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Adaptive Technology Lab

Dragon

Put your voice to work to create reports, emails, forms and more with the all-new Dragon Professional Individual, v15. With a next-generation speech engine leveraging Deep Learning technology, you can now dictate and transcribe faster and more accurately than ever before, and spend less time on documentation and more time on activities that boost the bottom line.

Braille

Tiger Software Suite provides powerful Braille translation with intuitive controls directly from Microsoft Word and Excel. Complete with graphics editing software and full ink support, TSS provides everything you need to utilize ViewPlus embossers to their fullest potential.  The VP Formatter quickly translate text to Braille and convert images to Tactile Graphics using an add-in to Microsoft Word and Excel. The VP Formatter provides expert level output with easy to use controls.

Kurzweil 3000

Kurzweil 3000 is a reading, writing and learning software for students, including individuals with dyslexia, learning difficulties, or those who are English Language Learners. With the aid of visual and auditory feedback, the software helps students keep up with assigned reading, learn critical study skills and successfully complete writing projects and tests. The software can access virtually any information, whether it is printed, electronic, or on the Web. It then reads the words aloud to the student in clear, human-like, synthetic speech, while a patented dual highlighting feature adds visual reinforcement. You can also view an online flash demonstration of Kurzweil 3000.

Capti Voice

Capti Voice is an offline and online reading support tool for education, work, and entertainment. It can be used by K-12 schools, colleges, businesses, and individuals. Capti makes it easy to create playlists with textual content to have them narrated by high quality text-to-speech in over 20 languages, improve vocabulary, and develop active reading strategies. Capti offers easy access to OCR for digitizing PDFs and images to make them accessible, contextually-aware reference tools for vocabulary building, active reading tools, and more.

JAWS

Jaws is the most popular software in use in the world today by people who are blind or vision impaired. Jaws works with your PC to provide access to today’s software applications and the Internet. Information from the screen is read aloud, providing technology to access a wide variety of information, education and job related applications. By streamlining keyboard functions, automating commands, and eliminating repetition, JAWS allows the operator to learn faster and easier than ever before.

ZoomText

ZoomText is an integrated magnification and screen reading software program for computer users who are vision impaired. ZoomText Magnifier/Reader allows you to see and hear your computer with perfect clarity. Application Settings include unique settings such as magnification level, color, contrast and brightness for each user. As you switch applications, ZoomText automatically loads the desired settings.

Inspiration

Inspiration is a software program that helps students plan, research, and complete projects successfully. With the integrated Diagram and Outline Views, students create graphic organizers and expand topics into writing. This powerful combination encourages learning in multiple modes. To download a free demo of inspiration and to find out more about this program visit their website or to view a tour of inspiration click here.

Student Technology to Borrow

Smart pens by Livescribe

Digital Audo Recorders