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Software for Individuals with Disabilities

The Adaptive Technologies Lab workstations contain hardware and software for use by individuals with disabilities. In addition, the Northwestern Libraries are working to expand access to its public workstations by adding some specialized software. 

Adaptive Technology Lab software

Software capabilities include text-to-speech software that allows students to dictate their papers (Dragon Naturally Speaking), screen enlargers (MAGic) and software that reads everything on the computer screen (Jaws).

Software on all workstations

Windows workstations are installed with:

Mac workstations are installed with:

Two additional PC workstations in the Info Commons have been installed with Jaws.

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