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Specialist Software & Equipment

Specialist Equipment

  • Induction loops (Bedford Campus Library)
  • Height-adjustable tables - these are clearly labelled "Priority given to disabled customers", the key to adjust the table should be attached to the table or available from the Customer Service Desk
  • Ergonomic keyboards
  • Big Keys LX keyboards
  • Closed captions video playback (Luton LRC and Bedford Campus Library)
  • Optolec Text Magnifier (Luton LRC and Bedford Campus Library and Aylesbury)
  • 2 Way Radios to use if you require assistance away from the Customer Service Area (Luton LRC)

Specialist Software

Kurzweil 1000

Text/scanner reader for blind or visually impaired customers (available on dedicated PCs)

Mind Genius

Ideas/brainstorming software


Ideas/brainstorming software


Magnification options.  Ability to choose the information you want to read on the screen as you navigate your applications (available on dedicated PCs)

Read and Write Gold

Screen web reader, useful for dyslexic and visually impaired customers and for proof-reading assignments

University of Bedfordshire

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