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Assistive Technology

Disability Services uses assistive technology as one way to remove barriers to learning. Please see the following list of resources.

Kurzweil

Kurzweil 3000 is a program that enables conversion of print to electronic text which can be read to the user. The program also offers a variety of study skills tools to make learning easier. Currently, Kurzweil 3000 runs under Windows® 98 SE, ME®, 2000, XP®. 

pulse™ smartpen

You write, and your smartpen records your words - linking all that you hear to everything you write. Simply tap on the page to play back your recordings. 

JAWS®

JAWS offers comprehensive screen reading capability that includes extended product customization through powerful utility managers. 

Dragon®

Dragon Speech Recognition software gives you complete voice control of your digital world. 

Audio Books
Scan and transfer text books to mp3 format.

Other Assistive Technology

Adaptive equipment and software