Brampton Library offers a range of assistive technology programs and equipment that are helpful to users with many types of accessibility needs.


DAISY reader: VictorReader Stratus

The Victor Reader Stratus is an audio player that gives users with a print disability a great experience with DAISY books, recorded books, music, podcasts, and computer documents. All Victor Reader Stratus models are easy to use, featuring large, tactile, high-contrast keys, a built-in speaker and headphone jack, and self-voicing controls. 

Learn more about the VictorReader Stratus.

C-Pen ReaderPen

The C-Pen ReaderPen is a portable, text-to-speech scanning aid that helps readers build fluency, improve literacy, and read independently. The ReaderPen is designed to assist those with a learning disability such as dyslexia, people with low vision, and language learners. 

Learn more about the C-Pen ReaderPen


Adjustable workstations

Adjustable workstations allow for height modifications not normally possible with a standard desk to provide specialized seating arrangements.

Available at Chinguacousy, Four Corners, and South Fletcher’s.

Large trackball mouse

This large trackball mouse requires less fine motor control and allows for smooth, more accurate movements. The large buttons make clicking easier, and ergonomic design provides comfort for your hand and wrist.

Available at Chinguacousy, Cyril Clark, Four Corners, Gore Meadows, Mount Pleasant Village, South Fletcher’s, and Springdale.

Large print keyboards

This keyboard is designed with large bold typeface keys, making keys easier to see. Benefiting various kinds of disabilities, the large print keyboard provides a comfortable typing experience for users.

Available at all Brampton Library branch locations.

Magnifying sheet lens

A magnifying sheet lens is a low vision aid used to enlarge print and other visual elements on reading materials. This magnifying tool is lightweight and has a thin lens large enough to cover an entire page of material.

Available at Chinguacousy, Cyril Clark, Four Corners, Gore Meadows, Mount Pleasant Village, and Springdale.


A walker is a tool designed for persons with disabilities or older adults who need support to maintain balance or stability while walking.

Available at Chinguacousy, Cyril Clark, Four Corners, Gore Meadows, Mount Pleasant Village, and South Fletcher's.

Software & Apps

BrowseAloud Plus

This web-based program reads website content out loud in a natural and engaging human voice. Whether you are using a Smartphone, Tablet, PC or Mac, BrowseAloud Plus will provide the speech and reading support tools you require. 

Access the BrowseAloud Icon that appears on the top right of this website to launch the BrowseAloud Plus toolbar, then simply click any text to hear it read aloud. 


ZoomText is a fully integrated magnification and reading program tailored for low-vision users. Zoomtext enlarges and enhances everything on your computer screen, echoes your typing and essential program activity, and automatically reads documents, web pages, email, and more.

Available at all Brampton Library branch locations.

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