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.
- 23" monitors:
- Screen enlargement software:
Romeo Attache Pro—Enabling Technologies
- Scanner and software:
Open Book—Freedom Scientific
Kurzweil 1000—Kurzweil Educational Systems
- Screen reading software:
- Alternative entry options:
Mouth stick—various manufacturers
Sip and Puff Switch—Enabling Devices
- Alternative pointers:
Joystick, trackball—various manufacturers
HeadMaster—Prentke Romich Company
- Keyboard adaptations:
Switch Click USB—AbleNet
WiViK—Prentke Romich Company
- Scanners and software:
Kurzweil 3000—Kurzweil Educational Systems
- Skills enhancement software:
Word processing with spelling and grammar checking—various manufacturers
- Speech output:
Write Out Loud—Don Johnston
- 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
625 Patton Road
Roseville, MN 55113
PO Box 669
Manchester Center, VT 05255
26799 W. Commerce Dr.
Volo, IL 60073
725 Airport North Office Park
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
9400 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy Suite 300
Beaverton, OR 97005-3300
Kurzweil Educational Systems
42 Prime Parkway, Suite 303
Natick, MA 01760
4664 99 Street
Edmonton, AB Canada T6E 5H5
2100 Wharton St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-6399
1 Wayside Road
Burlington, MA 01803
854 Greenview Drive
Grand Prarie, TX 75050-2438
Prentke Romich Company
1022 Heyl Road
Wooster, OH 44691
100 Unicord Park Dr
Woburn, MA 01801
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