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Assistive Technology Offers during Pandemic: Schools Institutions and Others
Offers for Schools & Other Institutions and Organizations Only
In this quickly evolving time, MATP has been receiving a number of announcements from various companies about free offerings to their assistive technology products - mostly apps and software - during this national disaster due to COVID 19. We will update this page as soon as possible, given other urgent matters, as we hear of new offerings. If you have an offer to add, please contact us!
Please note: no endorsement of the product and/or accessibility is implied.
Ghotit is offering schools to use Ghotit for free for 6 months.The download, installation and user/password details are below:
Glean is a note taking tool from Sonocent which allows students to take notes independently, and has dedicated tools for recording and making notes during online classes. The offer allows institutions to get free access to the tool for an unlimited number of students.Glean is designed to be so simple that students can learn how to use it themselves in as little as five minutes.It now includes dedicated tools for online learning, meaning students can take notes independently and record lectures wherever they are.
ObjectiveEd is providing free use of our distance learning system to schools, for teachers to use with students with vision impairments through the end of the 2019/2020 school year.This product is "gamified learning". ObjectiveEd's mission is to provide students with disabilities, and the parents and professionals dedicated to their education, digital curriculum and integrated performance monitoring and reporting tools that will help the students achieve their best educational outcomes.
Free captioning and translation of your Remote Learning Sessions and Livestream Events - Everyone can get 4 weeks of free captioning and translation of any livestream event, including Zoom, Facebook Live, Google Meet, WebEx, etc. After 4 weeks, the cost to continue using the service is $9.97/month or $99/year (which comes to $8.25/month). Register for one of the webinars presented by Robert Palmquist, CEO SpeechGear, Inc. to learn how to sign up for the service and how to use it to caption and translate your livestreams.
Dolphin would like to offer every visually impaired student, 3 months of free SuperNova, for their home laptop or desktop computer.
Educational institutions in the United States with up-to-date multi-user licenses of JAWS, ZoomText, or Fusion, are qualified. All students, faculty, and staff with an active email address are entitled to receive free home annual licenses for their personally owned equipment.
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