, 4154-01, 4157-01, 4158-01, 4161-01, 4162-01, 4165-01, 4166-01, & 4169-01)

COIL Prismatic Half Eye Spectacles are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with low vision. Prismatic glasses help focus peripheral vision and reduce eyestrain while reading. Lens strength is +4.0 diopters for models 4146-01 and 4149-01), +6.0 diopters for models 4150-01 and 4153-01, +8.0 diopters for models 4154-01 and 4157-01, +10.0 diopters for models 4158-01 and 4161-01, +12.0 diopters for models 4162-01 and 4165-01, or +14.0 diopters for models 4166-01 and 4169-01. Focal length ra

Coil Prismatic Quarter Eye Spectacles (Models 4175-01, 4177-01, 4179-01, 4181-01, 4183-01, & 4185-01)

COIL Prismatic Quarter Eye Spectacles are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with low vision. Prismatic glasses help focus peripheral vision and reduce eyestrain while reading. Lens strength is +4.0 diopters (model 4175-01), +6.0 diopters (model 4177-01), +8.0 diopters (model 4179-01), +10.0 diopters (model 4181-01), +12.0 diopters (model 4183-01), or +14.0 diopters (model 4185-01). Focal lengths range from 3.3 to 10 inches, depending on strength. DIMENSIONS: Lenses are 43 millimeters

Color-Eye

Color-Eye is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is a hand-sized unit that connects to a television set (not included). Users have a choice of hand-held operation or hands-free use with a flex-arm mount that can be clamped on the edge of a desk or table. This device magnifies in color with positive images only (no color reversal). Magnification ranges from 4.9 to 17 times for a seven-inch TV, nine to 32 times for a 13-inch TV, and 14 to 49 times for a 20-inch TV

Colorful Clips (Model Cc-13F)

Colorful Clips, model CC-13F, is a reading tutorial program and training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach basic counting, pattern-following, and word recognition skills to people with cognitive disabilities. The activities require students to follow written and illustrated directions for matching clips to pattern cards or activity mats. The set includes 162 plastic clips, 2 activity mats, 72 pattern cards, marking pencil, storage box, and instructions. COLOR: The clips come

Colormouse & Colormouse-Rm

ColorMouse and ColorMouse-RM are video magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. This mouse-style device connects to any standard television. Objects appear magnified on the TV screen in color when the device is held over them. ColorMouse displays objects in their natural colors, while ColorMouse-RM displays objects in reverse color mode. The magnifier can be used for reading or for looking at pictures or labels. The magnification level on a 20-inch TV is 24x (24 times actual s

Colormouse-Usb

ColorMouse-USB is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This mouse-style video magnifier connects to a computer via the computer's USB port. Objects appear magnified in color on the computer monitor when the device is held over them. The device can be used to view books or documents, pictures, or labels. The magnification level can be changed by using the computer's resize function. This video magnifier comes with a cable, driver CD, and a microfibre MouseBag. COMPAT

Combo Reading

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To aid a student who became low vision after learning to read standard print to learn Braille by reinforcing Braille words learned and demonstrating the efficiency of Braille reading. Enlarge a simple text (e.g., a recipe) to 72 point double-spaced type, and transcribe the equivalant text in Braille below each line. The Braille text should contain words that the student already knows. Separate the lines with puff paint. TITLE: Combo Reading (in Springboard). AU

Communicate: In Print 2

Communicate: In Print 2 is designed for children and adults who having difficulty reading text. It helps teacher and students create books with pages that face one another while using symbols to encourage independence in desktop publishing. It covers a variety of topics using 7,000 Widgit Literacy Symbols in both color and black-and-white. Communicate: In Print 2 also includes Widgit Pictures, a set of 1,500 clip art and background images for creating illustrations and scenes. Communicate: In Pr

Compact+

The Compact+ is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier can be used to read price labels, maps, bus schedules, directions, and menus. It has a color TFT screen with up to 10X magnification in full color, reverse color, black and white, blue and yellow, black and yellow, and other foreground and background color combinations. It has freeze frame functionality. The camera is positioned at the center of the screen. It comes with a carrying case and

Complete Reading System

The Complete Reading System is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Most functions of this OCR program can be activated by pressing a single key. When the user presses the F5 key, the program activates the scanner and recognizes the text. When the scanning is finished, the user presses the F6 key and the program starts reading. This OCR program has full talking menus, so no screen reader is required to navigate thr

Computer Books, Children's Books, Magazine, Newspaper

The National Braille Press Catalog lists braille books and magazines for sale. Sample titles include TAKE CHARGE: A STRATEGIC GUIDE FOR BLIND JOB SEEKERS, and OUR SPECIAL magazine, as well as SYNDICATED COLUMNISTS WEEKLY newspaper and selected children's books. Some titles are available on cassette or PortaBook (a disk containing a Grade 2 braille file that is formatted to be read easily by a braille reading device, braille notetaker, or computer with a braille display). The catalog is available

Concise Heritage Dictionary (Model C-10800-00)

American Heritage Dictionary in print and audio cassette formats. 5 book volume contains 55,000 words on 55 cassettes. All words are indexed in tape content for easy location. Cassettes are labeled in braille and large print. Recorded on 4 tracks at 15/16 ips, can be used with APH recorder/player and NLS player.

Cook With Ease Cookbook

The Cook With Ease Cookbook, by Margaret Weber Martinez, is a large print and audio cookbook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each recipe uses six ingredients or fewer. The book is available in a choice of four-track cassettes or large print. The large print version is printed in 24-point type on heavy laminated paper with spiral binding; the laminated pages can be wiped in case of spills.

Cool Cards: Part To Whole

Cool Cards: Part to Whole is a board game that teaches part-to-whole communication with picture cards. Can be used at both occupational and speech therapy sessions or at home for literacy skill training. Reading level not required. All words are functional and age appropriate. Supports children with language or developmental delays, learning disabilities, and autism. Packaged in durable metal tin. 1 to 4 players. Age 3 and up. Enhances visual analysis and organization, increases deductive reason

Coolspeech

CoolSpeech is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech player reads text files (.txt format), rich-text files (.rtf format), and HTML files (.html format). It can read e-mail messages, web pages, and clipboard contents aloud. It also reads words or sentences as they are typed, and converts text files into spoken WAV files. Files, URLs, and e-mails can be scheduled to be read aloud, and the program can be set to read the time and date in differen

Crystal

The Crystal is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is designed to resemble a traditional handheld illuminated optical magnifier in shape, dimensions, and weight. The Crystal has an AMOLED screen with 3 levels of magnification: 3x, 4.5x and 6x. Viewing modes include true color, black on white, white on black, and semi-color (the default is yellow on black). There is a freeze frame function. The camera is positioned centrally under the display, with LED l

Cut-Up Textbook, Looseleaf Reader.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Improve ability to independently turn the pages of a book, and keep the book open to the correct page when an individual has poor hand function. Recommends cutting a book from its binding and inserting the pages, hole punched into a looseleaf binder. Book can then be clamped tightly to a heavy bookstand with large clips. If needed, the stand could be clamped to the table. Pages may be turned more easily by using a pencil to which a piece of rubber spon

Darwin Reader

The Darwin Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables a cell phone or tablet computer running the Android operating system to function as a voice output electronic book reader for full-text, full-audio, and combined books and other print media in the standard DAISY 2.02 and 3.0 formats. Darwin Reader has a voice input search feature, and the user can download books directly into their device

Deluxe Prism Glasses (Model A18002)

Deluxe Prism Glasses, model A18002, are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The prism allows the user to see at a 90 degree angle, enabling the user to read in bed or watch TV while lying flat. A propped-up book can be read while the user's head is flat on a pillow. The glasses can also be used for reading during an MRI scan. The streamlined frame fits over regular glasses. These glasses are latex free and come with a protective

Deluxe Prism Glasses (Model Nc28841)

Deluxe Prism Glasses, model NC28841, are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. These non-magnifying glasses have a prism that turns the image 90 degrees so that no head movement is necessary while reading or watching television. These glasses come with a vinyl carrying case.

Desk Top Reading Stand

The Desk Top Reading Stand is a stand designed for individuals with low vision. This reading stand is made of durable white plastic. It is portable and holds reading material at a proper position for low vision users. Some features include adjustable page clamps and a built-in carrying handle. 

Detective, The (Models 999860 & 99861)

The Detective s a desktop CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This black and white video magnifier has an in-line configuration, with the monitor above the viewing table, and is available with manual focus, model 999860, or automatic focus, 999861. The automatic focus model has a manual override for special focusing situations. In both models, imaging can be reversed to show black-on-white or white-on-black, to suit individual needs. DIMENSIONS: Monitor is 14 inches. WARRANTY:

Deuce & Deuce Plus

The Deuce and Deuce Plus are video magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. This complete stand-alone system includes a high resolution, tilting LCD screen and a rotating auto-focus camera on an adjustable arm. It folds down to a compact system that can be carried with its built in handle. The Deuce and Deuce Plus offer full color magnification, three 2-color, high contrast modes (black and white, yellow on blue and black on yellow), and an inverse mode. The rotational camera

Dial For Perfect Vision Glasses

Theses Dial for perfect vision glasses are designed for individuals who have a disability which affects their vision. They are strength adjustable from +0.5 to +4.5 power by rolling the dials near the hinges.

Digital Talking Bible

The Digital Talking Bible is a digital talking book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The full text edition of the New International Standard Version (New Testament only) is read at the push of a button. The user presses a single button to skip back and forth through chapters and books. Each skip announces the name of the book and chapter number before reading begins. Other features include a large speaker on the front of the Bible and volume levels that can be ra

Doubleday Large Print Book Club

The Doubleday Large Print Book Club is a large print book club designed for use by individuals with low vision. Members receive introductory books at a discount, and agree to buy a predetermined number of books at regular club prices during the first two years of membership. Membership may be cancelled after the member has purchased the agreed-to number of books. Members receive the Doubleday Large Print catalog up to 17 times per year (about every 3 weeks). Each issue of the catalog reviews two

Dr. Peet's Picture / Writer

Dr. Peet's Picture / Writer is an academic tutorial program designed to develop early sight words, encourage simple sentence writing, promote hand/eye computer skills and nurture creativity for children who are developmentally disabled. This program joins writing and reading naturally. It guides first writers in creating simple sentences about things that are interesting to them. They simply click the mouse on pictures of people, clothes, vehicles, food, toys and music. The pictures turn into ta

Dr. Peet's Talk / Writer

Dr. Peet's Talk/Writer is a two-disk reading tutorial program designed to teach to motivate beginning readers and writer to compose text on screen and to provide voice output of typed text to the user for reinforcement and auditory feedback. The first disk, ABC Discovery, introduces the alphabet, provides lessons in recognition of capital and lower-case letters, keyboard familiarity, and a one-line word processor. Disk Two, Talk/Writer, has a word processor with four commands, which uses ECHO vo

E-Library Volume 1

E-Library Volume 1 is a digital book library designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. It includes over 1,500 complete literary works in electronic form, covering a broad spectrum of subjects and written by authors from ancient to modern times. Subject areas covered include Literature, Mystery, Biography, Religion, Children's Literature, Science, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Drama, Westerns, Family Fiction, Greek and Roman Classics, and History

Easereader Daisy Player

The EaseReader DAISY Player is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program enables publishers of audio e-books to deliver text and audio content that is protected from unauthorized copying, viewing, or editing of the source text. Content published using this program can be played back on DAISY-format playback devices, but cannot be copied, edited, or distributed in other formats. When content is viewed in applications such a

Echo Smartpen

The Echo Smartpen is a scanner and digital recorder that records handwritten notes and accompanying audio commentary for people with developmental, learning, cognitive or memory disabilities. The Echo is a functioning pen that uses a high-speed infrared camera to record everything it writes. It also has a microphone embedded in the pen that records lectures or audio notes made by the user to augment the written material. The Echo has an ARM 9 processor, and video and audio recordings are stored

Eclipse

Eclipse is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop CCTV has a high-resolution color liquid crystal display (LCD) flat-panel monitor with user-adjustable tilt-angle viewing. The unit collapses to a compact size for transport. Features include auto focus and electronic zoom magnification from three to 50 times in full color, black-and-white, white-on-black, or foreground/background color displays. It has a moveable x/y table, a forward-mounted camera

Eclipsereader

The eClipseReader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software plays text documents and DAISY format digital talking books. It has a talking user interface that can be customized for keyboard operation or a simple graphic interface for users with low vision. The software is screen reader compatible. Volume and speed controls are selectable via a hot key or tool bar. The software allows chapter, page, heading, and phrase

Edmark Reading Program, Software Levels 1 & 2

The Edmark Reading Program, Software Level 1 & 2 is the software version of a highly repetitive sight word approach for first grade students with learning or developmental disabilities. The student uses a keyboard, joystick or TouchWindow (see separate entry) to make selections. The student must be able to point, say or sign back a response, and have enough receptive language to understand the cues. The program teaches 350 words chosen from the Dolch Word List and basal readers, as well as

Eezee Reader

EEZEE Reader is a CCTV video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. When connected to an ordinary black and white or color television (not included) it enables users to read the newspaper, books, prescription bottles, or other printed materials. The material to be viewed is shown on either channel 3 or channel 4 (switch selectable). This device allows the magnified material to be viewed in contrasting black on a white background or white on a black background. the unit is tra

Eleanor's Big Print Cookbook

Eleanor's Big Print Cookbook is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. It contains recipes for conventional and microwave ovens.

Elg Television Reader (Model 1651-04)

The ELG Television Reader, model 1651-04, is a closed circuit television (CCTV) system designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of an adjustable camera unit set over a moveable table surface on which objects are placed for viewing on a television (not included). The CCTV connects to any television and provides up to 65 times magnification, depending on the size of the television used. Images can be viewed with enhanced contrast or in reverse polarity. The CCTV can be used to

Endless Alphabet

Endless Alphabet is a pre-reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with communication, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) allows children to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to learn the names of letters, the sounds that letters make (phonics), and words that begin with each letter. The app includes dozens of words, and each word features an interactive puzzle. When the child drags the letter

Environmental Language Binder

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ---PURPOSE: To collect printed environmental language (advertisements, signs, etc.) and present it to children with low vision within their visual range to provide opportunities for learning of everyday printed language. Cereal boxes, milk cartons, can labels, bags, logos, and so forth are flattened, trimmed, placed within plastic page protectors, and stored in a three ring binder. The binder is used as a teaching tool for word matching, letters, etc. AUTHOR: McFadden, E.

Ergo Cctv (Models Ergo-75, Ergo-Mc, & Ergo-Fc)

The Ergo CCTV, models Ergo-75, Ergo-MC, and Ergo-FC, is a video magnifier designed to meet the ergonomic needs of individuals with low vision. Each model consists of three separate parts: a removable monitor, which can be adjusted to different height levels; a reading table, which can also be adjusted to different height levels independently of the monitor; and a compact, solid metal floor stand with four wheels and a brake system on the front wheels. Model Ergo-75, also called Ergo-BW, has a bl

Explora

The Explora is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals who have low vision. Designed to fit in a wallet, purse, or pocket, this magnifier offers 4.5x magnification with single button operation for switching the unit on and off and switching the LED illumination on and off. The Explora features a center mounted camera, non-glare backlit TFT screen, and non-slip coating. The unit comes with two wrist straps that can be mounted for left or right hand use. It can also be mounted o

Explore-A-Classic Series

Explore-A-Classic Series is a reading tutorial program designed to allow children to explre and recreate classic stories for individuals who have a cognitive or physical disability. The programs use animated graphics to make popular children's classics come alive and give beginning readers a chance to shape their own literacy adventures. Three programs are available in a set or individually: The Three Little Pigs; Stone Soup; and The Princess and The Pea. Each program is TouchWindow (see separat

Explorer 14-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System (Model Mse-Ab14)

The Explorer 14-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System, model MSE-AB14, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a black and white television monitor. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has an auto-focus camera with manual focus override, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business ca

Explorer 14-Inch Custom Focus Color System (Model Mse-Ac14)

The Explorer 14-Inch Custom Focus Color TV/Monitor System, model MSE-AC14, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a television monitor with a True Color screen. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has an auto-focus camera with manual focus override, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a bus

Explorer 15-Inch Pc Compatible Color System (Model Mse-C15-P)

The Explorer 15-Inch PC Compatible Color System, model MSE-C15-P, is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This system enables users to work alternately with both CCTV and computer applications, in order to read printouts, documents, and letters; write checks, memos, and correspondence; and view charts, graphs, photos, or maps. The system includes a viewing tray, a camera, and an SVGA computer monitor. To use the system with a personal computer or PC (not included),

Explorer 17-Inch Pc Compatible Color System (Model Mse-C17-P)

The Explorer 17-Inch PC Compatible Color System, model MSE-C17-P, is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This system enables users to work alternately with both CCTV and computer applications, in order to read printouts, documents, and letters; write checks, memos, and correspondence; and view charts, graphs, photos, or maps. The system includes a viewing tray, a camera, and an SVGA computer monitor. To use the system with a personal computer or PC (not included),

Explorer 19-Inch Pc Compatible Color System (Model Mse-C19-P)

The Explorer 19-Inch PC Compatible Color System, model MSE-C19-P, is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This system enables users to work alternately with both CCTV and computer applications in order to read printouts, documents, and letters; write checks, memos, and correspondence; and view charts, graphs, photos, or maps. The system includes a viewing tray, a camera, and an SVGA computer monitor. To use the system with a personal computer or PC (not included), t

Explorer 20-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System (Model Mse-Ab20)

The Explorer 20-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System, model MSE-AB20, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a black and white television monitor. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has both auto focus and manual focus capabilities, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business card

Explorer 20-Inch Custom Focus Color Tv/monitor System (Model Mse-Ac20)

The Explorer 20-Inch Custom Focus Color TV/Monitor System, model MSE-AC20, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a television monitor with a True Color screen. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has an auto-focus camera with manual focus override, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a bus

Explorer 25-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System (Model Mse-Ab25)

The Explorer 25-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System, model MSE-AB25, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a black and white television monitor. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has both auto focus and manual focus capabilities, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business card

Explorer 25-Inch Custom Focus Color System (Model Mse-Ac25)

The Explorer 25-Inch Custom Focus Color System, model MSE-AC25, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a television monitor with a True Color screen. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has both auto focus and manual focus capabilities, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business card or

Explorer Custom Focus Black & White Camera (Model Mse-Abc)

The Explorer Custom Focus Black & White Camera, model MSE-ABC, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a viewing tray and an auto-focus camera with manual focus override. The system must be connected to a TV monitor (not included). The magnification range depends on the size of the monitor used. Features include a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business card or phone number, and adjust its brightness a

Explorer Custom Focus Color Camera (Model Mse-Acc)

The Explorer Custom Focus Color Camera, model MSE-ACC, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a viewing tray and an auto-focus camera with manual focus override. The system must be connected to a TV monitor (not included). The magnification range depends on the size of the monitor used. Features include a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business card or phone number, and adjust its brightness and contrast.

