Assistive Technology

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Assistive Technology

A computer program or any other technology used to help physically impaired persons. One example of assistive technology is a computer program that reads newspapers aloud to blind persons.
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You may choose to add a mouse emulator device such as the HeadMaster (Prentke Romich, [800] 262-1984) or HeadMouse (Origin Instruments, [214] 606-8740).
A software program and/or hardware (a switch) that permits alternative access to mouse functions is called a "mouse emulator." A mouse emulator is a device (and all its connections) that takes the place of and functions as a regular mouse.
Windows ("What's Windows[R]'?", June 1993) software is designed to be used with a mouse emulator and requires more memory than an MS-DOS program.