Assistive Technology


Magnification, Text-to-Speech and Speech-to-Text are just a few of the options available to DSS students, to access alternate format materials.  To learn about customizing personal computers to improve accessibility, contact the DSS Adaptive Computing Specialist at 907-786-4538 to schedule an individual consultation.    

Some of the items available to DSS students on a limited basis by semester include:

  • Audio format listening devices
  • Digital Recorders
  • LiveScribe Digital Pens
  • Many other assistive softwares and devices

You may also install the Premier Accessibility Suite. Contact DSS for the logon information at 907-786-4538 (student or staff ID will be requested for verification). Features of this Accessibility Suite include universal text reader, talking word processor, PDF converter, web grabber tool and more.

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