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Center for Accessibility and Learning Equity

web resource for Spalding University accessiblity office

Technology Resources

Note Taking: 

One Note: Part of Microsoft Office Suite, which is provided for download at no additional cost to all Spalding students, allows the student to take notes and record lectures simultaneously. Instructions here: Record Audio or Video Notes

AccessNote: Created by the American Foundation for the Blind, AccessNote is a tool for the blind or visually impaired when taking notes. 

Speech-to-Text

Voice controls are available through both Windows and Apple (Windows and Apple)

LipSurf: Allows individuals to control computers with their voice which includes typing out speech-to-text 

Mind Mapping and Brainstorming

Inspiration Maps and Mindjet Maps allow you to create maps and brainstorm information.

Study Skills and Aids

Evernote Skitch: Annotations and markup tools are available to share ideas and better study materials.

Quizlet: Online resource that gives students the ability to study and create study material via flash cards, games. and other modes.

Snap & Read: Includes, text-to-speech, PDF support, translator, and word simplification

Organization

MyHomework: Virtual planner; input tests, homework, projects and receive reminders for when they are coming up.

Notion: Organizational planning for tasks and schedules

Distraction Free

Cold Turkey: Turn off websites and notifications from distracting you while doing homework and assignments.

Hearing and Auditory Support

Ava and Caption Mate provide real time captioning for phone calls and conversations. 

Vision

NVDA Screen Reader: Convert text into a Braille using Refreshable Braille Display

Mental Health

Calm and Headspace: Mindfulness and meditation apps