You still have access to Kurzweil during this period of alternative instruction, either through the program installed on your personal machine or the online version, Firefly! If you need Kurzweil for your online quizzes or tests, you can download the Read-the-Web extension for Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers. Please note that your instructors will need to make the quiz/test available outside of Lockdown Browser for you to use this technology, and they may propose alternative options (such as recording their own reading).
Alternative media is the provision of printed materials in alternative formats for individuals with visual or information processing disabilities. The student must provide appropriate documentation to the Center for Students with Disabilities to be determined eligible to receive this service, which is added to the student’s profile on the Accommodation Request Portal.
To receive materials, the student must:
In order to assure the availability of textbooks and other materials in alternate format, all relevant textbook information must be provided to CSD as soon as it is available. Students are responsible for obtaining this information as soon as possible after they register for classes. It can take up to 4 weeks to complete a request.
The following alternative media formats are currently offered and supported by CSD: