Cognitive conditions may include dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Multiple Sclerosis, stroke, Alzheimer’s Disease, and traumatic brain injury (TBI).  Limitations could include memory loss, decreased organization, decreased concentration, word finding difficulty, or orientation difficulty.

The categories listed below include products that can assist individuals with any number of limitations resulting from cognitive conditions.  Because there are so many potential solutions for cognitive limitations, CAP cannot list all possible accommodations.  The products listed below present a variety of unique features to accommodate an array of limitations and are most often certified for use on federal agencies’ networks.

AT Demonstration Video - Cognitive Software
Software that can help people with cognitive disabilities read, write and organize information.

Auditory Feedback Device (1)

Auditory Feedback Devices are used to assist individuals who have cognitive limitations that prevent them from accomplishing essential job tasks.  They accomplish this by allowing an individual to focus solely on sound being produced by a computer or other device and by limiting the amount of disruptive background noise in their work environment.  These devices can also limit distractions for other individuals in the office if a required function of the individual’s job is to obtain information through audio output.

Educational Software (4)

Software that can assist with difficulty in computer use by providing features like word prediction, definitions of words, and multisensory output.

Voice Recorders (2)

Voice Recorders are devices that use a microphone to record audio information and save it in a digital format.  They can sort audio files into folders, play back information and download the information on a computer.

Word prediction software (1)

Predicts the user’s words based on the words recently typed and the how frequently the user types the same words. Word prediction software improves grammar and sentence structure by predicting logical words based on the contextual meaning of that sentence.