Answered By: Barbara M. Sorondo Last Updated: Oct 21, 2014 Views: 144
The Computer Assistive Technology (CAT) Labs/Rooms located on the 2nd floor of the Green Library (across from The Hub) and the 1st floor of the Hubert Library are private rooms available by request that contain computers with special software designed to support students with disabilities. This software includes:
- ZoomText: magnification software for the visually impaired that enlarges and enhances the content of the screen.
- JAWS Screen Reading Software: program that reads aloud the content of the screen and provides users with a unique set of tools for navigating Web pages and all screen content.
- Kurzweil 3000: a scaffolded reading, writing, and study skills solution for English-language learner (ELL) students, students with special needs, and other students in need of additional help with fundamental learning skills.
The computers are also equipped with standard software and hardware such as:
- Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox)
- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
- Windows Media Player
- CD Drive
- Image and Document Scanner
To use a CAT Lab, you must first register with FIU's Disability Resource Center. Once you have registered, present your FIU ID at the Access Services (Checkout) Desk on the 2nd floor of the Green Library and/or 1st floor of the Hubert Library to pick up a CAT Lab key.
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