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COMPUTERS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley Assistive Technology Services contracts with AT Ohio to provide refurbished computers for people with disabilities.  These are Pentium 4 computers with XP Pro or Windows 2000 operating system, 17 inch monitor or above, mouse and keyboard.  Each one is loaded with Learning Software and AVG virus protection.  For a one time cost of $60 the computer is yours to keep.  Modems are an additional $15.

We can load software demos on the computers upon request.  Demos include: JAWS
Zoomtext, Duxbury, Connect Outloud, Bigshot, Window Eyes, Open Book, Magic, and WYNN.

You will need to have a statement of disability signed by a doctor, caseworker or teacher.  Please fill out the form below and we would be glad to assist you.

Application for AT



COMPUTERS FOR SPECIAL-NEEDS CLASSROOMS

Does your school need computers for special-needs classrooms?  Since 1998, Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley Assistive Technology Services has had an ongoing grant from the Ohio Department of Education to provide refurbished computers for your classroom at no charge to you.

If your school is located in Montgomery, Miami, Preble, Clark, Darke or Greene County and you are interested in participating call us at 937-461-3305 or e-mail k.leonard@gesmv.org 

Application: Ohio Department of Education Computer Request Application

Staff
will visit your school and assist with assessing your needs. We will schedule a time for teachers to come in for a 90 minute training and the computers are yours to take back with you.  This also gives the teachers the opportunity to see the assistive technology we have available in our AT Lending Library.

The refurbished computers are Dell Latitude Laptops.  They have 80+ gig hard drives, 2 gigs RAM and include a carrying case.  The software includes: Windows 7 professional, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Security Essentials, Firefox 5, IE9, Acrobat 10, and 20 educational programs.
 

 

CORPORATE AND INDIVIDUAL DONATIONS

If your business is upgrading and has computers or computer equipment that you would like to donate and receive a tax write off, we will give them a good second home. 

Please call at 937-461-3305 or e-mail: k.leonard@gesmv.org

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