Examples of available assistive software and hardware:
JAWS for Windows, screen reader software by Freedom Scientific (Vispero)
Read & Write, scanning and reading software, TextHelp
ZoomText Magnifer/Reader software
Assistive Listening devices (ie: Williams Sound, AVR)
Mac laptop for use with VoiceOver, Zoom, or Read&Write
Larger 21" screens are available upon request
If you are a Buffalo State student/faculty/staff you are eligible to download and install Read&Write for your Windows or Mac computers. Please follow directions in the "Installation Document".
Use the Google plugin for Read&Write to read content in a browser. For more information on this, please watch the "Read&Write for Chrome" video tutorial.
OneNote is a note taking software that provides the option of recording and typing your notes simultaneously. If you have "Audio Note taking" as one of your accommodations and want to learn more on how to use OneNote, please visit the OneNote Training video site.
TextHelp has short video tutorials to learn to use the many features of Read&Write. Following this self directed videos will get you started on using the software independently.
Buffalo State students/facult/staff are eligible to download and install Freedom Scientific software for home use. You will need to use your Buffalo State email address to have access.
Freedom Scientific provides Training Resources to users of their screen reader, magnification and other products.
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