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Your UCP: National October 13, 2003
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Assistive Technology

Helping Users with Limited Strength to Gain Computer Access

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.
Tash Inc.
Phone (800)463-463-5685
Web Site: http://www.tash.com

Discover: Screen
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

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