Explorer Lcd Series

The Explorer LCD Series is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed for wide screen viewing, this CCTV has a 22-inch monitor mounted on an adjustable arm that facilitates adjustment of the screen’s height and allows the user to tilt and turn the screen as needed. The screen can also be positioned for in-line or side-by-side viewing. The system features magnification from 4 times to 70 times, and there are controls for focus, zoom, contrast and brightnes

Explorer Pc Compatible Color Camera (Model Mse-Cc-P)

The Explorer PC Compatible Color Camera, model MSE-CC-P, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV system includes a manual-focus camera mounted above a viewing tray, which can be connected to a personal computer or PC (not included) with an SVGA monitor. The magnification range depends on the size of the computer monitor. This system allows users to work alternately with both CCTV and computer applications. A foot switch is used to alternate between

Extreme Reader (Model Er-1)

Extreme Reader, model ER-1, is an optical character recognition (OCR) device designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. This device is a stand-alone OCR system designed to convert printed text and text stored on compact disks (CDs) or floppy diskettes to audible speech, large screen magnification (television or monitor required, but not included), a transportable electronic file format, or braille. Features include navigation capability, internal speakers, four-button

Extreme Reader (Model Xr-10)

Extreme Reader, model XR-10, is an optical character recognition (OCR) device designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision or other print disabilities. This stand-alone OCR system converts printed text and text stored on compact disks (CDs) or floppy diskettes to audible speech, large screen magnification (video monitor or TV with VGA Adapter required, but not included), a transportable electronic file format, or braille. This model is a storage reader that reads up to 20 books (

Eye-Pal

The Eye-Pal is an optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind. This portable USB scanner/reader connects to a computer and instantly converts printed material into speech, text files, or refreshable Braille (when used with a Braille display from manufacturers such as Freedom Scientific, Optelec, or Handytech). The unit has two lightweight legs that pivot into an L-shaped arrangement from their compact carrying position. This securely supports

Eye-Pal Solo

The Eye-Pal SOLO is a voice output reading machine and optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This motion activated optical character recognition device reads from a book, newspaper, or other printed material automatically after the material is placed face down on the unit's scanner. Reading stops when the material is removed. When a hand is waved near the reading material, the reading pauses; when the hand passes again, the readin

Eye-Pal Solo Lv

The Eye-Pal SOLO LV is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This low vision reading system reads aloud almost any printed material. The unit is composed of a rectangular base with a camera mounted on at the top of an arm that extends from the center of one of the sides of the base. Some controls are located on the side of the base opposite the camera's support arm, and there is a handheld keypad that connects to the base with a cable

Eye-Scan

The Eye-Scan is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a control wheel on the base of the unit. The Eye-Scan recognizes paper currency so it m

Eye-Scan Low Vision

The Eye-Scan Low Vision is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Low Vision scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a control wheel on the base of the unit. The

Eye-Scan Plus

The Eye-Scan Plus is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Plus scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. It can store up to 20 pages of scanned text, and it has a USB port to allow text to be stored on a flash drive. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voi

Eye-Scan Ultimate

The Eye-Scan Ultimate is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Ultimate scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. It has an unlimited capacity to store scanned text, and it can import and export MP3 media files. A

Eye-Snap

The Eye-Snap is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a

Eye-Snap Low Vision

The Eye-Snap Low Vision is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Low Vision scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or m

Eye-Snap Plus

The Eye-Snap Plus is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Plus scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. It can store up to 20

Eye-Snap Ultimate

The Eye-Snap Ultimate is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Ultimate scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is

EyeCYou

EyeCYou is an app developed for visually impaired persons to give them a better advantage during conversations with other people by allowing them to detect features someone with low vision may not otherwise pick up. This app will allow the user to see their subconscious like pick up someone's shirt color and skin color while the conversation flows. This information can better inform and engage the user by enhancing the conversation. Features like a persons' skin color or shirt color are not easy

Eyering

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype device to assist individuals who are blind or have low vision to identify objects and read text. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a camera-equipped ring, EyeRing, that can identify objects and read text, transmitting the information to the user audibly. The EyeRing is a finger-worn device that the user points at an object, takes a photo, and hear voice feedback describing the object that the ring is f

Ez Magnibar Reading Bar Magnifier With Red Tracker Line -- 6 Inches

The Magnibar with Red Tracker Line is designed to be used as a magnifier, a placeholder, or a paper weight. Its design is to help those individuals with blind or low vision. It also would help persons with a disability that affects the ability to scan because this magnifying ruler has a red tracker line on it meant to be a placeholder. Uses 1.5x magnification.

Ez Magnibar Reading Bar Magnifier With Red Tracker Line -- 9 Inches

The EZ Magnibar with Red Tracker Line is designed to be used as a magnifier, a placeholder, or a paper weight. Its design is to help those individuals with blind or low vision. It also would help users with a disability that affects the ability to scan as this magnifying ruler has a red tracker line on it meant to be a placeholder. Uses 1.5x magnification.

Ez Read Electronic Reading Aid

The EZ Read Electronic Reading Aid is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This mouse-style, hand-held magnifier is placed directly on top of reading material to display the magnified image in full color on a connected television. The unit connects to a television using the supplied video cable. Internal LED illumination ensures that the image on screen is bright and easy to read. The size of the television monitor determines the actual magnification of the item; th

Facepaint

Facepaint is a simple drawing and reading tutorial program designed for use by young children with physical and cognitive disabilities. This program offers a choice of male or female faces in a selection of four skin colors. Non-readers can build faces by choosing from a selection of features on the screen. Early readers can type in words for their choices and watch the faces build. The faces can be printed or saved to disc. If the computer is equipped with a sound recorder, created faces can be

Favorite Hymns

Favorite Hymns is a large print book designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities, Alzheimer's disease, and low vision. This book offers high-contrast Christian-themed illustrations and a selection of lyrics to 24 Hymns in very large print. The book has a lay-flat binding.

Finger Reader

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a wearable device that assists in reading printed text designed for visually impaired users that require help with accessing printed text. Users scan a text line with a finger and receive an audio feedback of the words and a haptic feedback of the layout: start and end of line, new line, and other cues. The FingerReader algorithm knows to detect and give feedback when the user veers away from the baseline of the text, and helps maintain

First Color Words

First Color Words is educational game software designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. It includes five game programs designed to teach ten basic colors and how to read and spell their names. One game program, the Rainbow Game, teaches the colors using American Sign Language, cued speech, fingerspelling, or speech. Live video is used for signing, cueing, and fingerspelling. The other four game programs (the Butterfly Game, the Cat Puzzle Game, the Star Game, and the Zebra G

First Letters And Phonics

First Letters and Phonics is a pre-reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with developmental or learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or language disabilities. This application (or app) is a phonics-based interactive game that is designed to help children develop fine motor skills, learn to recognize both uppercase and lowercase letters, learn the names of letters, learn the sounds that letters make (phonics), and learn words that begin with each

First Letters And Phonics Lite

First Letters and Phonics Lite is a pre-reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with developmental or learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or language disabilities. This application (or app) is a phonics-based interactive game that is designed to help children develop fine motor skills, learn to recognize letters, learn the names of letters, and learn the sounds that letters make (phonics). The game includes a simple matching game and two origina

Firstwords: Animals

FirstWords: Animals is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 45 animals with sounds. The app helps children develop fine motor skills and learn to recognize and match letters, learn the sounds letters make, learn the names of letters, and learn how to spell words. Difficulty level can be adjusted. The user interface has been tested w

Firstwords: At Home

FirstWords: At Home is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes over 50 familiar items around the house with original artwork and entertaining sound effects. A letter name is spoken when it is touched and it snaps into place when it is pushed to the right location. Children will hear the word spelled out when they complete a word. Children can pl

Firstwords: Christmas

FirstWords: Christmas is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 26 illustrated Christmas words with matching holiday sounds, including bell, toys, cookies and star. Children can learn about letters and words by themselves or with others by pushing the letters into place and saying the names of the letters. Both phonics (speech sounds) and lette

Firstwords: Deluxe

FirstWords: Deluxe is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 174 words, including 48 animals, 35 vehicles, 14 colors, 22 shapes, and 55 words from around the house. The user interface has been tested with toddlers and young children and is designed specifically for little fingers. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Tou

Firstwords: Feelings

FirstWords: Feelings is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 38 words, including sad, glad, curious and calm, to help children identify and understand common emotions and feelings by matching letters of the alphabet and spelling words. Each feelings word is paired with a facial expression and sound effect to further reinforce the me

Firstwords: Halloween

FirstWords: Halloween is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 38 illustrated words from pumpkin to ghost, each matched with spooky sound effects. It can be used as a learning tool that engages children, encourages exploration and helps them understand the relationships between letters and words. Children can play by themselves or wi

Firstwords: Professional

FirstWords: Professional is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program designed for use by teachers and speech language pathologists working with children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes over 350 words and 12 categories of words, including shapes, numbers, food, feelings, clothes, and animals. The app can be used to help children develop fine motor control, letter recognition, phone

Firstwords: Shapes

FirstWords: Shapes is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 22 shapes from dot to line to octagon. Children can learn about letters and words by themselves or with others by pushing the letters into place, saying the names and enjoying the spinning shapes. Difficulty level can be adjusted to match the abilities of individual children. The user

Firstwords: Vehicles

FirstWords: Vehicles is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 26 vehicles with entertaining sounds and high-quality speech. Children can play the game by themselves or with others by talking about the vehicles, saying the names of the letters, and watching them spin and make their vehicle noises. Children can use phonics (speech soun

Flash Cards - Actions

Flash Cards - Actions is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach children new words, build vocabulary and convey new concepts. The app contains 52 flash card

Flash Cards - Alphabet

Flash Cards - Alphabet is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach children new words, build vocabulary and convey new concepts. The app contains 26 flash car

Flash Cards - Earth Science

Flash Cards - Earth Science is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a science, language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach children new words, build vocabulary and convey new concepts relating to eart

Flash Cards - Emotions

Flash Cards – Emotions is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a behavior, language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help children or students learn to identify, understand and respond to the emotions

Flash Cards - Fruits And Nuts

Flash Cards – Fruits and Nuts is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach children new words and build vocabulary. The app contains 50 flash cards displaying

Flash Cards - Musical Instruments

Flash Cards – Musical Instruments is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to expand a child or student’s vocabulary as well as enhance their concept development

Flash Cards - Sports

Flash Cards – Sports is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to encourage a child or student’s physical and social development. The app contains 50 flash cards

Flash Cards - Things You Eat

Flash Cards – Things You Eat is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help a child or student develop their vocabulary of common foods. The app contains 60 fl

Flash Cards - Things You Play With

Flash Cards – Things You Play With is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, personal skills, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child or student the vocabulary for common toys. The app

Flash Cards - Things You Wear

Flash Cards – Things You Wear is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program, and a personal skills, independent living skills, language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help a child or student develop their voca

Flash Cards - Vegetables

Flash Cards – Vegetables is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and an personal skills, independent living skills, language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help a child or student develop their vocabular

Flash Cards - Vehicles

Flash Cards – Vehicles is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a personal skills, language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help a child or student develop their vocabulary and recognize common vehicle

Flash Cards - Zoo Animals

Flash Cards – Zoo Animals is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help a child or student develop their vocabulary relating animals. The app contains 50 flas

Flex-Eye

Flex-Eye is a CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV has a flex-arm mount that offers almost unlimited choice of camera positions and angles. It can be used for crafts and small repairs as well as reading text, and it can be rotated sideways to allow the user to view his or her own face. This high-resolution video magnifier offers a choice of color, black and white, or reverse image viewing. Focusing is automatic. The camera unit connects to an ordinary television set (n

Flip-Over Concept Books: TEXTURES

Flip-Over Concept Books: TEXTURES is a book designed for children with low vision. These concept books provide interactive, independent learning for young children as they build basic concepts and develop early tactile skills. The format of LINE PATHS (and future Flip-Over-Concept Books) includes tactile and full-color panels that can be turned freely until the child finds adjacent panels that match, continue a line or pattern, complete a sequence, build an image, and so on.

Flipper

Flipper is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Flipper consists of a lightweight camera that sits on a rolling base, rotates 225 degrees and connects to any television. The user points the camera in the desired direction and views the magnified image on the connected television screen. Control knobs allow the user to change the magnification level and contrast. This magnifier can also be connected to a computer monitor, although additional hardware may be required.

Flipper Stand

The Flipper Stand is a video magnifier stand designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is compatible with both the Flipper and FlipperPort video magnifiers (see separate entries). It holds the Flipper or FlipperPort camera unit 15 inches above a platform to view blackboards, screens, and presentations in a classroom or auditorium setting. The camera can be rotated left or right. The stand also converts to a desktop video magnifier by pointing the camera unit down towards the table. The

Four Ingredient Cookbook & The Diabetic Four Ingredient Cookbook

The Four Ingredient Cookbook is a standard print cookbook designed for use by seniors or individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities affecting the ability to prepare food, and the Diabetic Four Ingredient Cookbook is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with diabetes. The cookbooks have recipes that require only four ingredients, including appetizers, salads, vegetables, main dishes, and desserts. The Four Ingredient Cookbook combines three previously published cookbook

Fuzzbuzz Level 1: Word Learning

Fuzzbuzz Level 1: Word Learning is a vocabulary tutorial program designed specifically for use by children with learning disabilities. Bouncing fuzzbuzzes and creeping slinx stimulate children and help them develop sight vocabulary and reading skills. The 16 activities include word to picture matching, word sequencing, and timed word recognition. The help fuzzbuzz gives tips and animated sequences reward completion of each activity. The program can be customized for up to 20 students and can be

Fuzzbuzz Level 2: The Clan

Fuzzbuzz Level 2: The Clan is a vocabulary tutorial program designed specifically for use by children with learning disabilities. This program features 20 animated activities to introduce 150 new words with matching and learning activities to incrase sight vocabulary. A highly-structured phonics program leads children through single letter sounds, triple consonant blends, and more. A virtual relaity component enables students to explore the Glen as they complete two comprehension activities. A

Galaxy Library

The Galaxy Library system provides large print and braille books on demand for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books are distributed in all electronic formats, traditional print, and single or short run print-on-demand, including customizable large font and braille print-on-demand. Braille versions are translated, transcribed, and produced using software from Duxbury Systems. Books can be rented in electronic format or purchased in hard copy. Publishers and content owners can post

Gh Player

The gh PLAYER is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This playback software enables users to play DAISY-standard digital talking books, save time finding information, and improve reading productivity. Text can be read aloud with or without an on-screen display. Users have the option of navigating a book by individual sections or segments or by going directly to a specific page, and can determine their location within the book us

Ghostreader

GhostReader is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision or reading disabilities. This text-to-speech utility enables text files or e-mail to be read aloud with human-sounding Acapela voices. The program can read text, Word, HTML, PDF, and RTF files, or to speak selected text in any application. Words are highlighted onscreen as they are read. The user can cause onscreen text to be read by pointing the cursor at it. The program can also convert text to MP3 audio file

Giant Print Reference Bible

The Giant Print Reference Bible is a large print book designed for use by individuals with low vision. This large-print Bible includes the entire text of the King James Bible with the words of Christ in red, read-along references and notes, and a leatherflex binding. DIMENSIONS: Print is 3/16-inch high. COLOR: Burgundy cover with gold stamping.

Gobible Traveler

The GoBible Traveler is a digital talking book and digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld, portable unit is pre-loaded with an audio version of the entire Christian. An interactive on-screen menu with voice output enables the user to scroll through the Old and New Testaments, select the book, chapter and verse, and begin play. Text appears on screen as it is read. The unit is available preloaded with either the King James Versi

Gobible Voyager

GoBible Voyager is a recorded book and voice output recorded book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld, portable unit is preloaded with an audio version of the entire Christian Bible, with 3 gigabytes (GB) of space available for additional content (approximately 750 songs or over 100 hours of audio books). An interactive on-screen menu with voice output enables the user to scroll through the Old and New Testaments, select the book, chapter and ve

Golden-Eye

Golden-Eye is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This device magnifies in black and white only. It is a hand-sized unit that connects to a television set (not included). Users have a choice of hand-held operation or hands-free use with a flex-arm mount that can be clamped on the edge of a desk or table. Magnification ranges from 4.9 to 17 times for a 7-inch TV, nine to 32 times for a 13-inch TV, and 14 to 49 times for a 20-inch TV. The device can be focused from l

Hachette Audiobooks

Hachette Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books include abridged and unabridged titles on audio cassette or CD, selected from print editions published by the Hachette Book Group USA, with a focus on best-sellers in the categories of self-help, humor, business, and mainstream fiction. Authors include Candace Bushnell, Michael Connelly, John Le Carre, Janet Fitch, Malcolm Gladwell, Joshilyn Jackson, Brad Meltzer, and James Patterson.

Haptic Braille

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a haptic Braille device that translates ordinary text into Braille for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Haptic Braille is a device similar to a computer mouse that translates ordinary text into Braille. It has a small digital camera on the bottom. The user skims the Haptic Braille over text, and the device uses optical character recognition (OCR) technology to convert the image of the text from the camera into text tha

Haptic Reader

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a haptic reader which can convert paper books into Braille or speech for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Haptic Reader allows individuals with visual impairment to read regular paper books. The device is placed directly on the page of a book, and it scans the text on the page. Using optical character recognition (OCR) software, the Haptic Reader converts the text into braille, which is displayed on the devices refresha

Harperaudio & Caedmon Audiobooks

HarperAudio and Caedmon Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books are published in CD format and include abridged and unabridged versions. Current authors include Charles J. Bukowski, Roald Dahl, Tommy R. Franks, Neil Gaiman, C. S. Lewis, Dennis Miller, A.A. Milne, Ann Patchett, Sidney Poitier, Lemony Snicket, Dylan Thomas, Rebecca Wells, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Marianne Williamson, and Simon Winchester.

Highbridge Audiobooks

HighBridge Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Audiobooks include unabridged and abridged books on CD or cassette. Titles include New York Times best-selling fiction and nonfiction, Oprah’s Book Club selections, and others. Categories include Humor, Fiction, Westerns, Classics, Poetry, Business / Finance, Personal Development, Biography / Memoir, and History / Culture. Approximately 45 titles are added each year. In addition to book-bas

Highlighter (Model 1588-04)

The Highlighter, model 1588-04, is an illuminated stand magnifier designed with a highlighted orientation line for individuals with low vision. The entire magnification is illuminated, but one line of print is brighter. Because readers do not have to concentrate on orientation, they can read more easily and quickly. Lowering the illumination with the rheostat allows users to make the orientation line more visable by dimming the surrounding field. There is a power supply light to signify when pow

Hims Blaze Ez (T70Ez)

HIMS Blaze EZ is a digital book player with OCR and text-to-speech for use by individuals with Low vision or blindness. Blaze EZ features stand-alone, single-button OCR capture and read aloud capabilities and is about the size of a deck of cards. Simple navigation includes three easy-access buttons with Braille letters “M”, “R” and “B” which give quick access to Music, Radio and Books. Blaze EZ can read and play a variety of file including DAISY, TXT, BRL, MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA, WMV, OGG, ASF, AAC,

I-Loview Video Magnifier

The i-loview Video Magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a 4.3-inch diagonal widescreen, 12 zoom levels up to 32 times magnification, four levels of brightness, and 16 levels of contrast adjustment. Six color modes are available for the user to select: normal; white on black; black on white; yellow on black; blue on yellow; or yellow on blue. The user can view various viewing angles with magic mode and take a picture then chan

Ibsar

Ibsar (Vision in English) is an Arabic- and English-language voice output optical character recognition and screen reader program and web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This integrated program is based on Sakhr Arabic/English text to speech (TTS) and optical character recognition (OCR) engines. The program reads printed books and documents aloud as well as electronic files. Screen content is read with a high quality human voice. The screen reader functi

Icon

Icon is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Used by itself, this device is a portable electronic organizer and digital talking book player. Used in conjunction with the optional docking station, it is a notetaker and Internet access device. Pre-installed software applications include a calendar, address book, Web browser, e-mail, word processor, music player, podcast player / recorder, voice re

Ida-Reader

ida-reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by people who are blind, dyslexic, or have reading disabilities or low vision. This software accepts ePub 2/ePub 3, Daisy 2.0/2.02, Daisy 3.0, HTML, RTF and XML as input and reading file formats. It has a bookshelf feature that automatically collects information on, and displays the names of, the books stored on a computer or on external devices like memory sticks, CDs or DVDs. When a book is being read, the text is displayed a

Ideal Group Reader

IDEAL Group Reader is a voice output electronic book (e-book) reader that can be used by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult. An application (or app) for an Android device, this program reads text aloud and highlights sections of text as they are being read. The app’s screenreading capabilities and accessible navigation features enable the user to read both ePub2 and ePub3 books. The program also allows the user to take notes using speec

Ifollowroutine

iFollowRoutine is an independent living skills and personal skills tutorial program and reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach a child to follow routines each day before going to school and after coming home from school. The app includes a collection of standard routines for both boys and girls, and these routi

Imagination Express Destination: Pyramids

Destination: Pyramids is a reading tutorial, story writing, and language tutorial program designed for use by children with physical, cognitive, or visual disabilities. Using the theme of the life along the ancient Nile, users can create print and interactive electronic books, poetry, and essays as well as movies. Complete with music, sound effects, and historically accurate indoor and outdoor Pyramid Temple and Valley Temple backgrounds, the Sphinx, Pharaoh's garden and palace, the flooded Nile

Imagination Express Destination: Time Trip, Usa

Imagination Express Destination: Time Trip, USA is a reading tutorial, story writing, and language tutorial program designed for use by children with physical, cognitive, or visual disabilities. Using the theme of the development of the United States throughout its history, users can create print and interactive electronic books, poetry, and essays as well as movies. Complete with music, sound effects, and historically accurate Main Street, Neighborhood, and indoor backgrounds from 1640, 1776, 1

In My Dreams

In My Dreams is a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by speech therapists and reading teachers working with children who have cognitive, communication, learning, speech or vision disabilities or autism. It is for use with an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The application (or app) uses animation and repetition to promote literacy. Every page has the same sentence structure and asks the user to fill in a missing word. The app reinforces understanding of

Insignia Narrator Advanced Hd Radio With Radio Reader Service (Model Ns-Clhd01)

The Insignia Narrator Advanced HD Radio with Radio Reader Service, Model NS-CLHD01, is a portable AM, FM and HD radio with voice output controls and reading service receiver designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. As the user presses the buttons that control the radio, voice announcements guide the user and state the options available at each stage. Radio station information, time and settings are all assisted by vocal cues. The user can access a radio reading service b

Intel Reader

The Intel Reader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or who have reading-based learning disabilities. This hand-held mobile device captures printed text, converts it to digital text, and reads it aloud. Reading is accomplished by pointing the Intel Reader's built-in camera at the printed material, snapping a picture, and listening to the spoken read-out. The user can change voices, select voice gender, and change pitch and playback s

Interactive Board Books

Interactive Board Books are reading tutorial materials designed for children who have cognitive or learning disabilities. This bundle of five thick board books features stories with moveable pieces. These books allow children to read independently because the words are supported with Literacy Support Picture clues. The titles include: The Adventures of Hopper, Mixed up Morning, Monkey Business at the Market, Wonderful Snow, and At the Fire Station. OPTIONS: Individual books are available for pur

Irispen Executive

The IrisPen is a text recognition pen scanner that instantly enters text, numbers, and grayscale images into your computer by scanning them. The IrisPen is an study tool for children or adults who learn through visual learning, but also helpful to those with learning disabilities who need information reinforcement. The pen can be used with printed information from books, newspapers, magazines, letters, and more. The device can recognize up to 1000 characters per second for ease of copying info

Is It A Word - Or Not?

