Assistive TechnologyPage address: https://www.mnsu.edu/access/current/accommodations/assist.html
A variety of assistive technology is available for student use. Materials are checked out at Accessibility Resources. Charges for unreturned materials will be assessed through the Office of Business Affairs.
- FM System—This device is available for students who are hard of hearing or have a central auditory processing disorder. It includes a microphone for the instructor and headphone speakers for the student.
- Speech to Text Technology--Accessibility Resources has a web license for software (Kurzweil) that enables users to have text on their personal computer read to them.
- Text to Speech Technology —Accessibility Resources has dictation software (Dragon Naturally Speaking) that allows students to verbally dictate their course work and the computer types the dictation into text.
- Video Relay Service(VRS) --- provides ASL interpreter for phone communication. Located on the first floor of the CSU - next to Ostrander Auditorium entrance.
The ADA Workstation on the main floor of the Memorial Library has the following technology available: accessible computer station, JAWS, Kurzweil, Zoomtext, scanner, and an Optelec video magnifier. Call 389-5064 to obtain operating hours.
The Academic Computer Center (Wissink Hall 117) has the following technology available: accessible computer station, JAWS, Kurzweil. Call 389-5160 to obtain operating hours.