Adaptive Technology Center (ATC) - Disabled Students Programs and Services

Hours - Spring 2016

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 8:30am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday, Sunday, Holidays and Breaks: Closed

(Schedule is subject to change without notice.)


Room 7219 and 7220, Building 7, second floor, Fremont campus - see floor map for Building 7 second floor (PDF).

Student using Kurzweil software. Student using Inspiration software to layout project ideas.Students using (1) Kurzweil 3000 and (2) Inspiration (select photos to view enlarged versions).

About the ATC

Student using equipment to magnify text on printed material.The Adaptive Technology Center is a place where students with disabilities have access to computers with special adaptive software and hardware. The Center is open to any student who is registered with Ohlone College Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS).

Adaptive software in the Center includes:

  • Inspiration - A software program that helps students develop ideas and organize thinking.

  • JAWS - Reads information on the computer screen using synthesized speech.

  • Kurzweil 3000 - Helps people with reading or learning difficulties increase reading, speech and comprehension.

  • ZoomText - Magnifies items on the computer screen for users who have visual impairments.

Students interested in training/orientation on the use of any of the these software programs should contact the Adaptive Technology Center at, or the Office of DSPS at or (510) 659-6079.

Special Equipment and Hardware

  • Eleven (10) PC Computers
  • Scanners and Printer
  • Large Print Keyboard
  • CCTV/Video Magnifier
  • Ergonomic Furniture
  • Ergonomic Wrist Supports

Computers and other adaptive technology.

Staff in the ATC

Wendy Lin
Alternate Media/Assistive Technology Specialist
(510) 659-7373
Room 7225, Building 7, second floor, Fremont campus

Adaptive Technology Center: Room 7219 and 7220, Building 7, second floor, Fremont campus

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