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Academic Assistive Technology Resources: Home

Technology resources to support academic work for students, faculty and staff with disabilities at Wellesley.

Using this guide

This guide is designed to connect you with technology resources for users with disabilities.

Use the tabs (or links, if you're using a screen reader) above to access:

Information about accessibility options in popular software and devices, including Microsoft Office, iPhones, iPads and Android devices

Tools for:

Learning assistance

Vision assistance

Hearing assistance

Motor skills assistance

If you'd like to suggest improvements, additions, or resources we can include on this guide, please contact Laura Sherriff, Manager of Public Services, at, x3758.

Local resource: Easter Seals Assistive Technology Resource Center

The Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC) at Easter Seals Massachusetts "helps people with disabilities in Eastern Massachusetts make informed decisions about assistive technology they can use to increase their independence at home, on the job or in school." Through the ATRC, people with disabilities can:

Borrow equipment on short-term loan

Attend device demonstration programs

Visit an open house at the Center, held on the first Wednesday of every month. Location: 89 South Street, Boston MA 02111 -- one block from South Station.

Disability Services at Wellesley

Wellesley College Disability Services
Clapp Library Room 316
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02482

Jim Wice, Director of Disability Services
Phone: 781.283.2434
Office: Clapp Library Room 316

Emily Belanger, Library & Technology Services Liaison
Phone: 781.283.3372
Office: Clapp Library Room 218B

Anne Manning, Administrative Solutions Technologist
Phone: 781.283.3725
Office: Clapp Library 112