The Center for Educational and Assistive Technology (CEAT) provides technology to students, training in technology, and a working space for students with disabilities.
Engleman Hall, Room B017
The Center for Academic Success and Accessibility Services (CASAS) provides academic support to all students and accommodations for students with disabilities.
Buley Library, Room 303
A smartpen is a device for note taking. The pen syncs your handwritten notes and recorded audio to help with note taking in your courses. In the device's notebook, you can click anywhere on your notes to replay the audio from that moment. Students who have received an accommodation from Accessibility Services for a smartpen, can loan one and receive training on how to utilize it from the Center for Educational and Assistive Technology. If you would like to loan a smartpen for the semester, please email email@example.com. SCSU provides access to Livescribe smartpens.
Read&Write is a complete digital reading program that provides features such as text-to-speech, highlighting, and dictionary. Students with a text in alternate format accommodation from Accessibility Services can request digital copies of their course textbooks by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
An FM system is a wireless device that allows individuals with hearing loss listen noisy environments such as classrooms. Students who have received an accommodation from Accessibility Services for an FM system can loan one from the Center for Educational and Assistive Technology.
If you would like to loan out an FM system for the semester, please email email@example.com.
Seeing AI is a free app designed by Microsoft that can be used to describe short text, documents, products, people, currency scenery, colors, handwriting and light. It is designed to assist individuals with visual impairments but the text-to-speech engine used to read short text and documents can be used by all individuals who need text-to-speech support.
MindMup is a web based graphic organizer. It allows users to brainstorm presentations and document outlines in a graphical format. The maps can be turned into traditional outlines and saved as Microsoft Word files for easy transition to drafting. Students at SCSU can get access to the full version of the program by contacting the Center for Educational and Assistive Technology at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SciA11y is an experimental program that provides access to 1.5 million open access scientific documents, published prior to April 2020, in accessible HTML format.