American Printing House for the
APH manufactures braille, large type, recorded,
computer disk, and tactile graphic publications, as well as
a wide assortment of educational and daily living products.
APH also offers a variety of services to assist consumers and
professionals in the field of vision, such as the Louis database (below).
Louis Database of Accessible Materials for People who
are Blind or Visually Impaired. Louis contains information
about more than 145,000 titles of accessible materials, including
braille, large print, sound recordings, and computer files from
over 200 agencies throughout the United States
Specializes in learning and training materials for
computer users who are visually impaired
Audio tutorials include
"Speaking of Microsoft Access"
"Speaking of Outlook Express"
"Speaking of the Internet Second Edition with Outlook Express"
A voluntary organization establishing the International Standard
for the production, exchange, and use of the next generation of
"Digital Talking Books".
Metroplex Voice Computing,
Mathmatics-based products which are voice controlled.
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Recording for the Blind &
The nation's educational library for people with print disabilities.
77,000-title library of taped textbooks, reference and professional
materials for people who cannot read
standard print because of a disability.
produces materials for those with developmental disabilities
Design and Development of PreK-Adult educational and
strategic thinking programs that are in-class and computer-based.
Portable Communications Systems
Communication system for users who want computer access
virtually anywhere. Designed to withstand even the most
challenging physical environments. TuffTalker is encased
in full magnesium alloy and has a shock-mounted hard drive
Freedom 2000 Toughbook
A computer-based communication system that
empowers the non-speaking individual
Freedom 2000 Extreme Toughbook
A computer-based communication system for those with truly rugged demands
Freedom 2000 LITE
A small, 4-pound portable computer-based communication system with
all the performance of a full-sized notebook computer.
(Henter-Joyce, Arkenstone and Blazie Engineering)
Information access and productivity software for
Learning Disabled and poor readers;
combines auditory and visual presentation
to modify electronic files or scanned pages
supports Braille and built-in language recognition
for twelve languages.
Authoring tool for creating easy-to-use, interactive computer applications.
Basic word processing and communication
enhancement package for children and adults who
have difficulty with written or oral communication.
Word processor that combines speech, graphics, and text.
Talking Word Processor
TYPE & TALK
Word processor for Mac and Windows, designed for
people with reading and writing difficulties.
Braille publishing software
Portable Palm-top with features including
Braille keyboard, voice output,
Word Processor, Clock and Calendar
Calculator, internet communication functions
and many more
Hand-held compass with speech output
Leo Braille Display
Miniature scientific calculator with a Braille display
Assistive technology for persons with disabilities
Computer-based single switch training games for children 2-8 years old
Custom tablet-style computer
Software to determine the best
computer access methods and
ideal Augmentative and Alternative
Communication (AAC) setups for
people with special needs
Software framework to help parents and professionals
select appropriate software for
children with special needs.
Accessibility Features in
various Microsoft software and
strategic corporate partnerships
Apple Disability Solutions Group
Developing and integrating computer access for
persons with disabilities since 1985
ZYGO Industries, Inc.
Adaptive Hardware and Software Resource Page