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Services to Students with Disabilities

California State University, Sacramento

AIRC 2010
-
2011

(916) 278
-
7915

What is the High Tech
Center and what do we
do?


Assistive Technology Training


Supported Lab Environment


Alternative Media Production


Presentations to Academic
Classes and the Community

Facility


Student Work Lab (AIRC 2011)

-

12 work stations

-

Laptop station

-

Includes 4 private rooms with
scanners and printers


Training lab (AIRC 2010)

-

6 work stations

-

Alternative Media Unit


Support Testing Center Systems
(LSN 2302)

High Tech Center
Eligibility


Currently enrolled with a disability


Disability is verified and on file at Services to
Students with Disabilities (SSWD) office


Referral from an SSWD counselor


Meet with HTC staff for a needs assessment

Blind


Screen Reading Software

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JAWS


Braille Translation Software

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Duxbury, Braille 2000


Braille Embosser

-

Juliet


Portable Daisy Player (Reading for the Blind and
Dyslexic; RFB&D)


Scan/Read

-

Kurzweil 1000/3000 Software


Text to Speech Reading Device

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Ovation

Low Vision


CCTV Systems

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Optelec Spectrum SVGA

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Pico


Screen Magnification/Read Software

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ZoomText/Read


Scan/Read Software

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Kurzweil 1000/3000


Text to Speech Reading Device

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Ovation


Portable Daisy Players (RFB&D)


Mobility Impairments


Voice recognition

-

Dragon Naturally Speaking


Scan/Read

-

Kurzweil 1000/3000


MS Windows XP Accessibility


Adjustable Workstations/Chairs


Ergonomic Keyboards


Arm/Wrist Supports


Track balls

Learning Disability


Outline/Mind mapping



Inspiration


Text to Speech Software



TextAloud MP3


Text to Speech Reading Device



Ovation


Scan/Read



Kurzweil 1000/3000


Conversion to MP3


Voice Recognition


Dragon Naturally Speaking


Portable Daisy Players (RFB&D)


Victor/VIBE Reader

Hearing Impairment


Microsoft Accessibility Options



Generate visual warnings
and display captions if
available


Assistive Listening Devices



Amplifies sound in the
classroom


Referrals to captioning service

Alternative Media


What is it?



It is making materials accessible to students according
to their disabilities


E
-
Text (Electronic text)


Audio
-
readers (RFB&D)


Tactile graphics


Braille


Large Print


Why is it important?



It ensures equal access to textbooks and course
materials (I.e. syllabi, handouts, exams) for qualified
students with print disabilities. State law (AB 422,
1999) requires it.

E
-
Text (Electronic Text)

1.
Scan text or document and OCR
(Optical Character Recognition)

2.
Edit and save as word document and
burn onto a CD. Document is now in E
-
Text format.

3.
Students may now use any available
reading tools on campus to read their
E
-
Text.

Steps to converting printed material

LS9 Computer Tutorial Class


1 unit, Credit/No credit


Individualized instruction



Scan/Read


Speech to text


Screen readers



Mind mapping/Outlining

Staff

Carol Houston

Coordinator/Instructor

Allison Ehresman

Alternative Media Specialist

Karen Lok

Administrative Support Assistant


(916) 278
-
7915

Email: htc@csus.edu