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Academic Assistive Technology Resources: Adapting Popular Tools & Software

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

ATMac: Empowering Disabled Apple Users

ATMac provides useful information about all Apple and Mac products for users with a disability, chronic illness, or other impairments. Covers hardware, software, apps for the iPhone & iPad, free downloads, tutorias. and more.

Technologies, Systems and Software

Information and tutorials for built-in accessibility tools, organized by product.

Windows Accessibility - For users of Windows 10

Microsoft Office 365 - Accessibility features & tutorials for Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Organized by Vision, Hearing, Neurodiversity, Learning, Mobility, and Mental Health.

Apple - Accessibility features for Mac users on a variety of Apple hardware. Scroll down the page to find the topics grouped by Vision, Hearing, Physical and Motor Skills, and Learning and Literacy.  

Apple Device-Specific Accessibility Features - Mac, iPad, iPhone

Sakai - Tips for navigation & screen reader settings

Google Products - Focus on resources for blind or low-vision and deaf or hard-of-hearing users.

Firefox - Features to make the browser and web content accessible

Internet Explorer - Guide to accessibility features & tutorials

Adobe Creative Suite - Accessibility features for InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.

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
Email: jwice@wellesley.edu
Phone: 781.283.2434
Office: Clapp Library Room 316


Anne Manning, Administrative Solutions Technologist
Email: amanning@wellesley.edu
Phone: 781.283.3725
Office: Clapp Library 110


Rebecca Darling, Library & Technology Services Liaison
Email: rdarling@wellesley.edu
Phone: 781.283.2882
Office: Clapp Library Room 226