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Adaptive Technology/Products: Computers

Computer Product Directories


ABLEDATA is a national database of assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment for children and adults with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities. The database is funded under a contract with the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), U.S. Department of Education. Updated almost daily, the database offers an extensive product listing of computer hardware and software.

Boulevard offers links to a full directory full of disability website resources that includes a list of Adaptive Computer Equipment; Input Devices, Switches, Buttons, Voice Activated Computers, Environmental Control Units and Communication Products.

Closing the Gap has a Resource Directory of computer-related products and services available to assist persons with disabilities. This internationally recognized source for information on innovative applications of computer technology in special education and rehabilitation is produced annually and is a searchable database of the products contained in their on-line version of the Resource Directory. This site provides the opportunity to receive a free sample directory of products.

Microsoft Accessibility Technology for Everyone offers much information about devices and technology that will enhance computer usage for individuals with disabilities. The website provides individuals with a listing of assistive products and aids provided by Microsoft as well as training guides and resources designed to make Microsoft Windows a disability friendly operating system. For this information and more, visit their website.

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