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Disability Services Program

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Assistive Technology

We are pleased to offer the LARRK Assistive Technology Lab. The LARRK AT Lab provides students with opportunities to explore new software and receive basic training Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm by appointment, as well as the opportunity for students with specific accommodations the use of the lab materials during testing. The AT Lab includes:

  • 2 Dell desktop computers
  • 2 iMacs
  • 10 Dell laptops
  • Kurzweil 3000
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • WindowEyes and VoiceOver
  • Livescribe Pulse Pens
  • Juliet Pro Braille Embosser

DSP does not provide hardware or software for personal use. For students needing access on personal computers, several options for download or purchase include:

Text-to-Speech and Literacy Software

Dictation Software

Notetaking Technology

Finding Books in Alternate Formats

Several options exist for obtaining ebooks and audio versions. Students approved for Alternate Format Text as an accommodation can always request books through DSP, however these resources are great for students seeking more independence, and for personal and post-college reading: 

Always ensure that your purchase will work with your specific software; there are many variables and sometimes restrictions on files from certain vendors.