CIT aims to provide an environment where students with disabilities can study and have access to information, resources and services.
Facilities and equipment in the Reid Library Assistive Technology Room includes:
desks with keyboard height adjustment
large print keyboards
2 computers with assistive software
Dual screen with Large computer monitor
1 computer with TV Screen
Bring your own headphones with microphone.
Ask Library Staff to make a booking for the Assistive Technology Room.
The Library also has
An adjustable height desk for stand up study
Student Support has a range of low and high tech supports for students to use and borrow, including:
A Reader Pen
Equity laptops with Dragon Naturally Speaking
Lumbar support rolls
Student Support can also order digital versions of textbooks for registered students, and assist with applying reader software and formatting adjustments.
Express Scribe is audio player software that helps transcribe audio recordings. It is installed on Windows 7 PCs in Reid and Bruce Libraries as well as Gungahlin and Tuggeranong Learning Centres.
Word Talkis a text to speech plugin for Microsoft Word. It is installed in some computers in Reid and Bruce Library as well as Gungahlin Learning Centre. Ask staff to direct you to a computer with Word Talk.
WYNN Softwarehighlights text while reading it aloud for people that have reading challenges and writing difficulties.It is available on all computers is CIT Reid and Bruce Libraries and at Gungahlin Learning Centre.
Dragon Speaking allows users to write documents and control computers with their voice. It is available on the equity laptops. Contact Disability Support to borrow one.
JAWS Softwareis a popular screen reader developed for people that have difficulty seeing screen content or navigating with a mouse. It is available in Area 4 of Reid Library and in the Assistive Technology Room.
Electronic devices have many in-built features that make it easier for people with a variety of disabilities and impairments to use. See information about: