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Vendors specializing in technology for the blind

Ackley Appliance
Ai Squared
American Thermoform
Aroga Technologies
Ash Technologies
Bartimaeus Group
Beyond Sight
Braille Jymico
Brailler Depot
Cambium Learning, Inc.
Dancing Dots
Dolphin Computer Access
Duxbury Systems
Enabling Technologies
Enhanced Vision Systems
En-Vision America
Freedom Scientific
Frontier Computing
GW Micro, Inc.

Handy Tech Elecktronik
HIMS, Inc.

HumanWare, Inc.
Independent Living Aids, Inc.

Independent Living Technologies
Innovative Rehabilitation Technology
Kurzweil Educational Systems
Learning Ally
LS&S Inc.
NanoPac, Inc
Nuance Communications, Inc
Optelec US, Inc.
Orbit Research
Quantum Technology
Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
Seedlings Braille Books for Children
Texthelp Systems Inc
Vis-Ability, inc.


Ai Squared Ai Squared has been a leader in the assistive technology field for 20 years. The company's flagship product, ZoomText, is the world's best magnification and reading software for the vision impaired. Ai Squared prides itself on delivering the highest quality software products and superior technical support.
Vendor of sitecues and Window-Eyes.
130 Taconic Business Park Rd, Manchester Center, VT 05255
Toll-Free (800) 859-0270
Phone: 802-362-3612 ~ Fax: 802-362-1670
Sales Email: [email protected]
Support Email: [email protected]

American Thermoform Corporation: Founded in 1962, American Thermoform is a world-wide leader in the production and distribution of Braille Products and Supplies for the Blind and Visually Impaired
American Thermoform
1758 Brackett Street, La Verne, CA 91750
Place an order By Phone Toll Free:(800) 331-3676
Local:(909) 593-6711 Fax: (909) 593-8001
Email [email protected]

The Aroga Technologies: With headquarters in Vancouver as well as offices and representatives across the country, The Aroga Group has been serving the needs of Canadians with disabilities since 1987. During this time we have assisted thousands of individuals pursue employment, education, and most importantly, a more independent and rewarding lifestyle.
Head Office 310 Hopkins Street Whitby, Ontario L1N 2B9
toll-free: 1-800-561-6222 fax: 905.668.8846
local: 905.668.8886
Sales: [email protected]

Ash Technologies - Ash Technologies has specialised in low vision magnifiers for nearly 20 years. Our range of electronic magnifiers are divided into the categories; handheld, portable, desktop & education/workplace.
B5, M7 Business Park,
Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland
T: +353 45 882212
F: +353 45 882214
E:  [email protected] Audiogames, as opposed to video games are computer games who's main output is sound rather than graphics. Using sound, games can have dimensions of atmosphere, and possibilities for gameplay that don't exist with visuals alone, as well as providing games far more accessible to people with all levels of sight. This site exists as a community portal for all things to do with audiogames. Here you will find news, articles, an active community forum and our database of over 500 titles on platforms from Microsoft Windows to iOS.

Bartimaeus Group Since 1997, SSB BART Group (SSB) has supported the accessibility initiatives of more than 1,000 organizations by developing software, training and consulting solutions to address the specific business and technical needs of the organizations most affected by accessibility requirements.
SSB BART Group Offices
Silicon Valley
114 Sansome Street, Suite 950 San Francisco, CA
94104 Phone: (800) 889-9659 Fax: (415) 624-2708
New England
250 Commercial Street, Suite 3007a Manchester NH,
03101 Phone: (800) 889-9659 Fax: (415) 624-2708
Washington D.C.
1593 Spring Hill Road Suite 720 East Vienna, VA
22182 Phone: (800) 889-9659 Fax: (415) 624-2708
Email: [email protected].

Beyond Sight, Inc. Colorado's exclusive dealer for Enhanced Vision
5650 South Windermere Street Littleton, CO 80120
Phone: 303-795-6455 Fax: 303-795-6425
Email: [email protected]

Braille Jymico: Since 1987, Braille Jymico (BJ) has been a leader in BRAILLE production of scientific documents and tactile graphics. BJ is proud to be the first private company in Canada to transcribe music partitions in Braille. BJ also specializes in the production of LARGE PRINT documents, thus making reading accessible to low vision people.
Head Office
4545, 1st Avenue, Quebec (Quebec) Canada G1H 2S8
Tel: 418.624.2105 / Fax: 418.624.0994
[email protected] 1.877.BRAILLE (272.4553)

Brailler Depot: Distributors of Braille and Low Vision Products. The Brailler Depot was established to assist those in the industry of Assistive Technology. Our Mission is to provide Braille and Low Vision solutions that are efficient, affordable, and easy to use.
Distributors of the Index line of Braille printers, Alva braille displays, Perkins SMART Brailler, BookSense, Zoomtext, Duxbury and Dolphin software.
The Brailler Depot 
107 Trimble Ave.  Clifton, NJ 07011
The Brailler Depot-Warehouse and Showroom 
45 E. Madison Ave., Clifton, NJ 07011 
Tel (973)272-7667 or fax quote requisitions and/or purchase orders to (973)928-6646
Email: [email protected]

Choco-Braille- Makers of chocolate guide dogs and greeting cards.
P.O. Box 540836 Flushing NY 11354
Call:     718-461-1873
Fax: 718-321-0217
Email us at:[email protected]

Dancing Dots Braille Music Technology
Accessible Music Technology for Blind & Low Vision Performers since 1992. Dancing Dots offers technology, educational resources and training to assist blind and low vision individuals to read, write, and record their music. Our products and services foster inclusion, literacy and independence for visually impaired musicians and audio producers engaged in educational, leisure, and professional pursuits.
1754 Quarry Lane, P.O. Box 927
Valley Forge, PA 19482-0927
Voice: 610 783-6692, Fax: 610 500-5072
Send an E-mail to Dancing Dots

Dolphin Computer Access
Products supported: EasyConverter, Guide, Publisher, ScreenReader, SuperNova Magnifier, SuperNova Magnifier & Screen Reader, SuperNova Magnifier & Speech

Locate a Dolphin Dealer
Dolphin Computer Access Inc.
231 Clarksville Road, Suite 3,
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550. USA
Phone: +1 866 797 5921 toll free
Fax: +1 (609) 799 0475
Support: +1 (888) 519 4694
Email: [email protected]

Duxbury Systems: Duxbury Systems leads the world in software for braille. The Duxbury Braille Translator (DBT) is used by virtually all of the world's leading braille publishers. No one supports more languages than Duxbury Systems -- DBT supports grade 1 and grade 2 translation in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Malaysian, Swedish, and other languages. Our software can produce contracted and uncontracted braille, mathematics, and technical braille.
Duxbury Systems, Inc.,
270 Littleton Rd., Unit 6,
Westford, MA 01886-3523 USA
Telephone: (1-978)692-3000
Fax: (1-978)692-7912
Email Sales/Ordering: [email protected]
DBT technical support: [email protected]
MegaDots technical support: [email protected]
General inquiries: [email protected]

Enabling Technologies Company: the world's leading manufacturer of Braille embossers, Manufacturing Braille Embossers for over 43 years
Enabling Technologies
1310 Business Park Place, Jensen Beach Florida 34957.
Phone: (772) 225-3687 or Toll Free (800) 777-3687
Fax: (772) 225-3299 or Toll Free (800) 950-3687
Product Sales Information
Within the U.S.A.: [email protected]
Outside the U.S.A.: [email protected]
Product Service, Repair or Support Questions

From anywhere in the World: [email protected]
For all other inquiries: [email protected]

Enhanced Vision Systems: Enhanced Vision is the leading developer of innovative products designed specifically for people who are legally blind and have macular degeneration and other low vision conditions. We have helped thousands of people regain their visual independence by providing the ability to read, write, watch TV, enjoy a play and live again.
Enhanced Vision Headquarters:
5882 Machine Drive
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Phone: (714) 374-1829 Fax: (714) 465-3401

