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November 28, 2023

Dyslexia Reading and Writing Help and a Steady Hand Tool

There are a ton of great assistive technology devices and software for dyslexics and dysgraphic people (ie those who experience difficulty writing due to neurological challenges).

Ghotit is a software company that has developed advanced desktop and mobile apps for people with dyslexia and dysgraphia.  These programs helps struggling writers and readers improve their literacy skills. Some of the Ghotit features include:

  • A screenshot reader
  • A word predictor
  • A spelling and grammar checker
  • A rewording suggestion tool
  • Reading assistance programs

You can hear the voices and see many of the features of Ghotit's programs in their promotional video here:

To learn more about Ghotit software, you can visit their website here: https://www.ghotit.com/.

SteadyMouse - For Those With Tremors

SteadyMouse is assistive software, designed from the ground up to be your fierce ally against tremors and the variants that often accompany Parkinson's disease and Multiple Sclerosis.

By detecting and removing shaking motion before it reaches your cursor, and by blocking accidental clicks, the entire mouse experience goes from a chaotic battle to an enjoyable reality.

Some of the features of SteadyMouse Include:

  • Anti-tremor filtering to remove shaking motion
  • Automatic blocking of unintentional mouse clicks
  • A unique Icon Targeting System to snap your cursor to where it was trying to go with the tap of a button
  • An easy global on/off toggle via the Num-Lock key
  • Productivity boosted to orbit

Read more on the SteadyMouse website.

Contact the Assistive Technology Experts at Northwest Ergonomics

Doug Lear and the team at Northwest Ergonomics is here to help with assistive technology using programs like these, or many other options for home, work, and more. Our caring Assistive Technology Specialists will try to understand your specific needs and provide solutions that will improve your quality of life. We help people of all ages, including adults in the workplace who have experienced an injury or other disability.

It is important to our caring specialists that you really get the benefit of these wonderful advancements in technology. For that reason we specialize in training and follow-up to make sure that everything is working as effectively as possible for you.

To contact us, use the form on our contact page, or call 206-707-8830.

 

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