Tools

(6 classifications) (12 resources)

Assistive technologies

Subject Classifications
Auditory interpretation (16)
Information and resource management tools (1)
Mobility aids (1)
Reading Tools (3)
Speech interpretation (6)
Visual interpretation (8)

Resources
This webinar, made available by Internet Scout Research Group, discusses strategies for making media more accessible for persons with various disabilities. Presenters include Rachael Bower, Director of Internet Scout Research Group, Madeleine Rothberg, Senior Subject Matter Expert from National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM) at WGBH, and Bryan...
This website provides information on "everything related to accessibility and Apple devices." The website is divided into the following categories: Accessibility Apps, Accessories, Videos & Podcasts, Resources, and Contact. The Accessibility Apps category includes information about and links to download accessibility apps for Apple products....
This website provides information about the Department of Defense Computer/Electronics Accommodations Program (CAP). CAP "... provides assistive technology and accommodations to support individuals with disabilities and wounded, ill, and injured service members throughout the Federal Government in accessing information and communication technology."...
This resource center, curated by the National Federation of the Blind, provides accessibility information for colleges and universities. Information on accessible technology, standards and guidelines, legal rights of disabled students, digital accessibility planning, higher education best practices, and much more are provided. Links to related...
Microsoft offers step-by-step instructions and best practices for making your PowerPoint presentations accessible to people with disabilities on any operating system. You will learn, for example, how to add alt texts to images so that people using screen readers are able to listen to what the image is all about. You'll also learn how to use the...
This resource, from the DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) website, is a list of products for making science activities more accessible to all students. Products include measuring devices, talking equipment, stirring and filling devices, non-slip mats, tactile image creation, magnifying devices, and more.
Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation home page
This website provides information about the Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation (CIDI) at Georgia Tech’s College of Design. CIDI provides a variety of paid services that are focused on the end-user, including on demand braille, E-Text production, captioning and described media, Tools for Life (TFL), digital accessibility services, and more. 
On this page, from the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials at CAST, instructors will find a concise definition of accessibility that can be referenced in syllabi and other documents to ensure a common language is used to avoid confusion. Related terms such as assistive and accessible technology are also defined. This webpage also...
EquatIO is a software that allows users to create math equations, scientific formulas, and graphs. There are options to input equations using speech recognition, typing, or handwritten via a touchscreen or mouse pointer. EquatIO also has a screenshot reader to recognize math expressions in image format. Users can try EquatIO for free and can...
Neo Smartpen is an audio and note taking tool that enables users to write on digital paper, which can then be digitized and manipulated digitally. This paper can be purchased from the company or downloaded as .pdf files. In order to use the tool, users can download an app for iPhone and Android that will connect to the pen over Bluetooth. Users can...
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