|Kurzweil||Reads scanned and electronic text aloud using human sounding synthetic speech. Words are highlighted in contrast as they are spoken. A useful tool for students with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).|
|Naturally Speaking||Voice controlled word processor. Allows the user to dictate sentences to the computer by converting voice into text. The program can be used to compose E-mail messages, create reports, draft letters, edit proposals, and more, just by speaking.|
|JAWS (Job Access With Speech) for Windows||Works with Dragon to provide computer access to students who have a visual impairment, blindness, or a learning disability. JAWS verbally reads back what has been typed on the document. A useful tool for having the computer read aloud a text based document.|
|View Enlargers||Both hardware and software (screen Magnifier). Presents the ability to enlarge either printed or electronic documentation|
|Jawbone||Ties Dragon Dictate and Jaws together. Learning disabled and blind students can benefit from this program|
|Duxbury Translation Software||Braille translation program. Takes written text and converts it to Braille.|
|Dolphin||This is a support program to help people with reading and writing difficulties while using their computer. It can read text aloud and help you construct words and sentences using word prediction. It has an enhanced spell checker and a built in screen reader.|
There are also many other tools in the lab to aid the student to a successful college experience.