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Assistive Technology

Building: Winship Building
Room: WN-120B
Phone: 281.765.7940
Fax: 281.618.5763
Regular Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
                           Friday - Saturday: Closed

Lonestar Disability Services Counselor will determine services student is qualified to use.

A list of approved services and equipment needed will be provided in the form of an Accommodations Checklist. The Accommodations Checklist must be provided to the Assistive Technology Staff at the time of service.

Approved Equipment is checked out for one semester at a time and must be returned at the end of each semester. A hold is put on the student’s records until the equipment is returned.

Partial List of Equipment for Check Out
ComTec units
Tape Recorders

Partial List of Programs/Hardware Available on Lab Computers
CCTV (Magnification)
Everest Braille Printer
Duxbury Braille Translation Software
OmniPage (Optical Character Recognition)
JAWS (Screen Reader)
ZoomText (Magnification)
SuperNova (Magnification/Screen Reader)
Dragon Naturally Speaking (Speech to Text)
Kurzweil 3000 and Kurzweil 1000 (scan, OCR, and the software will read text)

Software needed in classrooms where computer use is prevalent may be requested through Disability Counselor.

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.

If you do not qualify for books in alternate formatting through our services, you can still scan your own books and have them read to you with our Kurzweil software. (Also available in the Library).



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