Assistive, Inclusive & Learning Technologies
by Turning Point Technology
Turning Point, PO Box 310945, New Braunfels, TX 78131-0945, USA
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Accessible Switches
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Switch Choice
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Communication

Computer Skills/Multimedia Software

Including mouse, keyboard, email, authoring, & multimedia skills
Item # Product Description Photo Price
AC-BU07

BuildAbility Software
A user-friendly authoring tool for creating multimedia activities

Build a project quickly by drawing or adding a picture, writing text, recording sound and setting page transitions. Your students will love your creations! Share your activities easily with other teachers and parents by using the free player.

Print projects for off-computer activities. Great for reading, writing and math activities. Build lessons that correspond to general curriculum topics. Teach students to create their own presentations, too.

New version advantages:
� Windows XP and OS X native
� Expanded movie and photo capabilities
� Share with Mac and Windows users

Win/Mac CD is touch screen and single switch compatible
ISBN 1-57861-599-2

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1 User
$99.00
5 Users
$249.00
1 CD
AC-CW07

5 CDs
AC-CW57
Computers at Work Software
Teach work skills at the computer

� Vocational software that�s ideal for long term training of school to work students.
� Focuses on actual computer skills that prepare users for office jobs.
� Computers at Work, which includes Data Entry and Order Processing, challenges students to work independently for an hour or more while learning real office procedures.
3 levels of difficulty, working independently for an hour or more while learning real office procedures. As skills improve, users progress from simple tasks to jobs common in today�s workplace:
� A student tracking system provides data needed for IEPs/Transitions Plans
� Student results for each session are recorded and long term performance is tabulated
� A System Manager is included to track student performance and provide data for IEPs/Transition Plans.
Win/Mac CD, 190 Data Entry account cards, 190 Order Processing account cards.

Win 98/ME/2000/XP Mac OS 8.6-9.2, OS X Classic, OS X Native

Computers at Work CD

1 CD
$169.00
5 CDs
$429.00
TF-2253

Details

Crystal Rainforest V2
Grades 1-5, Win/Mac

A terrible tragedy has occurred! The King of the Kingdom of Azon has been poisoned while trying to protect the rainforest from being cut down! Now you, with the help of Professor Roberts, must find the crystals in the middle of the rainforest to save the King! Hurry there isn�t much time! The Crystal Rain Forest V2 is a comprehensively updated multimedia version that features stunning graphics, animation, sound effects and full narration. The adventure introduces, develops and teaches Logo with all the appeal of the original adventure and much more.

Logo is a simple computing language that was originally designed for teaching of mathematical ideas to children through computer programming. However, its flexible nature allows Logo to be used creatively and imaginatively as a teaching and learning resource across many different subject areas. It lends itself especially to problem solving. Crystal Rain Forest V2 introduces and extends the use of Logo and encourages the development of the skills required for effective problem solving.

Minimum system requirements
Win 95+, Pentium 233 MHz, 64 MB RAM, sound card
Mac OS 8.6+, OSX

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Details

1 User
$89.95
5 Users
$269.85
10 Users
$449.75
Network
$679.95
Other Options

TF-2215 Email Detectives
Grades 2-5, Inclusion

Within a safe, simulated environment, pupils are taught a range of relevant email skills and knowledge through a series of narrated, interactive tutorials. Pupils can then practice and consolidate these skills via an exciting adventure.

Contents:
� What is email?
� Receiving and sending messages
� Using an address book
� Replying to a message
� Adding and opening attachments
� Annotating messages
� Sending carbon copies

Win 95 or later, Pentium 166MHz, 32 MB RAM, 16 bit color, sound card
Mac OS 8.1, 233MHz, 32 MB RAM, 16 bit color, sound card
  
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1 User
$69.95
5 Users
$209.85
10 Users
$349.75
25 Users
$699.50
Network
$529.95

1 User
IT-MO01

5 Users
IT-MO05

Details

IT Mouse Skills
Grades K-6

A series of activities specially designed to teach mouse skills in an entertaining and visually appealing atmosphere. Students are taken stage by stage through the many applications of the mouse. Move the mouse over an object, drag and drop, drag along a path and the use of drop-down menus are all represented. Various clicking activities can be found such as clicking anywhere, click timing and double-clicking.

