Self Support & Resources
Self-support resources for those experiencing Long COVID symptoms, experiencing a temporary disability, have ADHD, ADD, dyslexia or other information processing conditions, non-native English speakers, or those just looking for general productivity tools for their day-to-day jobs.
As more resources are identified this list will be updated.
|Product||Who can use this?||Product Description||Product Type|
|Blackboard Ally||Students | Faculty||Blackboard Ally allows learners to convert course materials into alternate formats with just a few clicks.||Cougar Courses|
|Read & Write Gold||Students | Staff | Faculty||A literacy software that assists readers and writers in organizing and understanding content.||Software | Browser Plugin|
|Bookshare||Students||An accessible, online library for people with print disabilities. Free membership is offered to U.S. students.||Web Resource|
|Kurzweil||Students||An educational software that provides literacy support for students.
Kurzweil has built in tools for: reading, writing, study skills, and test taking.
|PDFgoHTML||Students | Staff | Faculty||Free Adobe Acrobat Plug-in that converts PDFs into easy to read HTML. The plug-in offers the features such as: clean and easy to read versions of document content with different color template choices, large text for low vision users, dyslexia font for easier comprehension and more.||Desktop - Plugin|
|Dictate in Microsoft
|Students | Staff | Faculty||Dictation lets you use speech-to-text to author content in Office with a microphone and reliable internet connection. Use your voice to quickly create documents, emails, notes, presentations, or even slide notes.||Microsoft 365|
|Microsoft Edge PDF Reader||Students | Staff | Faculty||
PDF reader automatically installed on Microsoft edge browser.
|Read Aloud for Outlook||Students | Staff | Faculty||Use your device to play back written text as spoken words to help with proofreading, multitasking, or increased comprehension and learning.||Microsoft 365|
|Zoom Screen iPhone||Students | Staff | Faculty||Accessibility feature with iPhone that allows users to zoom in on screen.||iPhone|
|Zoom Screen Mac||Students | Staff | Faculty||Accessibility feature on Macs that allows users to zoom in on screen.||Mac|
|iPhone Spoken Content||Students | Staff | Faculty||Select content for iPhone to read out loud to help with proofreading, multitasking, or increased comprehension and learning.||iPhone|
|Mac Spoken Content||Students | Staff | Faculty||Select content for Mac to read out loud to help with proofreading, multitasking, or increased comprehension and learning.||Mac|
|OpenDyslexic for Chrome||Students | Staff | Faculty||Open-Dyslexic is an open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia. This extension overrides all fonts on web pages with the OpenDyslexic font, and formats pages to be more easily readable.||Browser Plugin|