Here are a few technology devices that assist individuals with upper extremity weakness and fatigue to be more independent in their academic and vocational activities.
Tash Mini Keyboard
Small pressure-sensitive keyboard with closely spaced membrane keys.
Web Site: http://www.tash.com
On-screen keyboard that can be operated by pointing and clicking a mouse.
Co: Writer 4000 – Word prediction software that can reduce the number of keystrokes needed to spell complete words
Don Johnston, Inc.
Phone: (800) 999-4660
Web Site: http://www.donjohnston.com
Reach Interface Author SmartKey Technology 2.5
On screen keyboarding with word prediction and speech output capabilities.
Applied Human Factors, Inc.
Phone: (888) 243-0098
Web site: http://www.ahf-net.com
The Easy Cat Touch Pad
Easier to use than a mouse
Thumbellina Mini Trackball
Small enough to be held in the user’s hand or mounted to any surface, has 2 buttons. Both are available through:
Options by Infogrip
Phone: (800) 397- 0921
Web site: http://www.infogrip.com
Dragon Naturally Speaking 5.0
Voice Recognition Software - good for someone with clear speech.
Dragon Systems/Lernout & Hauspie
Phone: (800) 437-2466
Web site: http://www.dragonsys.com