The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Services for Students with Disabilities (SSWD) office provides assistive technology to help all learners have equal access to course materials.

Assistive technology provided through SSWD includes:

  • Smartpens
  • Sonocent AudioNotetaker
  • Four-function calculators
  • Digital and analog voice recorders
  • Kurzweil 3000
  • Noise-cancelling headphones
  • And more

Smartpen Assistance 

Students using notetaking accommodations will often use a LiveScribe Echo Smartpen to take notes. Below are some videos to help you use your Smartpen. Additional questions can be addressed by your disability specialist.

If a Smartpen does not fit your needs, there are other options that should be discussed with your disability specialist.

Sonocent AudioNotetaker Assistance

Students using notetaking accommodations can use Sonocent AudioNotetaker software and it's mobile companion Link app to take notes. The Sonocent Skills Portal has many useful videos to help students take advantage of Sonocent's many features. Additional questions can be addressed by your disability specialist. See the Sonocent Skills Portal.

Adaptive Technology Room

The Adaptive Technology Room is located in Karrmann Library room 207. Technology available in the Adaptive Technology Room includes:

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Kurzweil 3000
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Document scanner
  • Topaz Desktop Magnifier
  • And more