En-Vision America: En-Vision America, Inc. is a company providing high-tech products aimed at solving problems for those with visual impairments.  Located in Normal, Illinois, En-Vision America has successfully introduced several voice-enabled products like i.d. mate II - a talking bar code reader and  ScripTalk - a talking pharmaceutical reader. Originally founded by Philip C. Raistrick in 1996, the cornerstone of the company was based upon one single premise…  To provide our customers with greater independence through technology.
En-Vision America, Inc.
1845 Hovey Avenue Normal, Illinois 61761
Toll Free: 800-890-1180
Tel: 309-452-3088
FAX: 309-452-3643
Email: [email protected]

EVAS EVAS, founded in 1979, specializes in the design and manufacture of Computer Access Solutions for people who are visually, physically, hearing or learning disabled. By developing a unique process of combining Assistive Technology, application software and computers, EVAS was a pioneer in the hi-tech world of Accessible Plug & Play Assistive Technology Solutions for individuals
39 Canal Street, P.O. Box 371. Westerly RI, 02891
Toll Free 800-USA-EVAS, 800-872-3827
Voice 401-596-3155. TTY 401-596-3500
Fax 401-596-3979
Email, General [email protected]

Freedom Scientific, Blind/Low Vision Group , the world’s leader in assistive and adaptive technology for individuals who are blind, or have low vision or learning disabilities. Our products include screen reading software for the blind, magnification software for those with low-vision, and other products for accessible scanning and reading, as well as braille displays, notetakers, and the world’s leading accessible PDA for the blind.
  • New York Dealer is Vis-Ability
  • JAWS and MAGic Student Edition Available on Quota
  • acquired Ai Squared, a leading developer of screen magnification and screen reading software.
  • aquired Optelec

11800 31st Court North
St. Petersburg, FL 33716-1805
Sales & Information Phone: 1-800-444-4443 (within US)
Sales & Information Phone: 1-727-803-8000 (worldwide)
Fax: 1-727-803-8001
Technical Support
All Products call 1-727-803-8600 Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 7 PM, Eastern Time

Frontier Computing Frontier Computing, Canada's leading assistive technology distributor. Operating since 1986, Frontier Computing is a complete sales and service provider of assistive technology products for vision loss, learning disabilities, communication aids and physical access.
Frontier Computing
1 St. Clair Ave. West, Suite 202 Toronto, Ontario, M4V 1K6
Phone: 416-489-6690 Toll Free: 1-888-480-0000
Fax: 416-489-6693 Technical Support: 1-888-269-8180
or open a tech support ticket

GW Micro, Inc.: is now part of the Ai Sqared Family
which is now part of Freedom Scientific

Handy Tech Elecktronik. Handy Tech is one of the world's leading manufactures of Refreshable Braille displays.
Carries an unusual braille keyboard
Email: [email protected]
Handy Tech Elektronik GmbH
Brunnenstr. 10, 72160 Horb Germany
Phone: + 49 7451 5546 0 Fax:+49 7451 5546 67

HIMS, Inc.
HIMS has been a global leader in the development and manufacturing of assistive technology for the blind and visually impaired since 1999. Our US headquarters is centrally located in Austin, Texas and is responsible for all of our North American operations including sales, support and repair of all HIMS products.
HIMS Inc., 4616 W Howard Ln, Ste 960, Austin, TX 78728
Phone/Fax: Sales and Customer Service: 888-520-4467
Technical Support: 512-837-2000
Fax (All Departments): 512-837-2011
Email Sales: [email protected]
Email Support: [email protected]

HumanWare is the global leader in assistive technologies for people who are blind or have low vision. HumanWare offers a wide range of innovative products, including the BrailleNote® Touch and , the leading productivity device for the blind in education, business and for personal use; Victor Reader®, the world's leading family of digital audiobook players; the unique Prodigi® family of desktop and portable vision and reading systems, the ultra-portable explore line of electonic handheld magnifier, and Trekker® Breeze, the all-in-one handheld talking GPS.
Contact page
HumanWare 1 UPS Way PO Box 800 Champlain NY 12919
Phone (800) 722 3393, Phone +1 925 680 7100
Fax +1 925 681 4630
Email [email protected]

