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AccessAbility Center (Student Disability Services)

Assistive Technology Lab

Students registered with AAC are welcome to use our Assistive Technology Lab as a resource for researching information on the Internet and as a place to do homework. There are also three additional computers with assistive technology located in the Cohen Library.

Assistive Technology Lab Location
North Academic Center (NAC) 1/217B

Hours for Winter 2014 Semester

Monday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: Closed

Assistive Technology at Morris Raphael Cohen Library
NAC 2nd Floor, (212) 650-7292

Please click here for Library Hours

Available Assistive Technology

PC and Mac computers offer a range of basic accessibility features and advanced assistive technologies designed to meet the diverse needs of students with disabilities. Please contact AAC to schedule an individualized introduction to assistive technology with one of our AT specialists.


zoom text logoZoomText Magnifier/Screen Reader (PC): Software designed specifically to meet the needs of the visually impaired. The ZoomText family includes two adaptive technologies—screen magnification and screen reading—providing complete access to all windows applications.


Jaws LogoJaws (PC): Screen reading software for the visually impaired and the blind.

KurzweilKurzweil 3000 (Mac and PC): A scanning, reading and writing solution for people with learning disabilities or reading difficulties.


Abby Fine Reader:a scanning, reading and writing solution for people with learning disabilities or reading difficulties.

Reada and WriteRead & Write Gold:helps students with learning disabilities improve their reading and writing skills with a comprehensive set of literacy tools.

InspirationInspiration: A software tool to help students develop ideas and organize their thoughts.

DragonDragon Naturally Speaking: Speech recognition software which converts spoken words into computerized text through the use of microphones.


Ginger: A writing and screen reading solution software that corrects grammar, that improves reading and writing for students with learning disabilities, and who speak English as a second language