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    Inspiration Mind mapping software

    This software can provide students and teachers with a visual way to create and think with mind maps. Students can easily begin an assignment by brainstorming and organising ideas, which they can then transform into a structured outline with just one click.

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    Link AT

    Link AT is an Australian supplier of Assistive Technology products and services. Including Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices and software, computer access products, products for Special Education and mounting equipment are part of the product portfolio. Eye Gaze Technology is at the core of the business.

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    Live captions (“subtitles”) in the operating theatre

    Using tablet technology to link the sounds in the operating room to an off-site medical transcriptionist, a hearing impaired medical student is able to "listen" — in real time — to every word uttered by the surgeon performing the operation. Video included.

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    Making Math Notation Accessible

    National Centre of Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) hosted this webinar. The objective was to learn about the latest technologies for making math accessible to diverse learners. Math is its own language, and the ability to perceive and process the information in math content can be a barrier for some students.

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    MathML and LaTeX Webinar

    Webinar demonstrating how to use math accessibility tools MathML and LaTeX. From Penn State (USA).

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    MaxiAids.com - Products for Independent Living

    Maxi-Aids is an online catalogue that contains a comprehensive list of adaptive products for independent living and products designed to make every-day tasks easier. Items include Talking Calculators, tactilely printed products and reading/writing aids.

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    Media Access Australia

    Media Access Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that provides information and applies technological solutions to media access issues, including captioning. They provide information to students and teachers about accessing course resources and how they can get captioned copies of this material.

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    Microsoft Accessibility Website

    Information on; accessibility features in Microsoft products and assistive technology products for Windows.

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    Microsoft Office: “Speak” function

    Speak is a built-in feature of Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and OneNote. You can use Speak to have text read aloud in the language of your version of Office.

    Text-to-speech (TTS) is the ability of your computer to play back written text as spoken words. Depending upon your configuration and installed TTS engines, you can hear most text that appears on your screen in Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and OneNote. For example, if you're using the English version of Office, the English TTS engine is automatically installed. 

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    MyStudyBar

    MyStudyBar is a tool which helps overcome problems that students commonly experience with studying, reading and writing. The tool consists of a set of portable open source and freeware applications, assembled into one convenient package. It is free to download and use.