Connecticut College recognizes that inaccessible information negatively impacts a variety of people with disabilities. The College embraces diverse learning styles and strives to provide current information and resources for alternative methods for learning.

Here are a few helpful resources for alternative learning that can be used by students on campus. Descriptions have been provided by each product developer.

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Campus Resources

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Read and Write Gold

Read & Write Gold. A literacy software program that is available to all students on campus. It promotes reading, writing, research and study skills. Read & Write Gold is Connecticut College’s preferred text-reader.

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Sonocent Audio Note Taker

Sonocent Audio Notetaker and study skills software is available to students with the accommodation to record lectures- Capture the class lecture using your laptop, highlight key points for review. Can add PowerPoints and text notes to create comprehensive notes.

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LiveScribe Smart Pen

Livescribe Smart Pen captures lectures while taking notes. Smartpens are available to students with the accommodation to record lectures. Audio records while taking notes. Provides the student with the ability to review lectures and add to notes so they will never miss important content.

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MyScript: Use with the Livescribe Smart Pen- An application dedicated to Livescribe Pulse/Echo Smartpen users that converts hand written notes to text!


Capti: Free text to speech software that can be used with multiple devices. It is a great tool for College alumni or others who do not have access to Read & Write Gold.

Informational Videos from Connecticut College students

Read & Write Gold



Apple Accessibility (pdfs)

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