Learning & Cognitive Disabilities
Coleman Institute Cognitive Disabilities Database

The Cognitive Technology Database is designed to provide a comprehensive, searchable bibliography of journal articles and recent conference proceedings summarizing research on cognitive technologies for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).

Renaissance Learning - Products

Several devices for different learning needs.


A long-time classic, Boardmaker lets you create valuable print materials, like communication boards, with Picture Communication Symbols™ (PCS) and other pictures and graphics.

Enabling Devices

Affordable assistive and learning devices for people with physical disabilities.

En-Vision America

Lifestyle-enhancing technology solutions for people with visual or cognitive impairments.

Attainment Company

Our products are developed to teach reading, writing, math, safety, social skills, self-determination, communication, and work/life skills to children and adults with special needs.


FlagHouse is a premier global supplier of equipment and resources for physical education, sports, fitness, and recreation and for health, special needs, special education, sensory integration, and multisensory environments. 

Autism Society of America

The voice of the autism community.

The Center for AAC and Autism

The Center for AAC & Autism is dedicated to building awareness of the power of AAC to change the lives of children with autism and other developmental disabilities, who are challenged by limited spontaneous communication skills.

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.

Kurzweil Educational Systems

A powerful way for students who struggle with printed text to access curriculum materials so they can keep up with assigned reading, learn critical study skills, an successfully complete writing projects and test independently.

WYNN Literacy Software

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


PointScribe Teaches Handwriting


An Interactive, Student Paced Learning Tool for Teaching Children with Special Needs


A  Motion Picture Access system for people with hearing impairments to "see to hear" a movie and people with impairments to "hear to see" a movie. WGBH's MoPix (R) system enables people who have trouble hearing a film's soundtrack or seeing a movie screen follow the action via discreet "at seat" captioning and description. Key terms are Rear Window Captioning (R) and DVS Theatrical (R) which are now found in over 300 theaters nationwide.


SOLO is a literacy suite of the most popular assistive technology accommodations, including a text reader, graphic organizer, talking word processor, and word prediction.


The new StepPad is a powerful yet easy-to-use cognitive support tool for people who have trouble completing multi-step tasks independently.


AbleNet is an international company providing educational and technical solutions to help children and adults with disabilities lead productive and fulfilled lives. 

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.

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