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Library for the Visually and Physically Disabled

Assistive Technology Computer LabAt the Muskegon Area District Library for the Visually and Physically Disabled we have an assistive technology computer lab and many forms of adaptive technology for you to use. 

Full workstation2Our lab is equipped with:
  • Large screen monitors
  • Trackball mice
  • Adjustable height tables
  • High contrast keyboards
  • ZoomText Fusion Software
  • ZoomText Screen Enlarger
  • JAWS Screen Reader


Speech Software RoomPearl and OpenBook2Located in a private room, we have a system equipped with Dragon NaturallySpeaking, OpenBook Scan and Read System. These are speech softwares designed to help those with hearing disabilities. This system is also eqiupped with all the same same adaptive technology and software as the lab computers.







Adaptive Technology
We have an on-site display of adaptive technology, which includes many useful items available for you to use including:CCTVs

  • CCTVs
  • Magnifiers
  • Refreshable braille display
  • PEARL document camera (part of the OpenBook Scan and Read system)
  • Single-sided braille embosser (create braille documents for free).
If you would like to use any of this technology, you are welcome to visit LVPD at 4845 Airline Rd. For more information please contact the LVPD.

 

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