Independent Living Aids, Inc. is the oldest privately-held, mail-order company in the United States of products for individuals who are visually impaired or blind with almost thirty years of providing essential aids with superb service.
independent living aids, inc.
independent living aids 137 Rano Rd Buffalo, NY 14207
Toll-Free Sales: (800) 537-2118 or 855.
SHOPILA(855-746-7452) Fax: (516) 937-3906
E-mail: [email protected]

Innovative Rehabilitation Technology Inc.
In business since 1979, IRTI has been providing everyday useful products as well as high tech innovations for the blind, visually impaired, individuals with dyslexia and learning disabilities. Sales, Service and Mfg. products for the blind & visually impaired. Specializing in 4-track modified tape recorders, custom computers, talking clocks and other useful products.
Contact: IRTI - 800 322 4784
13453 Colfax Hwy.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Phone# 530 274-2090 Fax# 530 274-2093
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Kurzweil Educational Systems: (Cambium Learning, Inc.) develops the Kurzweil 1000™ for people who are blind or severely visually impaired, and Kurzweil 3000™ for people with Dyslexia or other reading difficulties.Kurzweil 1000 provides blind users access to printed and electronic materials. Printed documents (after being scanned) and digital files (such as eBooks or email) are converted from text to speech and read aloud.
Contact Page For reseller information, please call sales at 800.894.5374 x603 or customer service at 800.894.5374 x 607 or e-mail our sales department. fax: (781) 276-0650

Learning Ally: formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, a nonprofit volunteer organization, is the nation's educational library serving people who cannot effectively read standard print because of visual impairment, dyslexia, or other physical disability.
Learning Ally

20 Roszel Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
(800) 221-4792

LS&S LS&S has served the needs of the visually impaired and hard of hearing for over 27 years. It specializes in products for the blind, visually impaired, deaf, and hard of hearing. You will find a great collection of low vision aids, hearing helpers, daily living aids, products for independence, resources, and information designed to help you regain independence for yourself or a loved one in your life. Adjusting to life-altering changes can be difficult. In the case of vision or hearing loss, LS&S can help you find useful products that can make a difference in your life.
145 River Rock Drive, Buffalo, NY 14207
Toll Free: 800-468-4789 Toll Free Fax: 877-498-1482
Local/International: 716-348-3500
Local/International Fax: 716-873-3848 
Email: [email protected]

Maxi-Aids is one of the largest distributors of products for people with Special Needs. They have several thousand of high and low tech products for daily living. Maxi-Aids has an online catalog, which is filled with over 4,000 items and has been designed specifically for your special needs.
Maxi-Aids, Inc., 42 Executive Blvd.,
Farmingdale, NY 11735 USA
Telephone: 1-800-522-6294 - (To Order)
1-631-752-0521 - (For Information)
1-631-752-0738 - (TTY)
Fax: 1-631-752-0689

NanoPac, Inc: NanoPac supplies products and services for individuals with disabilities (low vision, blindness, reading disabilities, quadriplegia, reading machines, environmental controls, voice activation, augmentative communications, hearing impairments, voice recognition, speech synthesis, text to speech, switches and switch mounts, magnifiers, and door openers).
NanoPac, Inc.
4823 South Sheridan Road
Suite 302
Tulsa, OK 74145-5717
Phone: 918-665-0329
Fax: 918-665-0361
Sales: 800-580-6086
Technical Support: 800-580-6086
TTY: 918-665-2310
Email: [email protected]

Nuance Communications, Inc.Nuance is the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world.
Send e-mails and instant messages, surf the web, create documents - all by simply speaking. With Dragon: Work smarter and more productively in the office and on the road. With fast, accurate dictation and transcription, advanced customization, seamless integration across devices, and easy deployment for large enterprises. Omnipage: Save hours of typing and document recreation by instantly turning high volumes of paper and digital documents into files you can edit, search and securely share with OmniPage, the industry-leading OCR software.
Nuance Communications, Inc.
Worldwide Headquarters 1 Wayside Road
Burlington, MA 01803
United States
Tel: 781-565-5000
Fax: 781-565-5001
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Optelec On November 2016, Freedom Scientific and Optelec
join forces in an Assistive Technology Merger
Local dealers page
Optelec 11800 31st Court North St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Phone: (800) 444-4443
Email: [email protected]

