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ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE AT THE COLUMBUS LIBRARY FOR ACCESSIBLE SERVICES COMPUTERS EQUIPPED WITH ACCESSIBLE SOFTWARE:

  • JAWS (Job Access with Speech) – screen reader for the blind
  • ZoomText – screen magnification & screen reading
  • CONNECT OUTLOUD – visually impaired? Learn to use computers.
  • WYNN (What You Need Now) – makes printed text more understandable for people with reading & writing challenges
  • Virtual Magnifying Glass- screen magnification 
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking – voice activation computer software
  • Braille embossing software for use with Juliet Embosser

CCTV – Magnifies printed materials in black & white Optelec – Enlarges printed materials in color and black & white Perkins Brailler – for manually embossing text to Braille (AVAILABLE DURING COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY'S NORMAL OPERATING HOURS WITH 24 HOURS NOTICE.) CONTACT THE GENEAOLOGY DEPARMENT WITH QUESTIONS AT (706) 243-2681. Collection of various assistive technology equipment and devices for people with low vision, hearing difficulties, writing difficulties, reading challenges and mobility impairments. Learn more about GLASS

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