Skip to Content

Student Disability Resource Center


Assistive Technology Lab

The Assistive Technology Lab is equipped with state-of-the-art accessible workstations designed to aid students with disabilities.

The specialized software in the Assistive Technology Lab can accommodate students with hearing, visual, learning, and mobility impairments. Our trained staff provides personal attention, including one-on-one assistance in learning to use accessible technology.


Equipment Forms


Smartpen Release Form

Purpose of form: Completed when checking out a Smartpen.


Release of Equipment Form

Purpose of form: Completed when checking out loaned assistive technology devices.



Software

  • Screen Magnifier/Reader: ZoomText
  • Screen Reader: JAWS (Job Access With Speech)
  • Speech-to-Text: Dragon NaturallySpeaking
  • Read&Write Gold: Mobile software that provides text-to-speech, speech-to-text, graphic organizer, study skills tools and more.


Hardware

  • Video Magnifier
  • FM Loop: Helps hearing-impaired students understand professors better.
  • Talking Calculator
  • Portable Digital Talking Book Players
  • Intellikeys Keyboard: Designed for students with physical disabilities (e.g. Cerebral Palsy)
  • Livescribe Smartpens: A writing pen that records and links audio to notes written in a specialized notebook (you never miss a word!)


Alternative Media Services

  • Complete Textbook Conversions: Textbooks converted to Braille, large print, audio, and e-text (Microsoft Word documents or PDF files)
  • Pictures-In-A-Flash (PIAF): Produces raised surface pictures from textbooks for blind students
  • Braille Embosser
  • High-Speed Scanner
  • Guillotine Textbook Ream Cutter
  • Binding Machine