Student Support

Computer and Adaptive Devices at High Tech Center


  • Screen reading software
    Provides speech output of documents for students with visual impairment and/or learning disabilities

  • Magnification software
    For students with visual impairments

  • Voice recognition software
    Allows input into computer by talking rather than typing

  • Scan and read technology
    Scans printed material into the computer, which reads it out loud.

  • Braille translation software
    Translates computer documents into braille

  • Braille printer
    Prints out the documents above in braille

  • On-screen keyboard
    For those who can use a mouse rather than type on a keyboard

  • Alternative input devices (e.g., trackballs, glide pads, joy stick)
    Provides computer access for students who cannot use a keyboard or voice input

  • Operating systems visual, auditory and keyboard adaptations

  • Ergonomic Aids such as adjustable tables, chairs, footstools, etc.

  • Copy holders with line guides

In addition to providing the computer equipment, the High Tech Training Center staff teaches students how they can use technology to compensate for any educational limitations caused by their disabilities.

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