At SSD, we have a wide variety of assistive technologies to aid students in their academic learning. Among these are:
- The Adaptive Computing Technology Centre
- The Learning Opportunities Lab
- The Access Lab
The Adaptive Computing Technology Centre is run by Mr. Kirk Reiser, and its focus is aiding students who have varying degrees of visual disabilities. The computers in the lab have screen readers, and there are braille printers available as well. This centre is located in the Student Development Office in the University Community Centre. For information regarding this service, please contact Kirk at 519-661-3061
The Learning Opportunities Lab is run by Sue Burns, and its focus is aiding students with Learning Disabilities. The computers here constitute a training centre with access to such programs as Kurzweil 3000, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Inspiration, etc. This lab is located on the second floor of the D. B. Weldon Library. For information regarding this lab, and for arranging training in these software packages, please contact Sue Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Access Lab is run by Sue Burns, and its focus is to give our students access to a general lab for doing research. This lab has computers with a variety of assistive technology software programs, such as JAWS, Open Book, Kurzweil 3000, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Inspiration, etc as well as word processing software and internet connectivity. This lab is located on the first floor of the D.B. Weldon Library. For information regarding this lab, please contact Sue Burns at email@example.com
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All information disclosed by students to SDC will be kept confidential. It will not be shared with family, university staff, course instructors, or others without written permission and will not become part of academic records.
Student Development Centre is experienced in working with diverse populations.