Using Ability Hub To Find Solutions

Disabled boy studying

Ability Hub offers assistive Technology solutions for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult, maybe even impossible. This site includes collective resources to adaptive equipment and alternative methods available for accessing computers.

The following are some frequently asked questions in connection with the use of current technology solutions that are available. Use this as a starting point to the rest of our site.

Frequently Asked Questions

Speech Recognition
What computer program translates spoken word, to text? My child is excellent when dictating thoughts and ideas, but, can’t express these thoughts using pencil and paper. Typing using the regular keyboard is very difficult.

Screen Reader
Is there a computer program that reads aloud dialogue window alerts?

Helpful Apps and Tools for Mobile Devices
Are there apps I can download for mobile devices to help?

Speech Recognition
Is there a computer program that allows for hands-free control of the computer?

Touch Screen
Is there a computer monitor with “built-in” sensors that provide activating computer programs with a finger-tip, rather than using a regular mouse?

Antivirus and Anti-Malware
Is there an Antivirus program to stop alterations to assistive speech programs installed on my computer?

Switch Activated EADL
Is there a portable, inexpensive, and easy-to-use device for alerting (paging) caregivers?

Keyboard with Large Print Keys
Is there a keyboard with large print keys? After much use, we have problems keeping the sticky labels attached to the regular keyboard’s keys.

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