Introductions to each activity are provided and the successful completion of a task is met with a range of pleasing rewards.

Many games options are configurable, such as the complexity of the task. Background graphics may be switched off to provide a high contrast visual appearance. Colors, sound effects and background music may be similarly customized.

Win 95-XP Mac OS8.6+
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Details

1 User
$88.00
1 User
$250.00
TF-2109

Details

Switch Accessible Symbol

Junior MultiMedia Lab
Grades Kindergarten - Grade 6, Win
Education Resources Award Nominee
BETT 2002 Primary Software Tools Award Nominee

Junior MultiMedia Lab is the ultimate tool for building interactive multimedia projects. Use it to build presentations, reports, and animated stories. In just a few minutes kids will be dragging in pictures, linking buttons, and animating characters like a pro. The entire program works with drag-and-drop simplicity.

Minimum system requirements
Win 3.1+, 486 133 MHz, 8 MB RAM, 256 colors, SVGA, 2x CD

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Details

1 User
$69.95
5 Users
$209.85
Network
$699.95
Other Options

TF-2150

Details

Bundle

Research
Keyboarding Adventure
Grades 1-6

Discover the Australian outback with your animated young guide Kewala the Koala. Kewala has a lot to learn of the dangers of the outback, and as you type he discovers more and more dangers! Hurry! Type faster so Kewala will survive his journey and make it to the Kingdom of Eaz. With clever commentary, 2,500 animations, 20 characters, and music, Kewala motivates children to keep typing without ever knowing that they are learning!

Keyboarding Adventure is structured of 10 different challenges. The first 8 adventures teach you to type with 10 fingers and the ability to read as you are typing. The program also illustrates proper posture and hand positioning so as not to develop bad habits from the beginning. The 9th and 10th challenges develop speed and accuracy.

Minimum System Requirements
Win XP, 500 MHz, 128 MB RAM
Mac OSX, 128 MB RAM
  
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1 User
$69.95

5 Users
$209.85
Language:

Other Options
TF-2151

Details

Bundle

Research
Keyboarding Skills
Kindergarten - Grade 13

Over 4 million people have been trained worldwide with this system. Appropriate for students, teachers and parents alike, Keyboarding Skills monitors every keystroke to create a personal course for every learner so that keyboarding skills are developed in the quickest amount of time possible. Ideal for self-study, the friendly instructor reinforces instruction, and patiently helps with small difficulties, providing extra exercise to eliminate weaknesses. Each lesson is modeled on English sentences, helping emerging typists to feel more relaxed as they construct familiar words. Occasional nonsense drills are included to build concentration and to practice unusual letter combinations. There is even a course for commonly used punctuation keys, a number keypad course, a speed builder and advanced user course.

Minimum System Requirements
Win XP, 500 MHz, 65 MB RAM
Mac OSX, 65 MB RAM
  
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1 User
$69.95
5 Users
$209.85
Other Options
TF-2151

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Keyboarding Skills and Adventure 2 CD Set
Kindergarten - Grades 13

Includes the 2  CDs described above
  
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1 User
$119.95
5 Users
$359.85
Other Options
TF-02297

Details

ReacTickles provides a series of interactive Tickles through which students with autism and other learning disabilities are encouraged to use technology. Students can develop mouse, keyboard, whiteboard, switch, and screen skills while being encouraged to communicate, use fine motor skills and work together. The software also works well within mainstream early years settings enabling very young children to interact and learn to communicate as individuals and within small groups. Version 2 improves on installation, interface, creation of bespoke user interfaces, access to teacher and student resources and has been switch enabled to further increase accessibility.

ReacTickles 2

$78.00

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