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51. Amplified Stethoscopes and Related Products

Medical professionals with hearing loss may find it difficult to use a standard stethoscope. The following resources offer amplified stethoscope products for individuals who are hard of hearing, who cannot place ear tips in the ears due to ear deformity or hearing aid use, or for individuals who work in noisy environments and need amplification or noise attenuation.

For informative articles regarding stethoscopes and hearing aids, see Stethoscope Solutions for Hearing Aids and Stethoscope Hearing Aids: Keeping Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss Connected.

Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing who are working in the medical field may also want to take a look at a website devoted to medical professionals, the Association of Medical Professionals With Hearing Losses (AMPHL).

52. Animal Care

These are products for animal care. They are designed for pets who are elderly, injured, or who have disabilities.

53. Animal Lift Tables

Veterinary aids that automatically lift and secure animals during examinations or procedures.

54. Anti-fatigue Matting

Anti-fatigue matting provides a buffer between the floor surface and an individual's body. These mats are available in a variety of sizes and often can be custom made. These mats are designed to relieve fatigue for individuals who have to stand for prolonged periods. Wearable anti-fatigue matting is also available.

55. Anti-Glare Filters for Fluorescent Lights

Filters for fluorescent lights allow the fluorescent to more closely resemble natural sunlight, and reduces reflective and veiling glare.

56. Anti-Glare/Radiation Filters for Computer Screens

Anti-glare filters are designed to help relieve eyestrain, fatigue, headaches and the stress associated with continued viewing of computer monitors by reducing glare. Anti-radiation filters help eliminate exposure to radiation emissions. Some products provide both anti-glare and radiation protection. These types of products can also be found at office supply stores.

Some filters are designed to hang over or attach to the top of the monitor. Other filters are made of a thin film that attaches directly to the screen surface.

57. Anti-vibration Gloves

Anti-vibration gloves dampen vibrations at a wide range of frequencies. Individuals affected by hand vibration use anti-vibration gloves with materials that lessens the effects of vibration from power tools, hammers, and other pneumatic devices.

58. Anti-Vibration Seats

Seat covers designed to reduce stress and strain from vibration and shaking from vehicles.

59. Anti-vibration Tool Wraps

Tool wraps dampen vibrations at a wide range of frequencies. Tool wraps are ideal for hand and pneumatic tools. Individuals with limitations affected by hand vibration can wrap tools with material that lessens the effects of vibration from power tools, hammers, and other pneumatic devices.

60. App Technology Consulting

Making accessible apps means developing products that are compatible with existing ATs available for each platform.

In most cases, app developers create their products without having accessibility in mind. This means that some of the information that the OS sends to ATs running in the system will not be available when the third-party app is in the foreground. As a result, this gives inaccessible apps. This lack of accessibility can be partial or complete, depending on what's missing from the development side.

Developing apps that are accessible through ATs and expose all the needed information for that is not difficult. Best practices on accessibility development allow engineers to create accessible apps with minimal extra effort.

Also, design of interfaces can be done following some best practices which will make it accessible for all users, no matter of what extra ATs they need in order to interact with the mobile device.

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