Kurzweil for Individuals

With Kurzweil assistive technology solutions, special education and general education students get the support they need to achieve academic success. Learners who struggle with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and other learning disabilities in school, at home or in the work place can attain academic success with the implementation of this software tool.

Kurzweil 3000

Kurzweil 3000 is comprehensive, integrated literacy software that supports struggling readers in the classroom — as well as at home, in the office or work place. Accessing Kurzweil 3000 at home complements class instruction and extends learning beyond the walls of the classroom to ensure individual success for a lifetime.


  • Provides access to text in multiple formats such as DOC, TXT, RTF, PDF, etc.
  • Talking word processor
  • Reads text by word, phrase or sentence (speed is customizable)
  • Translation Support for English Language Learners
  • Multiple dictionary options
  • Reads the Internet
  • Highlighting and notetaking tools
  • Talking spellchecker
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Kurzweil 1000

Kurzweil 1000 is an assistive technology for individuals who are blind or low vision who need support in accessing print or digital either at home or in the workplace.
  • Single forms recognition and completion
  • Send files to a wide variety of hand-held devices
  • Easy access to necessary business applications such as calculator, calendar and fax.
  • Online information search and retrieval
  • Scans within Microsoft Word
  • Highest quality OCR and speech options

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Kurzweil 1000

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More Than a Text Reader

Shelby Nurse tells of her educational journey Shelby Nurse, a young college student with cerebral palsy, tells of her educational journey starting with using tools from IntelliTools at an early age, and now, as a college student, Kurzweil 3000. [Watch Video]

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