Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT)
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (AT) RESOURCES
WEB RESOURCES - Education / Organization - Free Trial Resources
Reading, writing and learning software for individuals with learning difficulties such as dyslexia, and attention deficit disorders. Supports the principle of Universal Design for Learning and provides access to a large quantity of print, electronic, and web-based documents.
Program to assist users as they structure thoughts through visual cues. Offers an easy way to clarify and strengthen plans, papers, and reports. Format is user-friendly for both users and recipients.
- Premier VideoCast Studio
Collection of easy-to-use utilities that help to convert teacher's lectures into a video presentation which can then be delivered to the students' portable media players.
- Premier Test Builder
Software application designed for educators to simplify the creation of accessible tests for students with learning disabilities, and for those who are blind/low vision.
Eight different application groups that can be used on any computer, including: AccessApps, LearnApps, TeachApps, Mystudybar, MyVisBar, MyAccess, Create&Convert, and Accessibleformatbar.
- Camera Mouse
Program enabling computer mouse function with head movement. Free trial available.
- What is Assistive Technology?
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Plan for Assistive Technology (download, Word-213KB)
- Assistive Technology Resource Centers
- Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology Lending Library
- REEP—Recycled Equipment Exchange Project
- TDDP—Telecommunication Device Distribution Program
- Assistive Technology Device Demonstration
- Funding for Assistive Technology
- Related Websites
Voice: 800-204-PIAT (7428), in state
TTY: 866-268-0579, in state
Institute on Disabilities
1601 N. Broad Street
University Services Bldg., Suite 610
Philadelphia, PA 19122