Binghamton University has a variety of assistive technology available for use by students with disabilities. Students authorized for adaptive technology will be provided the necessary training.
Services for Students with Disabilities provides a wide range of adaptive technologies that include:
- All students registered with SSD are eligible for Kurzweil 3000. If you are interested in receiving a username and password to use Kurzweil 3000/Firefly, contact our office.
- Kurzweil is a web-based educational software that allows students to access their course books and documents from anywhere.
Allows students to hear text read aloud. Uploads and reads documents in PDF, MS Word, EPUB and other file formats.
Mac and PC version available.
- For helpful information about Kurzweil please visit the SSD YouTube channel
Screen-reading software designed for use by blind and visually impaired students.
The device that allows for magnification of reading materials
Portable Assistive Listening Units
An instructor’s voice can be amplified for a student with a hearing impairment through the use of a lapel microphone, transmitter and receiver.
A digital note-taking tool that allows you to record and play back everything you write and hear.
- For helpful information about smart pens please visit the SSD YouTube channel.
Pebble portable magnifiers
The portable device that allows for magnification of reading materials.