Assistive Technology refers to any item or equipment to improve the access and capabilities of individuals with disabilities.
Campus Computing Labs
Accessibility software is available in six campus computing labs. This software includes: JAWS, MAGic and Kurzweil 3000. Headphones are not provided.
In addition, a Braille Embosser is available for student use in the Hillman Library computing lab.
For information on how to modify your my.pitt display preferences and Student Center information (PeopleSoft) with assistive technology, please visit Pitt IT's technology accessibility page.
Free Text-to- Speech Software
Students who utilize print materials in an alternative formats should consider downloading free text-to-speech software, including the following:
- NVDA- Open Source Screen Reader
- NaturalReader- Text to Speech Software
- Central Access Reader - Text to Speech program
Further information about accessible technology resources and support can be found under digital accessibility.