8 Videos of assistive technologies

The following videos show a selection of the types of ATs that can be used to help control, manipulate and use a person’s environment and/or computer.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

The following video shows how Ellen, an AT user, uses switches and an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) device to communicate, to access a computer and to control her surroundings at home and at college.


Assistive Technology for blind or vision impairment

The following video shows a demonstration of the BrailleNote computer.


The following video is a basic overview of the JAWS screen reader. 

Alternative formats for deaf and hearing impairment

The following video shows how the use of captions and audio descriptions are essential for both deaf and blind students in the use of educational materials.