Software and Equipment for Students

The Access Technology Center has the following software and equipment available for students who have been referred to the ATC by the DRC or LDC to borrow while they are attending Missouri State University. Each semester students will be required to sign a loan agreement. If you do not see what you need on the list it may be possible to purchase the device or software pending price and availability. Please note that ATC has multiple of some devices while others have only one in stock. This list does not include all the equipment and devices that are available for permanent classroom setups that can be arranged.


Read and Write Gold (RWG)

Read & Write Gold is a discrete, customizable toolbar that integrates reading, writing, studying, and research support tools with common applications.

For more information and to get access to this software for your personal computer contact the ATC.


ATC has the following equipment and devices available for loan pending availability:

Computers & Computer Equipment

  • Laptops with JAWS, Zoomtext, and/or RWG
  • Laptop bags
  • Standard keyboards
  • Ergonomic keyboards
  • One-handed keyboards
  • Focus 40 Blue Braille Display
  • Split keyboards
  • Standard mouse
  • Track ball mouse (several different configuration’s available)
  • Head Mouse
  • Power switches (variety of options in stock)
  • Microphone headset for PC
  • Wireless microphone for use with digital recorder
  • Standard corded microphone for use with digital recorder
  • Web cams

Hearing Devices

  • FM systems (Phonak)
  • FM loops

Low Vision Devices

  • Amigo & Amigo HD (portable video magnifier)
  • Ruby (portable video magnifier)
  • Transformer (Portable Video Magnifier for distance viewing)
  • Prodigi Connect 12 with distance viewing
  • Acrobat portable CCTV (camera must be placed on table, connected to a computer monitor, and outlet while in use)
  • MiniVID from LW Scientific (slips into the eye tube of any binocular, monocular, or stereo microscope)
  • Tactile Image Kit
  • Raised Line Drawing Kit
  • Large Print & Braille Periodic Tables

Book Players

  • Victor Reader Streams
  • 4 sided cassette players
  • Portable cassette players

Writing Devices

  • Writing Bird
  • Perkins Brailler
  • Braille Labeler
  • Lapdesk with body strap


  • Livescribe pen and paper
  • Digital recorders
  • Victor reader streams

iPads and Accessories

  • iPads with apps for reading and writing
  • Lapdesk with body strap
  • Tripod stand

Math Devices

  • TI36x Talking Scientific Calculator
  • TI84 Plus Talking Graphing Calculator
  • Pegboards