The Tool Factory Word Spreadsheet is a voice output spreadsheet program designed for use by children with learning, vision, and cognitive disabilities.The program offers full multimedia support, permitting drag-and-drop entry of photographs, drawings, video, and audio that stay where they are placed. Text and graphics can be rotated simply by dragging. A large searchable library of clip art is included. The built-in voice engine speaks text as it is typed. This program enables teachers to generate step-by-step instructions for each worksheet to guide students through the learning process. Teachers can create up to 15 questions on a single spreadsheet, through which the program can check student work and instantly provide pre-selected feedback. Compatible with Excel, for conventional charting and graphing, the program enables the user to highlight the data to be graphed and click the graphing icon to create a graph. Number folrmats include decimals, percentages, currency, and date and time. Other features include sum and average; copy, paste, and sort; and an easy worksheet creation feature. The program is configurable for a range of ages and learning abiliities. COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use on IBM and compatible computers and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: The IBM version requires a Pentium or better processor, CD-ROM drive, Windows 95, 98, 2000, or XP; 16-bit 800 x 600 color graphics; and 32 megabytes (MB) RAM. The Macintosh version requires Power PC, Operating System 8.0, CD-ROM drive, 800 x 600 color monitor, and 24 MB RAM.