Resources

On – Campus Resources:

Assistive Technology Work Stations on Campus
Location Room No.
AT Office Privacy Rooms LI 1121 M – F (9AM – 6PM)
Library Learning Commons LI 2005
For Lab Hours & Information, please visit: http://library.csueastbay.edu/using-the-libraries/technology/
Project Impact LI 1117
For Lab Hours & Information, please visit:http://www20.csueastbay.edu/sa/project-impact/index.html
Mieklejohn Hall MI 3100
For Lab Hours & Information, please visit: http://class.csueastbay.edu/computerlab/
Arts & Education AE 393
For Lab Hours & Information, please visit: http://class.csueastbay.edu/computerlab/
Science SC S146
For Lab Hours & Information, please visit: http://www.sci.csueastbay.edu/computerlab/index.shtml
Kinesiology & Physical Education KPE 152

Other Resources:

Wiki of Assistive Software and Hardware:

Hardware

Accessories (adjustable height arms for monitors, desktops, chairs, wrist rests and gel pads, furniture products and misc support aids)
http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Accessories+%28Ergonomics%29

Software

Google Accessibility:
http://www.google.com/accessibility/resources.html
Free and Low Cost solutions:
http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Free+and+Low+Cost+Solutions

  • List of sites that provide open source accessible software. Majority of software is for Windows based operating systems, but there are a few Linux based assistive technology listed as well.
  • Free Assistive software written by Chris Stringfellow
  • ATutor – Open Source Web-Based Learning Content Management System
  • AccessApps – Huge range of open source and freeware that you can access from a USB drive
  • Design Science MathPlayer
  • OATSoft – improving Open Source development techniques
  • ICT Hub - choosing software
  • Internet4Classrooms (I4C) - free training for teachers
  • SENSELANG – Free touch typing tutor on the internet
  • Wisdom-Soft (FREE AutoScreenRecorder!!!)

Voice Recognition

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Voice+Recognition

  • Multiple video demos
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Vista Voice Recognition
  • Voice recognition on the Apple Mac
  • Voice recognition in other languages
    Gmail - FW: Accessible software wiki

Text Help and Word Prediction

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Text+Help+and+Word+Prediction

  • Useful Text Help and Word Prediction Resources

On Screen Keyboards

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/On+Screen+Keyboards

  • Microsoft Windows Onscreen Keyboard
  • Alternative Onscreen Keyboards
    Grid 2 and GridKeys
    Click N Type
    Clicker 5
    Penfriend XL
  • Apple Specific
  • KeyStrokes
  • Envoy
  • Additional Resources
  • Changing from QWERTY to DVORAK
  • Linux OSK

Portable Software Solutions

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Portable+Software+Solutions

  • Portable Apps website
  • ELearning Accessibility and Inclusion
  • Numerous downloadable links for accessible software available as freeware

Mouse emulation

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Mouse+emulation

  • General information
  • Technological Requirements

Break Reminder Software

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Break+Reminder+Software

  • Multiple types of software for the PC and Mac that make users take breaks

Operating System Accessibility

XP Accessible features

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/XP
Mutliple links to Microsoft web pages concerning accessibility features within XP which include:

  • Using the Accessibility Wizard
  • Adjusting Accessibility Options
  • Adjusting Display, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet, Sounds and Audio, Taskbar, User Accounts, and Speech Options
  • Using Utility Manager
  • Using On-Screen Keyboard, Narrator, and Magnifier

Vista Accessible features

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Vista
Multiple links to videos on Accessibility of Vista

  • Vista basics
  • Windows Vista Accessibility Demonstrations
  • Accessibility Tutorials
  • Ease of Access Center and Accessibility Tools
  • Make the Computer Easier to See
  • Make the Keyboard Easier to Use
  • Make the Mouse Easier to Use
  • Use the computer without Mouse or Keyboard
  • Use the Computer Without a Display
  • Make it Easier to Focus on Tasks
  • Use Text or Visual Alternatives for Sounds
  • Use Speech Recognition
  • Make the Internet Easier to Use
  • Windows Accessibility – Video Tutorials (YouTube)
  • Changing the Resolution
  • Adjusting the Font Size
  • Changing Windows colors
  • Making the Mouse Cursor Larger

Windows 7 Accessible features

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Windows+7

  • What’s new in Windows 7?
  • Windows 7 Accessibility o Link to a summary of accessible features within Windows 7
  • Windows 7 Presentations
  • Windows 7 Magnifier
  • Windows 7 Magnifier across multiple monitors
  • Windows 7 Speech Recognition (Looks promising!!)
  • Windows 7 On Screen Keyboard
  • Windows 7 Desktop – user first expressions

Apple Mac Accessible features

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Apple+%28and+Mac+OS+X%29

  • Videos on Mac accessibility (VoiceOver, Speech Recognition, and other accessible software) as well as links to other resources and resellers.

Linux Accessible features

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Linux

  • Different Linux flavors (SUSE, Red Hat, Fedora, Mandriva, Debian, etc.) and desktops (Mint, GNOME, and KDE) are discussed as well as the accessible software available to them.
  • Has factsheets linked to the page.
  • Resources listed at bottom of page

Ubuntu Accessible features

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Ubuntu

  • Multiple videos on setting up and making Ubuntu accessible.

Logging into your computer

http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/logging+into+your+computer

  • Information on different programs used to login to computers using a USB token.
  • Software discussed: Rohos Logon Key, Dekart Logon, and MatchLogon
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