Assistive Technology

students in lab
Assistive Technology

The AT Lab

  • Students using the lab must be registered with Disability Services and bring their Student ID card
    • Located in EPC238 in the Kraemer Family Library
    • Open during regular library hours
    • Automatic door opener with swipe access
  • Available Technology

    • Stations have at least 36" between tables to maneuver a wheelchair, motorized wheelchair, or scooter without obstructions
    • Five work stations
    • Large adjustable tables
    • Ergonomic chairs
    • Footrest
    • Ergonomic keyboards available as requested
    • Dragon Naturally Speaking, JAWS, Read & Write Gold
    • Zoomtext upon request
    • DaVinci CCTV for printed materials
    • Image Reader upon request
    • Other technology available upon request
  • Lab assistance is available by appointment. Contact the Assistive Technology Specialist.

Faculty/Staff Training

Easy Access Tech Series -- cancelled except upon request

A series of 20-minute hands-on workshops to familiarize staff, faculty and students on the use of specific technologies.  Topics updated regularly based on popular demand.

  • November 9 or 10, 2017 at 11:30 AM  "Using the Library's New V-Scanner"
  • January 25 or 26, 2018 at 11:30 AM  
  • February 15 or 16, 2018 at 11:30 AM
  • March 22 or 23, 2018 at 11:30 AM
  • April 26 or 27, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Custom Classes Available upon Request and with Time Permitting

  • How to Caption a YouTube Video
  • How to Create an Accessible Word Document
  • Creating an Accessible Document
  • Disability Etiquette 
  • Implementing Universal Design in the Classroom
  • Common ADA Barriers to Avoid
  • Accessibility for Website Designers
  • Creating an Accessible Syllabus
  • Using the Smart Pen in the Classroom
  • Read and Write Gold for the ESL Student
  • Read and Write Gold as a Writing Aid
  • Other classes 

Alternate Media Production

  • Students requiring alternate media should fill out the Alt Media Request Form and must be registered with Disability Services.
  • Obtaining and/or creating alternative media is a time consuming and labor intensive process. Please allow sufficient time for completion.

Formats

  • Braille
  • Accessible Word Document
  • Tactile
  • Audio file

Video Captioning

  • The Assistive Technology Specialist coordinates captioning videos for faculty who have a student needing this accommodation enrolled in one of their classes.

Equipment Available for Student Checkout

Students must be registered with Disability Services and be approved for equipment checkout.

  • Smartpens
  • FM System
  • Voice Recorders
  • Headphones
  • Talking Scientific Calculator
  • Abacus
  • Science Equipment
  • Ergonomic Keyboards

Contact

  • Assistive Technology Specialist: Leyna Bencomo, lbencomo@uccs.edu (719)255-4202