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Overview of Assistive Technology in the Library

Assistive Equipment

CPTC Library Services provides patrons with access to assistive equipment. The Camden, Golden Isles, Jesup, and Waycross Libraries have the following equipment available for use:

  • Wireless Mobile Trackball
  • Handheld Magnifier
  • Large Print Keyboard
  • Personal Reading Assistant Reading Pen
  • Wheelchair Accessible Cubicles
  • Split Keyboards
  • Full Page Magnifier

Assistive Technology

JAWS is a screen reader software designed for use by blind or low-vision users. JAWS is installed on computers in the Golden Isles, Jesup, and Waycross Libraries.

  • Golden Isles: Computer BWK-LIB-14
  • Jesup: Computer J-1209-07
  • Waycross: Computer W-2102-41

Dragon Naturally Speaking is a speech recognition program that allows the user to speak into a microphone on a computer with the software translating the spoken words into text in a text program. Dragon Naturally Speaking is installed on laptops in the Golden Isles Library, as well as on computers in Jesup and Waycross Libraries. 

  • Golden Isles: Available on Laptops in the Library
  • Jesup: Computer J-1201-07
  • Waycross: Computer W-2107-01