Q. What services does the library offer for students with disabililties?

Answered By: Kathryn Ray
Last Updated: Mar 08, 2017     Views: 14

Services: Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology Resources in Anderson Computing Complex:

Three assistive technology workstations are available in the Anderson Computing Complex. The workstations are located in B10, 12, and 13. The workstations in B10 and B12 are attached to scanners. The workstation in B10 is also connected to a Braille printer. Following is a list of the assistive technology available, as well as the location:

  • Alternate Input Devices: Kensington Expert Mouse, Kensington Orbit Trackball, and NoHands Mouse (available from the front desk)
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred (voice recognition software) - available at all 3 workstations
  • JAWS for Windows (screen reading software) - available in B10
  • OpenBook (optical character recognition software for visual impairments) - available in B10 and B12
  • Versa Point Duo Interpoint Braille Embosser and Duxbury Braille Translation - available in B10
  • WYNN Wizard (optical character recognition software for learning disabilities) - available in the main area and in B12
  • ZoomText Magnifier/ScreenReader - available at all 3 workstations
Documentation on each of these software programs is available from the front desk at the ACC.
Disability Support Services (DSS) serves as a campus resource for ensuring that individuals with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, the university's programs, services, and activities.
For more information, please contact DSS at (202) 885-3315.

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