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NOTICE:

The Gelman, Eckles, and VSTC Library buildings are closed, but remote library services and resources and virtual tutoring services remain available. Assistance is available via the virtual Ask Us desk during scheduled Ask Us Desk hours or by email at AskUs@gwu.edu

Please visit GW’s COVID-19 Resource Page for information about changes to university services.

Disability Support

Gelman 308 (blind individuals)

Gelman 309 (low vision individuals)

Adaptive/Assistive Technology Suite 308 & 309

Gelman 308 (blind individuals)

  • Hardware:
    • Dell Computer with 20" wide screen monitors
    • HP Document Scanner
    • HP Laser Printer
    • Juliette Braille Printer
  • Software:
    • JAWS Professional (screen reader
    • ZoomText Magnifier/Reader
    • Kurzweil 1000 (scans/converts paper text to digital text)
    • Kurzweil 3000 (reading/writing program.  Reads/scans documents and reads web content)
    • Duxbury (for Brailler)

Gelman 309 (low vision individuals)

  • Hardware:
    • Dell computer with 20" wide screen monitors
    • HP Document Scanner
    • HP Laser Printer
    • CCTV (closed-circuit television for document enlargement)
  • Software:
    • JAWS Professional (screen reader)
    • ZoomText (screen magnifier/reader)
    • Kurzweil 1000 (scans/converts paper text to digital text)
    • Kurzweil 3000 (reading/writing program.  Reads/scans documents and reads web content)
    • Dragon NaturallySpeaking (voice dictation software)

If you have questions about, need support with, or desire access to the assistive technologies available within the libraries, please contact Alisa Major, DSS Associate Director of Technology Access at louther@gwu.edu.

 

For special needs in the Gelman Library not addressed by that office, you may contact Robin Delaloye at rdelaloy@gwu.edu.

For information on web accessibility, please see our Accessibility page.

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