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Assistive Technology

Kurzweil 3000 and Firefly

Kurzweil 3000 is an educational and assistive technology providing text to speech reading, writing and study support. It has been shown to help students with:

  • learning disabilities such as dyslexia
  • dysgraphia
  • those who require reading intervention
  • students struggling with reading comprehension and English Language Learners (ELL)

Kurzweil 3000 runs as a desktop application on Mac or Windows, and also has a web-based service called "Firefly", an iOS app, and a Chrome extension for reading the web. 

Kurzweil 3000 Instructional Videos