Assistive Technology – CGCC

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Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology

The OAS has specialized software and technology for use in accessing course materials:

  • Read and Write text-reading software;
  • JAWS for Windows and ZoomText (screen reading software for the visually impaired and blind);
  • a variety of portable text magnifiers;
  • 4 computers located in the OAS suite for the completion of tests and assignments;
  • 2 sets of portable lumbar support seat cushions for use in classrooms and other seating areas on campus;
  • 2 Hearing Helper Personal FM Amplifying Systems, available to 2 students each semester on a first-come, first-serve basis;
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking, a voice-activated word processing program;
  • 2 track ball mice, 1 large print keyboard and 1 ergonomic keyboard for use in the computer labs and computer classrooms on campus;
  • 4 digital recorders, available to 4 students each semester on a first-come, first-serve basis;
  • 4 Livescribe Pens, available to 4 students each semester on a first-come, first-serve basis;
  • 2 adjustable computer tables and chairs.

Use of all equipment is subject to availability.

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