Orbit Research is dedicated to the development of products for the physically challenged.
Feature product: ORION TI-84 Plus Talking Graphing Calculator
Orbit Research
3422 Old Capitol Trail Suite 585
Wilmington, DE 19808
Phone: 1-888-60-ORBIT
Fax: 1-888-606-7248
Email: [email protected]

Quantum Technology: For over 30 years, Quantum has been providing products and services to people with a print disability (low vision, blindness or a learning difficulty). Quantum was the founding sponsor of the Macular Disease Foundation and we are an approved supplier to the Department of Veterans Affairs and the NDIS. .
Head office, New South Wales
Quantum Reading Learning Vision
2 Pioneer Avenue Thornleigh 2120 View map
Phone: 02 9479 3100 Fax: 02 9875 1646
Email: [email protected] The mission at is to help children and adults with disabilities enhance their lives, increase their independence and productivity, and gain greater social inclusion through the use of leading-edge assistive technology.
P.O. Box 572190
Houston, Texas 77257
United States
Phone: (1) 281-531-6106
Fax: (1) 281-531-6406
Email: [email protected]

Robotron Group's assistive technology is now Sensory Tools

Seedlings Braille Books for Children For over 30 years this non-profit, tax-exempt organization has been dedicated to providing high quality, low-cost Braille books for children. From Contemporary Literature to well-loved Classics, Seedlings offers over 270 low-cost Braille books for children ages 1 to 14!
P.O. Box 51924, Livonia, MI 48151-5924
Phone: (800) 777-8552 FAX: (313) 427-8552
Email: [email protected]

Sensory Tools is a division of the Robotron Group, a research and development, manufacture and marketing group based in Melbourne, Australia, a world leader in several important technologies including advanced radio communications and assistive tools for vision-impaired people.
Sensory Tools Division
Robotron Group
45-47 Islington Street Collingwood 3066 Australia
Tel +61 3 9417 3417 Fax +61 3 9417 3556
Contact Page


Tack-Tiles Braille Systems are interchangeble with standard international toy building blocks. They provide a unique bridge, a smoother, shorter,more interesting path to Braille literacy.
TACK-TILES® Braille Systems LLC
P.O. Box 475
Plaistow, NH 03865 U.S.A.
1-800-TACK-TILE (822-5845) U.S. and Canada
or 603 382 1904//Fax 603 382 1748

Texthelp Systems Ltd Software for Dyslexia, Disability and other special needs-including TextHELP for Windows (integrates predictive typing, speech, real time spell checking and text magnification)
Texthelp Systems Inc.
100 Unicorn Park Drive
Woburn, MA 01801
Toll free phone: 888-248-0652

Phone: 617-896-9704
Toll free fax: 866-248-0652
[email protected]
Technical Support:
Toll free phone: 888-248-4947
[email protected]

Vis-Ability, inc. Products supported: EasyConverter, Publisher, ScreenReader, SuperNova Magnifier, SuperNova Magnifier & Screen Reader, SuperNova Magnifier & Speech, Blindness and Low Vision products, such as JAWS and Focus Blue Braille Displays, as well as RUBY and TOPAZ video magnifiers, and scanning and reading solutions such as PEARL, Ace Plus, and SOLO.
Vis-Ability, inc., 3 Lady Godiva Way New City New York 10956
United States Phone: +1 800-598-0635
Email: [email protected]

VisionCue, LLC . VisionCue offers a select assortment of market-leading products to our customers in the United States and Canada. In collaboration with a network of regional Authorized Resellers, we are able to help end-users, rehabilitation professionals, schools, government agencies and businesses find the right solutions for their access needs.
4858-A S.W. Scholls Ferry Road
Portland, OR 97225
Phone 888-318-2582 and 503-297-1510
Fax 503-459-4003
E-mail [email protected]

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