GLASS AT Toolkits

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GLASS: Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services

Assistive Technology Toolkits

The purpose of the assistive technology (AT) kits is to inform Georgia residents about assistive technologies and to demonstrate the functions of various forms of high-tech and low-tech assistive technologies. The kits will be packaged in sturdy shipping cases which are suitable for transport to libraries across Georgia.

Toolkits

Working in cooperation with staff at GLASS: Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services, staff at Georgia Tools for Life, a department of the Georgia Institute of Technology, will create assistive technology kits that contain items useful to accommodate access to books, reading and computer access for persons with disabilities.

Adult Kit

  • Pelican 1660 Stainless Steel Black Case (all AT will be stored in this case)
  • KEM Ventures Big Grips Set Case and Stand for iPad Air
  • Uncaged Ergonomics Sit To Stand Desk
  • Logitech USB Keyboard and Mouse
  • Guided Reading Strips
  • Ott Light Desk Lighting
  • Table Top Magnifier
  • Hand Held LED Magnifier
  • Full Page Magnifier
  • Kensington Orbit Optical Trackball
  • Andrea Electronics - OTE Stereo Headphones
  • Pretorian - iSwitch Bluetooth Switch
  • Contour Rollerball

Kids Kit

  • Pelican 1660 Stainless Steel Black Case (all AT will be stored in this case)
  • Big Keys ABC Keyboard
  • KEM Ventures Big Grips Set Case and Stand for iPad Air
  • Ablenet Inc. Kinderboard Color Coded
  • Ablenet Inc. TinyMouse (small mouse, childs mouse)
  • Ablenet Inc. Big Red Twist (access, communication, UDL)
  • Touch & Feel - Things that Go
  • Touch & Feel - Farm Friends
  • Don Johnston - Start-to-Finish: The Search for Life on Mars (reading, literacy, comprehension, science, outer space)
  • Don Johnston - Start-to-Finish: William Shakespeare and His Times (reading, literacy, comprehension, history, literature)
  • Don Johnston - Start-to-Finish: Giant Hurricanes and Tornadoes (reading, literacy, comprehension, earth science)
  • Don Johnston - Start-to-Finish: How the U.S. Government Came to Be (reading, literacy, comprehension, civics, history)
  • E-Special Needs Slant Board
  • Dolphin Super Nova Magnifier

Webinar

Toolkit Overview webinar

  • This brief webinar provides an overview and detailed explanation of each item in the adult and the young readers toolkits.

Videos

Adult Readers Video

  • This video provides an overview of the contents in the toolkit for adult readers.

Young Readers Video

  • This video provides an overview of the contents in the toolkit for young readers.

iOS Accessibility Video

  • This video provides an overview of the iOS accessibility features.

About

About GLASS

Through the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS), Georgia Public Library Service provides library services for the blind and others whose physical abilities require the use of books and magazines in audio format or in braille. Services are delivered through a network including two walk-in locations and a central distribution center.

About Tools for Life

Tools for Life, Georgia's Assistive Technology Act Program, at Georgia Tech serves individuals of all ages and disabilities and provides access to and acquisition of assistive technology devices and services for living, learning, working, and playing in communities of choice. Services are accomplished through a statewide Network and Community Partners and include AT assessments, AT device demonstrations, AT training, AT/DME/computer reuse, and AT funding education.