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Assistive Technology Center

Description:

The Disabled Student Program and Services department provides a multipurpose lab for student use.
In order to use the Assistive Technology Center (ATC), individuals with disabilities must meet DSPS eligibility requirements.

Faculty, Assistive Technology Specialist: Laurie Vasquez x 2529
Lab Tech, Lyn Paulos x 2591

Location:

Student Services Bldg. (East campus)
DSPS Office, Room 162 (lab is connected to the main office)

Purpose:

Assistive technology and tutorial lab

Tutors offer individualized strategies instruction to support you in your SBCC classes. You will learn effective study methods for reading, writing, calculating, problem solving, note- taking, studying, test preparation, and staying organized. Please bring your assignments with you.

Open lab hours for strategies tutoring:

Monday 8:00 - 4:15 pm
Tuesday 8:00 - 4:15 pm
Wednesday 8:00 - 4:15 pm
Thursday 8:30 - 4:15 pm
Friday 8:00 - 1:00 pm

The following adaptive equipment and software is available:

Kurzweil 3000 (text to voice software for learning disabilities)
Inspiration (pre-writing software)
Dragon Naturally Speaking (speech recognition)
Jaws (screen reader for Windows)
ZoomText Xtra (screen magnification for Windows)
Kurzweil 1000 (scan/read software for visual impairments)
OptelecColor CCTV (video magnifier for the visually impaired)
Alternative keyboards and adjustable tables


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