Information Technology
National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM)

A national resource for making media and information technology, including captioning, accessible for people with disabilities.

GW Micro

Since 1990, GW Micro has been a trusted pioneer in the adaptive technology industry, and continues to lead with innovative, customer driven solutions.  Featuring such products as Window-Eyes, braille note-takers, DAISY Reader, SyncBraille, and other low vision AT.

Freedom Scientific

Manufacturer of products for those who are visually impaired including closed circuit TVs and software.

Laureate Learning Systems

Founded by two speech language pathologists, Laureate offers more than 50 computer programs for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), language impairments, developmental disabilities, Down syndrome, aphasia, and traumatic brain injury.


For more than 22 years, HumanWare's inspirational vision has resulted in a range of highly intuitive and intelligent solutions that empower people with visual impairment and learning disabilities by giving them the independence to participate effectively within a sighted world.

RJ Cooper

Special software and hardware products for persons with special needs.

Access Board

Access Board is an independent federal agency that develops accessibility standards and guidelines for facilities and technology.

Microsoft Add-On Lets Anyone Create Talking Documents

Please click here to read more about the new Save as DAISY XML plug-in, designed for Microsoft Office Word 2007, Word 2003, and Word XP, will allow users to save text files created in Microsoft Word into DAISY XML, which is short for the Digital Accessible Information SYstem eXtensible Markup Language. DAISY XML tags and maps the text documents so they can be converted to eBooks and digital talking books later on. Those who will benefit from this technology are the more than 160 million people worldwide who are blind or visually impaired, as well as the hundreds of millions of others with physical, developmental, or learning disabilities.

WYNN Literacy Software

WYNN is the innovative literacy software tool designed to enhance success for individuals with reading challenges and writing difficulties.


A free and open source screen reader for the Microsoft Windows Operating System. This software can enable computer users who are blind or visually impaired to access computers running Windows, for no more cost than a sighted person. NVDA allows the user to find out what is happening on the screen, by querying the Operating system and using a speech synthesizer to output the information.

Simtech Special Needs Software

Simtech provides fun, creative software for single switch users. The series consists of more than 60 activities to delight single switch users. Different switch modes provide access for any user and can be used for switch training.

Wireless Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC)

The Wireless RERC's mission is to promote equitable access to and use of wireless technologies by people with disabilities and encourages the adoption of Universal Design in future generations of wireless devices and applications.

Web Accessibility in Mind (WebAIM)

WebAIM provides extensive resources for ensuring access to information technologies for people with disabilities.

Cynthia Says Portal

Cynthia Says Portal is a free web content accessibility validation tool for checking websites against various accessibility standards.