The University of Texas at Austin

Classroom Assistive Technology Devices

Learning Disabilities: Math

Assistive Technology devices for students with Learning Disabilities in Math are categorized alphabetically:
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Description

Access to Math

Company: Don Johnston, Inc.
Tel #: 1-800-999-4660
Catalog #: P90
Price: $79.00
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

Access To Math Software Box: Talking worksheets turn problems into math soulutions!

Description: Teachers can use this software program to target specific areas in which students need additional practice. Teachers select the number of problems and the beginning and ending rules for worksheets. Students can solve problems on the computer and get immediate, interactive feedback on the problem. Feedback cues the student when the problem is correct or needs more attention. Students can choose to use the organizational structures of answer boxes and visual borders around problems.

Big Calc

Company: Don Johnston, Inc.
Tel #: 1-800-999-4660
Price: $27.00
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

Big Calc Software Box: Talking Calculator with Extra-Large Buttons and Special Needs Features

Description: Big Calc caters to all ages, as it is an enlarged talking calculator, with a range of calculator "faces". Teachers and users can change the font, size, background and key colors at any time. Students of all ages can elect to speak buttons, numbers, function buttons, results, or the entire equation. It has been designed to accommodate the different needs of users who have special needs. It can be used with Discover Ke:nx or with Discover:Switch with a switch (as it has built-in scanning) or with IntelliKeys.

Big Calc is very flexible as it can be set up to provide users with their "own" individualized calculator, that responds directly to their needs. It is also very handy for people who reverse numbers or confuse math operations. The speech and screen layout options let students work according to their preferred learning styles. The auditory cues help students who reverse numbers to determine their keystroke accuracy.

Clock

Company: Hartley Courseware, Inc.
Tel #: 1-800-999-4660
Price: $
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

Clock Software Box

Description: Clock uses interactive graphics to help students learn to convert between digital time and clock time. The program allows students to manipulate the hands of an on-screen clock. There are three multi-level lessons and a tutorial for students having difficulty associating the hand movement of a clock with the measurement of time.

Coin-u-Lator

Company: Onion Mountain Technology
Tel #:1-860-693-2683
Price: $20.00
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

Calculator-like toy including realistic coin-shaped and bill-shaped buttons, and an LCD read-out

Description: The COIN-U-LATOR uses realistic money bill and coin buttons to count money or teach the value of different coins. Children can practice addition and subtraction with coin denominations. Two games are available to teach money counting, addition and subtraction modes. Click HERE to see a demonstration of this device.

Money Calc

Company: Onion Mountain Technology
Tel #:1-860-693-2683
Price: $ 15.00
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

Calculator-like toy with complete numeric keypad, coin-and-bill-like butons and an LCD read-out

Description: The Money Calc is an advanced version of Coin-u-Lator. It has features that Coin-u-Lator has, but it has number keys so it also works like a regular calculator.

IntelliMathics

Company: IntelliTools, Inc
Tel #: 1-888-285-9988
Catalog #:10581
Price: $ 139.95
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

IntelliMathics Software Box

Description: IntelliMathics is an interactive, talking, problem solving math program designed to reinforce math concepts. It is designed for students in kindergarten through to early primary classes. Teacher can also use authoring tool in this program to design math activities for their students. The program can be accessed with mouse, trackball, keyboard, touch window, switches and with IntelliKeys.

Math Blaster (In Search of Spot, Mystery, and Plus)

Company: Davidson & Associates, Inc.
Tel #: 1-800-556-6141
Price: $ 29.95 each
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

Math Blaster Software Box with cool aliens on the cover: ages 4-12,

Description: Math Blaster features action-packed games that introduce over 1,000 math problems. Mega Math Blaster provides compelling and increasingly challenging activities to teach addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, percents, estimates and more. With five arcade-style games, seven different subject areas, each with six levels of math difficulty and record-keeping charts to progress children's learning.

MathPad

Company: IntelliTools, Inc.
Tel #: 1-800-899-6687
Price: $79.95
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

Description: This software program is an alternative and accessible tool to wok out addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems on computer. Students can use this program to solve Math problems with minimum keystrokes, movements or prompting. Also Math problems can be quickly entered by teachers, and displayed in the appropriate format.

MathPad Plus

Company: IntelliTools, Inc
Tel #: 1-888-285-9988
Catalog #:10609
Price: $ 99.5
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

Description: MathPad Plus is a math program that has voice and onscreen activities that can be tailored to suit different studentsí numeracy needs This software program allows students to perform basic arithmetic operations directly on the computer. It simulates math problems that would normally be completed using pen and paper. It is designed to assist students who have difficulty organizing and completing their work, students who canít do math with pencil and paper, and students with visual impairment. It also can be accessed with IntelliKeys as well as with any mini or standard QWERTY keyboard, mouse, touch window or use one or two switches. It is an updated version of MathPad and is available for PC or for Mac computers.

Math Skills Collection

Company: Hartley Courseware, Inc.
Tel #: 1-800-999-4660
Price: $
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

Description: Math Skills Collection (Decimals & Percent, Measurement, Whole numbers & Fractions, and Shapes & Figures)are skill-based lessons that provide basic instruction in math concepts while building enthusiasm for math and problem-solving. Students receive instruction and practice through interactive illustrations and graphics.

Show Me Math

Company: Davidson & Associates, Inc.
Tel #: 1-800-327-4269
Catalog #: SO-07W
Price: $ 99.00
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

Attainment's Show Me Math Software Box: A beginning math program, animated movies, simple problems, Addition/Subtraction Multiplication Division.

Description: This program is designed for helping students to learn addition and subtraction, multiplication, and division. Program features instructional modes and assessment. The instructional module helps students visualize math problems. Assessments determine student deficits, evaluate their progress, and help teachers to write IEPs.

Skill Builder
(Whole Number, Fractions, Perimeter, area, & Volume, Decimals)

Company: Gamco Educational Software, Inc
Tel #: 1-800-351-1404
Price: $ 69.95 Each
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities

Description: These Math SkillBuilders are the programs for students struggling to understand and master key computational skills. Each program includes a detailed introduction to key skills, helpful tutorials, a practice mode where problems are solved in a step-by-step process and a testing mode. Teachers can assign or allow students to select key skill levels which are correlated to textbooks and standardized tests. Best of all, students who achieve mastery levels set by the teacher have the opportunity to play a motivating game as their reward for a job well done.

Talking Desktop Calculator

Company: Independent Living Aids
Phone: 800-537-2118
Model: 276968
Price: $18.95
Function Domain: Learning Disabilities, Visual Impairments

calculator with large LCD readout, speaker and volume control

Description: It speaks the individual digits or whole integers in female voice. There is a volume control which also allows the audio to be turned off. It is available with an earphone, described below. It features a large 8 digit LCD readout with numbers that are 5/8" high. The calculator adds, subtracts, divides, multiplies and calculates percentages.

Please Note:
These lists contains items which can be found in this lab. It should not be considered a comprehensive list of all assistive technology products or that the products listed will meet the needs of an individual. Consultation with an assistive technology specialist should be considered prior to the purchase of any product.