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From ergonomic keyboards to voice recognition systems, there are hundreds of tools out there for folks who need a little "assist." These resources can help you get your research started.
Break Reminder is a tool for PC users to make sure they don't burn out as they tap away at their keyboards.
S.Y.H.! (Save your hands!) This software makes sure you take a typing break at regular intervals to keep hand and wrist pain to a minimum. If you don't know why you sometimes feel worn out just sitting in front of your computer, you may have OOS—check it out.
Get Down to Business With Google
For all you edgy entrepreneurs strappin' for cash, put your money where your business plan is -- not on your office tools or tech.
Yes, yet another way to get your Google on with free professional apps for creating timesheets, word processing docs, spreadsheets, alerts, and more. With tools like these, you can virtually run a virtual biz without your own desktop! We hope the local library's free online computers are near the coffeemaker....
MacBreakZ is software for Mac users to give their hands a break at regular intervals to avoid cramping or pain.
Be sure to give your hands a rest every so often; this program will help you do exactly that.
Recycling's Not Just About Trash
Help out a fellow Babe by donating your unused assistive technology.
Relax the Back
Relax the Back provides a host of products for people looking for relief from and prevention of back and neck pain.
From ergonomic seating to foot massagers, any Babe with back, neck or other posture complaints should check out the many creature comforts offered by Relax the Back. If you're more comfortable working on your feet, maybe the adjustable sit and stand desk is what you need.
Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act requires federal agencies to use technologies that are accessible to people with disabilities.
Section 508 means the Feds have to use accessible technologies (like alternative keyboard navigation and assistive listening devices), but you can too. You know, just because you're cool like that. 508 And You gets you started.
If you're spending too much time behind your Mac, Stress Buster gives you a gentle reminder to get up and shake off.
Get off the home keys and take a lap around the room - Stress Buster is another break reminder program for babes who tend to get uber-focused at the computer.
Time Out! is a program for Macs that reminds users to take regular breaks while parked behind their computer screens.
Yes, you're busy, but this tool tells you to pause and listen to what your body might be telling you. Don't overdo it - you deserve a break!