Assistive Technology: Features and Resources
Assistive technology is any tool that assists you in doing your daily activities. At Bryn Mawr, you can meet with the assistive technology specialist to find tools to help you with academic tasks. Explore some of our resources on this page.
Assistive Technology Tools
- Helperbird: Helperbird is a Google Chrome extension that provides tools to help with reading websites and PDFs, as well as features to help with writing and studying.
- Beeline Reader: Beeline Reader colors text with a gradient which naturally guides the eye through the reading making the text less taxing to read and easier to comprehend.
- Immersive Reader: Immersive Reader reads emails, documents, and other material aloud, allows you to modify how text appears, and provides language translation features.
- Natural Reader Online Reader: The Natural Reader Online Reader allows you to upload a variety of file types (.doc, .pdf, .ppt, to name a few) to have them read aloud.
- Natural Reader (extension): The Natural Reader extension reads websites and emails aloud.
App Database: Tools for Note-Taking, Time Management, and More
Check out this database to find tools related to note-taking, time management, organization, reading, studying, accessibility, and more.
Assistive Technology Features on Campus
All of our campus computers, whether Macs or Windows, have in-built accessibility features. Use these guides listed below to access these features.
We have a CC TV in the Minerva Lab available for use. Please contact Grace Cipressi with any questions.
We have a designated computer with magnification settings turned on in the Minerva Lab.