Student Access and Disability Services

Resources for Students

Helpful Information/Office Forms

Academic Resources

  • Apps for Students-click for table including chart for:
    • Time management
    • Note-taking apps
    • Calculus Formula apps
    • Test Prep
  • Voice to Text Apps
    • Natural Reader
    • Mind Meister
    • Open Dyslexic
      • OpenDyslexic is a new open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia. The typeface includes regular, bold, italic, and bold-italic styles, and 2 typefaces: OpenDyslexic, and OpenDyslexic-Alta. It was created to help with my reading, and is being updated continually and improved based on input from other dyslexic users. There are no restrictions on using OpenDyslexic. OpenDyslexic is created to help with some of the symptoms of dyslexia. Letters have heavy weighted bottoms to indicate direction. You are able to quickly figure out which part of the letter is down which aids in recognizing the correct letter, and sometimes helps to keep your brain from rotating them around. Consistently weighted bottoms can also help reinforce the line of text. The unique shapes of each letter can help prevent confusion through flipping and swapping.
  • Alternative Text Student Resources
  • Study tips
  • Writing-Dyslexia Resources

Apps to Help Wake Up:

Task Management Tools:

  • StayOnTask

    • Stay On Task is a simple, unobtrusive way to improve your focus and get your work done. It checks up on you to make sure you’re doing your work and not loafing. A random timer means you can’t predict when it will check on you. Perfect for writers, programmers, students, or anyone who needs to stay focused while doing independent work.
    • The premium version, StayOnTaskPLUS, has everything this app has, plus:
      • – Customizable alarm tones
      • – A customizable background image
      • – The ability to schedule times to automatically start tracking work sessions
      • – The ability to temporarily pause your work sessions
  • 30/30

    • The Work Cycle Explained
      • The original concept has been around awhile, but the basic idea is very simple:
        • You work for 30 minutes, focused only on a single task. WITH NO DISTRACTIONS!
        • When the time is up, you give your mind a break and do something completely unrelated, also for 30 minutes.
      • And then you repeat the cycle: work/break, work/break – 30/30, 30/30.
      • The tasks you do are completely up to you. The activities you do during breaks are also completely up to you.
      • That’s it! Extremely simple. Extremely effective!
  • Habitica

    • Your Life, the Role Playing Game
      • Habitica is a video game to help you improve real life habits. It “gamifies” your life by turning all your tasks (Habits, Dailies, and To Do’s) into little monsters you have to conquer. The better you are at this, the more you progress in the game. If you slip up in life, your character starts backsliding in the game.

 

 

 

Services for Visually Impaired or Blind:

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