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Assistive Technology Center


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


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


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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