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Adaptive Technology


This guide lists technology and services available for disabled patrons who require accommodations for learning. 

The Americans with Disabilities Act defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a history of such an impairment, or is perceived by others as having such an impairment.

STCC Disability Services

The Office of Disability Services provides accommodations, services and auxiliary aids to students with disabilities  including:

  • Testing and classroom accommodations
  • Arrangements for sign language interpreters
  • Guide student development of self-advocacy skills
  • Evaluation and training in the use of assistive technology
  • Supportive academic counseling
  • Consultation with faculty

Building 19 Room 141

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Evening hours by appointment

Office: 413-755-4785
Fax: 413-755-6323

Adaptive Technology Lab

Following is a partial listing of available equipment and services within the lab:

  • Six desktop PC stations running Windows 10 and MS Office 2016
  • Kurzweil 3000
  • ZoomText Screen Magnification
  • JAWS Screen Reader
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking, voice recognition software
  • Closed-circuit television
  • Alternative keyboard and mouse devices
  • Braille translating Software
  • Braille keyboard

Lab Location:  Building 19 Room 141

Lab Hours: Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.