Assistive Technology Resources

 

Able Opportunities
http://www.ableopportunities.com
Provides workshops, individual consultations and job development to address the communication needs of pre-symbolic communicators; including individuals who are deaf / blind / DD.
Phone: 360-638-0881

Community Services for the Blind and Partially Sighted
http://www.csbps.com
Provides independent living skills training for people with visual impairments.
Phone: 800-458-4888

Department of Services for the Blind
http://www.dsb.wa.gov
Statewide services for individuals of all ages.experiencing blindness/low vision. Services focus on independent living by providing orientation training and mobility support to individuals and families.
Phone: 1(800)-552-7103

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking & Technology (DO-IT)
http://www.washington.edu/doit
Advocates for academic programs and careers for people with disabilities. Promotes use of computers to increase independence and productivity
Phone: (206) 685-3648 (Voice/TTY)
Phone Toll Free 1(888)972-3648 (Voice/TTY)

Enabling Devices
http://www.enablingdevices.com
Develops manufactures and sells special devices to help people with disabilities reach their fullest potential.
Phone: 1(800) 832-8697

Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center
http://www.hsdc.org
Supports children and adults to realize their full communication potential.
Phone: 1(800)761-2821

Listen and Talk
http://www.listentalk.org
Teaches children with hearing loss to communicate and learn through spoken language.
Phone: (206)-985-6646

Next Generation Technologies Software
http://www.ngtvoice.com
Hardware and training services for Dragon Naturally Speaking.
Phone: (425)-744-1100

PROVAIL
http://www.provail.org
Assists individuals in utilizing adaptive equipment for communication,
computer access and phone usage.
Phone: (206)826 -1063

Seattle Children’s Family Conversations
http://www.seattlechildrens.org
Focuses on the needs children from birth through age 3, who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
Phone: (425) 482-4185

Special Education Technology Center
http://www.cwu.edu/~setc
Provides school districts with technology resources that are otherwise difficult to find or access for students in special education.
Phone: (509)-963-3350

Speech to Speech
http://www.speechtospeech.org
Free telephone assistance service for individuals who have difficulty being understood due to a speech impairment or disability. Trained staff relay calls and repeat / clarify that which is not understood.
Phone: 1(877) 833-6341

Tech Step
http://www.sherwoodcs.org
Provides assistive technology resources for families, providers and schools (including equipment loans).
Phone: (425)334-4071

Washington Assistive Technology Act Program (WATAP)
http://www.wata.org/
Providing Assistive Technology resources and expertise to all Washingtonians with disabilities to aid in making decisions and obtaining the technology and related services needed for employment, education and independent living.
Phone: 800-214-8731

Washington Assistive Technology Foundation (WATF)
http://www.watf.org
Promotes access to technology and economic opportunity for individuals with disabilities in Washington State.
Phone: 1(800)-214-8731

Washington Relay Service
http://www.washingtonrelay.com
A free service provided by the WA State office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to ensure equal telephone communication access. Allows hearing callers to communicate with text telephone (TTY) users through specially trained relay operators. Calls can be made 24 hours a day to anywhere in the world. There are no restrictions to number, length or time of calls. Calls are confidential and no records of any calls are maintained.
Phone: 7-1-1

Washington Sensory Disabilities Services (WSDS)
http://www.wsdsonline.org
Provides information, training, technical assistance and resources to families and educators (statewide) for individuals age birth-to-21 with sensory disabilities, including individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired or deaf-blind.
Phone: 1(800)572-7000

Washington Talking Book and Braille Library
http://www.wtbbl.org
Free library service to individuals unable to read standard print material due to physical or learning disabilities.Equipment and books mailed (postage free) to library users
Phone: 1(800)542-0866

 

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