Is It a Word - Or Not? is a reading tutorial program designed for use with children who have dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This program consists of a stand-up flip book that presents single consonants and short vowels. The tent-style book offers three side-by-side sets of cards on spiral bindings. Each set of cards is similar to a set of flash cards; the first set includes the consonants B through Z, the second set offers the short vowels, and the third set includes another set of co

Isis Audio Books

Isis Audio Books are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The books are unabridged voice recordings. Most are available on cassette tape, and some are available on CD. The company offers thousands of titles, including mysteries, thrillers, romances, and general fiction.

Ispeak For Pocket Pc

iSpeak for Pocket PC is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech (TTS) software product allows users of Pocket PC handheld devices to listen to e-mail messages, text documents, web pages, MP3 (.mp3) files, and Wave (.wav) files. This program will play text files of any length, including web page information, presentations, papers, reports, and e-books. Users can create or merge playlists consisting of text, MP3, or Wave files. The program includ

Itouchilearn Morning Routines

iTouchiLearn Morning Routines is an independent living skills and personal skills tutorial program and reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, learning or speech disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent to use their Apple iPad to teach a child morning routine life skills through music, animation, verbal directions and interactive activities. The child progresses through each routine and receives v

Itouchilearn Words

iTouchiLearn Words is a language tutorial program, a reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents working with children who have communication, developmental, learning, physical or speech disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent to use their Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch or Android phone to teach a child how to recognize and pronounce words through animations and word association games. The animation teaches the context of words and the games reinforce earl

Itr-100A Hd Radio

The ITR-100A HD Radio is an AM, FM and HD radio with voice output controls and reading service receiver designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. As the user presses the buttons that control the radio, voice announcements guide the user and state the options available at each stage. Radio station information, time and settings are all assisted by vocal cues. The user can access a radio reading service by registering the radio's serial number with a local reading service p

Iveo Hands-On Learning System

The Iveo Hands-on-Learning System is a package containing a tactile graphics display (IVEO Touchpad) and a braille graphics program (IVEO Viewer, IVEO Creator, or IVEO Creator Pro), designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision and their teachers. The system can be used to teach subject such as biology, health, chemistry, astronomy, math, or geography with a combination of touch, sound, and sight. Three versions are available: Iveo Lite, Iveo Creator, and Iveo Creator Plus. Iveo

Izoom Web Screen Magnifier / Reader

iZoom Web is a Web-based screen magnification and screen reader program designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This program magnifies the computer screen up to 32X with eight zoom modes. This software also offers color, cursor, font, speech enhancements and more. The software runs from the manufacturer's Web site at http://www.issist.ca and requires no download. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible personal computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium III, 1 Gigahertz p

Jordy

JORDY is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is worn like a pair of glasses, and can be used for such activities as watching television, using a computer, reading and writing, painting, playing cards or board games, and more. Objects are magnified up to 30 times. This video magnifier features a wide field of view, automatic focus, object locator capability, focus lock capability, and digital zoom capability. There are four viewing modes: Full color, black and wh

Jordy Stand

The JORDY Stand is a video magnifier stand designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is designed for use with the JORDY head-mounted video magnifier (see separate entry). When the headworn device is placed in this docking stand, and the stand is attached to a monitor, the JORDY functions as a desktop video magnifier. The stand can be used with any monitor, including a computer monitor. The stand uses the same controls as the JORDY glasses. It has an extra large working space with a loc

Joseph's Readers Talking Software - Grades K-8

Joseph's Readers Talking Software - Grades K-8 is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program is designed to teach reading to non-readers by turning a personal computer (PC) into a personal reading coach. The program comes in four levels (1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th through 8th grades), with six to seven stories, 50 to 75 lessons, and 42 to 49 software applications per level, providing a total of over 18,000 language

Journey

The Journey is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV has a high-resolution camera positioned above a movable reading tray and a 19-inch LCD monitor mounted on the front of the camera. The screen moves up or down and tilts back for best viewing position. The Journey features fully adjustable white LED lighting; fast one-cable setup; over 25 color mode options; one touch magnification pre-sets; one lever control brake and table stop; and adjustable br

Journey Flexi

The Journey FLEXi is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This lightweight CCTV has a high-resolution camera and a 19-inch flat panel LCD monitor that are mounted on an adjustable arm that attaches to the edge of a table or desk with a C-clamp mount (included). This arm is height adjustable and and swivels. Objects are placed under the unit and viewed on the screen. The screen can be moved vertically and tilted back for best viewing position. The Journey FLE

K.c. Clyde In Fly Ball

K.C. Clyde In Fly Ball Interactive CD-ROM is a story program designed to promote literacy, reading and language involvement for children with cognitive disabilities. The program features animated imaginative characters (K.C. is a boy; Clyde is a dog, and UKandu is the wordbird), catchy music and fun word recognition activities. It is designed with up to 21 story paths (more than 120 pages of story is possible), four levels of word interaction, and pop quizzes. The characters are engineered to ta

Key To Access

Key to Access is an accessibility software module, MP3 player, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of ten accessibility tools: (1) Universal Reader for reading email and web pages; (2) E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; (3) Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-

Key To Access Vpod

Key to Access VPod is an accessibility software module, MP4 video player, and digital voice recorder designed for use by individuals who have learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of accessibility tools: Universal Reader Plus for reading email and web pages; E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-word voice output dic

Kid Pix 2 / Kid Pix Studio

Kid Pix 2 and Kid Pix Studio are drawing programs designed to create multimedia presentationa and animated artwork for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. Students can use the TouchWindow (see separate entry) to access this program which includes a talking alphabet, colorful rubber stamps that can be customized and resized, and a palette of Wacky Brushes. Slide Shows are easy to create, so children of all ages and levels can create multimedia reports, animations with sound effec

Kid Works 2

Kid Works 2 is a reading tutorial program designed to teach children to write and illustrate their own story for individuals with a developmental or physical disability. This program combines a word processor and picture dictionary with paint tools, rubber stamps, and icons that allow students to express themselves through words and pictures as they write original stories. A simple click of the mouse changes words into pictures and pictures into words. The Story illustrator lets the students "pa

Kindle Keyboard & Kindle Keyboard 3G

The Kindle Keyboard and Kindle Keyboard 3G are voice output electronic book readers designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult. These portable electronic book (e-book) readers includes a text-to-speech feature that will read aloud all books in English that are loaded onto the reader. Both models of the Kindle Keyboard hold up to 3,500 books in 4 gigabytes (GBs) of storage, and each can be used with audio books. Books can be

Kindle Touch & Kindle Touch 3G

The Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G are voice output electronic book (e-book) readers that can be used by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult. These multi-touch portable e-book readers include a text-to-speech feature that will read aloud all books in English that are loaded onto the reader. Both models of the Kindle Touch hold up to 3,000 books in 4 gigabytes (GBs) of storage, and each can be used with audio books. Books can be downloa

Knfbreader Mobile

The knfbReader Mobile is a cell phone, optical character recognition device, and voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The user takes a photo of the text to be read with the built-in cell phone camera, and the text is read aloud. An automatic viewfinder tells the user whether the entire document is in the photo. While the text is being read, the device can display the text on the phone’s built-in screen and highlight each word as it is spo

Kurzweil - National Federation Of The Blind Reader

The Kurzweil - National Federation of the Blind Reader is a voice output optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld unit scans text and reads it aloud with synthetic speech. The user holds the unit's camera over print, and it snaps a picture. In seconds it reads the contents of the printed document in clear synthetic speech. Scanned text can be discarded, stored for later reading, or transferred to a computer or braille no

Kurzweil 1000

Kurzweil 1000 is an optical character recognition (OCR) program with voice output designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software package runs on a personal computer connected to a flatbed scanner. It scans books, magazine articles, and other printed documents, converts the printed text into electronic text files, and reads them aloud using RealSpeak, a human-sounding synthetic speech engine. Scanned documents can be edited using a text editor with voice output. Definiti

Kurzweil 3000 For Macintosh

Kurzweil 3000 for Macintosh is an optical character recognition (OCR) program with voice output designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This software scans documents and reads scanned or electronic text aloud using synthetic speech. Words are highlighted in contrasting colors as they are spoken. This simultaneous auditory and visual presentation of information helps increase reading accuracy, speed, and comprehension for readers. Users can adjust how much text is highlighted

Kurzweil 3000 For Windows

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows is an optical character recognition (OCR) and test program with voice output designed for use by individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This OCR software scans documents and reads scanned or electronic text aloud using synthetic speech. Documents are shown on screen with words highlighted as they are spoken. This combined auditory and visual presentation of information helps increase reading accuracy, speed, and comprehension for struggling readers.

Large Print Books From Huge Print Press

Large Print Books from Huge Print Press are large print books designed for use by individuals with low vision. Books are custom printed in font sizes from 16 to 44 point, and are available in hardback, paperback, or loose-leaf formats. Titles can be chosen from a catalog of existing large print books, or a published title can be enlarged on a custom basis. As part of its custom enlargement service, Huge Print Press purchases a new copy of the requested title, thereby making sure the author, publ

Large Print Recipes For A Healthy Life

Large Print Recipes for a Healthy Life, by Judith Caditz, is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This cookbook includes over 200 recipes for low cholesterol, low fat, and low sodium dishes with no added sugar, plus serving suggestions. The book is paperback and has 283 pages. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 9.75 inches.

Laserline Graphics

LaserLine Graphics are tactile graphics designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. They are designed to provide clear and accurate tactile access to complex visual information, with various pattern fills, line styles, and directional indicators. These tactile graphics are produced to order as Vector-based graphics files in an XML-based conversion process. Items that can be converted into tactile graphics include maps, diagrams, flow charts, and educational materials in mat

Learn To Talk

Learn to Talk is a voice output flash card program, a language, reading and vocabulary tutorial program and a speech training program designed for use by parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, hearing, learning, physical, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) was developed by a speech therapist to allow a parent to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to facilitate language development in children with specific language impairments such as re

Learning Ally Audio

Learning Ally Audio is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. Learning Ally membership is required in order to use the app and download audiobooks from the Learning Ally website. The Direct Downloading feature allows the user to download audiobooks from their Learning Al

Let's Go Read! An Island Adventure

Let's Go Read! An Island Adventure is a vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and other cognitive disabilities and physical disabilities. This program incorporates speech recognition software to enable students to direct computer actions using their voices. They can also listen to their own voices as they read the 12 interactive books incorporated into the program. This comprehensive program for beginning readers uses both phonics and whole language concepts, off

Let's Start Learning!

Let's Start Learning! is an academic tutorial program designed to provide the essentials for learning for individuals with a learning disability. This program is multisubject with five different ctivities; multisensory, encouraging children's senses both on and off the computer; and multilevel with four level changes. It helps children to build preschool skills with letters, numbers, shapes, and patterns through interactive play. The audio combined with graphics and animation encourages children

Lexiflow

Lexiflow is a voice output electronic book player program designed for use by publishers of books and student assessments. This program enables publishers to create talking Flash eBooks and assessments that are accessible to students who require read-aloud support. Pages are converted from PDF to talking Adobe Flash for playback using the free Adobe Flash Player. Books are displayed in an exact representation of the printed content on PC or Mac in any industry standard Internet browser. In addit

Liberty Color

The Liberty Color is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of a mouse-camera unit and a flat screen display unit with a high contrast thin-film transistor (TFT) display. The display's angle can be adjusted to enable the user to achieve an ergonomic reading position. Images can be displayed in full color photo mode, enhanced black/white or white/black mode, or in a user-programmable semi-color mode with a choice of foreground and background colors

Liberty Plus

The Liberty Plus is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a high contrast, glare-free TFT (thin-film transistor) Active Matrix flat screen display and an ergonomic mouse camera with a zoom lens for continuous magnification from eight to 16 times. The camera has a digital zoom feature providing an additional two or four times enlargement of the magnification level. Images can be viewed in positive (black on white), negative (white on black), and photo

Liberty Solo

The Liberty Solo is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of a mouse camera unit and a large color TFT (thin film transistor) flat screen display. The screen is tiltable to allow the user to choose an ergonomic reading position. Text can be viewed in high contrast reading modes and user-programmable semi-color modes. The camera has an overview mode that allows the user to look at text, photos, and graphics from a distance or even at his or her own face. T

Library Of Congress Cassette Player (Model Loc-3)

Portable cassette player that plays Library of Congress formatted four track cassette recordings. Includes: variable speed control from 15/16 to 1 7/8 inches per second, capability of two track recording on blank tape using either built-in or external microphones, large 3 inch speaker and high gain amplifier, lockable pause control, cassette eject, bidirectional scan capability for quick location of marker tones, automatic level control and tone indexing for two track recording. POWER: AC adapte

Librette Turnkey System & Libra Turnkey System

The Librette Turnkey System and Libra Turnkey System are personal computer systems pre-loaded with optical character recognition (OCR), screen magnification, web browser, and voice output software, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Librette system includes a personal computer running the Windows XP operating system, with a monitor, printer, and scanner, pre-loaded with VIP Scan/Read/Write, a voice output OCR program, and PnC Net, a voice output web browser tha

Lifestyle (Models D630 & D650)

The LifeStyle, models D630 and D650, is a desktop video magnifier (CCTV) designed to provide high powered magnification of books, printed materials and objects for individuals with low vision. Magnification level ranges from 3.6x to 58x for model D630 or 3.6x to 88x for D650. Both models feature a 22-inch standard definition LCD screen that can move vertically, tilt forward and back and swivel left and right to optimize the viewing angle. "Power," "Zoom", and "Mode" buttons are located on the fr

Lifestyle Hd (Model Hd730)

The LifeStyle HD, model HD730, is a high-definition desktop video magnifier (CCTV) designed to provide high resolution magnification of printed materials, photographs, and objects for individuals with low vision. This unit has more than 150 magnification levels from 3.1x (22-inch monitor) or 3.4x (24-inch monitor) to 95x. The magnification increases in 0.1x increments from 3.1x to 10x (for example: 3.1x, 3.2x, 3.3x etc.), and in 1x increments from 11x to 95x. The user can control the level of ma

Light Box (Model 1-08660-00)

The Light Box, model 1-08660-00, is a light box designed for use in visual stimulation and training activities for individuals with low vision. Used with overlays and other materials, this light box stimulates awareness of light, color and objects and assists in the development of tracking, scanning, eye hand coordination, visual discrimination, and visual perceptual skills. A translucent white, plexiglass work surface is illuminated from below, providing an even, high contrast background for op

Light Box Materials, Level I

The Light Box Materials, Level I (Catalog No. 1-08670-00), are for use with the APH Light Box (Model 1-08660-00). See separate entry for Light Box and Level II materials. The materials are intended to train basic visual skills, eye-hand coordination and simple matching for visually handicapped and multihandicapped, visually impaired students. The first set in a series of progressive education materials developed for ages 0 to 4 years. Included is an instructional guidebook (7-70010-00, available

Light Box Materials, Level Ii

The Light Box Materials, Level II (Catalog No. 1-08680-00), are for use with the APH Light Box (Model No. 1-08660-00). See separate entry for Light Box and Level I materials. Second set in the series teaches visually handicapped students matching and identification, part vs. whole relationships, sequencing, pattern duplication, spatial relationships, and visual memory. Uses concrete objects, stencils and cutouts. The kit consists of: instructional guidebook with over 100 activities; over 400 eas

Light Stick

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a modified white cane for users who are blind or have low vision. The Light Stick is a white cane and voice output reading machine and money identifier for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Light Stick has an obstacle sensor at the end of the cane section to alert the user of obstacles ahead. The modular handgrip detaches from the cane, and it can serve as a voice output scanner that can read written text aloud to the use

Light Table

The Light Table is a light box designed to provide a lighted, tilted surface that is accessible for a person with a disability to view slides and transparencies. The table consists of a wooden casing with a translucent acrylic surface. The viewing surface is angled and illuminated from underneath with a fluorescent light. Separate on/off switches are easily accessible from the left side. The unit is intended to be portable. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Paul Cermak for persons who find conv

Lightbox

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with vision loss to see objects. The lightbox is constructed of plywood and contains a number of low-wattage 110-volt bulbs to spread light evenly and a rheostat to control light intensity. The top is made of white plastic to further difusse the light. The box is hinged to obtain the desired angle to the line of sight. The bottom of the unit is covered with a non-slip material and the box has a number of small holes to disipate heat. TITLE: T

Lighted-Reader

The lighted reader is a pair of optical lenses in a plastic frame with LED lights on them, designed for readers of any age who need magnification in order to read. They come in three magnification settings; 3.0, 3.5, or 4.0. They are also designed to only shine its LED lights straight ahead or directly on the words that the user is reading, as to not disturb others who are near.

Listen And Think (Models 1-08510-00, 1-03890-00 & 1-03910-00)

Listen and Think is a recorded auditory and cognitive skills training program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This three-level cassette tape lesson series develops and improves listening comprehension and thinking skills. Level AR (Auditory Readiness), model 1-08510-00, covers basic listening skills such as understanding location (e.g., up and down), using the senses, comparing, and classifying. It includes an introductory tape, 15 lesson tapes, 250 simple multiple

Literacy Productivity Pack - Version 14.0

Literacy Productivity Pack – Version 14.0 is a suite of reading and writing software applications designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. Programs include Premier Launch Pad; Worksheet Wizard; Write Now; English Talking Dictionary, a voice output dictionary; the Universal Reader Plus, a voice output program; Scan and Read Pro, a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) and audio file creation program; Text-To-Audio, an audio file creatio

Living Books Library

The Living Books Library is a language and math tutorial program designed to demonstrate the power of language to explore, express, learn and communicate for individuals who are developmentally or physically disabled. This package in particular is designed to assist educators with integrating the Living Books CD-ROM titles into the classroom curriculum. The four programs include: Just Grandma and Me, where students take an interactive reading trip to the beach; Arthur's Teacher Trouble, an engag

Looking For Words Intellikeys Bundle

The Looking for Words IntelliKeys Bundle is a vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the software from Attainment Company on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlays. The program uses color graphics, animation, and audio to introduce users to hundreds of words from three environments--the community, the school, and the home. Three modes

Looky

The Looky is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier can be used to examine text and pictures at home or during chores such as shopping. It magnifies between 3 and 8 times in full color and contrast modes, with reverse video and freeze functions. Its camera is in the middle of the screen. It has a folding handle and carrying strap and comes with a carrying case and user manual. POWER: Uses two rechargeable NiMH batteries or external alternating

Looky+

The Looky+ is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier can be used to examine text and pictures at home or during chores such as shopping. It four preset magnification levels ranging between 2x and 20x, and it features a 3.5-inch full color LCD screen. The Looky+ offers five contrast modes: full color, white/black, black/white, yellow/blue, and yellow/black. It also has LED lighting to illuminate print or graphics and a freeze function that can s

Lumifier Handstand 5X

The Lumifier Handstand 5x is a handheld magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Lumifier Handstand is a high quality optical magnifying lens that is designed for reading, sewing, and arts and crafts. This 5x magnifier features an ergonomic rubber coated frame for hands-free use, and a flexible neck for multiple positioning. It has two bright LED lights with a life expectancy of over 100,000 hours. A single set of batteries will power the light for 30 hours of continuous b

Macmillan Audiobooks

Audio Renaissance Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Audiobooks include abridged and unabridged titles in cassette, CD, and digital delivery formats. Many are audio editions of fiction and non-fiction titles from Holtzbrinck trade publishers, including Farrar Straus & Giroux, Henry Holt and Company, Picador, St. Martin's Press, and Tor Books. Authors include Michael Cunningham, Janet Evanovich, Frederick Forsyth, Brian Herbert and

Magnifying America Patriot (Model Mae-Bs-14)

The Magnifying America Patriot, model MAE-BS-14, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This black-and-white video magnifier can be used for reading, writing, and viewing photographs. Images can be viewed as white on black or black on white. Magnification ranges from three to 45 times original size on the included television monitor. The magnifier can also be connected to a home television, with magnification up to over 100 times. DIMENSIONS: Display screen

Magnifying America Patriot (Models Xlc & Xlc-Af)

The Magnifying America Patriot, model XLC, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Magnification ranges from four to 80 times original size, with custom variable magnification and freeze capture. Images and text can be viewed in color, black and white, reverse video, and high contrast modes. The sliding X-Y viewing table moves from front to back and side-to-side with margin stops and variable friction brake control. Model XLC-AF has an auto-focus camera with

Magnifying America Patriot Eagle

The Magnifying America Patriot Eagle is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a steel frame with an auto-focus camera, a viewing table with one touch electronic braking, and large, tactile control buttons. The color monitor displays images in full color, black and white, and reverse video modes. Magnification ranges from three to 60 times original size on a 14-inch monitor, and from five to 85 times on a 20-inch monitor. OPTIONS: 14-inch or 20-inch mon

Magnifying America Patriot Flex

The Magnifying America Patriot Flex is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a camera unit and control box mounted on a flexible arm that can be attached to a tabletop. The camera is auto-focusing and images can be viewed in full color, black and white, and positive/negative viewing modes. Other features include contrast controls and black on white video. Magnification ranges up to 90 times original size.

