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Monday, August 07, 2006

Adaptive Technology Consulting

Gayle Yarnall has been working with the blind and visually impaired in New England since 1978. She worked for Kurzweil Computer Products from 1978 to 1985 and with TeleSensory Systems from 1985 through 1993. On February 1, 1994 she started Adaptive Technology Consulting to assist people in making adaptive technology decisions that they can live with now and in the future. "We know first hand that selecting, purchasing and learning how to use an adapted technology product or system is one of the biggest financial and emotional investments that any person will make. Our goal is to find the right system for each individual and we are able to work with teachers, parents, rehabilitation counselors, etc. making helpful suggestions along the way". "By training our staff to understand products made by many companies, we can help to put together a total system that meets the specific needs at the lowest cost. We can also provide on site training and support on the total system".

"We can increase independence and self-esteem by giving people who are blind, low vision, or learning disabled the freedom to access and create print or electronic information".

For more information, contact:

Adaptive Technology Consulting, Inc.
PO Box 778
Amesbury, MA 01913
Phone: 978-462-3817
Fax: 978-462-3928

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