Kurzweil for Higher Education

Kurzweil Educational Systems® offers award-winning assistive technology solutions that enable English Language Learners, those with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and other learning disabilities to succeed. With Kurzweil solutions, students pursuing higher education, can learn alongside their peers, achieve success independently and learn at their own pace.

Kurzweil 3000-firefly

Kurzweil 3000-firefly provides college students with the tools to persevere with their studies and graduate. Transitioning from high school to college is a challenge. Students are in a less structured environment, often times receiving fewer supports. The challenge can be even bigger for:
  • Students with learning differences
  • English Language Learners
  • Athletes who are balancing increased academic workloads with intense practice and travel schedules
  • Returning military veterans who have not been in a classroom in a while

Kurzweil 3000-firefly supports college students with these critical academic tasks:

  • Reading large volumes of text
  • Working independently
  • Using their study time effectively
  • Assisting with test taking for those with reading disabilities

Inquire about our special post-secondary price options that offer an affordable way to provide Kurzweil 3000-firefly to your college students.

Special pricing is available to college students.

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Kurzweil 1000

Kurzweil 1000 is an assistive technology for students who are blind or low vision who need support in accessing print or digital.


  • Single forms recognition and completion
  • Send files to a wide variety of hand-held devices
  • Easy access to necessary educational applications such as calculator, calendar and fax.
  • Online information search and retrieval

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Kurzweil 1000

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