Try Before You Buy: New Items Available for Loan on the AT Exchange

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By Rosemarie Punzalan, Program Coordinator for Ability Tools

Do you want to borrow devices to try for free for thirty days?  Below are some of the newest devices that have been recently added to the AT Exchange, on of the many free services of Ability Tools.

picture of a joy stick with a green button and a red button on either side of the stick on a sqaure pad.


(Computers & Related) J-Pad Joystick for iDevice This AT lets you access all iDevice functions – including apps, music, media, iBooks, still and video photography, on-screen keyboard entry, and much more.  Works with iPad (all types including mini), iPod Touch (3rd and 4th generation) and iPhone (3GS, 4 and later).


picture of a rocker-knife - looks like a curved knife shaped like an anchor with a wooden handle that you lean into

(Daily Living) Rocker Knife This knife utilizes a rocking motion and easy to grip handle to make food easier to cut.

playing-card-holders blue plastic "hand" that holds all the cards for someone.


(Recreation, Sports, and Leisure) Playing Card Holders These playing card holders are designed to be freestanding on a tabletop or they can also be held in your hand. Cards can be added or removed.

quick-talker-communicator large cicular grey and white switch



(Speech Communication) Quick Talker 1 Communicator This is is a single-message communicator device and can be activated with a very light touch or by waving your hand within 10 millimeters of it.



candy-corn-sensor-switch tiny triangle orange swtich

(Switches) Candy Corn Proximity Sensor Switch This switch is compact, highly sensitive and does not require a physical touch to activate. Just wave your hand or other portion of your body within 10 millimeters of the switch to activate. Visual and auditory cues occur when the switch is activated.  It also includes a magnetic mounting and CR2032 battery.


(Vision) Zoomax Snow 7 HD Handheld Video Magnifier This AT offers a real-time crisp image on an ergonomically settled widescreen. With its small book size and weighing only 16.93 ounces, the Snow 7 HD can be taken and used to read closely and/or see better at a distance anywhere, be it home, school, office, bus stop, shop, etc.

zoomax-snow-7hd picture of manginifed newspaper and that it can angle 37 degrees


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