CUNY SPS: Disability Studies

Assistive Technology Available at the Newman Library Circulation Desk

ORCAM Reader-this is a small handheld base unit attached to a camera on a non-prescribed glass frame. The user can take a picture of text and the device will begin to read the text. Earbuds & headphones are recommended during read-back. Device image
Handheld Portable Video MagnifierUsed to magnify text on the written page. Background & text color can be changed to enhance contrast when viewing materials.

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Ruby 7 HD Video Magnifier

Handheld Portable Video Magnifier

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Orion TI-84 Plus Talking Graphing Calculatorall the functions of the calculator can be performed by a blind or low vision user. This is the standard TI-84 Plus calculator with the Orion unit integrated to make the calculator accessible and usable to a visually impaired individual. device image
Roger FM System A transmitter & receiver pair designed for hard of hearing individuals. This device can be used for one-to-one communication as well as for communicating within a small group setting.

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Roger Pen

Roger FM System

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Roger Table Mic with Remote

Roger FM System

device imageRoger MyLink receiver(with headphones)

Audio-Technica Noise-Cancelling Headphones

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Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7NC SonicPro High-Resolution
Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation

Dell Latitude 5580: Software installed:
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking Professional, version 15
  • ZoomText Fusion 2018
  • Jaws for Windows 2018
  • ZoomText 2018
  • OpenBook 9.0
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iPad Wi-Fi 128GB with built-in assistive technology

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13-inch MacBook Pro:

Software installed:

  • Kurzweil 3000, version 16
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking, version 6
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Refreshable Braille Display (32 Cell) 

Braille Input Device

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Focus 40 Blue Braille Display

UbiDuoPair of screens with integrated keyboards for real-tie face-to-face interaction device image
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 32GB -With built-in assistive technology.
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Victor Reader StreamUsed to amplify sound device image
Rock Adapted Joystick Alternative to a standard mouse. device image
Wave RollerballAlternative to a standard mouse device image
Zoomtext Large Print Keyboard Black/WhiteKeyboard with oversized keys device image