Faculty/Staff Information

Resources to help better assist students with disabilities.

  • Listing of equipment, including hardware and software, available to accommodate students with disabilities. 

    Disability Services (CLC 107)
    Offering the following resources:

    • FM amplification systems for use in amplifying what is being said by the speaker for the user of the FM system
    • 4-track tape players for use with tapes ordered from Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic
    • Viktor Readers (CD players) for use with Daisy-formatted CDs ordered from Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic
    • A closed circuit television (CCTV), an electronic magnification system that provides a clear, high-contrast image of both print material and computer images (the CCTV is connected to a desktop computer) displayed on a large screen monitor; JAWS (screen reading capability) software is installed on this computer
    • 2 desktop computers: one with JAWS software and one with ZoomText (screen magnification capability) software
    • 4 laptop computers: one with JAWS software, one with ZoomText software, one with Kurzweil 3000 (read capability only) software and one with both Kurzweil 3000 software and Dragon Naturally Speaking (voice recognition) software
    • A computer workstation used in the production of alternative format materials with Kurzweil 3000 (scan and read capability) and Duxbury (Braille translation) software connected to a scanner and a Braille embosser

    The Library
    Offering the following resources:

    • A closed circuit television (CCTV)
    • A desktop computer with JAWS software is located in Room 124

    Hodge 255 (Computer Science Lab Classroom)
    Offering the following resources:

    • Workstation 3 – JAWS software
    • Workstation 4 – ZoomText software

    Smith Science Building 
    Offering the following resources for use by the academic departments:

    • A microscope projection system which provides a clear, high-contrast image of the item to be viewed through the microscope projected onto a TV screen
  • Faculty Resource Guide PDF Document

    This guide provides an overview of faculty, student and Disability Services’ rights and responsibilities, the accommodation process, and a synopsis of seven major disability categories.

    Making Your Course Accessible to Students with Visual Impairments PDF Document
    Overview of several important considerations as faculty plan for an upcoming semester.

    Equal Access to Student Services PDF Document
    Tips to make student services operations more accessible.

    External Resources

    The Faculty Room
    Web site for faculty and administrators to learn how to create classroom environments and academic activities that maximize the learning of all students, including those with disabilities.

    The Conference Room
    Web site for staff and administrators to learn how to create facilities, services, and information resources that are accessible to all students, including those with disabilities.