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Assistive Technologies

We provide disabled students with access to a loan laptop computer with specialist software designed to aid studying at the University, where a student doesn't have access to their own. There is a pool of 20 laptops running Windows 7 that can be booked out for a few months at a time and are issued via referral from Student Disability Advice.

AT Laptop Loan

Booking

Please contact Student Disability Advice, 4 West Student Services Centre, to discuss support options and whether an AT laptop is suitable for you.

Software

Each laptop has the following assistive software:

And the following standard software:

Note: Students will be allowed to add their own software to the installation.

AT PC Lab in the library

We also have an Assistive Technology room on level 3 of the Library accommodating 4 PCs with 24-inch widescreen monitors: 3 PCs running Windows 7 and one windows XP (with specialist Mathematics software and connected to the Braille printer).

Note: The PC running Windows XP is in the process of being upgraded to Windows 7.

Hardware

including assistive hardware:

Software

The following standard software is installed on Windows 7 machines:

and has the same assistive software as listed above for the laptops, plus:

Access

Access to this room is given to disabled students who need to use the equipment and software, if you are interested in having access please contact Student Disability Advice, 4 West Student Services Centre.

Booking

PCs in this room need to be booked prior to use, via the information librarians, please see the library user guide for further information.

Report Problems / ask a question

Please report any problem with your AT laptop or in the Assistive Technology room in the library, alternatively you can email the Help Desk Team.

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