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Accommodations for people with low vision include providing seating where the lighting best meets their individual needs; making brochures, job announcements, and other information available in electronic format; and equipping computers with large monitors and screen enlargement software.

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iCommunicator

The iCommunicator software program is a communication program that provides help for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing by translating information from speech to text or speech to sign language. The program is suitable for both adults and children and is intended as an alternative to sign language interpreters in the appropriate situation.

What It Does:

The iCommunicator program efficiently converts in real-time:

  • Speech To Text
  • Speech To Video Sign Language
  • Speech To Computer Generated Voice
  • Text To Computer-generated Voice Or Video Sign Language

Where to find it:

You can buy this software from any licensed vendor. Below are links to vendors that provide this software:

Assistance with Purchase:

You may be eligible for financial assistance with your purchase through the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) through the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care in Ontario. For more information on the application process and eligibility please call (1-800-268-6021) or visit: Ontario Health - Assistive Devices Program