Office of Accessibility Collaborating for an Inclusive and Equitable Environment

Technology Training


 Purpose

  • Provide access to assistive technology to eligible students with disabilities
  • Provide training for students, faculty, and staff on various technology hardware and software. This includes one-on-one training and/or group training.
  • Consult with faculty and staff on making classes more accessible to students with disabilities
  • Demonstrate assistive technology to classes

Training provided at no cost

Training can occur at Office of Accessibility or at your location (faculty and staff only) Availability of assistive technology on campus: Office of Accessibility, Second Floor - RBD Library




Assistive Technology Hardware and Software available on campus
Screen Reader Screen Enlargement
JAWS for Windows ZoomText Magnifier (Windows)
VoiceOver (Macintosh) Magnifier (Macintosh)
Voice Input Text-to-Speech
Dragon Naturally Speaking (Windows and Macintosh) Kurzweil 3000 for Windows
  Kurzweil 1000 for Windows
Note Taking Mobile Devices
LiveScribe Pen iPad 2(accessibility features)
  iPod (accessibility features)

Steps to Requesting Technology Training

  1. Verify disability with the Office of Accessibility
  2. Meet with your Disability Specialist who will explain and authorize use of Assistive Technology (AT)
  3. Meet with Technology Specialist to determine what technologies would work best for you
  4. Complete training on the use of the technology
  5. A Technology Specialist will follow up with an email to determine how well the AT is working for you and if additional training is needed.
  6. Discuss the benefits of using the AT with your Disability Specialist to determine future use

 

Last Updated: Apr. 24, 2012

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