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Assistive Technology

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.


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

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