Assistive Technology is any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Access & Accommodation Services has software and devices available for students to use. The software is available in several computer labs across campus. Some devices are available to check out to qualified students. Contact A&AS regarding the availability of specific Assistive Technology.
Schedule a technology assessment or demonstration at 870-972-3964.
Assistive Technology at A-State:
- CCTV (Closed Circuit Television)/Video magnifier
- Reader Services/Books on alternative formats
- Digital Recorder
- Livescribe Smartpen
- Assistive Listening Device
- Braille embosser
- Perkins Brailler
- Voice recognition
- Portable talking dictionary
- Scientific talking calculator
- Screen magnification program,
hand heldmagnifiers Electronicadjustable table, ergonomic keyboards, one handed keyboards
Alternative books are also called
To request alternative books:
- Notify the A&AS Program Coordinator of Alternative Text to request books.
- Submit your class schedule and title, author, edition, the ISBN of the books, and a receipt to show the books were purchased and not leased\rented.
- Contact A&AS to receive instructions on obtaining or downloading alternative textbooks.
- If the textbook is not available in
alternativeformat, the student must provide the purchased copy for cutting and scanning in order for us to provide it to you in alternativeformat.
- A&AS is not responsible for purchasing textbooks for students in order to get them into an
A&AS offers workshops for faculty, staff, and students regarding web accessibility, assistive technology software and devices. Workshops are individual and/or group workshops. These workshops can be scheduled anytime.
To inquire about these workshops, call A&AS at 870-972-3964. There is no charge for workshops for students, faculty, and staff. All workshops are hands-on using a computer.