Assistive Technology at UTMB

Overview

Assistive technology provides personalized ways to interact with digital content.

Technology Demos

Software

Tools

  • Morphic Toolbar

    Morphic Toolbar is a free toolbar for MacOS or Windows that allows quick activation of the operating system accessibility settings from a customizable toolbar so they are convenient for users, rather than buried in system settings.
  • Zoom Text

    Zoom Text – is a fully integrated magnification/screen reading program that enlarges and reads aloud everything on the computer screen, echoes your typing and essential program activity, and can automatically reads documents, etc.


Hardware

Tools

  • Portable magnifier

    A portable magnifier is a physical device designed to allow individuals with low vision to experience greater when reading, writing and or viewing materials

Agencies

Agencies and Organizations

  • Assistive Technology Industry Association

    The Assistive Technology Industry Association identifies products and equipment that enhances learning, working, and daily living for persons with disabilities.

  • The Lighthouse of Houston

    The Lighthouse of Houston offers programs and services that assist individuals who are blind or visually impaired

  • National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

    The National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) provides a directory of organizations, information on communication disorders, and more.

Additional resources

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