Assistive Technology

The IT department, in collaboration with the Accessibility Services Office, supports a wide range of assistive technologies. 

Kurzweil 3000 and Firefly

Kurzweil is a text-to-speech program with a large set of features that support reading and writing. Amherst has a site license for Kurzweil which makes it available to every current employee and student to install on the device of their choice. Get started with Kurzweil.