To provide access to educational, vocational and quality of life opportunities for people with disabilities, through the implementation of assistive technology.
We know that true accessibility only starts with a product. Knowing which product will work for you, and how to get the most out of your purchase is just as important. After years of delivering quality products and services to our clients, AbleTech is able to provide expert guidance, recommendations, training and support to assist you in taking full advantage of the assistive technology solution that is right for you.
AbleTech is prepared to help you navigate the world of accessible technology and provide complete solutions to your every need. We draw upon our expertise to design, develop and source the best products/solutions available. Our experienced accessibility trainers can assess your needs at home, work or school and help you understand the options available.
Low-Vision & Blindness
Screen Magnifiers, Screen Readers, Reading Scanners, CCTV’s or Video Magnifiers, Braille Devices and dictation software can be the key for Low Vision and Blind clients to gain access to computers and printed information to further their goals.
With programs such as JAWS, Zoomtext and Kurzweil 1000 one can navigate the entire computer by with voice output, magnify the screen for better vision and make printed or electronic text accessible.
Alternative methods of accessing the computer including voice recognition software and various hardware devices such as Keyboards, Mice and Switches provide new ways for you to gain access to computers to perform basic and complex tasks whether at home, school or work.
Increasingly, Ergonomic keyboards and mice, Sit/Stand Desks and Articulating Keyboard Trays are being used to allow todays modern workforce to avoid repetitive strain injuries (RSI) carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and other conditions related to computer use and enjoy a more comfortable workplace.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking is becoming an increasingly cost-effective accessibility tool for a wider range of people. Speech recognition tools can generate a new excitement for writing and learning for students and workers who were previously unable to use a keyboard or mouse to produce written work due to problems with physical challenges, learning disabilities or low vision/blindness.
Adaptive Software allows those with dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, aphasia and other literacy concerns to work on a computer with more ease and accuracy.
Innovative literacy software, such as WordQ, Read & Write Gold and Kurzweil are designed to enhance success for individuals with reading challenges and writing difficulties. These software programs were developed with the help of special educators and individuals with learning difficulties.
By using a bi-modal approach, simultaneous highlighting of the text as it is spoken, transforms printed text into understandable information that benefits readers of all ages including English Language Learners (ELL), struggling readers and children with ADD (attention deficit disorder) or ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder).