Assistive Technology Software
JAWS TM (an acronym for Job Access With Speech) is a screen reader, a software program for visually impaired users. Its purpose is to make personal computers using Microsoft Windows accessible to blind and visually impaired users. It accomplishes this by providing the user with access to the information displayed on the screen via text-to-speech and allows for comprehensive keyboard interaction with the computer.
Kurzweil 3000TM is the comprehensive reading, writing and learning software solution for any struggling reader, including individuals with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, attention deficit disorder or those who are English Language Learners.
Some of the features unique to the Kurzweil 3000 Professional version include:
- One-button scanning
- Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
- Edit Underlying Text
- Zone Editing
- Kurzweil Virtual Printer
- Open As PDF (OS X only)
ZoomText Magnifier - ReaderTM enlarges and enhances everything on your computer screen, making all of your applications easy to see and use. Their revolutionary new ‘xFont’ technology displays crystal clear text at all magnification levels.
*Dragon Naturally Speaking & Mac Speech Dictate: Dragon NaturallySpeaking works with the most commonly used desktop applications, including Microsoft Word, Internet Explorer, AOL and more! Just about anything you do now by typing can be done faster using your voice. Create and edit documents or emails. Open and close applications. Control your mouse and entire desktop.
*Marvelsoft’s Talking Typing Teacher (TTT): TTT is built from the ground up with blind and visually impaired students in mind. Talking Typing Teacher features digitized human speech, which is used everywhere in the program. This means that whether you're navigating menus, changing options, managing dozens of student accounts, or visiting the Help Desk, you'll enjoy listening to Eager Eddie read the screen.
* represents on-campus use only