Special Needs Service Point

Special Needs Service Point

The service point for Special Needs users is located on ground floor.


  • Reference services
  • Information Literacy
  • Literature searches
  • Use of assistive technology
  • Mobility orientation
  • Volunteer reading for visually impaired people
  • Scanning
  • Braille materials
  • Use of Kenya Sign Language (KSL)

Assistive Technology

  • Braille machines
  • CCTV(closed circuit television) magnifiers
  • Screen reader software – JAWS(Job Access With Speech) and NVDA(Non Visual Desktop Access)
  • Scanner
  • Braille Embosser – transcribes downloaded information into braille form (hard copy)
  • Headphones/ Headsets
  • Talking calculator
  • Computers
  • Adaptive table

Head Librarian: Miriam Ndungu
Email: ndungu.miriam@ku.ac.ke