Kurzweil text recognition software allows students to listen to and read scanned text, image text, digital files and internet pages. In order to utilize Kurzweil through DSP you will need to be approved and attend a training with the Adaptive Technology Specialist.
The Livescribe Echo Smartpen allows students to record and play back lectures, discussions and other audio. Then, using a USB cable, they can transfer their notes and audio to their computer.
Dragon Naturally Speaking allows students to dictate documents, search the web and email by using their voice. In order to utilize Dragon through DSP you will need to be approved and attend a training with the Adaptive Technology Specialist.
JAWS, Job Access With Speech, is a screen reader developed for computer users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content or navigating with a mouse.
Zoomtext is a magnification and screen reading software for the visually impaired. ZoomText enlarges, enhances and reads everything on the computer screen.
Window-Eyes is a secure and customizable screen reader that enables students who are blind or visually impaired to be completely independent on a PC. Window-Eyes can be located on every net station including two in the DSP office.