Learn about assistive technology tools called information/data managers.
By Kristin Stanberry , Marshall Raskind, Ph.D.
This type of tool helps a person plan, organize, store, and retrieve his calendar, task list, contact data, and other information in electronic form. Personal data managers may be portable, hand-held devices, computer software, or a combination of those tools working together by "sharing" data.
What type(s) of learning difficulty do these tools address?
This type of tool may benefit people who struggle with organization and memory.
Products to Consider:
- Parrot VoiceMate
- Franklin (various hand-held organizers)
- Memo to Me
- Ms. Reminder Time Manager
- Watch Minder
Resources to help you evaluate assistive technology for your child:
Updated February 2010