• Assistive Technology at the Bay Area Expo
    October 27-29, 2017
    San Mateo County Event Center
    Fri. 11am-5pm | Sat. 11am-5pm | Sun 11am-4pm

Assistive Technology Showcase:
Interact with Tomorrow's Technology Today

The Abilities Expo AT Showcase, sponsored by Ability Tools, is your chance to explore how assistive technology can help you or your loved ones bridge the gap between ability and disability!

Ability Tools, formerly the AT Network, provides a variety of services for Californians of all ages with disabilities including: AT exchange marketplace, device lending libraries, financial loan program for AT and information & referrals.

Ability Tools

Below are just some of the exciting assistive technology products that you will find at the AT Showcase. Stop by Ability Tools booth #421 to interact with:

Computer Access

Accessible Tablet
It's IT with a little help from AT! Learn about the alternate methods of operating computers including the latest accessible software, special keyboards, adaptive mice, voice input and more.

Adaptive Computer Devices

  • Joystick to Mouse
  • Large Print Keyboard/Big Keys LX Keyboard
  • Roller II Joystick
  • Microphone Headset
  • Head Mouse or Eye Tracking

Laptop with Demo Software

  • CF Work Laptop
  • JAWS/NVDA/Window-Eyes
  • On-Screen Keyboard – Windows built-in
  • Screen Magnification – Windows built-in


  • Computer Speakers

Tablets and Touchscreen Devices

  • Samsung Galaxy Tablet with case
  • AAC GoTalk Device 20 or 9
  • iPod Touch with case
  • Apple iPad 1 or 2 with case

Children's Equipment & Learning Aids

These devices make learning possible for kids with special needs.

Children's Equipment

  • ZipZac
  • Chicco Talking Farm
  • Coin-U-Lator

Learning Aids

  • Jumbo Calculator
  • Several writing pens/pencil grips
  • Coin-U-Lator Activity Cards
  • Speaking Dictionary
  • Reading Pen

Mobility, Daily Living Aides, Recreation

Whether you are transferring from your car, reading your tablet or playing cards, this equipment makes life a little less challenging.

Daily Living

  • Door Opener
  • Key Chain Grip
  • Reacher/Grabber
  • Liftware Stabilizing Handle for Spoon Attachment
  • Pill Reminder/Organizer
  • Shoe Helper Stick
  • One Touch Can Opener
  • 8x3 Magnifying Mirror


  • Fold Away Garden Kneeler and Seat

Mobility, Seating, and Positioning

  • Folding Adjustable Cane


  • Mount for a tablet screen


  • Playing Card Holder

Vehicle Accessory

  • Car Transfer Aid

Hearing & Vision

Come and test ingenious devices to better connect you with the world around you.


  • Dial-a-Photo Telephone
  • Sonic Alert Smoke Alarm with Bed Shaker and Flasher
  • Pocketalker


  • Handheld Magnifier
  • Large Print Playing Cards
  • Portable Video Magnifier
  • Bar Magnifier
  • Magnifier


Communication is key! This equipment ensures that you never have to go another day without letting yourself be heard.


  • DynaVox Xpress
  • UbiDuo Face to Face Communicator

Speech Communication

  • Single Message Communication Device

Come and test drive this technology for yourself!

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