Learning Technology & Education Centre (LTEC)

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Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

The LTEC is an open access lab and quiet work space for students registered with Accessible Learning Services to collaborate, study, and access their Adaptive Technology.

Equipped with 8 workstations (6 PC, 2 Mac) loaded with all of the academic software used across the college as well as full versions of all the adaptive technology software used by Accessible Learning Services.

Available Adaptive Technology Software

Below is a list of the Adaptive Technology software that is available in the LTEC.

Dragon Naturally Speaking (PC only)

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking, is a speech recognition software package developed by Dragon Systems of Newton, Massachusetts, which merged with Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products and was later acquired by Nuance Communications, formerly known as ScanSoft.

Inspiration (PC only)

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Across a wide spectrum of subjects and projects, the new Inspiration 9 provides students with an essential framework for thinking - helping them comprehend, create, communicate and achieve more.

JAWS for Windows (PC only)

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JAWS, Job Access With Speech, is the world's most popular screen reader, developed for computer users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content or navigating with a mouse. JAWS provides speech and Braille output for the most popular computer applications on your PC.

Kurzweil 3000 (Mac and PC)

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Kurzweil Education's assistive technologies provide accessible learning and parity across devices, offering a simpler experience that engages students. Explore the possibilities today!

WordQ (PC only)

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WordQ is assistive technology software developed by Quillsoft Ltd. and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, represented by goQSoftware and distributed in the United States by ST4Learning and in Canada by Quillsoft Ltd.

ZoomText (PC only)

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ZoomText Magnifier/Reader is a fully integrated magnification and reading program tailored for low-vision users. Magnifier/Reader enlarges and enhances everything on your computer screen, echoes your typing and essential program activity, and automatically reads documents, web pages, email.

Read & Write Gold (Mac and PC)

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Used daily by millions of students worldwide, Read&Write is our award-winning literacy toolbar that enables each member of the class to realize their full potential - throughout K-12 to Higher Ed and beyond.

Great for all subjects and lesson plans, Read&Write helps students understand, learn and express themselves with confidence.

It offers support with everyday tasks like reading text out loud, understanding unfamiliar words, researching assignments and proofing written work. It’s designed in line with the principles of UDL (Universal Design for Learning), so it fits right in with a wide range of educational technology strategies and personalized learning plans.

Mac OS-X Accessibility Software (Mac only)

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Edit a video without using a mouse or trackpad. Build a presentation without seeing the screen. Or track down important files for your next project with just your voice. Because Mac is designed for everybody to create amazing things.