Disability Resource Center (DRC) at College of San Mateo - Assistive Technology Access and Services
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Disability Resource Center (DRC)

Assistive Technology Access and Services

Contact Us

Disability Resource Center
College Center Building 10, Room 120
csmdrc@smccd.edu
(650) 574-6438
The Disability Resource Center (DRC) provides computer access, training, and support for students who have disabilities including those who are blind or have limited vision. Our Assistive Technology Specialist offers courses in Kurzweil 3000 and Dragon Naturally Speaking and works one-on-one with students who need additional support. The DRC support staff offers assistance in the DRC lab as well as provides alternate formats for print materials. The DRC ensures that fully accessible computer workstations are available across campus.

Alternate Media Services

Course materials and textbooks in alternate formats such as Braille, e-text, audio, or large print are available in the DRC upon request. The DRC has a CCTV available for student use.

Software

The DRC provides access to and assistance with assistive technology software:
  • Kurzweil 3000, scanning/text-to-speech software
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking, voice recognition
  • JAWS, screen reader
  • MAGic, magnification

Internet Access

Access to the Internet using assistive technology (Kurzweil 3000, JAWS, MAGic).

Accessible Computer Workstations

Fully accessible workstations (Kurzweil 3000, JAWS, MAGic) are available on all computers in the following campus computer labs, (Dragon Naturally Speaking is available upon request):
  • Assessment Center Building 10, Room 370 (+laptops)
  • Learning Center Building 10, Room 220.
  • Disability Resource Center Building 10, Room 120J (+laptops)
  • Business Labs Building 14, Rooms 101, 103, 105.
  • Reading/English as a Second Language Building 18, Rooms 101(+laptops), 103.
  • Computer & Information Science (CIS) Lab Building 19, Room 12

Labs with Kurzweil 3000 V15

  • CAD Labs Building 19, Rooms 104, 110.

Library
(Kurzweil 3000, JAWS, MAGic)

  • Workstation with a scanner
  • Workstation without scanner
  • CCTV