Assistive Technology Labs

Assistive Technology Labs utilize various technologies, such as scanners, embossers, phones, magnifiers and others, to aid students in the learning process. The IT Division supports two of the four assistive technology labs on campus.

  • Available to: Faculty, Staff, Students
  • Where to use: ASB South 201 and Alkek Library 2nd floor
  • Cost: Free

Assistive Technology Labs

Accessibility Computer Lab

Located on the second floor of Alkek Library, the accessibility computer lab provides two computers with adaptive technology installed on them.  These technologies include:

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • JAWS
  • OpenBook
  • ZoomText
  • Braille Printer
  • NVDA (User manuals are available for checkout)

For more information about the equipment on the second floor, contact: Eric Garza.

NVDA is available on all Alkek computers for use. Training manuals for NVDA with Word, Excel and Outlook are available for checkout. Please call 408-758-9546 and ask for Stephanie Larrison if you are interested in checking out these resources.


Adaptive Technology Lab

There is an Adaptive Technology Computer Lab in the Academic Services Building South - Room 201. Technology in this room includes:

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • JAWS
  • OpenBook
  • ZoomText
  • Purple for Sign Language Interpreting
  • Merlin
  • Freedom Scientific Topaz
  • Braille Printer