Adaptive Technology

The following are Adaptive Techonology available to registered students of the Office of Disability Services at William Paterson University:

William Paterson University Adaptive Technology

David & Lorraine Cheng Library

Adaptive Technology Lab

Room 105, Reference Department

Users must register with the Office of Disability Services

  • A Kurzweil Omni 1000 reading/scanning workstation
    • For students with visual impairments.
  • A Kurzweil Omni 3000 reading/scanning workstation
    • For students with learning disabilities.
  • Dragon Systems Naturally Speaking
    • Speech recognition software is available as a typing/writing tool.
    • For students with hand or finger dexterity difficulty or students with learning difficulties that affect writing skills.

Other Equipment:

  • Optelec video magnification system (CCTV)
    • Magnification approximately 4x to 100x.
    • For students with visual impairments.
  • ZoomText software
    • Available in Labs throughout campus.
    • For students with visual impairments.
  • JAWS software
    • Available in Labs throughout campus.
    • For students with visual impairments.

Contact Disability Services for more information about other available adaptive equipment that can be checked out for the semester.

 

If you are eligible for alternative textbooks as an accommodation, please complete the Alternative Text Request Form located on line by clicking on the Forms Link.  Completed forms can be returned via email at disability2@wpunj.edu.