Magnifying America Patriot Platinum

The Magnifying America Patriot Platinum is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has an auto-focus camera, a flat screen video monitor set in an in-line configuration above an X/Y viewing table, and only two control knobs. Items placed on the viewing tray come into focus automatically. Other features include a capture image control, variable contrast control, and reverse background control.

Magnifying America Patriot Touch

The Magnifying America Patriot Touch is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV is controlled by a single backlit touch control. Its auto focus camera is set above a reading tray in an in-line configuration, and provides variable magnification from three to 165 times original size.

Magnifying America Patriot Xl

The Magnifying America Patriot XL is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It uses a black and white camera with a monitor that can be placed in an in-line or side-by-side configuration. Magnification ranges from four to 80 times original size. Text and other images can be viewed in reverse video mode, in which black letters on white paper appear as white letters on a black background. OPTIONS: Color selection, line marking and windowing, and PC compatibility

Magnilink Autofocus Model 709X

The Magnilink Autofocus is a desktop CCTV or video magnifier designed for use by persons who have low vision. When an object is placed on the reading table of the unit, the machine focuses immediately on the object and displays its enlarged image on a color monitor. The autofocus feature works for objects up to 4.5 inches in thickness. The user may also choose manual focusing by flipping a switch. Magnified objects can be displayed either in their true colors or in artificial colors chosen by th

Magnilink Colibri Reader, Magnilink Colibri Switch, And Magnilink Colibri Split

The Magnilink Colibri Reader, Magnilink Colibri Switch, and Magnilink Colibri Split are desktop CCTV's or video magnifiers designed for persons who have low vision. All models are full-color VGA-based CCTV systems that can be connected with any personal computer monitor in any size. Other features shared by all three models include true color photo mode, the ability to display objects either in their true colors or in artificial colors chosen by the user, the ability to display objects as positi

Magnilink Penguin

The Magnilink Penguin is a desktop CCTV or video magnifier designed for use by persons with low vision. The Penguin is a black-and-white CCTV with a 14-inch monitor and a magnification range of 4x to 20x. The user can switch the display between positive (white background, black text) and negative (black background, white text) images. The Penguin has a photographic mode for viewing photos. The tray is easy to move and has an adjustable friction brake. POWER: Uses 100 to 240 volts, 50 to 60 Hz. D

Magnilink Seagull

The Magnilink Seagull is a desktop CCTV or video magnifier designed for persons who have low vision. The Seagull is a color CCTV that shows magnified objects either in their true colors or in artificial colors chosen by the user. The magnification range is 4x to 21x for the 14-inch-monitor model and 5x to 26x for the 17-inch-monitor model. The user can switch the display between positive (light background, dark text) and negative (dark background, light text) images. A reference line aids users

Magnilink Voice

MagniLink Voice is a portable reading machine that is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. MagniLink Voice can be customized for the user. The reading speed, volume, audio profiles, voices and light can be adjusted to the user’s specifications. This device supports SAP15, which allows use of additional voices from third party suppliers, such as Acapela/infovox4. The MagniLink reads misaligned documents and allows voice feedback for all functions. There is also automa

Make Sentences

Make Sentences is a reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach a child sentence construction from a collection of words. Play settings such as a timer and question order (random or sequence) can be customized to suit an individual child’s learning pace and needs. The app shows how t

Mano

The Mano portable video magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Mano magnifier features a 3.5-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen with freeze frame. The screen has multiple viewing modes, including black on white, white on black, green on black, yellow on black and yellow on blue. The unit magnifies images between 1 and 20 times their original size and has continuous zoom. The unit comes with a carryi

Match Pix

Match Pix is educational game software designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This program contains six games that teach children to read over 150 words important for beginning readers. Words are organized in fourteen player-selectable word groups such as animals, numbers, and colors, each with 10 or more words. Three games (Matchup, Tic Tac Toe, and Bingo) match pictures to printed words, while three other games present words by American Sign Language signs, fingerspellin

Matti Mole's Summer Holiday

Matti Mole's Summer Holiday is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Available in a home user version or a single-user school version, this animated storybook incorporates language activities and games throughout its eleven chapters and Matti Mole nods and provides encouragement throughout. Sixteen activities help students learn capital letters, periods, compound words, alphabetical order, tenses, questions, parts of speech, and rhyming

Max Digital Magnifier

Max Digital Magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by persons with low vision. This magnifier connects to any television set to magnify words, pictures, and other images (up to 28 times on a 20-inch screen). Max may also be connected to a computer monitor (additional hardware may be required). Max magnifies print on any curved or straight surface without distortion. Viewing modes include low contrast/photo, high contrast/positive, and high contrast/negative. It comes with a con

Mayer-Johnson Eye Lighter

Eye Lighters are transparent, plastic highlighters with beveled frosted edges that allow students to highlight words and sentences and track one, two or three lines at a time while reading.

Menus That Talk

Menus That Talk is a voice output menu device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This portable, compact device speaks to restaurant guests describing food items selected by the customer. The device consists of a hand-held touchscreen unit approximately the size of a DVD case. A snap-in menu insert has text and braille, customized for the restaurant's menu. Guests press illuminated buttons corresponding to menu categories to hear the names of the menu items, along w

Merlin

Merlin is a desktop video magnifier (CCTV) designed for use by individuals with low vision. This full-color system magnifies images from four to 66 times their original size on a 14-inch monitor. It enables people with low vision to read, write, view photographs, and enjoy crafts and hobbies. Merlin features a large working space; tactile control buttons for easy use; four viewing modes (full color, black & white, high contrast positive, and high contrast negative); auto focus; a preset butt

Merriam-Webster's Concise Dictionary, Large Print Edition

Merriam-Webster's Concise Dictionary, Large Print Edition is a large print book designed for use by individuals with low vision. This 768-page soft cover dictionary has over 40,000 entries, with definitions, spelling, and pronunciation. Words are printed in 18 point type and definitions are printed in 16 point type. A punctuation guide is also included. ISBN: 0877796440 / 978-0877796442. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): 6.5 x 9.25 x 1.5 inches.

Mezzo

The Mezzo is a video magnifier and CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit features a full-color, auto-focus High-Definition (HD) camera (1280 x 800 pixels) and a 13.3-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen. The screen’s position is height-adjustable and it can be inclined. The Mezzo has multiple viewing modes, including black on white, white on black, green on black, yellow on black and yellow on blue. The unit magnifies images bet

Microworlds

Microworlds is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. Children explore the house and garden with Sam and Jo, their animated guides. Interactive activities in a colorful environment help develop early skills. Activities include simple matching games, decision-making activities, and early reading exercises. Users can feed birds, water flowers, have a bath, and design a room as they develop mouse control and early reading skills. The program offers full

Milestone 312 Daisy Player

The Milestone 312 DAISY Player is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This small device incorporates an audio books player, an accessible MP3/AAC player, voice recorder, FM tuner/recorder, alarm clock, and an RFID tag reader in one unit. The DAISY player offers full access to heading levels, page numbers, phrases, etc. It also supports bookmark setting and switching between books on the memory card. The MP3 player offers accessible MP3 nav

Millennium Ii Video Magnifier

The Millennium II Video Magnifier is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It includes a viewing head with a camera, supported by a hinged arm with a clamp for attaching to a table or desk. Magnification adjusts from two to 100 times depending on the height of the viewing head and the digital power range selected; users can select two and four times digital power ranges. The viewing head has controls for black and white, color, or reverse image viewing, and auto focu

Millennium Video Magnifier

The Millennium Video Magnifier is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It includes a viewing head with a camera and controls for black and white or color, reverse image, and autofocus with focus lock. The camera unit is supported by a hinged arm with a clamp for attaching to a table or desk. Magnification adjusts from two to 50 times, depending on the height of the viewing head and use of the two times digital power control. The video magnifier also comes with a hig

Mini Camera (Model X-Mc)

The Mini Camera, model X-MC, is a portable video magnifier designed to magnify images for individuals with low vision. It has a camera with roller stand which the user places directly on the material to be viewed. The camera can also be used freehand for uneven surfaces. The camera is designed to hook up to the user's TV (not included). Magnification ranges from 2.5 to 60 times depending on size of TV. The camera comes with reversal option (white on black or black on white) for individual contra

Minimax

The miniMAX portable video magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The miniMAX magnifier features a 2.8-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen with freeze frame. The screen has multiple viewing modes, including black on white, white on black, green on black, yellow on black and yellow on blue. The unit magnifies images between 2 and 7 times their original size, and it has a folding stand. The miniMAX is acti

Miniviewer

The MiniViewer is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It enlarges text or images five, ten, or 15 times on a full color, high resolution liquid crystal display (LCD) screen. It can be used to read catalogs, greeting cards, personal mail, recipes, and menus. Documents can be viewed in full color, high-contrast black-on-white, or inverse white-on-black modes. This portable video magnifier can operate in temperatures from 41 degrees Fahrenheit to 122 degrees

Mobile Daisy Player

Mobile Daisy Player is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software allows a Symbian-based mobile phone to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY format, including audio, text-only, or mixed formats. It supports DAISY navigation and allows the user to assign bookmarks and select and install smaller portions of large books.

Modifications To Jordy

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable an individual with low vision to use a Jordy at a more comfortable angle. The Jordy is a wearable magnification device from Enhanced Vision (see entry). The system includes a camera mounted near the forehead, which required the user to bend his/her neck or hold reading material in front of his/her face.To allow for a more comfortable reading angle, a lens was removed from a pair of prism glasses and mounted in a hole cut in a small sheet of aluminum. A wire tie

Monomouse & Monomouse-Rm

MonoMouse and MonoMouse-RM are handheld video magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable mouse-style video magnifier plugs into a television video jack and can be used for reading a newspaper or book. MonoMouse displays objects in black and white with gray scale imaging; MonoMouse-RM displays objects in black and white reverse mode (black-on-white appears as white-on-black). The magnification level on a 20-inch TV is 24x (24 times actual size) in high magnification

Monomouse-Usb

MonoMouse-USB is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This mouse-style video magnifier connects to a computer via the computer's USB port. Objects appear magnified in black and white on the computer monitor when the device is held over them. It can be used to view books or documents, pictures, or labels. The magnification level can be changed by using the computer's resize function. This video magnifier comes with a cable, driver CD, and a microfibre MouseBag. COMPA

My Own Bookshelf

My Own Bookshelf is a reading tutorial program designed for use by students with learning disabilities. This software enables the user to create personalized and engaging books with added media such as text, images, and Quicktime and AVI movies. Sound options include importing, recording, and Text-to-Speech (TTS). Books are placed on electronic bookshelves for students to read. Books can be catergorized by author, student, subject, etc. Each bookshelf holds up to nine books. Access options and p

My Reading Coach, School Edition & Single Student Edition

My Reading Coach is a reading tutorial program designed for use with children and adults with attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), dyslexia, and other learning disabilities. Appropriate for students aged seven years through adult, this CD-ROM-based program provides self-paced, individualized reading instruction appropriate to the student's ability level, from those with few or no reading skills through those seeking to improve speed and comprehension. Jim Larrabee, a special needs teacher and

Mygait Elite Computer

The MyGait Elite Computer is a computer terminal designed for use by older adults or individuals with cognitive disability. This all-in-une unit comes fully assembled, and provides easy access to computer and the Internet for people who have computer literacy challenges. The MyGait Elite features an integrated 20-inch high definition monitor, a built-in web camera for video chat capability, an integrated DVD/CD player for playback, and 200 percent zoom or magnification capability. The computer's

Myreader2

MyReader2 is a video magnifier and CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This low vision reading system scans pages placed on its reading tray, then presents the text in a user-selected format on the unit's built-in liquid crystal display (LCD) screen. Text can be presented as a wrapped paragraph (column layout), as a continuous line (row layout), or one word at a time (word layout). Readers navigate the text using a control panel, without moving the document or reading tray. Thi

Naxos Audiobooks

Naxos Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The catalog focuses on classic literature, including more than 200 fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama titles. All books are digitally recorded, with performances by actors accompanied by classical music (and sound effects in many of the Junior Classics range). Books are available on CD or cassette. Authors include Homer, Herodotus, Sophocles from the ancient world; Dante, Chaucer and Malory

Neospeech Tts On Demand

NeoSpeech TTS On Demand is an audio file creation program designed to convert text to audio files for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. To use this online service to create a speech audio file, the user goes to TTSOnDemand.com, enters the text to be converted, previews the resulting speech audio, then purchases the speech audio file for immediate download.

New Way: Learning With Literature Series Big Books & New Way White Lap Books With Words

The New Way: Learning with Literature Series Big Books and the New Way White Lap Books with Words are large print books designed for use by children with low vision. Both series are large format books with short stories and full-color illustrations. Stories include original stories, fairy tales, fables, and traditional stories, and are designed to stimulate personal writing, self-expression, critical thinking, and creativity. They feature rhythm and predictable outcomes. The New Way Big Books ar

Nu Vision Head-Mounted Video Magnifier

The Nu Vision Head-Mounted Video Magnifier is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier is worn like a pair of glasses with head straps and projects an enlarged image onto two liquid crystal display (LCD) screens in front of the eyes. It can also be worn over top of a pair of regular glasses or connected to a television, computer, digital camera, or other electronic device. It magnifies up to five times at optical infinity and up to 10 times at reading dist

Oasis Audiobooks

Oasis Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books include abridged and unabridged titles in audio cassette or CD format. Titles include Bibles and inspirational books with a Christian theme; children's books, including the Boxcar Children series by Gertrude Chandler Warner; adult fiction by authors such as Andy Andrews and Ted Dekker; books on health such as the Bible Cure series by Dr. Don Colbert and The Jerusalem Diet by Ted Haggard; a

Obr Optical Braille Recognition

OBR is an optical Braille recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. This program reads Braille characters and converts Braille hard copy into text or formatted Braille files. A Braille document is placed on a scanner and scanned by OBR, which either converts the document into text or saves it to disk as a formatted Braille file. The formatted Braille files created by OBR can also be sent to a Braille printer, allowing OBR to function as a Braille c

Olympia (Model Mv2X)

Olympia, model MV2X, is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It features a built-in LCD (liquid crystal display) screen, and can also be connected to any compatible television monitor. Magnification levels are 3.3, 6, and 10 times original size in picture mode; 4.3, 7.8, and 13 times in wide screen mode; and 8.6, 15.6, 26 times in Max Magnification mode. Other features include adjustable brightness; a tilted screen to reduce glare; and a choice of positive,

Omnifer

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of duel-purpose cover for the Apple iPad™ that doubles as a Braille reader for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Designed by Jayson D’Alessandro for the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDEA) Awards, The Omnifer is an innovative cover for the iPad that transforms the iPad’s touch screen into Braille. The Omnifer is a light-weight three-panel flip design cover that allows users to switch between Braille mode and standard

Omnipage Pro 14

OmniPage Pro 14 is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program converts scanned paper documents into text files in a variety of electronic formats, including Word, XML, HTML, Open e-Book, and PDF (Portable Document Format). Files can be read aloud, and words can be corrected by voice or by typing. The program also converts PDF documents into Microsoft Office documents that preserve formatting. Paper and electr

On The Way To Literacy

On the Way to Literacy is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for children who are blind or have low vision. The program comprises 18 tactile storybooks with text that parents can read aloud and tactile illustrations that children who are blind or have low vision can feel. These tactile storybooks contain information and activities to enhance the development of literacy in young children. Giggly-Wiggly, Snickety-Snick has words on the left-hand page that capture a range of tactile experience

Onyx Deskset Xl 17, 19 And 22

The Onyx Deskset XL 17, 19, and 22 is a CCTV and video magnifier designed for individuals with low vision. The system's camera is mounted on a telescoping, rotating arm. The camera rotates 350 degrees on a telescopic arm that swings 350 degrees, allowing the user to point it in any direction. Three distinct views are offered: distance view, document view, and self-view. A 17-inch, 19-inch, or widescreen 22-inch flat panel monitor is mounted adjacent to the arm. The monitor can be tilted forward

Onyx Flexible-Arm Pc Edition

The Onyx Flexible-arm PC Edition is a computer-linked video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system's camera is mounted on an omni-directional articulating arm for magnfication up close or at a distance. Magnified images can be viewed on any computer screen through the included USB connector. The system comes with MAGic screen magnfication software (see separate entry) with speech, enabling the user to view magnified camera images and a magnified PC screen at the sa

Onyx Swing -Arm Pc Edition

The ONYX Swing-arm PC Edition is a computer-linked video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Its detachable camera is mounted on a swing arm that is secured to a sturdy base. The camera connects to any computer via the included USB connection, and comes with MAGic screen magnification software (see separate entry) with speech and image-management features, allowing the user to view a magnified PC screen and magnified camera images at the same time using a split screen, or

Openbook

OpenBook is an optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This scanning and reading software enables users to convert print documents or graphic-based text into an electronic text format using optical character recognition and quality speech. When a page is placd a page in a connected scanner, OpenBook will convert it to speech and read it while displaying large print on a computer monitor. Users can customize how the document a

Optron I-Stick

The Optron i-Stick is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a color camera and can be used with a laptop computer or a computer monitor. It provides magnification at a classroom desk or at the board in an auditorium, and can be carried from classroom to classroom and from building to building. The TwistCam camera has flexible positioning so that the picture on the screen is always level and upright at any angle for left- or right-handed use

Optron Mobile

The Optron Mobile is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a color camera on a modular swivel arm. The TwistCam can be used for distance viewing with 360-degree surround view capability. The camera height can be lowered by half. Image adjustment features include negative image; high contract colors; contrast/ brightness; and auto focus, with auto focus lock capability. The magnifier comes with a carrying case for travel and storage.

Optron Observer

The Optron Observer is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier's color autofocus camera can be turned to provide the user with a view of surroundings at an unlimited distance beyond the desk. TwistCam technology allows a look in any direction with an always upright and level image on the monitor. The camera's tilt function can provide a view of the user's workspace or the area beyond the user's immediate work area. Display features include negativ

Optron Pct

Optron PCT is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier can be used with a television, a standard computer monitor, or an LCD monitor. It can also be connected to a desktop or laptop computer. It can be used at a desktop work area or for viewing a blackboard, overhead projector, or flipchart. Its color autofocus CCD camera can be rotated to almost any angle on a swivel arm. The camera has an 18 times zoom and can be rotated to almost any angle while

Optron Pro

The Optron Pro is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier is VGA compatible for integration into the electronic work environment. It also features an adjustable line reader and a built-in LED reading light. Its color autofocus camera is mounted on a a modular arm whic allows the camera to be positioned at a higher or lower level, with TwistCam technology and 360-degree distance viewing. Display features include negative image, contrast and brightn

Optron Vision

Optron Vision is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by indidviduals with low vision. This unit has a work area large enough for the user to work on two projects at the same time. Its camera is positioned high on a steel swivel arm for use in activities such as writing, crafting, or mechanical work. It has a color camera with a wide zoom range and various high-contrast image adjustments. The unit is also portable and lightweight and has a high-contrast control panel.

