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Assistive Technology 

SSB provides assistive technology services to empower independence and enrich the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired, SSB is committed to providing training in the use of computer hardware, software, or other assistive devices for use at home, work, school.  

Some of the technology support that is available through SSB:

  • Evaluation and training relative to personal technology goals

  • Assistance with selection of the proper hard and/or software resources for needs at home and work

  • Screen magnification programs like Zoom Text which enlarge the text and images on the monitor

  • Speech based programs like JAWS that convert text to speech so one can use the computer without needing to see the monitor

  • Additional support includes special keyboards, monitor magnifiers, scanning material into the computer, bump dots placed on important keys to ensure proper finger placement on keys and much more.

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