Assistive Technology Lab

Access to LSC-University Park's Assistive Technology (AT) Lab (B12.804, 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.


Programs/Hardware Available in AT Lab

  • JAWS (Job Access With Speech) - comprehensive screen reading program
  • Zoom Text Program & Keyboard - magnifies the computer screen for visually impaired users
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking - voice recognition program transcribes spoken words
  • Read and Write Gold - reads PDF, Word Documents, and website, and has a variety of writing tools including grammar and spelling checkers.
  • The TOPAZ® XL - uses a high definition camera to magnify documents


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

  • Large Print, Screen readers, Audio Format
  • Captioning

For transcription/captioning/interpreter services, please go to http://www.lonestar.edu/interpreter-transcription-request.htm.


updated 3 Dec. 2021

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