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Assistive Technology

Access to Assistive Technology (AT) Lab (Building 12, Room 804, inside the Student Learning Resource Center) services and equipment is determined on an individual basis through the review of a student's disability documentation by the campus' Disability Services Manager Building 13, suite 220B.


Partial List of Programs/Hardware Available in AT Lab

Eye icon JAWS (Job Access With Speech) - comprehensive screen reading program
Eye icon Zoom Text Program & Keyboard - magnifies the computer screen for visually impaired users
Hand icon Dragon NaturallySpeaking - voice recognition program transcribes spoken words
Eye icon Read and Write Gold - reads PDF, Word Documents, and website, and has a variety of writing tools including grammar and spelling checkers.
Eye icon The TOPAZ® XL - uses a high definition camera to magnify documents
Hand icon Sonocent - digital note-taking software, allows the user to organize notes, and compile images and presentation into one file.


Partial List of Equipment for Check Out

  • Digital Recorders/Talking Calculators
  • Ruby® Magnifiers
  • Livescribe Pens

Services for Alternative Formats

Students who are qualified by the Disability Counselor for alternate formatting of books must provide the staff with:

  • An accommodations checklist to verify eligibility,
  • A copy of the schedule of classes for which the books are needed,
  • And a receipt for the purchase of a print copy of the books.

Examples of alternative formats

Eye icon Large Print, Screen readers, Audio Format
Ear icon Captioning
For transcription/captioning/interpreter services, please go to http://www.lonestar.edu/interpreter-transcription-request.htm.

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