Assistive Technology Services Office

Student Services

ATSO provides AT Assessments*, training on adaptive equipment and assistive technology software/hardware for students with a disability. Please contact Accessibility Services to schedule a meeting with your accessibility counselor for an AT Assessment/Training Referral at (510) 885-3868 if you feel that you could benefit from utilizing assistive technology. If you do not already have an accessibility counselor, please contact Accessibility Services to schedule a Welcome Meeting. To contact our office directly, please call (510) 885-4366.

*An AT Assessment is an evaluation session that will allow us to match assistive technology to your specific educational needs.

We provide a variety of software and hardware to assist students in achieving their educational goals:

AT Software:

  • JAWS* for Windows screen reading software
  • ZoomText magnifier/reader software
  • Kurzweil 3000 reading/writing/learning software solution for students with visual impairments and learning disabilities
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking* voice recognition software
  • Talking Typing Teacher* typing and screen reading software

AT Hardware:

  • Daisy/MP3 players
  • Ergonomic keyboards
  • Adaptive mice
  • Alpha Smarts
  • Writing tablets
  • Digital audio recorders
  • FM listening systems
  • Electronic spellers
  • Pulse Pen note-taking devices
  • Remote captioning laptops
  • CCTV (magnifier)*
  • Magnilink (CCTV)
  • Reveal 16
  • Revo labs xtag Microphone
  • Ubi duo

* represents availability on-campus only