Assistive Technology

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.”

Assistive Technology at Rutgers University

  • 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


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Important Notes

Explore our "My Accommodations" section to find the forms you will most often need to assist you through your college experience at Rutgers. Here you will find forms to request your Letter of Accommodations, as well as exams, note taking, and alternative format text (AFT).