[Athen] Any Listings of Free Assistive Technologies?

Terrill Thompson tft at u.washington.edu
Fri Dec 5 11:22:39 PST 2008

Inspired by all the responses to this question, I've added a section called
"Free and Open Source AT" to the main Assistive Technology page on the ATHEN


Feel free to add more to it.


Terrill Thompson
Technology Accessibility Specialist
DO-IT, Accessible Technology
UW Technology Services
University of Washington
tft at u.washington.edu

> -----Original Message-----

> From: athen-bounces at athenpro.org [athen-bounces at athenpro.org] On Behalf

> Of

> Al Puzzuoli [alpuzz at msu.edu]

> Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 3:31 PM

> To: athen at athenpro.org

> Subject: [Athen] Any Listings of Free Assistive Technologies?


> Hi everyone,


> I'll soon be giving a presentation regarding Assistive Technologies

> for

> the computer that are freely available. So far, I intend to touch on

> the technologies listed below; However, I would welcome any additions,

> or pointers to lists of such technologies already compiled on the net.

> So far, I intend to cover:

> 1. System Access to Go

> 2. NVDA or nonvisual Desktop Access

> 3. ReadPlease text reading software.

> 4. The AMIS Daisy Reader

> 5. Orca, a screen reader for the Gnome Desktop Environment.

> 6. VoiceOver screen reader for the Mac


> What am I missing?


> Thanks,



> Al Puzzuoli

> Information Technologist

> Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities 517-884-1915 120 Bessey

> Hall East Lansing, MI 48824-1033 http://www.rcpd.msu.edu


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