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    Assistive Technology


    Assistive technology includes hardware and software solutions that will help those who have learning, communication, and access difficulties to use the computer or complete academic work on the computer.

    Assistive technology is available in the Information Commons on the Second Floor of Swirbul Library. Please ask at the Help Desk if you need assistance.

    Software Available

    • Kurzweil 3000 Firefly
      Built-in tools for reading, writing, study skills and test taking deliver a multisensory approach to learning.

    Hardware Available

    • Loaner Laptop
      There is one Assistive Technology laptop available for loan to be used only within Swirbul Library and features most of the assistive technology software already installed. Please bring a valid Adelphi ID to the IT Help Desk to gain access to the laptop.

    Hearing Loop System

    hearing-induction-loopsAdelphi University has installed Hearing Loop Systems in several rooms at the Garden City campus.

    The Hearing Loop is an Assistive Listening System specifically designed for individuals with hearing loss. The system works directly with hearing aids and cochlear implants to enhance the learning experience for students in the classroom and provide universal access to the larger community.

    Adelphi’s installation is the first hearing loop system at a Long Island university.

    T-Coil Hearing Loop System available in:

    • Post Hall, Room 107
    • Nexus Building, Rooms 154, 159, 239, 242, 275
    • Swirbul Library Room 201 (Hay Lab)
    • Hagedorn Hall Room 209
     

    For further information, please contact:

    Office of Information Technology
    p – 516.877.3340
    e – helpdesk@adelphi.edu
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