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Assistive Technology & Equipment

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Assistive Listening System Permanently Installed (PDF) 
Provides a list of classrooms/auditoriums with permanent assistive listening systems. Receivers can be borrowed free of charge from the Disability Management System.

The Assistive Technology/Devices Lending Library is a list of portable assistive listening devices and adaptive equipment, available at Duke through Disability Management Systems.

The Assistive Technology/Devices Lending Procedures (PDF)  define assistive technology and devices, for use by individuals with disabilities, which can be borrowed from Disability Management Systems. 

The Assistive Technology Room is located in Perkins room 127, on the first floor of Perkins Bostock Library. This room is for the use of Duke students, faculty and staff needing access to accessibility software or for accessibility purposes. Software provided is Dragon Naturally Speaking (Speech-to-text software, Kurzweil 1000 scanner (PDF scan to Text-to-Speech software) and JAWS 8.0 (Screen Reader). 

The FCC web sitehas information on Text Telephones (TTY) and Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) .

Most computers will open PDF documents automatically, however, you may need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.