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Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology (AT) is a term for products and software that can assist people with disabilities to perform tasks more easily or independently.

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Qualifying students registered with Disability Support Services (DSS) can meet with the Assistive Technology Coordinator, to discuss what types of Assistive Technology (AT) they may be eligible for and receive training on how to utilize such products to access their curriculum. Choosing the right AT to meet the educational needs of each student can be challenging, therefore, DSS will assess what technology will best serve the student and their individual need. Some examples of AT would be screen readers, word prediction, organizers, and listening devices.



Assistive Technology can assist students with:

Please contact Jalan Cunningham This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance with assistive technology.

Here is information on AT available through the DSS office:

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