Computers for the Blind

Opening Worlds - One Computer at a Time

CFTB Fact Sheet 


Fact Sheet (Word Version) and Fact Sheet (PDF Version)

Below is the web version of our fact sheet:

Computers for the Blind (CFTB) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization located in Richardson, TX.  We provide refurbished computers with assistive technology to persons who are blind or have low vision. Free shipping in USA.   No income or age requirements. Agency P.O.’s accepted.

 

Fees: Ask about grants which lower the price of computers even more!

  • Desktop computer with monitor - $110
  • Laptop computer                        - $130

Optional add-ons available through the manufacturer

  • Talking Typing Teacher for Windows (TTT), $10, (90% off) Marvelsoft.com, 1-800-987-1231. Discount also applies to agencies.
  • MAGic with Speech, MAGic keyboard, 2 software upgrades $199 – Freedom Scientific 1-800-444-4443
  • JAWS screen reader $716.00 www.freedomscientific.com
  • Extra memory - 6 GB for $35, 8 GB for $55

Assistive Software

General Software

Hardware
Depending on donations, we ship Pentium 4 or Dual-Core - 2GHz computers. The minimum configuration that is shipped is:

  • 2GB of RAM, 160 GB Hard Drive
  • Sound Card, Speakers (mono not stereo), Broadband Network Card
  • Keyboard & Mouse
  • For those with low vision: 19-23 Inch LCD Monitor
  • FFor people who are blind: 15-19 Inch LCD Monitor

Descriptive movies on DVD are available on loan for a $25 lifetime membership. Titles can be found at http://www.computersfortheblind.net/movie-list.html

TO ORDER A COMPUTER OR MOVIE, CONTACT US AT

214-340-6328
info@computersfortheblind.net
www.computersfortheblind.net