Accessibility Services has many assistive technology options available.
Our accessible testing rooms are each equipped with height adjustable desks.
Adjustable Desk Armrests
For optimal arm support and positioning, we have ErgoRest adjustable desk armrests available for timed checkout in PPCC classrooms and computer labs.
For amplifying audio with or without assistive listening devices, we have ClearSounds Bluetooth audio amplifiers available for checkout per semester. Compatibility may vary.
Our accessible testing computers are equipped with Balabolka text-to-speech reading software for PDF and DOCX documents.
Central Access Reader
Our accessible testing computers are equipped with Central Access Reader text-to-speech reading software for math-based material.
For accommodative seating, we have cushioned rolling chairs with and without arms available for checkout in classrooms per semester.
ClaroRead and ClaroSpeak
Our accessible testing computers as well as our student station computers have text-to-speech reading software for PDFs and for web pages.
For accessible testing, we have multiple colored paper options for students' paper tests.
For accommodative seating, we have portable seat cushions available for checkout per semester.
Dragon Naturally Speaking
Our computers in our Computer Access Center are each equipped with Dragon Naturally Speaking Voice Recognition software.
For adjustable keyboards to help increase comfort while typing, we have ergonomic keyboards available for timed checkout in PPCC computer labs.
To increase comfort while interacting with a mouse, we have ergonomic mice available for timed checkout in PPCC computer labs.
If you would benefit from a footstool for better positioning during class, we have footstools available for checkout per semester.
Frequency Modulation (FM) Systems
For amplifying audio with or without assistive listening devices, we have ComTek FM systems available for checkout per semester. Compatibility may vary.
For visual thought-mapping to help organize writing and assignments, our computers in our Computer Access Center each have Inspiration software.
Our accessible testing computers are equipped with JAWS screen reading software.
Our accessible testing computers are equipped with Kurzweil 1000 reading software.
Large Print Keyboards
For keyboards with larger, high contrast print, we have large print keyboards available for timed checkout in PPCC computer labs.
Each of our testing and student station computers have the option of converting text within Google Chrome to OpenDyslexic font.
Overlays (demonstration only)
Overlays can help reduce glare and increase visual comfort while reading.
Screen Color Temperature
Our testing computers and student station computers each have adjustable screen overlays available through Google Chrome.
Smart Pens (demonstration only)
Smart Pens will record audio while you write your notes, allowing you to link the information lectured verbally to your written notes.
If standing allows improved accessibility during class, we have standing desk options available for checkout in classrooms per semester.
Tactile Image Enhancer
To make any printed image a raised, tactile graphic, we have a Tactile Image Enhancer.
To enlarge the size of print, images, and even the whiteboard in class, we have video magnifiers and tv screens available for checkout in classrooms per semester.
Windows Speech Recognition
Our student station computers each have Windows Speech Recognition set up for voice commands and speech-to-text.