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Specialized Software and Assistive Devices

screenshot of Kurzweil 3000The following specialized software programs and assistive devices are available in the Adaptive Technology Lab:


  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking
  • JAWS for Windows
  • ZoomText Magnifier/Reader
  • Kurzweil 1000 and Kurzweil 3000
  • TextHELP! Read & Write
  • Inspiration
  • MacSpeech (available for demonstration purposes)

Assistive Devices

  • OPTELEC Clearview CCTV
  • Livescribe Smartpen
  • Scanners
  • Height-adjustable tables


All computers are networked to an HP Laserjet 4200dtn, located within the Adaptive Technology Lab. Students are charged for printing and require a copy card to access items sent to the printer. The computers are also networked to the Stauffer Library Public Colour Printer.

Equipment Loan

A limited number of Livescribe pens, AlphaSmart keyboards and digital recorders are available for loan.