Assistive Technology Links

Information about technology that will assist individuals with disabilities to gain more understanding of possible solutions for increasing their independence, improving their productivity, and enhancing their quality of life.

The State of California accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of the external websites or external documents linked to on this website.

Association of Blind Citizens - The purpose of the Association of Blind Citizens (ABC) is to advance relevant causes, increase opportunities in education, employment, cultural, recreational and other life activities, as well as enhance the social, political, and economic well-being for all persons who are blind or visually impaired.

California's AT Network - Dedicated to expanding the accessibility of tools, resources and technology that will help increase independence, improve personal productivity and enhance the quality of life for all Californians.

Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) - The California Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) at the California Public Utilities Commission.

Infinitec - Careers in Assistive Technology.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) - This system is designed to let users explore various accommodation options for persons with disabilities in the work setting.

Microsoft Accessibility

  • Accessibility & Microsoft - What is accessibility? Microsoft's efforts, free documentary video, and information about Microsoft's site.
  • News & Events - Articles, profiles, and a calendar of events.
  • Products & Aids - Microsoft products and features, accessible documentation, a catalog of aids, technical support, and research.
  • Training - Keyboard assistance, step-by-step guides, tips and tricks, and resources.

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D) - The nation's educational library for people with print disabilities. They have a 77,000-title library of taped textbooks, reference and professional materials for people who cannot read standard print because of a disability.

Trace Center College of Engineering UW-M (AbleData) - To prevent the barriers and capitalize on the opportunities presented by current and emerging information and telecommunication technologies, in order to create a world that is as accessible and usable as possible for as many people as possible.