Access Academy

AU Policies on Accessible Technologies and Web Design

Technologies to Assist with Learning

  • Auditorium Notes - This iPad app allows you to record as well as take notes via the keyboard.
  • Notability - This apps is a popular note taking app for the iPad.
  • Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go. Evernote also works very well with the Livescribe Pens.
  • Quizlet allows you to create flash cards, take practice test, and has a built in text-to-speech function to help students with learning disabilities.
  • Accessible Apps A compilation of accessible apps from the University of Minnesota.

Universal Design in Learning

Technology Trainings Available

  • JAWS - Screen Readers
  • Voiceover - Apple's Screen Reader
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking - Speech-to-Text Software
  • Zoomtext - Screen Enlargement Software
  • Kurzweil 3000 - Scanning and Reading Software
  • Kurzweil 1000 - Scanning and Reading Software for blind and low vision
  • Premiere AT - Text-to-Speech Software
  • Livescribe Pens - Note Taking

Last Updated: Apr. 9, 2012