Links: Software

AbleLink Technologies
A commercial vendor whose mission and focus is on the research and development of effective technology solutions for individuals with cognitive and intellectual disabilities.

Adobe® Accessibility Resource Center
This site provides information Accessibility and Adobe’s softwear products.

Apple Accessibility
Information on computer access solutions for individuals with disabilities.

Bookshare
Accessible media producer of textbooks and other instructional materials.

Closed Caption Maker (CC Maker)
Professional closed-captioning services.

Crick Software
Crick Software promotes the inclusion of children of all abilities by creating flexible products that can be tailored by teachers to the needs of individuals. Most products have the option of switch access, for users with a disability who are unable to use a mouse or keyboard.

Disability Access Symbols
Provided by the Graphic Artists Guild, this page displays twelve symbols that may be used to promote and publicize accessibility of places, programs and other activities for people with various disabilities. The graphics are downloadable for digital and print media.

IBM Special Needs Solutions
Information on IBM computer access solutions for persons with disabilities.

Java – Oracle
Accessibility info for Oracle software.

Learning Ally
Accessible media producer of textbooks and other instructional materials.

Maine AIM Program
In keeping with the Maine Department of Education’s goal of improving student outcomes and graduation rates through the use of the principles of Universal Design for Learning, the Maine AIM Program is a resource to Maine educators and families for information on how to: identify students with print disabilities, and select, acquire and use AIM.

Microsoft Accessibility:Accessibility Enables Everyone
A website provided by Microsoft that describes and details information about products and services related to accessibility. This site also details how to set up the accessibility features built into their products.

National Center on Accessible Information Technology in Education (AccessIT)
AccessIT promotes the use of electronic and information technology (E&IT) for students and employees with disabilities in educational institutions at all academic levels.

TechSoup – Stock
TechSoup Stock is the technology product (mostly software) philanthropy service just for nonprofits.

WebAIM – Web Accessibility in Mind
A news and information site devoted to assisting web developers in creating universally designed websites. WebAIM is an initiative of the Center for Personal with Disabilities at Utah State University.

 

_____

Reviewed and revised: 08/14/2015 jeb