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**Playing Card Holder
 
**Playing Card Holder
 
**Accessible plates and utensils
 
**Accessible plates and utensils
*'''Apps for:'''  
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*'''Apps-''' Applications that can be downloaded onto mobile devices that can assist with a disability
 
**audiobooks
 
**audiobooks
 
**communication  
 
**communication  
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**[http://www.apple.com/ipod-touch/ iPods touches]
 
**[http://www.apple.com/ipod-touch/ iPods touches]
 
**[http://www.microsoft.com/Surface/en-US?WT.mc_id=cpc_US-en_google_mshh&WT.search=1&semid=ef_GGL_e_2z73cw630c0t14veq3o2_15674721909&WT.search=1 Surface Tablets]
 
**[http://www.microsoft.com/Surface/en-US?WT.mc_id=cpc_US-en_google_mshh&WT.search=1&semid=ef_GGL_e_2z73cw630c0t14veq3o2_15674721909&WT.search=1 Surface Tablets]
*'''Variety of keyboards'''  
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*'''Variety of keyboards-''' Hardware and software products that enable people with disabilities to access, interact with, and use computers
 
**[http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.maclife.com/files/u220903/Fingerworks-2_380px.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.maclife.com/article/news/fingerworkscom_pulled_eve_apple_tablet&h=264&w=380&sz=28&tbnid=PYYeb4lgawLAiM:&tbnh=88&tbnw=126&zoom=1&usg=__f_Ma-JtPWQ16DgSyFTjMXaCYbxY=&docid=_YecjHHUJHA1rM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=gLVJUci2CIaE8ATIjIDYBQ&sqi=2&ved=0CEYQ9QEwBQ&dur=81 Fingerworks Keyboard]
 
**[http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.maclife.com/files/u220903/Fingerworks-2_380px.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.maclife.com/article/news/fingerworkscom_pulled_eve_apple_tablet&h=264&w=380&sz=28&tbnid=PYYeb4lgawLAiM:&tbnh=88&tbnw=126&zoom=1&usg=__f_Ma-JtPWQ16DgSyFTjMXaCYbxY=&docid=_YecjHHUJHA1rM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=gLVJUci2CIaE8ATIjIDYBQ&sqi=2&ved=0CEYQ9QEwBQ&dur=81 Fingerworks Keyboard]
 
**[https://www.schooloutfitters.com/catalog/product_info/pfam_id/PFAM12367/products_id/PRO30667 Vision Board]
 
**[https://www.schooloutfitters.com/catalog/product_info/pfam_id/PFAM12367/products_id/PRO30667 Vision Board]
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**[http://www.interpretype.com/ Interpretype]
 
**[http://www.interpretype.com/ Interpretype]
 
**vibrating alarms
 
**vibrating alarms
*'''Software to assist with learning disabilities, vision loss, and other disabilities'''
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*'''Software to assist with learning disabilities, vision loss, and other disabilities-''' Products specifically designed for these disabilities
**[http://www.microsoft.com/enable/ Microsoft Accessibility Features]
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**[http://www.claroread.com/ ClaroRead]
 
**[http://www.donjohnston.com/products/cowriter/index.html Co-Writer]
 
**[http://www.donjohnston.com/products/cowriter/index.html Co-Writer]
 
**[http://www.gingersoftware.com/ Ginger Software]
 
**[http://www.gingersoftware.com/ Ginger Software]
 
**[http://www.livescribe.com/en-us/ LiveScribe Pen]
 
**[http://www.livescribe.com/en-us/ LiveScribe Pen]
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**[http://www.microsoft.com/enable/ Microsoft Accessibility Features]
 
**[http://www.texthelp.com/ TextHelp]
 
**[http://www.texthelp.com/ TextHelp]
*'''Many types of switches'''
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*'''Many types of switches-''' Products that allow individuals to work devices and software
**[http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/product/240 Big Red Switch]
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**[http://www.inclusivetlc.com/Products/ViewProduct.aspx?psid=364 APPlicator Switch Interface]
 
**[http://www.inclusivetlc.com/Products/ViewProduct.aspx?psid=364 APPlicator Switch Interface]
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**[http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/product/240 Big Red Switch]

Revision as of 11:47, 20 March 2013

Tools for Life: Demonstration Lab

The Assistive Technology Demonstration Lab is provided by Tools for Life under the mandate of the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 as Amended 2004 Title III, Section 4. This lab is to assist Georgians with disabilities to make an informed decision when selecting assistive technology devices appropriate to their needs in support of their ability to be independent in the area they choose, whether, work, school, independent living, or recreation.

During an assistive technology demonstration, you will learn more about general and specific features of AT solutions to see if they support your needs and assist you in performing specific tasks or goals. To arrange to have an assistive technology demonstration, please contact Tools for Life at 1-800-497-8665 or email Martha Rust: Martha.Rust@gatfl.gatech.edu

Technology in the Tools for Life Demo Lab

The AT Demonstration Lab has many of the newest technologies. Some of the items you will find include:

  • Aids or daily living- Devices that enhance the capacity of people with disabilities to live independently, especially AT that assists with Instrumental and other Activities of Daily Living, (ADLs, IADLs) such as dressing, personal hygiene, bathing, home maintenance, cooking, eating, shopping and managing money
    Amplied Emergency Contact Phone
  • Apps- Applications that can be downloaded onto mobile devices that can assist with a disability
    • audiobooks
    • communication
    • cognitive disabilities
    • e-books
    • environmental controls
    • hearing
    • learning disabilities
      Fingerworks Keyboard
    • organization
    • readers
    • vision
    • and many more listed in our TFL AppFinder
  • Communication- Products designed to assist with speaking and face-to-face communication for individuals with speech disabilities
  • Mobile devices- Products designed to be mobile and on the go
    Magnifer and iPod Touch
  • Variety of keyboards- Hardware and software products that enable people with disabilities to access, interact with, and use computers
  • Vision Aids- Products designed to assist with vision
    • Large Print address book
    • Magnifiers
    • Devices that talk
    • Video Magnifiers
  • Aids for Hearing- Products designed to assist with hearing
  • Software to assist with learning disabilities, vision loss, and other disabilities- Products specifically designed for these disabilities
  • Many types of switches- Products that allow individuals to work devices and software