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Library: Disability Support: Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology

Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands provides a comprehensive Assistive Technology (AT) service that is central to the facilitation of students with disabilities. AT refers to any item, piece of equipment or product system that may be used by a person with a disability to perform specific tasks, improve functional capabilities and become more independent. Ref: Tus Learning support Midlands

AT Hardware and Software

Assistive Technology hardware and software available to students:

  • Literacy support software – ClaroRead.
  • Mind mapping software – Inspiration.
  • Digital/smart pens – Livescribe pen.
  • Audio software (text-to-speech) – ClaroRead
  • Note taking software – Glean.
  • Magnification software – Supernova, Zoomtext.
  • Online File Conversion Tool – SensusAccess 

Ref: TUS AT. 

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