Orcam

The OrCam is voice output navigation and orientation aid with voice input controls, optical character recognition (OCR) reading device, and voice output paper money identifier for people who are blind or have low vision and people with reading or memory disabilities. The OrCam consists of a small camera that can be attached to any standard pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses, a small but powerful computer that can be clipped to a belt or put into a pocket, and a bone conductive earpiece. The camera

Original Gobible

The Original GoBible is a recorded book and voice output recorded book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld, portable MP3 audio device is preloaded with an audio version of the entire Christian Bible, including both Old and New Testaments. All content, over 70 hours of audio, has been downloaded onto the unit. An interactive on-screen menu with voice output enables the user to scroll through the Old and New Testaments and select a book, chapter,

Ovation

Ovation is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Its flatbed scanner accommodates newspapers, books, and magazines. Documents are scanned, stored in files, and converted to audio output. Users can move through documents by page, paragraph, or sentence. Up to 500,000 pages can be stored, with up to 20 pages per individual file. File names can be recorded in the user's own voice. Playback features include fast forward, rewind, electronic b

Pagebot For Kindle 2

The PageBot for Kindle 2 is a switch interface for the Amazon Kindle 2 electronic book reader designed for use by individuals with neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, arthritis, or repetitive strain injury. This switch interface works with all models of Amazon's 2nd Generation Kindle, including both the domestic (U.S.) wireless and international wireless models

Pagebot For Kindle Dx

The PageBot for Kindle DX is a switch interface for the Amazon Kindle eBook reader, designed for use by individuals with neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, arthritis, or repetitive strain injury. This switch interface works with all models of Amazon’s Kindle DX, including both of the original white models. It enable individuals who cannot hold the Kindle or pr

Pagebot For Kindle Keyboard

The PageBot for Kindle Keyboard is a control switch interface for the Amazon Kindle electronic book reader, designed for use by individuals with neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, arthritis, or repetitive strain injury. This switch interface works with all models of Amazon’s 3rd Generation Kindle, including the international wireless, WiFi, and Special Offer m

Panasonic 4 Track Player With Variable Speed

The Panasonic 4 Track Player with Variable Speed is a four-track cassette player and two-track cassette player/recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This four-track player uses earphones only and has no external speaker. It features variable speed control, fast forward and rewind, and comes with a belt clip. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.5 x 1.125 x 3.5 inches. WEIGHT: 5 ounces.

Panasonic Classmate Four Track Cassette Player-Recorder

The Panasonice Classmate Four Track Cassette Player-Recorder is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It plays and records four track cassettes at 1 7/8 and 15/16 speeds, and is a tone indexer. It has a built-in stereo microphone and an external microphone jack. It also has a built-in mono speaker and comes with headphones. Other features include variable speed control for output, a pause control, and a tape counter. Print and cassette instructions are included. POWER

Panasonic Portable Cassette Player (Model Rq-L51)

The Panasonic Portable Cassette Player, model RQ-L51, is a cassette tape player and recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This voice activated recorder can record up to 25 hours on standard two track cassettes. Recording begins as soon as sound is detected. Sound can be recorded at three times longer than normal speed. The unit has a slide microphone for recording louder or softer sounds. The HIGH setting can be used to record relatively soft sounds. The unit

Pdf Equalizer Ml

PDF Equalizer ML is a voice output program for PDF documents, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This program can open files in any PDF version and read them aloud without going through a conversion or import process. Documents can be read continuously, page by page, or by page selection, in English, French, or Spanish. Reading speed is adjustable. The program includes a text-to-audio converter that can convert a single page or a range of p

Penguin Audiobooks

Penguin Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books include abridged and unabridged titles in CD or e-book format. Categories include general fiction, classics, mystery/thriller, biography, business, current affairs, history, humor, and mind/body/spirit. Authors include Lauren Willig, Patricia Cornwell, Margaret Cho, Suze Orman, Kevin Phillips, Jared Diamond, Ron Chernow, Herman Melville, Teri Garr, Billy Graham, and the Dalai Lama.

Perfect Ocr

Perfect OCR is an optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who have low vision. Using the camera of an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, the program scans letter-size or A4-size page documents using image-processing algorithms and offers SureScan 3x scanning mode which outputs sharper images than normal mode. Perfect OCR’s “Email to myself” feature allows the user to send documents to email addresses or upload to online storage services such as Evernote and Box

Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program

The Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program is a braille instruction kit designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This kit includes materials that help teach fundamental early literacy skills to children with visual impairments and help parents to be more involved in their child’s development. Included in the kit are three packets, each with an interrelated storybook, activity guide, and cassette with songs and new stories to complement the storybooks. In addition, there is a

Phoenix Audio Books

Phoenix Audio Books are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or reading disabilities. Books are recorded on CD and include abridged and unabridged titles in Biography, Business, Children's Classics, Fiction, History, Humor, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Philosphy/Religion, Psychology, and Science/Health.

Phonics Based Reading & Reading S.o.s. (Strategies For Older Students) Family Editions

Phonics Based Reading and Reading S.O.S. Family Editions are reading tutorial software programs designed for home use to teach reading skills to children, youth, and adults with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Phonics Based Reading teaches skills generally covered in grades one through three, introducing more than 2,000 words using engaging, age-appropriate graphics. Reading S.O.S. is intended for students from ages nine years through adult and covers skills generally taught in grades

Phonics Pro Reader

The Phonics Pro Reader is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children between the ages of five and nine years with cognitive or learning disabilities. This interactive unit use a multi-sensory approach to teach the alphabet, phonics, spelling, reading, and rhyming. The interactive system utilizes illustrated Talking Word Cards, a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) screen that displays words, and verbal cues and responses. The help button repeats instructions and provides clues to answers

Pico

Pico is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit fits in a purse or pocket, and can be used to read even in dimly lit surroundings. Images are magnified 3 to 11 times and displayed in color, positive text (black on white), negative text (white on black), or yellow on blue modes. POWER: Uses rechargeable battery (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.1 x 6.5 x 3.5 inches. Display is 4 inches diagonally. WEIGHT: 10 ounces. WARRANTY: 30-day money back guarant

Picture Cue Dictionary Intellikeys Bundle

The Picture Cue Dictionary Intellikeys Bundle is a vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the five software dictionary sets included in the Picture Cue Dictionary (see separate entry) from Attainment Company on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlays. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh or IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREME

Planet Wobble

Planet Wobble is an academic and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed for use by teachers and parents working with children who have developmental, cognitive or learning disabilities. It is designed to work with Clicker (see separate entry) and allows children to build confidence, develop independent reading, and maximize comprehension and writing skills. The program is divided into three levels and presented both in printed format and as on-screen interactive books. Each level comes wit

Plextalk Cd/sd/online Player (Model Ptx1)

The PLEXTALK CD/SD/Online Player, model PTX1, is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device plays digital talking books from CDs, SD cards, USB flash drives or online (LAN or WIFI) using its voice synthesizer. Playable formats include DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO Z39.86/DAISY 3.0, audio files (MP3, WMA, AMR-WB+, Ogg Vorbis, Wave (PCM)), and text/HTML contents by embedded text-to-speech engine (TTS). The user can listen with the built-in sp

Plextalk Daisy Player (Model Ptn2)

The PLEXTALK Daisy Player, model PTN2, is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device features DAISY structure navigation-levels, bookmarks and headings. The unit plays music, voice, book CDs, and MP3 CDs from multiple formats including DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO and DAISY 3.0 along with content from PDTB2, NLS, RFB&D, Bookshare.org, and Read How You Want. Content can also be read from USB 2.0 media. Text is supported from Microsoft.d

Plextalk Linio

The PLEXTALK Linio is is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device features DAISY structure navigation-levels, bookmarks and headings. The unit plays music, voice, book CDs, and MP3 CDs from multiple formats including DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO and DAISY 3.0. Text is supported from Microsoft .doc, HTML, plain text or DAISY text files. The Linio has 2 gigabytes (GB) internal flash memory and a LAN connection port. It reads media from CDs

Plextalk Pocket (Model Ptp1)

Plextalk Pocket, model PTP1, is a portable digital recorder and electronic talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This pocket-sized unit plays Daisy-format digital talking books, music CDs, MP3 CDs, and audio books on CD. It reads HTML input from SD cards and USB flash memory so the user can input media, including text-to-speech (TTS), without connecting to a PC. The unit has a built-in microphone and speaker for voice recor

Plextalk Portable Recorder (Model Ptr2)

The Plextalk Portable Recorder, model PTR2, is a digital talking book player and recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit can record DAISY 2.02 books and audio file or music CDs, and can play DAISY titles, music and audio file CDs, and CF cards. When connected to a computer, it can be used as a CD-RW or memory card drive. The unit comes with Plextalk Recording Software (PRS) for recording, editing, and finalizing audio only DAISY 2.02 books. Radio prog

Plustek Book Reader

The Plustek Book Reader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The system scans books without shadows around the spine. The included optical character recognition (OCR) software turns the scan result into text, which is automatically read aloud using TTS (text-to-speech) software. Scanned text is automatically saved as a text file, and can also be saved in MP3 or WAV format. There is a choice of male and female voices with British or A

Poet Be (Bookedge)

The Poet BE (BookEdge) is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stand-alone reading machine is designed to allow the user to read bound books without damaging the spine and without having to know how to operate a computer. The user places a book with the text down and its spine flush against the edge of the scanner and then presses a button. The machine automatically recognizes the orientation of document placed on the glass scanner

Poet Compact 2

The Poet Compact 2 is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stand-alone reading machine is designed to allow the user to listen to any kind of printed documents without having to know how to operate a computer. The machine automatically recognizes the orientation of documents placed on the glass scanner bed, scans the document, converts the picture into spoken language, and reads it aloud. The machine consists of an integrated flatb

Poet Compact 2+

The Poet Compact 2+ is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stand-alone reading machine is designed to allow the user to listen to any kind of printed documents without having to know how to operate a computer. The machine automatically recognizes the orientation of documents placed on the scanner bed, scans the document, converts the picture into spoken language, and reads it aloud. The machine consists of an integrated flatbed sc

Portix

The Portix is a portable and compact video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This self-contained unit has a tiltable, high resolution LCD screen and an auto-focus, rotational camera on a flexible arm. The camera can be switched between desktop, distance, and self-viewing (for personal grooming) modes. The Portix offers full color magnification, five 2-color, high contrast modes (black and white, yellow on blue, blue on white, green on black and black on yellow), and an i

Portset Reader

The Portset Reader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This machine reads letters, books, magazines, or bills with a page size up to A4 (20 x 28 centimeters) and a font as fine as 8 points. The user can select between male and female speaking voices with clear British pronounciation. Pages scanned on the Portset Reader can be stored in internal memory or saved to diskette for future reference. This device can read line-by-line, word

Powervision

Powervision is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has an autofocus camera and a monitor set above a moveable tray on which reading material and other objects are placed. Magnified material is displayed on the monitor in full color, enhanced black and white, or other user-selected colors, in regular or wide view mode. A freeze frame feature helps keep items in view. The moveable viewing tray is made of aluminum with a light-absorbing non-stick table mat

Powervision Portable

Powervision Portable is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a high contrast flat screen monitor with a height-adjustable tilt and swivel stand, a height-adjustable roller attachment, and a camera unit. All display controls are camera mounted. Material can be displayed in standard, high contrast, and reverse image modes. User controlled contrast adjustments provide high contrast with different colored material. Print can be magnified between 4 to

Premier To Go

Premier to Go is an accessibility software module designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The module is a portable USB drive loaded with ten software applications that support reading and writing. When connected to a computer's USB port, the module launches a floating toolbar from which the applications can be started. In addition to the software, the module has over 1.5 GB (gigabytes) of free storage space. Applications include Universal Reader

Prism Glasses

The Prism Glasses are designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. These glasses have right angle prisms to provide a 90-degree downward angle to enable users to read, write, or watch television while lying down without lifting or moving their heads. These glasses are made of high-impact styrene.

Prisma

Prisma is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier can be attached to most standard television monitors using the television set's video input feature or a Video RF Modulator box from Radio Shack. This video magnifier has a variable magnification range of four to 35 times when connected to a 14-inch monitor, and six to 53 times when connected to a 20-inch monitor. This portable magnifier can be used at home, school, work, and other location

Prisma Vision

Prisma Vision is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop-style magnifier has a color TFT (thin-film transistor) flat screen display. It magnifies documents from two to 17 times, and allows desktop-style reading and writing. Users can choose to view images in full color, positive mode (black letters on a white background), negative mode (white letters on a black background), or user-selected text and background colors. A tilt stand allows the user

Proloquo

Proloquo is a communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or low vision. This program enables a computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak. Text typed into the program is spoken, and words and phrases can be custom set to be spoken with a mouse click or keystroke. The program can also speak messages associated with image-based speech panels designed w

Pva Personal Vision Assistant

The PVA Personal Vision Assistant is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier can be connected to any size television. It has a 350,000 pixel camera with continuous auto focus and magnification up to 70 times on a 20-inch TV. Images can be viewed in full color, black and white, or in reverse mode in which black letters appear as white letters on a dark background. The camera comes with a magnetic mirror attachment that allows users to see th

Question Builder

Question Builder is an auditory perceptual training program, a language and reading tutorial program, and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad to help children learn to answer abstract questions and create responses based on inference. Question Builder comes with three different

Quicklook Classic

Quicklook Classic is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This electronic magnifier has a built-in color TFT (thin-film transistor) liquid crystal display (LCD), with magnification ranging from 2 to 5.5 times original size. Images can be viewed in full color, black and white, or reverse black and white, with four contrast levels to enhance the image. The magnifier can be turned on by tilting the camera module. It comes with a neck strap and a protective lea

Quicklook Focus

The Quicklook Focus is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Its pushbutton autofocus electronic lens automatically adjusts to focus on objects from arm’s length to up close. The user can also select manual focus. The magnification goes from 3X to 18X in nine steps. A flip-out camera can be focused on the user's hand while writing or signing forms. The display is a high brightness LCD with a 16:9 ratio. Display modes include full color and high contrast read

Quicklook Zoom

The Quicklook Zoom is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a 16:9 aspect, TFT liquid crystal display screen with 3x to 18x digital magnification, 6 brightness levels for image enhancement, freeze frame, and flip camera writing mode. The Quicklook Zoom offers display options that include color, black and white,and reverse image, with multiple semi-color text and background choices. The unit has a rubberized grip for holding. A case is included. POWER:

Quicktionary Ii

The Quicktionary II is a hand-held scanner designed for individuals with reading disabilities or low vision. Completely portable, this pen-style scanner enables the user to scan words or a line of text in another language and see and hear them pronounced and translated wherever needed. This pen-style scanner can be set for right- or left-handed use and recognizes more than 300,000 words and phrases. Words, their translations, and definitions are displayed on the scanner in a large font and can b

Quicktionary Ii Multi

The Quicktionary II Multi is a hand-held scanner designed for use by individuals with reading disabilities or low vision. Completely portable, this pen-style scanner enables the user to scan words or a line of text in French or Spanish and see and hear them pronounced and translated wherever needed. This scanner can be set for right- or left-handed use and recognizes more than 300,000 words and phrases. Words, their translations, and definitions are displayed on the scanner in a large font and c

Rainbow Sentences

Rainbow Sentences is a reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with language, developmental or learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, or adults with aphasia. This interactive application (or app) is intended to help the user learn how to recognize the parts of sentences such as nouns, verbs, and prepositions, improve their understanding of how combinations of these parts create basic sentence structure. Students have the opportunity to record thei

Random House Audiobooks

Random House Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Titles are available in both abridged and unabridged formats and on cassettes and compact discs. Titles are published for both children and adults. The backlist includes more than 200 children's titles, with 50 to 60 new children's titles published annually. Among the children's authors are J.K. Rowling, Judy Blume, Beverly Cleary, Brian Jacques, Madeline L'Engle, Gary Paulsen, E.B. White

Ray

The RAY is a cellular phone configured for use by people who are blind or have low vision. The RAY is a fully functional Huawei Vision smartphone with an Android operating system that has been modified to simplify navigation through the phone's functions and applications (apps) and to provide voice input for certain functions and apps as well as voice output for all screen content using text-to-speech technology. In addition to basic smartphone capabilities such as calling, text messaging, calen

Read & Write Gold, Read & Write Gold For Mac, & Read & Write Gold Mobile

Read & Write Gold, Read & Write Gold for Mac, and Read & Write Gold Mobile are voice output word processor programs designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. All three versions include text to speech, dual color highlighting, TextHelp voices, audible phonetic spell checker, audible homophone support, context-based speech-enabled word prediction, audible dictionary, Word Wizard, and scanning from paper or a saved image. Other features include pronounciation control,

Read, Write & Type

Read, Write & Type is a software tutorial program designed to teach reading and writing for children who have a learning disability. Designed for children aged 6-8 years, it builds early phonics and reading skill while children learn to write and type on the computer. It does this by teaching children to type by linking speech sounds with specific finger motions. The program introduces 40 speech sounds of the English language in a sequence carefully designed to allow children to quickly prog

Read:outloud

Read:OutLoud is a voice output and reading tutorial program designed for use by students with learning disabilities, dyslexia, or low vision. The user opens a file or browses the Internet and clicks “speak.” The program reads the content aloud in human-sounding voices. Read:Outloud can read text in the following formats: PDF, DAISY 3, Microsoft “Save As Daisy,” Bookshare files, Rich Text Format (RTF), .txt, HTML, XML, and Pearson’s HTMLbook format. Words are highlighted onscreen as they are read

Read2Go

Read2Go is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book (e-book) reader for books in the standard DAISY format. From within the app, the user can browse, search, download, and read books directly from Bookshare (Bookshare membership required), as well as read DAISY books from other sources. When Read2Go audio is on, Read2Go

Readability Application

Readability is a mobile application that turns any Web page into a clean, customizable view for reading now or later. Articles can be saved and read at a later time, as well. This application is also a tool for the blind and vision-impaired, as documents can be audibly read aloud to a reader, via a smart phone, tablet or computer. Additionally, the reading speech can be altered as needed and articles can be shared.

Reader Rabbit 1 & 2

Reader Rabbit 1 & 2 are academic tutorial programs designed to strengthen reading, spelling, word recognition and vocabulary skills for children with a developmental disability. Reader Rabbit 1 is an early reading program featuring challenging, game-like activities with an acrobratic rabbit, animated graphics and sound effects. There are four imaginative, sequenced games with activities that help beginners improve letter and word recognition, memory skills and vocabulary. Reader Rabbit 2 is

Reader Rabbit 3

Reader Rabbit 3 is a reading tutorial program designed to build reading skills while improving writing, vocabulary and thinking skills. This program offers four animated activities, from investigative reporting to movie reviews, with over 200 stories, to develop skills with words in context and reading comprehension. It offers options for customization of vocabulary and reading levels to enable parents to tailor the learning to each child's unique abilities. COMPATIBILITY: CD-ROM for windows or

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library is an electronic book designed to build reading, writing and typing skills for children with a learning disability. There are two levels each offering two classic tales from three different characters' points of view. So, basically each level offers six unique stories. Each reading level in the series is targeted to a specific level of reading development and is geared towards children ages 5-7. They are graduated in difficulty and build upon the other

Reader Rabbit's Ready For Letters

Reader Rabbit's Ready for Letters is an academic tutorial program designed to develop reading readiness for children with developmental or physical disabilities. Pre-readers take an adventure to Grandma and Grandpa Rabbit's house to find a home full of letters to find, colors and shapes to match, and sounds to make children laugh. There are six animated activities that combine reading readiness instruction with imaginative play. Students develop visual discrimination, build letter recognition, l

Reading Bridge

The Reading Bridge is a language tutorial program designed to introduce vocabulary and sentence structure for individuals with a hearing or developmental disability. This series is designed to make the transition Reading Milestones Level 8 (see separate entry) to sixth grade basal books. It provides students with a firm foundation in vocabulary and concept development as well as study and comprehension skills. Divided into two levels, each of the four books in the Reading Bridge program consists

Reading Comprehension Cards Levels 1 & 2 (Models N51-6-Ws & N62-8-Ws)

Reading Comprehension Cards Levels 1 and 2, models N51-6-WS & N62-8-WS, are reading tutorial flash cards designed for use by children with learning disabilities. There are 210 cards in Level 1 and 200 cards in Level 2. Each card has a short reading passage (fiction or non-fiction) on the front and three comprehension questions on the back involving 11 reading comprehension skills: main idea; making inferences; paraphrasing; fact versus opinion; vocabulary; sequencing; predicting; cause and e

Reading Comprehension For Adolescents

Reading Comprehension for Adolescents is a reading tutorial program designed to increase literal and inferential comprehension skills. Ten short stories on topics of interest to adolescent students are used. The literal lesson requires comprehension of information provided in the story. The inferential lesson requires the student to make inferences about the information provided in the story. The program also teaches strategies for reading comprehension. The story may also be hidden after it is

Reading Focus Card (Models 001 & 002)

The Reading Focus Card, models 001 and 002, is a typoscope for use as a reading aid for people who have low vision, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia, and forms of autism. It is a plastic card with a rectangular slot in the middle. The card is placed over printed text so that the slot reveals only a single line of text. After the user reads the line of text, he or she moves the card down to reveal the next line. SIZES: Model 001 for regu

