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
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.