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Visual Impairment

Visual Impairment covers a range of different eye conditions and varying quality of sight. This includes users who experience low vision, are partially sighted, legally blind or totally blind.

Help Available from the UIS

The UCS have access to a variety of software and hardware for users with visual impairments. We have a restricted number of software licenses for various magnification software packages such as JAWs, Supernova and ZoomText available for demonstration by the AT team, contact the Service Desk for booking information.

Alternative Formatting Service for Documents

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The AT Specialist provides an alternative format document service to convert printed material to alternative formats.  For instance, we can scan books and transfer the scanned text to braille or audio. Please  for further information.