Reading Milestones Levels 1,2,3

Reading Milestones Levels 1, 2, 3 are language tutorial programs designed to teach important words and simple sentence structure while building a solid foundation for reading for children with learning or developmental disbilities as well as those with hearing disabilities. This program introduces simple vocabulary, sentence structures, and comprehension skills. The Readers and Workbook exercises focus first on words, then phrases, sentences, and finallly the story. Information is presented slow

Reading Milestones Levels 4,5,6

Reading Milestones Levels 4, 5, 6 are language tutorial programs designed to expand vocabulary and sentence structure comprehension while reinforcing words learned in Levels 1,2 and 3 (see separate entry) for children with learning or developmental disbilities as well as those with hearing disabilities. This program is designed to expose students to a variety of literature and increase comprehension. They are challenged to think more deeply and abstractly about what they are reading. Information

Reading Milestones Levels 7, 8

Reading Milestones Levels 7, 8 are language tutorial programs designed to expand vocabulary and sentence structure comprehension while reinforcing words learned in Levels 1,2,3 and 4,5,6 (see separate entries) for children with learning or developmental disbilities as well as those with hearing disabilities. In this series, stories are more complex and new words are increasingly more challenging. It is designed to bring children to a fourth grade reading level. There are 10 different readers and

Reading Time Communicator (Model 1524)

The Reading Time Communicator, model 1524, is an electronic storybook reader designed for use by children with communication or cognitive disabilities. Any size book is clipped to the communicator and each page of text is recorded using the six built-in mini-gumball switches. Next, a colored sticker is fixed to each book page to correspond to the colored switches. (When the book has more than six pages, the story is continued on the next level.) To hear the story, the child presses the switch th

Readingmaze

ReadingMaze is a language tutorial program designed to introduce early reading skills and vocabulary for individuals who are developmentally or physically disabled. Students learn by solving picture, letter, word and sentence problems. ReadingMaze includes over 350 levels of learning and cover eight different skill areas including: matching letters and pictures; understanding simple sentences; following instructions; identifying incomplete sentences; identifying true/false statements; following

Readingpen2

The ReadingPen2 is a hand-held scanner designed for individuals with reading disabilities. Completely portable, this pen-style scanner is adjustable for right-or left-handed use and enables the user to scan words or a full line of text and see and hear them pronounced wherever needed. A history of the last 80 words scanned is retained. The unit recognizes six to 22 point text, bold, italics, underlining, inverted text, and text from left-to-right or from right-to-left. Individual units include m

Readspeaker Docreader

ReadSpeaker docReader is a voice output text to speech digital document conversion program designed to provide a voice output option for a wide variety of Web-based content. ReadSpeaker docReader code is added to online documents to add the option for any user to click on a "Listen" button to hear the content of that document. Its thumbnail navigation function enables the user to navigate easily and directly to each page of the document. A toolbar at the top of the page enables the user to brows

Readtext & Readtext Plus

ReadText and ReadText Plus are voice output text reader and web browser program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or reading disabilities. It speaks digital files and web pages, including on-line books and PDF files. It can also magnify text and change the type face and color of the text. For people with dyslexia and other reading challenges, the program highlights and associates the visual and verbal word together for future recognition. ReadText comes with AT&

Reizen Foldable Hands Free Magnifier With Wooden Frame Table

The Reizen Foldable Hands Free Magnifier with Wooden Frame Table is designed for use by people with blind or low vision. It allows for hands free use and magnifies 3x the size of whatever it’s over. Collapsible, wooden frame. Portable.

Reizen Prism Bed Spectacles

The Reizen Prism bed spectacles are designed for persons under bed-rest, for a long-term or short-term condition, but can be used by anyone who is more comfortable lying down while reading or watching TV. These glasses allow a clear picture without straining of the neck. High quality lens and frames.

Reizen Vision Cctv System (Models Rvb-1314, Rvb-25, Rvc-1314, & Rvc-25)

The Reizen Vision CCTV System is a desktop CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV system includes a camera stand and a monitor in a side-by-side configuration. The camera stand has a CCD (charge-coupled display) camera with zoom lens, lighting, and a moveable X/Y table. The stand provides a large open work area that can be used for crafts, artwork, or industrial inspection, as well as for reading and writing. The display features reverse video. This system is available w

Reversible Prism Glasses

The Reversible Prism Glasses are designed for individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities. The glasses have two settings to help people confined to one position for a long period of time. In one setting, a user can lie down on a bed, and easily view the television without lifting their head. Change the prism setting, and a standing person who is unable to lift their head can see straight in front of them. Changing the setting requires removing a small hand screw and reset

Rolling Into Place - Rolling Right Along Series (Model 1-08450-00)

Rolling Into Place - Rolling Right Along Series, model 1-08450-00, is a tactile book designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This interactive tactile storybook teaches and reinforces important hand skills and basic directional concepts as the child moves a Velcro ball through the book. The four-panel, accordion-style storybook encourages uninterrupted movement and keeps the ball "holding on" until it becomes the "nose" on a "great big face." The Velcro ball (the main chara

Rolling Right Along Construction Kit (Model 1-08451-00)

The Rolling Right Along Construction Kit, model 1-08451-00, is a tactile book designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This kit allows teachers and parents to construct books similar to Rolling Into Place from American Printing House (see separate entry), an interactive tactile storybook, using included accordion-folded panels, Velcro pathways, and accessory items such as braillable sheets and Sticky Dots adhesive. Self-designed books can be tailored to the interests and ne

Royal Atb3 Electronic Bible

The Royal ATB3 Electronic Bible is a recorded book and voice output recorded book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This book features a narrated audio version of the complete King James Version (KJV) Bible, and a full text version of both the KJV and World English Bible. Features include a built-in speaker for easy listening with ear buds included for private listening. This electronic book offers the user the option of reading or listening and reading sim

Ruby Handheld Video Magnifier

The RUBY Handheld Video Magnifier is a portable magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable magnifier can be used for reading bills and writing letters or checks. It is so small that it slips into a pocket or purse which for visiting grocery stores, the pharmacy, banks, libraries, bookstores, and restaurants. When flat on the reading material, the offers 5x to 10x magnification and 2x to 14x magnification with the handle extended. Features includes a high-brightness

Sapphire Portable Magnifier

The Sapphire Portable Magnifier is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It magnifies text and objects from 3.4 to 16 times on a bright, high-contrast display screen. The video image can be displayed in 23 combinations of type and background color, including full color, white type on a black background, and yellow type on a blue background. The top can be opened to magnify three-dimensional objects, or rotated back for reading flat documents or books. For its highest

Sara Scanning And Reading Appliance

Sara (Scanning and Reading Appliance) is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Printed material placed on the scanning area is scanned and then read aloud in a variety of user-selectable voices. Users can pause, fast forward, rewind, or have words spelled out, and the device can be connected to a computer monitor to display the text in large print. The device also plays the audio elements of DAISY formatted digital talking books, and com

Saytext

SayText is a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to read the text of a print document and to speak that text for the user to hear. The user places the mobile device just above the center of a document, double-taps the “Take picture” button, and slowly elevates the device upwards from the document until the whole docu

Scan And Read Pro

Scan and Read Pro is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The program reads printed text aloud in any of five voices. As the document is read, the word being read is highlighted on screen for users with low vision to follow along. Onscreen text can be magnified up to 400 percent and displayed with different fonts, font sizes, and color schemes, and spacing. Other features includes a talking

Scan And View

Scan and View is a software program that converts a laptop and scanner into a video magnifier for use by individuals with low vision. When used with a laptop computer and a portable scanner,the program enables them to function like a portable CCTV. It allows users to look at handwritten notes, drawings, advertisements, and photographs. Images can be viewed in color or black and white, and colors can be changed and smoothed. Images can be magnified up to 24 times and rotated. Existing electronic

Scan N Talk

Scan N Talk is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This reading machine incorporates a Visionaire scanner and optical character recognition (OCR), ATT Natural Voices text to speech, and ReadPlease screen reader software. The machine scans documents placed on the scanner and converts the text into speech. A voice starts reading the document 20 seconds after the push of a button. A text window shows the entire bo

Scan-A-Page & Scan-A-Word

Scan-A-Word and Scan-A-Page are voice output optical character recognition and reading machine systems designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. These systems scan text or numbers and enable an individual to hear them read out loud in a clear and natural sounding voice. Scan-A-Word is a computer add-on system consisting of a lightweight wand scanner, scanner holder, OCR software, headphones, and installation and product manuals. Scan-A-Word provid

Scan2Text

Scan2Text is an optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software extracts text from paper documents, PDF files, or image files such as those in .tif format, and drops the text directly into Microsoft Word. The text can then be edited, or read aloud by a screen reader or Claro WordRead (not included). The original format of the document can be saved, with or without embedded images. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible c

Scannar

ScannaR (Scan and Read) is a scanner and voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This compact flat bed scanner automatically scans text and reads it aloud. Users can control speed and volume of speech by turning a dial. All functions are performed using seven buttons with tactile markings. In addition to reading printed materials aloud, the machine can store up to 500,000 pages of text, and can be used to capture print materials for the Brai

Scratch And Sniff Books

Variety of scratch and sniff books for children. Adventure stories have accompanying pictures and scratch and sniff patches on each page. Patch can be scratched and sniffed to identify odor. Scratch and sniff patch cards available with 5 aromas on each card.

See-Easy Large Print Cookbook

The See-Easy Large Print Cookbook, by Elinor O' Grady, is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This 258-page cookbook has 200 recipes in 24-point type. The book is a paperback with spiral binding that allows the pages to lie flat. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 9 inches.

See-More Simplicity 14-Inch Inline Cctv (Models Sms-Basic & Smsc-14)

The See-More Simplicity 14-inch Inline CCTV is a desktop CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This low vision reading system uses a CCD (charge-coupled device) video camera to magnify documents placed on a viewing tray. Images are viewed on a monitor that is set above the viewing tray (in-line configuration). Images can be displayed in positive or negative mode with magnification from 4 to 60 times original size. The system is available with either a black and white (model SMS-B

See-More Simplicity 20-Inch Inline Cctv (Models Smsbw-20 & Smsc-20)

The See-More Simplicity 20-inch Inline CCTV is a desktop CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This low vision reading system uses a CCD (charge-coupled device) video camera to magnify documents placed on a viewing tray. Images are viewed on a monitor that is set above the viewing tray (in-line configuration). Images can be displayed in positive or negative mode with magnification from 4 to 60 times original size. The system is available with either a black and white (no. SMSBW-2

See-More Vision Enhancer Camera (Model Svw-1)

The See-More Vision Enhancer, model SVW-1, is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable desktop unit connects to any standard television (not included) to display magnified images. The camera is held by a stand that rolls over reading material on a table top. Text can be magnified up to 20 times original size on a 13-inch monitor and 30 times on a 20-inch monitor. Magnified images can be viewed in reverse video mode (positive and negative). The camera comes

See.touch.learn

See.Touch.Learn is a flash card program and a language, reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children who have communication, learning, cognitive, speech, or physical disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad as a picture learning system to help teach new words and concepts and foster self-expression. The user can build, save, copy and reuse custom flash card lessons and automatica

Seewell Reading Enhancer

The Seewell Reading Enhancer is a handheld CCTV system designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of a camera unit, a control box, and a transformer, which can be connected to any standard television. The magnification range is from 6 to 50 times on a standard 19-inch TV. The magnification range increases with the size of the television used. Users can change the camera focus from a fraction of an inch to infinity by rotating the lens barrel, and by moving the camera closer or

Senseview Duo (Model M430)

The SenseView DUO, model M430, is a handheld video magnifier designed to magnify text both near and far for individuals with low vision. This portable unit combines built-in distance and close-up cameras. With the close-up camera, the user can magnify newspapers, books, telephone directories, receipts, flyers, or name cards. When, The close-up camera can be tilted up for use in handwriting mode to magnify the user's writing or signature. The distance camera can be used to view traffic signs or a

Sentence Key & Picture Sentence Key

Sentence Key and Picture Sentence Key are language tutorial programs and reading tutorial programs designed to teach language structure for children with autism and other disorders. The main objective of the programs is to teach a student how to make a phrase saying "who is doing what". As pictures are selected to make the phrase, the computer speaks in a clear digitized speech. When the sentence is completed, the entire sentence is spoken and an animated picture appears depicting the sentence.

Setting the Stage for Tactile Understanding Kit: Making Tactile Pictures Make Sense

Setting the Stage is designed for children with low vision. Setting the Stage is a set of tangible items and activities that assists young tactile readers in making the transition from the exploration of real objects to the interpretation of two-dimensional representations, both in thermoformed formats and simple raised-line illustrations. A 3-dimensional house model aids with advanced understanding of scale and perspective.

Shoppa

Shoppa is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable unit magnifies in full color on a non-glare screen. The image can be adjusted with brightness and contrast controls. The magnification range is 5x to approximately 9x. The user can carry the unit, stand it, or lay it down while reading, writing, or looking. POWER: Uses batteries (included); battery life is four hours. DIMENSIONS: 7-inch screen.

Show Me Spelling Intellikeys Bundle

Show Me Spelling Intellikeys Bundle is a spelling tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the Show Me Spelling software from Attainment Company on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlays. The program enables students to learn to spell up to 500 words independently. Custom spelling lists can be created or one of the pre-selected lists may be used.

Sight Words

Sight Words is reading tutorial program designed for early training in sight recognition of vocabulary. Six word categories are included: school. outside, home, toys, food, and clothing. The scanning speed may be adjusted, and the words may be selected either by activating a switch or by pressing the space bar. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: An Echo speech synthesizer and a color monitor are required. WARRANTY: Faulty disks will be replaced within 6 months of the

Sign Smith Reading Power

Sign Smith Reading Power is a reading tutorial and vocabulary enhancement program designed for use by students who are deaf or hard of hearing. It features animated SigningAvatar characters who use American Sign Language (ASL) to help students read and understand written English. The software includes story-telling, interactive ôconversation,ö and tools to build vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension (recognizing the main idea, sequence, and details). The program also includes teacher support ma

Simon & Schuster Audiobooks

Simon & Schuster Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books include abridged and unabridged editions in audio cassette, compact disk (CD), eAudio, or eBook format. Genres include fiction, nonfiction, business/finance, self-improvement, inspiration, and language learning programs, and imprints include Sound Ideas, Audioworks, Success, Encore, and Pimsleur Language Programs.

Simon Sounds It Out

Simon Sounds It Out is a phonics-based reading and language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and other cognitive disabilities. The program features an on-screen tutor and uses words and pictures to provide contextual cues. By concentrating on letter sounds and word families, students learn the decoding skills needed for reading. The program uses repetition to teach ponemic awareness, enables students to work at their own pace with individualized lessons, and reinforce

Simon Spells

Simon Spells is a spelling tutorial program designed for use by children in first through third grade with learning and other cognitive disabilities. The program features a choice of Simon or Susan as an on-screen tutor to guide students through individualized lessons at their own pace. The tutor provides positive written and verbal feedback to aid in the learning process. The tutor presents words phomemically and in the context of a sentence to aid in comprehension. Lessons are time and tracked

Six-Piece Magnifying Set

This six piece magnification set is designed for use by individuals with low vision or persons who have a disability that affects their vision. The set includes 4x, 5x,6x,7x,8x, and 10x magnification lenses.

Smart Document Camera

The SMART Document Camera is a computer display accessory and video magnifier designed for use by teachers working with children with learning, cognitive or developmental disabilities or low vision. The system uses a high-resolution video camera to display clear and detailed images on a computer screen. The user can hold physical objects under the camera and display them on a SMART Board interactive whiteboard (see separate entry), or use the included Mixed Reality Tools for in-depth exploration

Smartview Graduate

The SmartView Graduate is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It can magnify up to 50 times in two modes: (1) desktop mode to read papers or other materials that can be laid flat on the base or (2) distance mode to read writing on a blackboard or a presentation. There are zoom in and out buttons on the camera or the zoom can be controlled from a computer to which the Graduate is connected. The Graduate has a color camera with autofocus and 360-degree rotation. It

Smartview Nano

The SmartView Nano Video Magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The SmartView Nano has a color liquid crystal display (LCD) screen with a 5X to 20X magnification range. Magnified images can be displayed in full color or inverse mode. Other features include a 1.8-inch display, freeze picture, automatic shut-off, built-in lighting, and carrying strap. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 4.5 x 3 x 0.8 inches. POWER: Uses 3 AAA rechargeable batteries (included) An

Smartview Pocket

The SmartView Pocket is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This electronic magnifier has a built-in color thin-film transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD), and it features seven levels of magnification that range from 3 times to 9 times. Images can be viewed in full color, gray scale, black and white, or reverse black and white, with different high-contrast modes to enhance the image. The user can switch from reading to writing mode by turning the

Smartview Synergy

The SmartView Synergy is a desktop video magnifier and CCTV designed for used by individuals with low vision. This system features an autofocus camera and is available with no LCD monitor, a 19-inch flat LCD monitor or a 22-inch widescreen LCD monitor. It can connect to the user’s own monitor or TV using VGA or TV/Composite video output connections. The base includes a reading table that moves quietly in any direction and a brake to lock the table in position. The user can switch between image v

Smartview Versa

The SmartView Versa is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The unit features a 4.3-inch widescreen LCD screen and magnifies up to 15 times. It can be connected to a TV for increased magnification. Magnified images can be displayed in full color or several high contrast viewing modes. The unit's autofocus allows the user to hold it at at varying distances from an object and still be able to read the text. The Versa has a retractable handle for easier grippi

Smartview Versa Plus

The SmartView Versa Plus is a handheld video magnifier and digital recorder designed for use by individuals with low vision. It also The unit features a 4.3-inch widescreen LCD screen, and it features 6 magnification levels that range from 5 to 15 times. The Versa Plus connects to a TV for increased magnification. Magnified images can be displayed in full color or high contrast viewing modes. The Versa Plus comes with a removable SD 32-gigabyte memory card on which images or audio recordings can

Smartview Xtend

Smartview Xtend is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. There are four models: Basic Xtend, Module 1 Xtend, Module 2 Xtend, and Module 3 Xtend. All of the models have a color flatscreen display; magnification range from 3x to 68x depending on screen size; auto focus; brightness control; high contrast; LED illumination; and reverse polarity. Additional Module 1 Xtend features include lines and blinds, page locator, and magnification preset. Additional Module

Softwriting

SoftWriting is an optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals with low vision. It enables the user to convert non-connected handwritten text into a computer text file, such as a Word document or standard text document. The system may be used by anyone wishing to transfer handwritten material or notes to a computer text file without having to retype it. It is simple to use and requires no prior training. The user first scans the handwritten document with the aid of a sta

Solar-Powered Talking Bible

The Solar-Powered Talking Bible is designed to provide scripture audio for those with blindness or have cognitive disabilities that prevent them from reading.

Solution, The (Models 999864 & 999865)

The Solution is a desktop CCTV designed for use by individuals wih low vision. This desktop model features a viewing table under a black-and-white, model 999864, or color, model 999865, camera that can be connected to either a computer or a television. This model is available only with manual focus. OPTIONS: 17-inch computer monitor. WARRANTY: Two years.

Sony Four-Track Cassette Player/recorder

The Sony Four-Track Cassette Player/Recorder is a four-track cassette player and recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Features include variable speed playback, an external speaker, headphones, a microphone jack, and a tape counter. It will not erase tapes. It comes with a carrying case. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.25 x 3.25 x 4.375 inches.

Sony Radio Cassette-Corder

The Sony Radio Cassette-Corder is a four-track cassette player, two-track cassette player/recorder, and TV/weather band/AM/FM radio designed for use byindividuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit features variable speed control, built-in speakers, and an FM/TV telescopic antenna. The unit does not erase four track cassettes. POWER: Uses four D batteries or alternating current (AC); batteries and a power cord are included. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5 x 10.75 x 6 inches. WEIGHT: 3 pounds 6 oun

Sony Slim-Man

The Sony Slim-Man is a four track cassette player and two track cassette player/recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It plays cassette tapes at 1 7/8 (standard) and 15/16 (Library of Congress Talking Book) speeds. It features a stereo microphone, variable speed control, pause, a tape counter, and microphone and headphone jacks. Print and cassette instructions are included. POWER: Uses four triple-A batteries (included) or alternating current (AC) adapter (in

Soundings Audio Books

Soundings Audio Books are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books are unabridged and sold on cassette tapes for use on ordinary tape recorders.

Spaced Retrieval: Technique for Improving Memory

A Therapy Technique for Improving Memory: Spaced Retrieval is a book designed for persons with Alzheimer's disease or dementia to work on their memory over long periods of time. Step-by-step guide and guided dialogue included.

