ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR LOW VISION
- MAGic Screen Magnification Software for Computers
- MAGic Large Print Keyboards
- ZoomText Screen Magnifier/ Reader for Windows & MAC
- ZoomText Large Print Keyboards
DESKTOP VIDEO MAGNIFIERS
- Topaz XL HD
- Topaz PHD
NEAR & DISTANCE VIEW VIDEO MAGNIFIERS
- Onyx Desk set XL
PORTABLE VIDEO MAGNIFIERS
HAND HELD VIDEO MAGNIFIERS
Family of Video Magnifiers – Ruby 4.3″ screen, Ruby HD, Ruby 5″ Screen XLHD, Ruby 7HD
STAND ALONE TEXT READERS
- SARA Camera Edition Instant Text Reader
- EyePal Ace Portable Instant Reader/ Magnifier with In-built Screen
INSTANT TEXT READERS/ MAGNIFIERS – COMPUTER SUPPORTED
- PEARL Reader with Zoom Office Software OR Openbook Software
Distance Viewing Glasses
Scientific Calculators for Low Vision
FOR PERSONS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES / SLOW LEARNERS
- WYNN Scanning, Reading, Writing and Studying Software
- Classmate Reader for Daisy/ Talking Books/ Text Files & Recording Voice Notes
- SARA CE Text Reading Machine
Assistive devices are external devices that are designed, made, or adapted to assist aperson to perform a particular task. They are important in supporting people with disabilities in activities of dailylife and inclusion. Assistive devices will enablechildren with disabilities to access education and go on to productive employment. So, assistive devices contribute to break the vicious cycle of poverty and disability.
Article 3 (General obligations) of The UN convention on Rights of persons withdisabilities enjoins countries to work on and encourage the use of goods, services,equipment and facilities that can be used by all persons with disabilities in all aspects of life.
Article 20 (Personal mobility) – states that States Partiesmust, amongst other things, facilitate access to quality mobility aids, provide training inmobility skills, and encourage producers of mobility aids, devices and assistivetechnologies, to “take into account all aspects of mobility for persons with disabilities.”Many personwith disabilities depend on assistive devices to enable them to carry outdaily activities and participate actively and productively in community life. Therefore, BCDBhutan can supply goods and services for persons with disabilities toprocure, maintain and use assistive devices.
This website contains catalogue of various assistive devices available for persons with visual impairment, learning disabilities, speech and communication difficulties, hearing impairment, for persons with cerebral palsy, locomotor disabilities as well as for intellectual and multiple disabilities. List of different types of assistive devices shall be updated as they become available.
Our office is opened 9 AM in the morning till 5 PM from Monday to Friday. On Saturday, it iss opened from 9 AM to 12 noon.
Office tele-fax no. +975-2-337453
Mobile no. +975-17998381/77793620