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Accommodation Recommendations by Condition

Deaf/Hard of Hearing


  Adjustable volume phones

Learning Disabilities/Cognitive Impairments

  Wynn software

Mobility Impairments

  Electronic doors

  Adjustable table

  Marble mouse trackball

 Vision Impairments

  JAWS software

  Enlarged print/font

  Zoomtext software


  Glare screen

  Large monitors 

For more assistive technology recommendations by conditions click here.


Readily Available Assistive Technology

 for Microsoft and Mac Users

Many commonly used Microsoft and Mac Products have readily available assistive technology and accessibility features.  To learn more about these features, click on the links provided below.   

Microsoft Users

Click here for accessibility information for Microsoft users. 

 Click here to access the Microsoft guide to assistive technology.

Click here to access the Microsoft guide to assistive technology by condition.

Mac Users

Click here for Mac accessibility information.


Accommodation and Assistive Technology Resources


Iowa COMPASS                              


Iowa COMPASS is Iowa's free, statewide information and referral service for people with disabilities, their families, service providers, and other members of the community. We maintain information on approximately 5,000 local, state, and national agencies and programs. 

Relay Iowa                 


The service, known as Relay Iowa, is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with no restrictions on the number of calls placed or on their length. This valuable communications tool gives all individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech impaired the opportunity to make personal and business calls just like any other telephone user. Both TTY and voice users may initiate calls through Relay Iowa.  Simply dial 711 to use Relay Iowa to place a call. 

Able Data                  


ABLEDATA provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources. Although ABLEDATA does not sell any products, we can help you locate the companies that do.  Sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education. 

Job Accommodation Network       


JAN's mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, people with disabilities, their family members and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, self-employment and small business opportunities. 

Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access


The mission is to provide access to information on AT devices and services as well as other community resources for people with disabilities and the general public. 


If you would like additional information or assistance locating assistive technology, click here for contact information in your region.


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