Speakeasy Media System

The SpeakEasy Media System is a computer-based voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. Using audio menus and minimal keyboard commands, users may navigate to different features of the system. Features include: Scan & Read (works like a traditional reading machine); news article browsing; web searches; a talking reference section with dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia; e-mail; audio books, including a Daisy book reader, audio bo

Speakeasy Reading Machine

The SpeakEasy Reading Machine is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. This machine reads printed text (newspapers, magazines, books, bills, etc.) or document files from a USB thumb drive, aloud in a choice of two high-fidelity, human-like voices. It also allows users who have the internet to access audio books from the web. The arcade-style controller enables the user to manage documents intuitively. Documents can be read continuous

Speckfinder

The SpeckFinder is a CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier is designed for industrial use. It features a high resolution CCD camera with either manual or auto focus, and a flat panel TFT (thin film transistor) display. Two independent 20-watt halogen bulbs mounted on flexible arms provide shadow-free or high-light viewing. The high-gain camera can also be used for viewing in low light, and has a continuous magnification range of 1 through 40 times. The magnif

Speech Expressor (Models 1-07050-00 & 1-07050-01)

The Speech Expressor is a speech compressor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This digital pitch control device works with a talking book cassette player or other tape player having a variable speed control, allowing the user to control the pitch while the playback speed is increased or decreased. The device controls volume, tone, compression rate, and sharpness, and is compatible with any sound source having variable speed control. It plugs in to the earphone jac

Speech-Over Professional

Speech-Over Professional is a voice input and output program, audio file creation program, and captioning system designed to add audio content to Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. This program offers a text-to-speech feature to add speech to selected sections of text with a simple dialog that allows the user to enter the text to be spoken and choose the voice to speak it. The dialog can also be used to add speech to graphics. A male and female voice are included. Text can be typed in or dictat

Speechstream

SpeechStream is a voice option program designed for use by publishers to provide access to textbooks and other written material for students with learning disabilities. This program embeds auditory and visual resources within a publisher's content to improve retention, comprehension, and recall. Text can be read aloud continuously or by word, sentence, or paragraph, with dual color synchronous highlighting of text that is being read aloud; for example, highlighting a sentence in one color while

Splish the Fish

Splish the Fish is a book designed for children with low vision. The child tactually searches for Splish and helps him find his way back to his friends. An accompanying storyboard with Velcro backed pieces permits the child to retell the story.

Spotlight On Reading & Listening Comprehension Level 1 Interactive Software (Model N61-9-Ws)

Spotlight on Reading & Listening Comprehension Level 1 Interactive Software, model N61-9-WS, is a reading tutorial program designed for use by students with learning disabilities. The program includes over 60 narrated stories at reading levels from 2.0 to 4.9, with 480 multiple-choice questions. Students listen to and read aloud with each story and its follow-up questions and answers. Narrated audio can be turned on and off at any time. Each story screen includes a full-color picture to help

Standard Videoeye

The Standard VideoEye is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a VideoEye viewing head with an autofocus camera and two controls, supported by a hinged arm with a clamp for attaching to the edge of a table or desk. The magnification level ranges from two to 25 times based on the height of the viewing head above the text to be read. It also includes a high resolution Sharp color TV monitor. DIMENSIONS: The monitor is 27 inches.

Stickybear Abc

Stickybear ABC is an academic and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed for use by teachers and parents working with children from pre-kindergarten through second grade who have developmental, cognitive or learning disabilities. The program allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to learn the letters of the alphabet and the sounds that the letters make. The child starts playing the app by pressing PLAY from the Main Menu and a keyboard appears with the letters A through

Story Comprehension To Go Interactive Software (Model N49-2-Ws)

Story Comprehension To Go Interactive Software, model N49-2-WS, is a reading tutorial and story reading program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. The program can be used by students at all ability levels in a classroom or therapy room to improve comprehension. Ninety high-interest stories cover a readability range of 2.0 to 4.9. Comprehension tasks include vocabulary and semantics, exclusion, paraphrasing and summarizing, sequencing, problem solving, conclusions and infere

Story Reader

The Story Reader is an electronic storybook reader designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This lightweight, portable unit utilizes story cartridges and 24-page books. The cartridge is inserted in the device and the corresponding book is placed in the holder. As the child turns the pages, of the book, the story is read aloud with music and sound effects. The Story Reader is equipped with a magnetic closure and a built-in carrying handle. One book is included. POWER:

Storypals

StoryPals is a reading tutorial, story reading and story writing program designed for use by children with cognitive, communication, language or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a child to use an Apple iPad to practice listening and reading comprehension skills with a teacher, parent, or independently. StoryPals comes with 24 original stories ranging in readability levels 2 to 6 with colorful, interactive artwork and imaginative characters. These stories can be r

Storytime Tales

Storytime Tales is a language tutorial program designed to emphasize real-life content and predictable story lines in order to reinenforce concept development for children with cognitive or physical disabilities. Made to encourage group involvement, the program consists of a collection of three stories and utilizes a real human voice, colorful graphics and friendly pictures as well as repetition of speech designed to enhance reading, cognitive and communication skills. Additionally, the program

Studio Recorder (Models D-03600-00 & D-03600-Ed)

Studio Recorder is digital audio recording and editing software designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software is designed specifically for recording of the spoken word, including production of digital talking books. Recording features include the ability to speed up playback with no pitch distortion; index tone generation and removal; the ability to mark and label points in the recording for later reference; phrase detection capability for navigating through the

Studywiz

Studywiz is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities or spinal cord injury. The program consists of four different types of exercises to allow users to practice different aspects of reading skills: read the text and answer questions; read the text in stages, as it is revealed sentence by sentence; read the text as it disappears at a speed selected by the user in order to work on reading faster; or read the tex

Super Solvers Midnight Rescue

Super Solvers Midnight Rescue is a reading tutorial program designed to develop comprehension and deductive-thinking skills for individuals who are developmentally disabled. Children build on these skills as they collect clues and try to discover who is the Master of Mischief in disguise. The program builds essential reading comprehension skills and word power as players read for main ideas, recall key facts, draw inferences and build vocabulary. It improves deductive thinking skills through gat

Super Speak & Read

Super Speak & Read is a story reading program and educational electronic toy that uses phonics and sight-reading methods to help children relate letters and letter patterns to sounds, and helps them to build words and complete sentences. This device may be suitable for children with low vision due to its voice output features, the enlarged black on white print, and the control buttons that have blue on white symbols as well as smaller print words to indicate On, Off, Repeat, Skip Ahead, and

Swim, Swam, Swum: Mastering Irregular Verbs

Swim, Swam, Swum: Mastering Irregular Verbs is a language and reading tutorial program with optional voice output and alternate access designed to train over 200 high-frequency irregular verbs in their present, past, and past perfect forms for individuals with language learning, developmental, physical, or hearing disabilities, or autism. Accessibility is available through a keyboard, touch screen, single switch or mouse. There are four verb training activities. The first trains 30 early develop

Talking Tactile Tablet 2

Talking Tactile Tablet 2 is a tactile graphics display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This computer peripheral device consists of a touch screen with a hinged weighted frame that holds a tactile graphic sheet in place against the touch-sensitive surface. When the user presses a point on the tactile sheet, the computer provides identifying audio feedback to the user, as a confirmation and elaboration of the information supplied through touching. By this means,

Talkman Xl

The Talkman XL is a stereo four-track cassette player/recorder and stereo AM/FM radio designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit also plays and records standard two- track cassettes. It features a built-in speaker, variable speed, a pause control, an external stereo microphone, and headphones. Cassette and print instructions are included. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries or alternating current (AC) adapter (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5.5 x 1.5 x 3.5 inches.

Tangible Graphs Kit (Model 1-08860-00)

The Tangible Graphs Kit, model 1-08860-00, is a set of materials designed for use as educational aids for teaching tactile graph reading skills to children who are blind or have low vision. Materials in this tactile graph reading kit help students develop skills for reading tactile pictographs and bar, circle, and line graphs. The kit includes a three volume braille student text (with raised graphic displays on brailon and paper), a two volume braille student graph test for evaluating students'

Tantor Unabridged Audiobooks

Tantor Unabridged Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books are available on CD or MP3-CD. Categories include Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Western, Short Stories, History, and Children's. Titles include The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier's Account of the War in Iraq, by John Crawford; The Colonel and Little Missie: Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the Beginnings of Superstardom in America, by Larry McMurtry; Killing

Tape 2Pc Cassette Conversion System

The Tape 2PC Conversion System is a cassette to digital audio file converter designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device can convert books on tape or other audio material recorded on a cassette tape into an MP3 file for use on a computer or MP3 player. The Tape 2PC connects to a computer using a USB cable; no drivers are necessary for the computer. Recording software for both Windows and Macintosh computers is included. Once a track has been converted into an

Task Vision Bed Prism Spectacles Glasses

The Task Vision Bed Prism Spectacles Glasses are prism glasses designed for use by individuals who spend extended periods watching television or reading while lying down. The lenses on these lightweight glasses are prisms that change the line of sight 90 degrees without distortion and enable the wearer to view an image as if it were straight ahead while the wearer is lying flat. These glasses can be worn over prescription glasses or bifocals. These glasses have no ferrous metal so they can also

Task Vision Lana Led Clip-On Headlight - Universal Clip (Model Plh60Co)

The Task Vision Lana LED Clip-On Headlight - Universal Clip, model PLH60CO, is a clip-on light for glasses designed for people with low vision. This light can be attached to most prescription and safety glasses, and it also includes a slide clip attachment for a loupe. The LED light, which has a variable intensity control, offers a maximum brightness of 50,000 Lux, and an expected life of 30,000 hours. A travel case and interchangeable clip-on & slide clip attachments for loupe are included.

Teacher's Cupboard

Teacher's Cupboard is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Available in a home user version or a single-user school version, this programs draw young learners into magical lands with kangaroos and giants to find the gifts teachers desire. This interactive literacy program offers two adventures to lead children through focused literacy activities where they practice skills such as identifying beginning letter sounds, story sequencing, an

Teaching Touch Kit

Teaching Touch Kit is designed for childern with low Vision.Teaching Touch helps parents or teachers encourage young children (ages 4 to 7 years) who are blind to become active explorers and readers of tactile graphics. Uses real stories to bring important points to life.

Team Up With Timo: Stories

Team Up with Timo: Stories is a story reading program designed for use by children with autism or communication or language disabilities. This computer-based instructional program helps develop story comprehension and social interaction skills using a three-dimensional animated agent, a talking head called Timo. Children engage in shared and repeated reading with Timo to work on listening, answering "wh" questions, retelling stories, and vocabulary. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM or compatible co

Tell A Tale

Tell A Tale is a story writing program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program encourages children to write their own three-sentence stories using the 100 combination offered by the software. Each story has an opening, a setting, an actor, and action, all illustrated with animation. The program also offers clear narration in male or female voices, highlighted text, and an interface simple enough for early learners. Full teacher controls and three levels

Text Cloner Pro

Text Cloner Pro is an optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program is designed to work with a voice output screen reader program (not included), and therefore does not include its own speech engines. The program handles multiple columns and page orientation automatically. Documents can be scanned in high speed mode, in which images and tables are ignored, or in detailed mode. Other features include single button functions, a

Text-To-Audio - Version 10.0

Text-to-Audio – Version 10.0 is an audio file creation program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program converts electronic text files into audio files with clear, natural-sounding voices using Cepstral's Natural Voices. It can turn e-books into audio books on a personal computer or CD. An hour's worth of audio can be produced in four minutes. The program can automatically break up an e-book into segments in separate audio files or tracks on an audio CD, and

Textaloud

TextAloud is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision or reading disabilities. This software uses voice synthesis to convert text into spoken audio and read text from email, Web pages (HTML), Word files, PDF files, PowerPoint, and e-books. It can also convert text to MP3 or Windows Media (WMA) files. Toolbar plug-ins are included for Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Outlook. OPTIONS: AT&T Natural Voices, Acapela, or Nuance RealSpeak text-to-speech converters. COM

Textbridge Pro Millenium

TextBridge Pro Millennium is an optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This OCR program turns scanned documents into Word files with a high degree of accuracy to reduce or eliminate the need for retyping. Files can be edited after scanning. Documents can also be converted automatically into Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) for posting on web sites. This Windows 2000 Certified Program works seamlessly with Microsoft Office 200

Textparrot

TextParrot is a voice output and audio file creation program designed for use by individuals with low vision or reading disabilities. This program enables the user to listen to Text, Word, HTML, PDF or RTF files with natural- sounding voices in a language of the user's choice. Selected text in any application can be spoken in a reader window with play, fast forward, and rewind functions. Text can also be selected for reading by pointing the cursor to it. Text can be converted to audio files for

Textsound

TextSound is an audio file creation program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech file converter can batch convert text documents in .txt format to spoken audio files in .wav or .mp3 format. There is no text size limit. The program can be used to listen to documents, e-mails, e-books, or Web pages. Before they can be converted, files must be added to the conversion list using either drag and drop, a pop-up menu, the program's Add button, or a directory command line

Textured Paper Collection (Model 1-03275-00)

The Textured Paper Collection is tactile graphics paper designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. The kit contains tactile colored sheets that can be cut out and applied to another surface for such purposes as making tactile items on worksheets, creating area patterns in tactile diagrams, adding texture to adapted storybooks, creating tactile artworks, or labeling household items or books. In addition to paper, vinyl, and Tactile Colours paper in various colors, the kit incl

The Abacus Made Easy: Braille (Model 5-00220-00) & Large Type (Model 4-00100-00)

"The Abacus Made Easy," by Davidow, published in Braille (model 5-00220-00) and large print (model 4-00100-00), is an instruction book on the Cranmer abacus designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision.

The Big Books Of Poetry Series

The Big Books of Poetry Series are large print books designed for use by children with low vision. The series presents math, science, and literature concepts for students reading at levels 1 and 2, utilizing a variety of poetic styles expressed by well-known poets. The three titles in the series are "The Big Book of Poetry," "The Big Book of Science Poems," and "The Big Book of Math Poems." Each book includes 15 poems with full-color illustrations and features multi-cultural representation in th

The Boy and the Wolf

The Boy and the Wolf is a book designed for children with low vision. The user tactually searches the page for characters, counts and compares similar and different pairs of sheep, and notices differing orientations. The book also introduces a variety of concepts that include: left, right, top, bottom, near, far first, last. Includes storyboard and symbols.

The Eden Autism Assessment And Curriculum

The Eden Autism Assessment and Curriculum are designed as a guide to help children and adult students with autism to effectively learn and provide them with comprehensive, individualized services. Employing a hands-on approach, the curriculum includes practical strategies for each teaching program. In addition, each skill area includes a systematic assessment and flow chart to support appropriate goal selection. Teaching programs are clearly written, with step-by-step instructions, and include t

The Everyday-Life Reading & Writing Binder 1

The Everyday-Life Reading & Writing (Binder 1) is a 3-ring open and close binder that is an educational tool or resource designed to help children with Autism develop reading skills along with everyday life skills, which special learners need to practice in order to master. Made for easy for copying. Each section is tabbed with a label. There is a CD that has printable pages. Some of the tasks covered in this binder include: reading the newspaper, instructions, schedules, websites, and email

The Sentence Master: Program For Success In Reading Level 1

Sentence Master: A Program for Success in Reading Level 1 is a language and reading tutorial program designed to increase reading comprehension, foster independent reading and facilitate classroom inclusion for children and adults with language learning, developmental, or hearing disabilities, or autism. This program is useful for teaching reading skills to students who have difficulty with phonics or oral language, or who have impulsive learning styles and for teaching English as a second langu

The Very Busy Spider

The Very Busy Spider, by Eric Carle, is a tactile book designed to offer tactual stimulation for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The book is meant to be read aloud so that children can follow along by feeling the raised pictures.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, is a large print book designed for children with low vision. There are srikingly bold pictures and simple text in large clear type which tell the story of the hungry little caterpillar's progress through a variety of foods.

Thorndike Press Large Print Books

Thorndike Press Large Print Books are unabridged books printed in 16 or 18 point type for use by individuals with low vision. Fiction and non-fiction categories include Adventure, African American, American History, Americana, Bestsellers, Biography, Christian Fiction, Christian Living, Christian Mystery, Christian Romance, Famous Authors, Harlequin Romance, Inspirational, Juvenile, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, Spanish Language, Westerns, Women's Fiction, and Young Adult. The books are pri

Topaz Desktop Video Magnifier

The Topaz Desktop Video Magnifier is designed for use by individuals with low vision. The device magnifies objects and printed matter from 2 to 70 times the actual size on a 19-inch monitor. The camera is forward-mounted and a laser pointer helps position the item on the table. The system is available with a 17-inch or 19-inch LCD screen; a 15-inch or 17-inch CRT monitor; or in a camera-only model. All models have user-selectable screen color modes: full color; black on white; enhanced black on

Touch And Feel Books

Variety of touch and feel books for children. Adventure stories have accompanying pictures with moving parts and a variety of textures and materials.

Touch And Tell (Model 6-44670-00)

Touch and Tell, model 6-44670-00, is a set of tactile books designed for use in preparing children who are blind or have low vision to learn braille. These braille reading readiness books consist of three volumes with tactile pages. Volumes I and II introduce the child to embossed hands and geometric forms, while Volume III introduces the child to braille dots. The three tactile volumes come with an instructional booklet in regular print.

Touch The Invisible Sky

Touch the Invisible Sky, by Noreen Grice, Simon Steel, and Doris Daou, is a braille, large print, and tactile graphics book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 60-page book contains color images of nebulae, stars, galaxies, and telescopes. Space images are based on observatons in visible and non-visible wavelengths (radio waves, x-rays, gamma rays, and ultraviolet). Each space image is embossed with transparent lines, bumps, and other textures to define details

Touch The Universe: A Nasa Braille Book Of Astronomy

Touch the Universe: A NASA Braille Book of Astronomy, by Noreen Grice, is a braille science book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The book includes 14 pages of photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, with a combination of Braille and large-print captions on facing pages. The book is embossed with shapes that represent various astronomical objects such as stars, gas clouds, and jets of matter streaming into space. Starting at Earth, it proceeds through the sol

Towards Independence Intellikeys Bundle

The Towards Independence IntelliKeys Bundle is a vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the Picture Cue Dictionary, First Money, Making Change, Spending Money, WordWise, and Looking for Words software from Attainment Company (see separate entries) on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlays. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh or IBM an

Tpb Reader

The TPB Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software can be used to play digital talking books that meet the international DAISY standards, including those distributed by Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D). Users can navigate books by page, chapter, or section. The reading voice can be sped up or slowed down. Up to 200 bookmarks can be placed in a book. Commands are entered through drop down menus or

Transaction Large Print Books

Transaction Large Print Books are large print books designed for use by individuals with low vision. The company offers 74 titles by such authors as Charles W. Chesnutt, Joseph Conrad, Benjamin Constant, Jose Donoso, W.E.B. DuBois, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Georgie Anne Geyer, Graham Greene, Irving Louis Horowitz, Henry James, Nikos Kazantzakis, Bernard Malamud, Mary McCarthy, John O'Hara, George Orwell, Mary Renault, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edith Wharton, and Eugene Zamiatin. Most titles are fiction

Treasure Cove!

Treasure Cove! is an academic tutorial program designed to improve undersea science knowledge while building reading, thinking, and math skills for individuals who are developmentally delayed. This program aims to develop thinking skills such as analyzing facts and and drawing conclusions, and provides exposure to scientific facts and principals, especially those of ocean life. There are over 300 spoken problem solving questions and an exciting introduction help children play more easily and mot

Treasure Mountain!

Treasure Mountain! is a math and reading tutorial program designed to teach reading, thinking, math and science skills to children who are developmentally delayed. This program builds on reading comprehension and vocabulary; sorting and pattern matching; arithmetic skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; and science concepts. It also covers other skills such as work identification, object comparison and deductive thinking. Over 350 spoken questions and hints make pla

True Speaking Bible

The True Speaking Bible is a digital talking book with player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The player comes with the full text edition of the King James or New American Standard version of the Bible, including the Old and New Testaments read in a human voice in English and Spanish. The user can navigate from book to book, and chapter to chapter using navigation buttons. The buttons also allow the user to skip forward or backward in 15 second intervals. POWER:

Turtle and Rabbit

Turtle and Rabbit is a tactile book designed for children with low vision. A retelling of the classic tale about the race between the tortoise and the hare. The tactile illustrations allow the child to follow the progress of the race by tracking from left to right along the raised lines of Turtle and Rabbit. Includes a storyboard and symbols for retelling the story.

