Information for

Adaptive technology

There are 2 labs with computer workstations equipped with adaptive software and internet access for your use on campus.

photo of the Adaptive Technology Centre, Dana Porter library

The Adaptive Technology Centre is located in the Dana Porter Library and is open during Library hours.


Technology lab in Needles Hall

The Technology Lab is located in 1441 Needles Hall and is open during AccessAbility Services hours.


Both labs are scent-free zones so please refrain from using perfume, after-shaves or other scented products.

Assistive software and hardware in the labs include:

  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking
  • Kurzweil 3000 and 1000
  • Inspiration
  • ZoomText
  • JAWS
  • CCTV

Adaptive equipment loan program

The following adaptive equipment is available for students to sign-out on a daily, weekly or term basis.  It is loaned on a first come, first serve basis.  For information about the equipment available for loan, contact Susan Shifflett at ext. 37025.

  • Digital recorders
  • FM Listening Systems (both systems have over the ear headsets)
  • Visual Alert System
  • Light therapy lamps
  • Livescribe Pens
  • Software license for Kurzweil 3000
  • Limited licenses of Audio Notetaker

Disability Tax Credit

Le crédit d'impôt pour personnes handicapées