Services for disabled students

The project for students with disabilities ("Studies ensuring access for students with special needs" / The State Studies Foundation, LSMU) provides for the improvement of the accessibility and quality of higher education for students with special needs. Visitors with special needs have access to special devices and software at the Library Reading Rooms:

Device/Software Location

domino.jpg (226x169, 145x169)Bellman Audio Domino Pro is most capable listening system. It uses digital signal processing technology to filter out background noise and enhance speech. Domino works with hearing aids, cochlear implants as well as with regular headphones or earphones. Domino listening system will help you to hear better in these situations, where hearing aids alone may not always be enough. Domino brings out the words so you can hear them loud and clear – even at a distance. Domino uses digital technology to enhance speech and filter out unwanted background noise before it reaches your hearing aid or cochlear implant. 

Bellman Audio Domino Pro (youtube)

More about Bellman Audio Domino Pro.

Advance reservation - apply to the librarians at the service desk on the 4th floor or by

4th floor reading room

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JAWS 14.0 for Windows is software that analyzes information on the screen and transmits it to a speech synthesizer that converts text into sound. 

WinTalker Voice 1.6 - a program (language synthesizer) that transmits the information on the computer screen to the user in Lithuanian. 

With JAWS for Windows, visually impaired students can work with all programs running on the Microsoft Windows operating system environment. 

JAWS for Windows quick guide.

Multimedia classroom no. 405 (4th floor reading room)

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The TOPAZ XL HD is the most versatile desktop video magnifier. The TOPAZ XL HD uses a high definition camera to produce a clearer picture with sharper images and crisper text even at the lowest magnification. Lower magnification means you can maximize the amount of information displayed on the screen, especially with a widescreen monitor.

TOPAZ XL HD (youtube)

TOPAZ XL HD user guide.

4th floor reading room;
VA Library
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 is the next-generation self-contained scanning and reading appliance for people who are blind or have low vision. It is simple to use, and quickly converts printed text to spoken text. No computer experience is needed. Read your documents without the need for sighted assistance.

User guide

VA Library
(computer area)

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display is designed for extensive reading with the full comfort and intuitive display navigation of HumanWare's signature thumb keys. This new generation of Brailliant braille displays features the excellent, sharp and crisp braille cell technology

User guide

VA Library 
(computer area)