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Random Information Related to AT


Screen

readers

E
xamples of software include
Jaws,

S
creen magnification p
rograms

enlarge
the screen and have
shortcuts used by the
blind.



Windows Shortcuts

Control + (Zooms in)

Control


(Zoom out)

Microsoft.com/enable


Macintosh

Apple + (Zoom in)

Apple
-

(Zoom out)

Apple System Preferences
-
Universal Access

Vision Tab, Zoom

Apples magnify anything

Apple.com/accessability


options for
accessibility


Assistive listening d
evices can be used with ch
ildren with Attention
Deficit Disorder

Speech Recognition Software

Dragon Naturally Speaking
V
ersion 9



Voice recognition software



Can be used to navigate a computer and to dictate



It will read the text back to you Ex Commands: Play that, read that



DOESN”T Teach writing



Takes up

a lot of memory 1G

on a computer



For Window’s only



It might not have gre
at speech recognition due to nois
e in the room or the
type of
microphone

Mac
Via Voice
, MacSpeech Dictate


Computer Access AT

Trackpad, trackballs
-

arm and hands s
tay

put, your fingers do the work.

Mouse
-
movement of arm is needed

Mouse Options



Slow down speed of cursor



Size of mouse



Keygui
d
e
s



National Instructional Materials Access Center (
NIMAC
)


-
print related disabilities, visual impairment, LD, physical,

etc

-
mo
vement of

accessibility

of instructional
materials
so students with disabilities
get materials at the at the same time as their peers

-
text needs to be digital
-
type
,

scan OCR (
Optimal

Character Recognition) Software



BookShare.org

-
only text

-
where you ca
n share scanned text for free

-
print related disabilities