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:


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


2625 Patton Rd
Roseville, MN 551131-1137

AI Squared
PO Box 669
Manchester Center, VT 05255

One Infinite Loop
Cupertino, CA 95014

Don Johnston
26799 W. Commerce Dr.
Volo, IL 60073

Enabling Devices
50 Broadway
Hawthorne, NY 10532

Enabling Technologies
1310 Business Park Place
Jensen Beach, FL 34957

Freedom Scientific
17757 UW Highway 19 N, Suite 560
Clearwater, FL 33764

Inspiration Software
9400 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy Suite 300
Beaverton, OR 97005-3300

Kurzweil Educational Systems
17855 N Dallas Parkway, Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75287

One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-6399

1 Wayside Road
Burlington, MA 01803

Origin Instruments
854 Greenview Drive
Grand Prarie, TX 75050-2438

Prentke Romich Company
1022 Heyl Road
Wooster, OH 44691

Texthelp Inc 
500 Unicorn Park Dr
Woburn, MA 01801

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