Assistive Technology Used by DO-IT Scholars

The following products are used by high school and college students in the DO-IT Scholars program hosted by the University of Washington in Seattle. Note that use of specific equipment and software does not imply product endorsement.

Low Vision:

Blindness:

Mobility Impairments:

Learning Disabilities:

Hearing Impairments:

  • Visual alternatives:
    Visual alternative to system sounds for Mac—Apple
    ​Visual alternative to system sounds for Windows—Microsoft

Company Contacts for Hardware and Software Used by DO-IT Scholars

AbleNet
625 Patton Road
Roseville, MN 55113
800-322-0956
www.ablenetinc.com

AI Squared
PO Box 669
Manchester Center, VT 05255
802-362-3612
www.aisquared.com

Apple
One Infinite Loop
Cupertino, CA 95014
800-767-2775
specialneeds@apple.com
www.apple.com/accessibility

Don Johnston
26799 W. Commerce Dr.
Volo, IL 60073
800-999-4660
donjohnston.com

Enabling Devices
385 Warburton Ave.
Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706
800-832-8697
info@enablingdevices.com
enablingdevices.com

Enabling Technologies
1601 NE Braille Place
Jensen Beach, FL 34957
800-777-3687
info@brailler.com
www.brailler.com

Freedom Scientific
11800 31st Court North
St. Petersburg, FL 33716-1805
800-444-4443
info@FreedomScientific.com
www.freedomscientific.com

GW Micro
725 Airport North Office Park
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
260-489-3671
www.gwmicro.com

Inspiration Software
9400 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy Suite 300
Beaverton, OR 97005-3300
800-877-4292
www.inspiration.com

IntelliTools
4185 Salazar Way
Frederick, CO 80504
800-899-6687
www.intellitools.com

Kurzweil Educational Systems
42 Prime Parkway, Suite 303
Natick, MA 01760
800-547-6747
www.kurzweiledu.com

Madentec
4664 99 Street
Edmonton, AB Canada T6E 5H5
877-623-3682
www.madentec.com

Microsoft
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-6399
800-642-7676
www.microsoft.com

Nuance
1 Wayside Road
Burlington, MA 01803
781-565-5000
www.nuance.com

Origin Instruments
854 Greenview Drive
Grand Prarie, TX 75050-2438
972-606-8740
www.orin.com

Prentke Romich Company
1022 Heyl Road
Wooster, OH 44691
800-262-1984
www.prentrom.com

Texthelp Systems
100 Unicord Park Dr
Woburn, MA 01801
888-248-0652
www.texthelp.com

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