Articles for the ‘patss’ Category

SmartDrive Portable Applications

Balabolka http://www.cross-plus-a.com/balabolka.htm Balabolka is a Text-To-Speech (TTS) program. On-screen text can be saved as WAV, MP3, OGG or WMA files. The program can read clipboard content and load text from DOC, RTF, PDF, ODT, FB2 and HTML files. You can customize font and background colors. Balabolka allows users to alter a voice’s rate and pitch. [...]

Thank You to our Funders!

Funding Agencies: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Program Project: Ohio State University Nisonger Center “Access Tomorrow: Using E-mentoring, Web-based and Assistive Technologies for Increasing Achievement and Transition Outcomes (Phase I)” Dates: 08/01/06 – 07/31/09 Cooperative Agreement #: H327A060066 U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Program Project: Ohio State University Nisonger [...]

IDEAL Group’s Contributions to Developing PATSS

IDEAL Group’s Portable Assistive Technology Software SmartDrive® includes a large number of portable assistive technology applications. IDEAL Group did not develop any of them. The developers of each application deserve all the credit for developing, maintaining and providing these applications. The URL to the developer’s website for each application is listed beneath the name of each [...]

Benefits of IDEAL Group’s Portable Assistive Technology Software SmartDrive

Improves transition outcomes for individuals with disabilities from home to school, home to work, school to school, school to college, school to employment, college to employment and in adult life in general; Reduces the cost of providing AT software; Eliminates ownership issues which preclude individuals from carrying their AT software with them from school/work and [...]

About IDEAL Group’s Portable Assistive Technology Software SmartDrive® (PATSS)

IDEAL Group’s Portable Assistive Technology Software SmartDrive® (PATSS) is a collection of smartdrive-based, portable, open source (and otherwise no-cost-to-the-user) assistive technology software designed to leverage the success of (in alphabetical order): Assistive Technology (AT) State Programs; Assistive Technology Demonstration and Training Programs; Centers for Independent Living; Client Assistance Programs; Companies wishing to accommodate the technology-based [...]