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Sweetman Systems
14237 Gain St.
Arleta, CA 91331
Sue Sweetman
Phone:  (818) 893-5887  Ext:
Fax:  (818) 698-8199

Since 1989, we have provided technology products and services to visually impaired consumers in Southern California. We provide system integration, product installation, customized configuration services and technology training. Our products and services include notetakers (BrailleNote, BrailleSense, PAC Mate); digital book players/recorders (Victor Reader Stream, BookSense, Plextalk); Reading Systems with Scanners or cameras (SARA CE, Open Book, and Kurzweil 1000); Global Positioning Systems (Sendero GPS and Trekker Breeze); Refreshable Braille Displays (Focus and Brailliant); Screen Access Software (JAWS and Window-Eyes); Braille Embossers; Duxbury Software; and Screen Magnification Software (MAGic , ZoomText and Humanware video magnifiers). We configure computers to our clients’ exact specifications. Other products are available upon request.Our primary concern is that visually impaired consumers are able to use our products effectively to succeed in school, the workplace, and independent living. We have written training materials which we provide in addition to the manufacturers’ materials. Sweetman Systems documentation is available as audio, electronic files, braille, and large print.Robert Sweetman, who is blind himself, graduated from Stanford University with Honors, received a J.D. from UC Davis, and practiced law for 17 years. He relied on the assistive technology which we now provide. More recently, he earned a Master’s Degree in Assistive Technology with Honors from Cal State Northridge. Sue Sweetman has a teaching credential from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and enjoys applying Cal Poly’s Philosophy of “learn by doing” with our clients as we encourage them to master the technology that best meets their needs.


Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Low Vision/Blind

Speech or Language



Specialty Services

Learning or Intellectual, Brain Injuries

Rental of Accessible Vehicles


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