Resources

On-Campus Resources:

Assistive Technology Work Stations on Campus
Location Room Number
AT Office Privacy Rooms LI 2550 Monday – Friday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Library Learning Commons LI 2005
University Library
Project Impact LI 2550
Project Impact
Science SC S223, SC S138, SC S146
Department of Statistics and Biostatistics
Kinesiology & Physical Education KPE 152

Other Resources

Accessories (height-adjustable arms for monitors, desktops, chairs, wrist rests and gel pads, furniture products and miscellaneous support aids)

  • Includes videos on hardware usage and sites for purchasing keyboards.
  • Includes descriptions and sites for purchasing mice (including joysticks, using a mouse with your feet, trackball with pointer, and finger mice):
  • Includes videos on hardware usage, reviews of products, and sites for purchasing touchscreens and tablet PCs
  • Includes videos on hardware usage, reviews of products, and sites for purchasing trackballs
  • Includes video explaining Math Recognition using Silverlight
  • Here are two videos for the Livescribe smartpen that is not on the Wiki
  • Joysticks
  • Includes videos on hardware/software usage and there are resellers listed as well. Switches (switches, wireless – mechanical – electronic, Mouse Switch interface, Xbox 360 sip and puff controller, switch activate toys, impulse Bluetooth switch, and Magnetic controls)
  • Includes videos on hardware usage and switch set up information for Promethean (Interactive Whiteboards, Smartboard, and Whiteboards using a Wii remote)
  • Headsets and microphones

Voice Recognition (Speech to Text)

Text Help and Word Prediction

On-Screen Keyboards

  • On-screen keyboards
  • Microsoft Windows Onscreen Keyboard
  • Alternative Onscreen Keyboards
    Grid 2 and GridKeys
    Click N-Type
    Clicker 5
    Penfriend XL
  • Apple Specific
  • KeyStrokes
  • Envoy
  • Additional Resources
  • Changing from QWERTY to DVORAK
  • Linux OS

Portable Software Solutions

  • Portable software solutions
  • Portable Apps website
  • eLearning Accessibility and Inclusion
  • Numerous downloadable links for accessible software available as freeware

Mouse emulation

Break Reminder Software

XP Accessible features

Multiple links to Microsoft web pages concerning accessibility features within XP which include:

  • Using the Accessibility Wizard
  • Adjusting Accessibility Options
  • Adjusting Display, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet, Sounds and Audio, Taskbar, User Accounts, and Speech Options
  • Using Utility Manager
  • Using On-Screen Keyboard, Narrator, and Magnifier
  • Vista basics
  • Windows Vista Accessibility Demonstrations
  • Accessibility Tutorials
  • Ease of Access Center and Accessibility Tools
  • Make the Computer Easier to See
  • Make the Keyboard Easier to Use
  • Make the Mouse Easier to Use
  • Use the computer without Mouse or Keyboard
  • Use the Computer Without a Display
  • Make it Easier to Focus on Tasks
  • Use Text or Visual Alternatives for Sounds
  • Use Speech Recognition
  • Make the Internet Easier to Use
  • Windows Accessibility – Video Tutorials (YouTube)
  • Changing the Resolution
  • Adjusting the Font Size
  • Changing Windows colors
  • Making the Mouse Cursor Larger

Vista Accessible features

Multiple links to videos on Accessibility of Vista

  • Vista basics
  • Windows Vista Accessibility Demonstrations
  • Accessibility Tutorials
  • Ease of Access Center and Accessibility Tools
  • Make the Computer Easier to See
  • Make the Keyboard Easier to Use
  • Make the Mouse Easier to Use
  • Use the computer without Mouse or Keyboard
  • Use the Computer Without a Display
  • Make it Easier to Focus on Tasks
  • Use Text or Visual Alternatives for Sounds
  • Use Speech Recognition
  • Make the Internet Easier to Use
  • Windows Accessibility – Video Tutorials (YouTube)
  • Changing the Resolution
  • Adjusting the Font Size
  • Changing Windows colors
  • Making the Mouse Cursor Larger

Windows 7

  • Windows 7 Accessible features
  • What’s new in Windows 7?
  • Windows 7 Accessibility Link to a summary of accessible features within Windows 7
  • Windows 7 Presentations
  • Windows 7 Magnifier
  • Windows 7 Magnifier across multiple monitors
  • Windows 7 Speech Recognition (Looks promising!!)
  • Windows 7 On Screen Keyboard
  • Windows 7 Desktop – user first expressions

Windows 8

  • Windows 8 Accessible features
  • Summary of accessible features within Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Make your PC easier to use
  • Windows 8 Magnifier
  • Windows 8 Magnifier across multiple monitors
  • Windows 8 Speech Recognition
  • Windows 8 On Screen Keyboard
  • Windows 8 Desktop – user first expressions

Windows 10

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10 Make your PC easier to use
  • Windows 10 Magnifier
  • Windows 10 Magnifier across multiple monitors
  • Windows 10 Speech Recognition
  • Windows 10 On Screen Keyboard
  • Windows 10 Desktop – user first expressions

Apple Mac Accessible features

  • Videos on Mac accessibility (VoiceOver, Speech Recognition, and other accessible software) as well as links to other resources and resellers.

Linux Accessible features

  • Has accessibility features in Linux listed.

Ubuntu Accessible features

  • Multiple videos on setting up and making Ubuntu accessible.
  • Screen Reader
  • Keyboard Modifiers
  • Voice recognition 

Logging into your computer

  • Information on different programs used to login to computers using a USB token.
  • Software discussed: TeraCash, VeriFinger, Rohos Logon Key, Dekart Logon, MatchLogon and more.