Assistive Technology Resources

Resource Description/Link
AbleNet

A website that offers a variety of assistive technology devices.

Arkansas ICAN

This website is a statewide program designed to provide assistive technology to Arkansas residents.

CATEA

A website that leads to the Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access. An organization dedicated to the improved mobility, activity, and health of people with disabilities.

Center on Technology and Disability

This website includes a variety of resources pertaining to assistive technology.

Don Johnston

A website that specializes in assistive technology directed at helping people learn to read and write.

Google Chrome Assisting Extensions

This article lists several useful extensions that can be added to the Google Chrome browser to improve accessibility for special needs individuals. 

HIMS, Inc.

This website offers assistive technology for people who are blind or have vision loss, including hand-held magnifiers and Braille notetakers.

HITEC

This website leads to a company that provides amplified phones.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

This website leads to an organization that provides free guidance on workplace accommodation for persons who are disabled.

LATAN

This website leads to the Louisiana Assistive Technology Action Network

Microsoft Accessibility Tutorials

The following website provides accessibility tutorials for Microsoft products.

Microsoft Guide for Individuals with Language and Communication Impairments

This website leads to a guide that informs Microsoft Users with language and communication impairments how to create accessible documents.

NMTAP

This website leads to the New Mexico Technology Assistance Program

PEAT

Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) http://peatworks.org/about

Picture Scheduler

The Picture Scheduler app is helpful for people who rely on visual and auditory supports to complete common tasks.

Pointing Magnifier Download

Follow this link to download a cursor which will magnify selected portions of a computer screen.

Rehab Tool

A website that offers a variety of assistive technology devices.

RESNA

This website leads to the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America.

Section 508

A website devoted to Section 508, a government enactment which concerns the development of assistive technologies.  

Technology Solutions for Work Support Webinar

The Technology Solutions for Work Support webinar reviews the use of handheld devices, as demonstrated on an Apple iPad, to support workers with disabilities to negotiate and complete job tasks, schedules and other demands of the workplace.  

Texas Technology Access Program

This website goes to a statewide program to provide assistive technology for Texans who are disabled.