The goal of this site is to provide students, faculty, and staff with information about the various assistive technology software and devices offered at Rutgers University through the Office for Disability Services.
Assistive Technology refers to “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.”
Visit the Learning Technologies Lab for one-on-one assistance with your AT needs.
RADR Learning Technologies Lab
The Learning Technologies Lab is located in Room 131 of the Alexander Library, 169 College Ave., New Brunswick, NJ.
Walk-in Help Hours:
Monday to Thursday - 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday - 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Or email for appointment.
Common Assistive Technologies used at Rutgers University
- Sonocent Audio Notetaker
- LiveScribe Pens
- Kurzweil 3000
- Dragon NaturallySpeaking, this is a speech recognition software package developed and sold by Nuance Communications for Windows personal computers
Free Software to Download
- Window-eyes - Formerly a paid for Screen Reader, now free
- NVDA- Open Source Screen Reader
- Balabolka- Text to Speech Program
- PowerTalk- automatic speech for PowerPoint presentation
- NaturalReader- Text to Speech Software
- Central Access Reader - Text to Speech program
- Webanywhere - Open SourceScreen Reader