Desktop Maker

Product Type: 
Device modifier
Manufacturer Name: 
Approximate Cost: $49.00

Product Description: 

Desktop Maker enables users to create customized desktops that launch Windows programs for students with special needs.

Main Features: 

  • Skills introduced: Scanning and Choice Making.
  • Selecting a Windows program to run is accomplished by step scanning, timed scanning or by clicking on the program with the mouse or touch screen. 
  • Allows users to create an unlimited number of different customized desktops.
  • A customized desktop can contain anywhere from 2 to 20 programs to launch.
  • It does not change the user's current Windows desktop.
  • The program runs above the user's current desktop and when the user exits Desktop Maker their original desktop appears.
  • It can be used to launch any program, not just Judy Lynn Software programs.
  • Small icons are replaced with large graphic images.
  • Users can incorporate auditory scanning by either associating a sound (wave) file or synthesized speech with the program.
  • Only the choices defined for the customized desktop are displayed.
  • Different forms of scanning can be used to launch a program.
  • Launching a program can be performed with 1 or 2 switches, a touch screen, a mouse, or the keyboard.
  • Scan settings are saved with each customized desktop.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Windows Versions: Windows 7/Vista/XP.
  • 5 MB Hard Disk Space.

Options & Accessories: 

Available in these configurations:

  • CD (can be installed on one computer at a time).
  • Classroom License CD (can be installed on an unlimited number of computers as long as they are in the same physical classroom).

More Information: 

See Manufacturer's website.