Tvi Colour

The TVi Colour is a closed circuit television (CCTV) video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It can be used to magnify text or photos. It consists of a control box and a small TV camera in an ergonomic, handheld "mouse." The camera incorporates a zoom lens which allows the level of magnification to be altered without refocussing. The magnified image is displayed on a standard television in high contrast black-on-white or white-on-black for text, or in full-color photo mo

Twenty Categories

Twenty Categories is cognitive skills tutorial program designed to provide practice in using categorization skills through the use of multiple choice questions for children and adults with language learning, developmental, severe physical, visual or hearing disabilities, or autism, as well as adults with traumatic brain injury or aphasia. Three hundred nouns in 20 categories are contained on two disks. The questions train categorization concepts in three ways: Inclusion: Category to Noun, Inclus

Twist & Shout Phonics

Twist & Shout Phonics is an educational toy designed for use by children between the ages of four and seven with cognitive or learning disabilities. Designed to teach and quiz letters, phonics, and spelling, as well as helping to build vocabulary, this self-contained talking tube-shaped unit offers four games and appealing music. Game one teaches letters and phonic sounds to a funky beat. Game two quizzes children on what they have learned, requiring them to press a button to select the corr

Typoscope Reading And Writing Guide

The Typoscope is a black plastic reading and writing guide for individuals who have low vision or other visual disabilities. It functions as a masking device that blocks the glare from the page. It can also be used as a reading training guide. DIMENSIONS: Measures 5 by 3.5 inches with an opening 4 by 0.5 inches.

Ulverscroft Large Print Books, Linford Large Print Books, & Charnwood Large Print Books

Ulverscroft, Linford, and Charnwood Large Print Books feature enlarged text for persons with low vision. Charnwood Ulverscroft titles include authors in all categories of fiction and non-fiction in a hard cover format. Ulvercroft Classics include authors such as Jane Austen, the Bronte sisters, Louisa M. Alcott, and William Shakespeare. Linford titles include books in the Linford Romance, Linford Mystery, and Linford Western series.

Unabridged Audiobooks From Recorded Books, Llc

Unabridged Audiobooks from Recorded Books, LLC are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books are recorded by professional actors and are unabridged. Titles are published under various imprints, including Griot Audio (contemporary African American titles), Pimsleur Language Program (foreign language training), LoneStar Audio (Texas authors), Development (business and personal success), Romantic Sounds (romance), Inspirational, Clipper Audio (British ti

Universal Reader Plus

Universal Reader Plus is a voice output and optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The program reads e-mail, MS Word documents, and web pages aloud with or without a view window that shows the text being read, highlighting each word as it is spoken. The user can change the font, font size, and foreground and background color in the view window. Documents are read only when the user selects them. The p

Using The Cranmer Abacus For The Blind (Models 4-27110-00 & 6-50100-00)

"Using the Cranmer Abacus for the Blind," by Gissoni, is a Cranmer abacus instruction book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is available in a braille edition, no. 6-50100-00, and a large print edition, no. 4-27110-00.

Verses From The Bible

Verses from the Bible is a large print book designed for individuals with cognitive disabilities, Alzheimer's disease, and low vision. This book offers high-contrast Christian-themed stained glass illustrations and a selection of favorite Bible verses in very large print.

Victor Reader Classic

Victor Reader Classic is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Victor Reader Classic reads talking books recorded in digital format, which allows fast and easy navigation through the structure of a book. Unlike talking books on cassette, Victor Reader allows the reader to jump straight to a specific section or passage, skip from page to page, or consult the table of contents without rewinding and fast-forwarding to find a specific pas

Victor Reader Classic Plus

Victor Reader Classic Plus is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This player enables professionals and students to read complex and highly structured books like textbooks, reference works, and school manuals. It supports all DAISY navigation levels, including navigation by chapter, section, page, or paragraph, and allows placement of multiple bookmarks. The device also plays audio and MP3 CDs. It has variable speed playback with pitch

Victor Reader Classic Plus With Recording

The Victor Reader Classic Plus with Recording is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This device plays digital talking books in DAISY format, with navigation by chapter, section, page, and paragraph. The player has variable speed playback with pitch compensation. Users can place multiple bookmarks and record spoken notes while reading. A Key Describer function announces the functions of each key. The device also

Victor Reader Soft

Victor Reader Soft is a software version of the Victor Reader digital talking book player (see separate entries), designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. Installed on a personal computer, Victor Reader Soft reads digital talking books from the computer's CD drive. It provides basic and advanced navigation features, including browsing the table of contents, skipping from section to section or returning quickly to a page, and inserting bookmarks to return to a spot or to mark

Victor Reader Stratus12 M Daisy Mp3 Player

The Victor Reader Stratus provides an easy-to-use audio book player for individuals with low vision. The Victor Reader Stratus comes in a new enclosure that is smaller and lighter with improved sound on the inside. Unlike the previous generation, the Stratus plays multimedia books and music from CDs, SD cards and USB flash drives. It includes a 12-key number pad for direct navigation allowing to reach specific heading, page, folder, or file numbers. There is Built-in text-to-speech to play co

Victor Reader Stream

Victor Reader Stream is a handheld digital talking book and MP3 player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This DAISY, MP3, and NISO player enables the user to read and navigate through complex recorded books in DAISY format, including reference manuals, textbooks, and magazines. It can also play NLS download books and NLS book cartridges from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and can read books in text format such as Bookshare u

Victor Reader Stream Cd Edition

The Victor Reader Stream CD Edition is a handheld digital talking book and MP3 player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It differs from the standard Victor Reader Stream (see separate entry) in that it does not require a PC for loading digital talking books and other content such as e-text files, music, podcasts, and voice recordings. The player comes with a CD player accessory that connects to the player via the included USB cable and can transfer DAISY books dir

Victor Reader Wave

Victor Reader Wave is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This device plays DAISY format digital talking books, as well as MP3s and music CDs, and includes variable speed playback with auto-pitch compensation. It has a compact clamshell shape with a telephone-style keypad and tactile zones to aid users in identifying controls, and includes both audio and visual indicators for reading position (book title and sec

Videoeye Powerzoom System (Lcd System, Low Profile System, & Large Screen System)

The VideoEye PowerZoom System is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It includes the VideoEye PowerZoom magnification control box, with auto focus and focus lock, black and white and color controls, and a reverse image control; a sliding X/Y reading platform; and a display monitor. The LCD System includes a liquid crystal display (LCD) thin screen monitor with a tilt/swivel base, and the Low Profile and Large Screen Systems each include a Sony Wega color flat scree

Videolupe (Model 1657-104)

The Videolupe, model 1657-104, is a combination video magnifier and optical stand magnifier with light designed for use by individuals who have low vision. The magnifying lens provides 3X (7.6 diopter) magnification and the video magnifier provides magnification from 9X to 17.5X. The video magnifier can be connected to any television. No focusing is required. Objects are illuminated with a light emitting diode (LED) which provides unlimited bulb life. The choice of magnifying options makes it ea

Videomatic Ec-Autofocus

Videomatic EC-Autofocus is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a color CCD camera with infinitely variable magnification adjustment from approximately 4.5 to 40 times original size. Users can view magnified images in color or monochrome, and can vary background and foreground colors. Autofocus can be switched off. The monitor has an MPR II low radiation screen with anti-reflective and antistatic coating. DIMENSIONS: Screen is 17 inches diagonally.

Videomatic Md

Videomatic MD is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a monochrome black and white CCD camera with infinitely variable magnification adjustment from approximately five to 30 times original size. The monitor has an MPR II low radiation screen with anti-reflective and antistatic coating. DIMENSIONS: Screen measures 17 inches diagonally.

Videomatic S1-Vga

Videomatic S1-VGA is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a high resolution monochrome camera, and is designed for use with a personal computer (PC). It can also be connected directly to a VGA monitor for use as a stand-alone desktop video magnifier. The camera automatically adjusts to the graphics modes (maximum 800 x 600 pixels / 75 Hertz) of the PC's graphics card. The maximum resolution is comparable with Super VGA (SVGA) mode. Images can be displayed in

Videomatic Semi-S1

Videomatic Semi-S1 is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This system has an autofocus CCD camera that swivels for either close or distant viewing, and which can be connected to a VGA monitor or personal computer. The magnified image can be viewed in either full color or monochrome, with a selection of background and foreground colors and positive or negative display modes. Autofocus can switched on and off. Magnification ranges from approximately two to 48

Videomatic Uno

Videomatic UNO is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is a stand-alone desktop model with a TFT (thin film transistor) flat screen monitor and two cameras, for close and distance viewing. The distance camera can be used by a student to view a blackboard or a speaker such as a teacher or lecturer. Images are displayed in full color with high contrast.

Videotim

VideoTIM is a tactile reader and graphics display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device combines a small handheld videocamera with a tactile display unit called TIM (tactile interactive monitor). The user puts one hand on the display unit and uses the other hand to move the camera unit, which resembles a computer mouse, over the document or picture to be examined. A tactile representation of the text or picture appears in real time on a piezoelectric displ

Vip

VIP is an optical character recognition (OCR) program and low vision reading system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program scans printed documents, books, and magazines and reads them aloud. Text also appears on-screen in the user's choice of font, letter size, letter spacing, colors, format, and presentation. Once configured, the program is controlled with four large buttons on a trackball mouse. Presentation options include text filling the full screen (W

Visio (Models 19 And 19+)

The Visio, models 19 and 19+, is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit features a full-color 19-inch TFT (thin film transistor) flat-panel monitor. Model 19 has a control panel with 4 buttons at the bottom of the screen; auto-focus; and the following viewing modes: full-color, inverse, and 7 artificial color combinations. Model 19+ has a control panel with 6 buttons; auto-focus that can be disengaged; and full-color and inverse viewing modes along with 14 a

Visio Hd

The Visio HD is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The unit features a full-color, automatic focus, high definition (HD) camera (1280 x 720 pixels) and a rich contrast 22-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor) flat-panel monitor (1920 x 1080 pixels) with energy-saving LED-back lit technology. Viewing modes include full natural and inverse colors and 14 artificial color combinations. The unit magnifies images between 2.3 and 85 times their original size. The Vi

Visiobook

The VisioBook is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The VisioBook is portable and folds into a shape and size similar to a laptop computer. When folded, it is designed to fit into a large briefcase or bag. It has a folding mechanism with three safe articulated joints. This video magnifier features a full-color, auto-focus high definition (HD) camera (1280 x 720 pixels) for both close range and distance viewing and a 12.5-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor)

Visionary Pc Black And White System (Models Exp14B, Exp17B, & Exp19B)

The Visionary PC Black and White System is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop unit features a black-and-white camera mounted above a viewing tray, with a stand to support a monitor. The camera links to a VGA personal computer (PC) monitor, rather than a TV-style monitor. Models differ in the size of the stand that supports the computer monitor: Model EXP14B has a stand that supports a 15-inch VGA monitor, model EXP17B has a stand that supports

Visionary Pc Color System (Models Exp14C, Exp17C, & Exp19C)

The Visionary PC Color System is a computer-linked desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop unit features a color camera mounted above a viewing tray, with a stand to support a monitor. The camera links to a personal computer (PC) with a VGA monitor. Models differ in the size of the stand that supports the computer monitor: Model EXP14C has a stand that supports a 15-inch VGA monitor, model EXP17C has a stand that supports a 17-inch VGA monitor, and m

Visionary Reader Black And White Auto Focus (Models Vis14Bf, Vis20Bf, & Vis25Bf)

The Visionary Reader Black and White Auto Focus is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Documents are placed on a viewing tray, and magnified images are viewed on a television-style monitor. This CCTV system provides sharp auto focus capabilities as well as manual focus for items that are hard to view. Freeze Image Mode allows the user to capture an image on screen, like a business card or phone number, and adjust its brightness and contrast. DIMENSIONS: The

Visionary Reader Black And White Manual Focus (Models Vis14B, Vis20B, & Vis25B)

The Visionary Reader Black and White Manual Focus is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Objects or documents are placed on a viewing tray, and magnified images are displayed on a television-style monitor. With the larger screen, objects are magnified up to 60 times. The screen can be viewed above the viewing table (the in-line configuration) or side by side. DIMENSIONS: The system is available with a 14-inch monitor (no. VIS14B), a 20-inch monitor (no.VIS2

Visionary Reader Color Auto Focus (Models Vis14Ac, Vis20Ac, & Vis25Ac)

The Visionary Reader Color Auto Focus is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Documents are placed on a viewing tray, and magnified color images are viewed on a television-style monitor. This CCTV system provides sharp auto focus capabilities as well as manual focus for items that are hard to view. Freeze Image Mode allows the user to capture an image on screen, like a business card or phone number, and adjust its brightness and contrast. DIMENSIONS: The sy

Visionary Reader Color Manual Focus (Models Vis14C, Vis20C, & Vis25C)

The Visionary Reader Color Manual Focus is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Documents are placed on a viewing tray, and magnified images are displayed on a monitor, which can either be viewed above the tray (in-line) or side-by-side. With the larger screen, objects are magnified up to 60 times. DIMENSIONS: The system is available with 14-inch monitor (no. VIS14B), a 20-inch monitor (no. VIS20B), or a 25-inch monitor (no. VIS25B).

Voice Dream Reading Application

Voice Dream is an accessible communication and reading application designed for those with hearing impairments and/or communication disabilities. With text-to-speech features and a configurable screen layout, the app can be tailored to suit mulitiple reading styles from completely auditory to completely visual, plus synchronized combination of both.

Voice Of Daisy (Vod)

Voice of DAISY (VOD) is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. The two formats that can be played with VOD are: DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and NCC only, and DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and full text. VOD cannot play DAISY digital talking books that are encrypted for copyr

Voice Of Daisy Lite (Vod Lite)

Voice of DAISY Lite (VOD LITE) is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. The two formats that can be played with VOD are: DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and NCC only, and DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and full text. VOD cannot play DAISY digital talking books that are encrypted

Voiceye Maker For Adobe Indesign

VOICEYE Maker for Adobe InDesign is a voice output bar code creation program designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision and individuals with dyslexia and other reading disabilities. This plug-in for Adobe InDesign (not included) can create a graphic code that is added to the upper right corner of a Word document. This code can be read by the VOICEYE app for iPhone or Android (see separate entry), and it will read the text of the document aloud using Apple Voiceover (see separate

Voiceye Maker For Ms-Word

VOICEYE Maker for MS-Word is a voice output bar code creation program designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision and individuals with dyslexia and other reading disabilities. This plug-in for Microsoft Word (not included) can create a graphic code that is added to the upper right corner of a Word document. This code can be read by the VOICEYE app for iPhone or Android (see separate entry), and it will read the text of the document aloud using Apple Voiceover (see separate entry)

Voiceye Mate

The VOICEYE Mate is a voice output bar code reader, color identifier and a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals with blindness, low vision, dyslexia or other reading disabilities. This unit reads digital books aloud in a human-sounding voice. The VOICEYE Mate can read data from VOICEYE bar codes on printed content with its scanner. VOICEYE bar codes contain up to two pages of text, and when the user reads the bar code with the device's camera, the device will display the d

Webster's New Explorer Large Print Dictionary

Webster's New Explorer Large Print Dictionary is a large print book designed for use by individuals with low vision. This 768-page hardcover volume contains more than 40,000 large type entries with clear, concise definitions of the core vocabulary of the English language. ISBN: 978-1-59695-001-6. DIMENSIONS: 7.25 x 9.25 inches.

Webster's New World Portable Large Print Dictionary

The Webster's New World Portable Large Print Dictionary is a large print book designed for use by individuals with low vision. Based on Webster's New World Dictionary, Fourth College Edition, this 936-page softcover dictionary contains more than 35,000 entries covering the most commonly used words in American English.

What Rhymes

What Rhymes is an auditory perceptual and behavior training program and a language, reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision or learning, communication, developmental, cognitive, hearing or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) is intended for use with the Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. What Rhymes contains 118 images and the child can be shown four objects at a time and asked which two rhyme. F

Which Does Not Belong

Which Does Not Belong is an auditory perceptual and behavior training program and a language and reading tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach children to discriminate which items do not belong in a group as well as introduce them to the negative concept of “not.” The app contains 120 images

Which Go Together

Which Go Together is an auditory perceptual and behavior training program and a language and reading tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help children develop visual discrimination skills and understand different objects and events. The app contains 120 images. For visual learners, the child can

Who Do-What Where

Who Do-What Where is a writing and reading skills training program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The program includes eight educational games with progressive activities to help children learn basic sentence parts and sentence structure, leading to success in building and analyzing simple sentences. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple Macintosh and IBM or compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: For Macintosh computers, System 7 through 9 or OS X is required; for IB

Word Maker

Word Maker is a reading tutorial program designed for use with children who have dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This program consists of 149 alphabet pictogram cards in five ring-bound packs with a stand. In addition to single consonants and vowels, the system presents diagraphs, blends, silent combinations, and suffixes. Each card features color coded letters and a corresponding pictogram. An unlimited number of words may be created by flipping the cards. DIMENSIONS: Letters are 2.5

Word Window Reading Guide

The Word Window Reading Guide is a line marker designed for use by individuals with perceptual or attending disabilities. This device looks like a bookmark with a transparent strip and functions like a highlighter. It features a narrow sentence-highlighter strip with a narrow, word-window-highlighter strip below it. DIMENSIONS: The sentence highlighting strip is 6 inches long and the word-window strip is 1 inch. COLOR: Black with yellow highlighter strips.

Word Wizard

Word Wizard is a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help children learn word and sentence structure and spelling. Word Wizard contains 173 word lists of 10 words and available categories include: Dolch Words, 1000 most frequently used w

Wordread

WordRead is a screen reader program designed for use by individuals who need assistance reading text from a computer. It speaks text on the computer screen using ScanSoft RealSpeak, including Word documents, e-mail, web pages, spreadsheets, presentations, and accessible PDF files. In Microsoft Word or web pages viewed with Internet Explorer, the user clicks the mouse at any starting point and presses the "play" button. The program reads from that point onward, highlighting each sentence as it is

Wordwise Intellikeys Bundle

The WordWise IntelliKeys Bundle is a vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the WordWise software (see separate entry) with six sets of 80 words from Attainment Company on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlay that works with all word sets. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh or IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: The

Workcam

WorkCam is a video magnifier designed for use in an industrial workplace by individuals with low vision. It provides optical and digital magnification of equipment and materials so that employees with low vision can perform hands-on work with small scale components. It features a digital camera mounted on a flexible or articulating arm and interfaced to a video monitor or computer system to provide a live, high-resolution, high-magnification display. The magnifier is available with color or mono

Wynn Wizard & Wynn Reader

WYNN Wizard and WYNN Reader are voice output, web browser, and text editor programs intended to help individuals with learning disabilities to read, write, study, and comprehend text more effectively. WYNN can read aloud ASCII text files, standard word processing files, digital talking books (DAISY and NIMAS), PDF files, web pages, and e-mail using RealSpeak Solo, which offers multiple voices and languages. Text is highlighted as it is read, and the user can control the speed at which text is re

Zacc

ZACC is a desktop CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV is a high-resolution full color desktop video magnifier with a ball bearing mounted X-Y table for positioning of material to be viewed. It can be used for reading text or multicolor magazines, looking at photographs, or doing hand work such as small repairs, crafts, writing cards and letters, or doing crossword puzzles. The unit is controlled with a small four-button keypad that can be conveniently placed where t

Zacc-Bw

ZACC-BW is a desktop CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is a high-resolution black and white desktop video magnifier with a ball bearing mounted X-Y table for positioning of material to be viewed. It can be used for reading text or doing handwork such as small repairs, crafts, writing cards and letters, or doing crossword puzzles. The unit is controlled using three pushbuttons on a small keypad that can be conveniently placed where the user wishes. Two buttons control the m

Zbs Audio

ZBS Audio CDs are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The catalog features books and radio/audio stories on CD in categories that include science fiction, mystery, humor, and children's books. Many of the radio/audio productions were originally broadcast on National Public Radio, the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), or the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation). Titles and authors include The Complete Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, by Dougl

Zoom-Twix

The Zoom-Twix is a video magnifier and optical character recognition (OCR) device designed for use by individuals with low vision. This system combines a digital scanner and OCR with a zoomable long distance camera to capture and magnify what's on a blackboard or whiteboard or on a desk, all controlled from a laptop computer keyboard. The foldable stand holds two autofocus cameras, while the edges of the stand and its anodized aluminum support legs act as an alignment guide for material to be sc

Zoomreader

ZoomReader is a video magnification program and a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by people with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone 4 to function as a magnifier and to read text out loud for people who have difficulty seeing enlarged text. The program takes a picture of the item the user wants to see magnified, then converts the image into text using OCR technology. The user can read the magnified text or listen to it as ZoomReader reads th

Zurk's Rainforest Lab

Zurk's Rainforest Lab is an academic tutorial program designed to develop language, life science, math and thinking skills for individuals with a developmental or physical disability. Through exploring the Central American rainforest, students will sharpen reading, writing and critical thinking skills, while learning basic math, geometry and life science. On their adventures, students engage in five activities including completing pattern puzzles, classifying animals, and searching for camouflag

 
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