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Technology

The following organizations focus on the use of assistive technology devices to help students with learning disabilities. Click on the name below to go to the organization's web site.

Adaptive Environments Center

Adaptive Environments is a 27-year-old educational non-profit organization committed to advancing the role of design in expanding opportunity and enhancing experience for people of all ages and abilities.

Alliance for Technology Access

The Alliance for Technology Access (ATA) is a network of community-based resource centers, developers, vendors and associates dedicated to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities, and increasing their use of standard, assistive, and information technologies. ATA Members can be found all across the country.

Assistive Technology Exchange Center

ATEC stands for Assistive Technology Exchange Center—a resource for any item of equipment or technology used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities for individuals at home, school, or work.

Assistive Technology News Portal

Axistive Assistive Technology News Portal offers free news, articles, product reviews and all product and vendor information of assistive technology devices.

Audible Kids

Audible Kids provides digital audio content for children. Shop, purchase, and download digital audio editions of books, newspapers, and magazines; original programming; and TV and radio subscriptions. Spanish titles are also available.

Learning Ally

Founded in 1948 as Recording for the Blind, Learning Ally serves more than 300,000 K-12, college and graduate students, veterans and lifelong learners — all of whom cannot read standard print due to blindness, visual impairment, dyslexia, or other learning disabilities. Learning Ally's collection of more than 65,000 digitally recorded textbooks and literature titles — downloadable and accessible on mainstream as well as specialized assistive technology devices — is the largest of its kind in the world.

ReadHowYouWant

ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of optimized editions on the market today. Over 1000 EasyRead® books for both children and adults are available in the formats you want and at affordable prices.