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Assistive Technology Resources
  • National Assistive Technology in Education Network: Provides a quarterly newsletter and an annual CD of tools, forms, suggestions, resources, etc. all focused on collaboration and team function in the provision of assistive technology. NATE Network, P.O. 914,
    Roseburg, OR 97470 $35.00
  • Alliance for Technology Access (ATA): Network of community-based Resource Centers, Developers, Vendors and Associates dedicated to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities.
  • Abledata: national database of information on more than 17,000 products that are currently available for people with disabilities.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics -- children's health issues
  • Closing the Gap: information on microcomputer materials and practices that can enrich the lives of persons with special needs
  • Family Center on Technology and Disability The Family Center is a resource designed to support organizations and programs that work with families of children and youth with disabilities. Be sure to view or download the new publication entitled Family Information Guide to Assistive Technology.
  • One Handed Typing : learn to type, keyboard and use a computer with one hand, with, or without adaptive equipment!
  • Prentke Romich Company sells the Unity semantic compaction language and a whole line of machines based on the language.
  • Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology: Information on the identification, dissemination and implementation of assistive technology services in school settings
  • Teaching Children with Autism - Instructional techniques and philosophies for parents and professionals
  • YAACK: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Connecting Young Kids (YAACK) – Comprehensive site of resources, links, devices, research and more.
  • AbleNet Phone:800-322-0956
  • Closing the Gap This is just a good all around resource for assistive technology software & devices
  • Don Johnston Phone:800.999.4660(they have a special purchase arrangement with Ohio schools for some of their products such as Co:Writer and Write:Outloud.... Draft Builder and Buildability.)
  • HumanWare products and software for visually impaired learners and learning disabilities ( e.g. Kurzweil 3000 a scan & read program) Phone:(800) 722-3393
  • IntelliTools, IncPhone:800-899-6687(most popular programs are Intellitalk II, Intellimathics, Intellipics Studio and Balanced Literacy )
  • Laureate Learning SystemsPhone:1-800-562-6801
  • Mayer-Johnson Inc. Boardmaker and Writing with Symbols Phone: 800-588-4548 or 858-550-0084
  • MindPlay Phone:(520) 888-1800
  • Readability- ...a useful browser-based plug-in that provides you with the option to easily remove all the distracting material on a Web page and read just the text
  • R J Cooper Company Phone:(800-752-6673)
  • TechMatrix- compare assistivesoftware and technologies

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