Other Writing Aids

Icon

Icon
Description: 

Icon is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Used by itself, this device is a portable electronic organizer and digital talking book player.

Maker: 

ila Can-Do Low Vision Contrast Pen

 ila Can-Do Low Vision Contrast Pen
Description: 

The ila Can-Do Low Vision Contrast Pen is a product designed for blind and low vision users to write bold faced font and is an accessory to the Bold Line Shopping Pad (100 sheets) 4 1/2" x 11". It writes lines in black that are 1 millimeters wide.

inku - Tool for Dyslexia

inku - Tool for Dyslexia
Description: 

inku is designed for use by individuals with dyslexia or for students and professionals who benefit from assistance preparing messages, notes or documents on the iPhone or iPad.

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Ireadwrite For The Ipad

Description: 

iReadWrite is a support app that helps struggling readers and writers of all ages read and write, especially those with dyslexia, dysgraphia, or other learning difficulties. This app, which runs on an iPad, does not require Wi-Fi or 3G access.

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Iwritewords

Iwritewords
Description: 

iWriteWords is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism.

Iwritewords Lite

Iwritewords Lite
Description: 

iWriteWords Lite is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism.

Letterschool

Letterschool
Description: 

LetterSchool is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism.

Livescribe Echo Smartpen

Livescribe Echo Smartpen
Description: 

The Echo smartpen from Livescribe records everything a user hears, says and writes, while linking audio recordings to notes. All recordings can be found within the simplistic interface.

Maddak Type Aid

Maddak Type Aid
Description: 

The Type Aid helps people with limited functional hand skills to accurately press keys. Can be used on keyboard, typewriters, adding machines, calculators, and telephones. Can also be used on microwaves and other push button key pads. It will not damage mac

Maestro

Maestro
Description: 

Maestro is a voice output personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision.

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Magnetic Wrist Hold Down

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 07/94) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Wrist strap with magnet. Velcro closure. User places hand on the writing panel 12 by 18 inches. Magnet has holding force of up to 15 pounds.

Magnetic Wrist Hold Down (Model Pc7612)

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 08/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Wrist hold down consists of metal writing panel 12 inches by 18 inches, and strap on magnetic wrist band. Stabilizes the wrist and hand.

Magnetic Writing Board

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to stabilize writing material for a person with use of one hand only. Briefly describes steel and wood writing surface with magnetized strips to hold papers in place and a raised lip to hold pencils.

Modu-Tray

Description: 

The Modu-Tray is a lapboard with bookholder designed to act as a tray or writing board for wheelchair users.

Maker: 

Name Writing Mitt

Description: 

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with grasping or fine motor disabilities to print his/her name or participate in a sponge painting activity. Attach foam or rubber letters to a Duramitt glove.

Next Step Ferby

Next Step Ferby
Description: 

Next Step Ferby© (Set of 3) is an in between size pencil designed for children with grasp disabilities as a result of Down’s syndrome, low muscle tone or stroke.

Non-Slip Writing Board

Description: 

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to position papers and write independently.

One Handed Writing Board (Models 4068 & 4070)

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 11/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The One Handed Writing Board, model 4068 and 4070 is a writing surface designed for use by individuals with the use of only one hand.

Pac Mate Tns

Description: 

PAC Mate TNS is a personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Pocket PC device has an alphabetic keyboard and utilizes JAWS for Windows (see separate entry) for speech output.

Pacific Writing Pen Again Ergo Sof Grip Pen, Model 557309

Pacific Writing PenAgain Ergo Sof Grip Pen
Description: 

Pacific Writing PenAgain Ergo Sof Grip Pen is designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, Parkinson's disease. It eliminates the need to grip the pen allowing the thumb and forefinger to serve merely as guides.

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