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Multi-Sensory Approach to Learning With Assistive Technology

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Kurzweil 3000 is an assistive technology (AT) program designed to provide a multi-sensory approach to learning via visual and auditory feedback. Words are highlighted in context as they are read aloud. It can help improve reading speed and comprehension for students with disabilities.

Each individual possesses unique abilities, preferences, and learning styles. Assistive technologies can help to accommodate such unique characteristics and enable people who learn in different ways. In the following video an Indiana State University student, Tracy Brookshire, tells her story of how this particular AT has helped her achieve academic success.

Kurzweil 3000 is Available in the UMD Library

Kurzweil 3000 is available in Library 122, 124, and 126 with a consultant available to provide assistance Fall 2012 according to the following schedule:

Access Technology Support Hours
Day of Week Hours
Monday 7:30 to 9:00 and 3:00 to 6:00
Tuesday 4:00 to 6:00
Wednesday 7:30 to 9:00 and 3:00 to 6:00
Thursday 7:30 to 9:00 and 4:00 to 6:00
Friday 7:30 to 9:00 and 3:00 to 4:30

Kurzweil Tutorials and Documentation

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