Links to Suppliers of Assistive Hardware and Software and their Online Catalogues

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Major Assistive Technology Retailers

Ablenet, (Sells variety of hardware, switches, etc.), Phone 1 800 322 0956

Bridges Canada, Mississauga, On, Phone 1 800 353 1107

Ceptstral Voices (Sells computer voices)

Don Johnston, (Sells variety of software), Phone 1 800 999 4660

Emablemart (Software and Devices)

Frontier Computing, Toronto, On, Toll Free 1 888 480 0000 (Sell Sky Wifi Smartpen, Echo Smartpen, Word Q, Speak Q, Kurzweil, other assistive software and devices)

Humanware (Low Vision Products), Ontario, Phone 1 888 723 7273

Lake Software (Click n Type - Free keyboard software with word prediction and switch scanning)

Nextup (Sells computer voices, at the bottom of their website and text to speech software)

R. J. Cooper (Special Switches and Keyboards etc.)

Phillips Large Coloured Cursors (FREE)

Smartpen Central (Supplier of Smartpen, Canada, and US), Phone 1 888 345 0288 ext 6 (Smartpens, notbooks, and ink, are also sold at Best Buy, Staples, etc.)

Special Needs Computers (Special Keyboards, mice, etc)

TextHelp, Makers of Read & Write Software and app (

Dolphin Assistive Technology (Learning, Vision, and Blindness Products)

Premier Literacy

Balabolka (Free Text to Speech Software for PDF documents)

Enhanced Vision (Low Vision Products, CCTV, Video Magnifiers, etc)

List of Where to get Accessible Documents and Books in Canada and Where to have Documents Converted into Accessible Formats (Large Print, Audio MP3, DAISY Talking Books, and Braille