Special software or equipment, generally referred to as Assistive Technology, is located at a variety of locations on campus. The following are some common types of assistive technologies available at RVC for students.
Located on the first floor of the Library (ERC-1114), the AT lab contains two workstations that are loaded with ZoomText Extra, JAWS, Dragon Naturally Speaking, and Kurzweil 3000 software. In addition, there is one Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) in the lab that can be used for magnifying and reading printed materials. The lab is available for student use during regular library hours. For assistance regarding the AT lab, students should contact the Library’s Circulation Desk (815) 921-4615.
* The Library is located on the Main Campus in the Educational Resource Center (ERC) on the first and second floors.
In addition to the above mentioned software programs, DSS also has a variety of other equipment (example: digital recorders, Livescribe pens, alternative keyboards, iPads, etc.) that can be checked out free-of-charge on a semester-by-semester basis.
For more information, or to receive training on any of the assistive technologies available at RVC, please contact our Assistive Technology Specialist, Christine O’Neil, at (815) 921-2364 or C.O’Neil@rockvalleycollege.edu.
Phone: (815) 921-2371
Fax: (815) 921-2379