Adaptive Technology Resources Available at ETR
ETR offers a range of adaptive technology resources to assist persons with disabilities to access services at the career center.
These resources include:
- JAWS (Job Access With Speech)
A software program that converts text on a computer screen to speech and enables users to fully access the Internet and other computer resources.
- Listening Device for individuals who are hard of hearing
The device picks up what a speaker is saying on an FM frequency, and amplifies the speech into headphones of an AM/FM receiver.
To scan written materials into a computer format.
- Kurzewil 1000
Kurzweil 1000 is reading software that makes printed or electronic text accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired. The software speaks text aloud in a variety of natural-sounding voices that can be modified to suit individual preferences.
A special device that lets people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or with speech disabilities use the telephone to communicate, by typing messages back and forth.
- Accessibility Telephone
Large-button telephone with amplification.
- Large Trackball
Available as an alternative to a standard mouse. This equipment is for those who lack fine motor skills. Please inquire at library desk.
A software program that enables users with print disabilities to gain access to the Internet and other computer resources by enlarging text and converting print on screen to speech.
- Wheelchair-accessible computers.
Additional resources are available upon request.
Every effort will be made to provide accommodations to assist persons with disabilities to access services at the career center.
For those individuals with special needs, please contact the manager of the ETR office where you need to access services. Please provide us with enough lead time so that the appropriate accommodations can be provided.