The ATC is the Assistive Technology Center – we are a department dedicated to aiding FAS students with disabilities, through the use of various technologies. All of our clients are referred to us by the Accessible Education Office (AEO). We assist our clients with access to course materials, research materials. We also assist with access to classroom activities.
We work with faculty, students, and the AEO to determine the best way to meet each student’s needs. To make sure students have access to the materials and tools that they need, we use many techniques and technologies including scanning and optical character recognition to create PDF or text files to be used with zooming software or screen readers; transcribing texts and music into Braille; creating tactile graphics; and creating audio files. We also provide a variety of solutions for in-class accessibility.
The ATC offers demonstrations of voice recognition software, smartboard technologies, and any of the other accessible technologies that we use, by appointment.
For students who are registered with the AEO, we also can provide laptop computers for quizzes and exams.