Assistive Technology

Assistive technology is available to students with documented disabilities through the Coordinator of Disability Services in the Center for Academic Planning & Support. Portable equipment may be signed out of the Center for short-term use.

Examples of assistive technology

  • Open computer lab with word-processing software/editing tools
  • Online tutorials and self-assessment tools
  • Hand-held spellcheckers
  • Tape recorders
  • FM hearing devices
  • Ergonomic keyboards
  • CCTV to enlarge text
  • Noise-cancelling headphones

Computer Station

CAPS also provides a computer station with ergonomic monitor, OCR multi-sheet scanner & specialized software:

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking voice-recognition software
  • Inspiration to assist with written expression and mapping
  • Zoomtext to enlarge text
  • Read & Write Gold USB to promote literacy skill development

For more information about accessing these tools, contact Karen Frisbie, Coordinator of Disability Support Services.