Assistive Technology Lab

Assistive Technology Lab

Students with disabilities are supported through specialized software and hardware at Sierra College. In the Assistive Technology Lab you will receive individualized training and hands-on practice. Assistive computer stations are also available campus wide.

Assistive software and support includes the following:

  • Scan/Read programs for learning/visual disabilities: Kurzweil 1000 and 3000; Read and Write Gold; ClaroRead.
  • Screen Readers: JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, and Fusion
  • Magnification: ZoomTextXtra and Fusion
  • Speech Recognition: Dragon Naturally Speaking 
  • Writing Development and Organization: Inspiration, Dataspiration
  • Notetaking Solutions: AudioNotetaker, SmartPen

Sierra College also has a variety of assistive hardware including a Braille embosser, tactile image enhancer, closed circuit TV magnifiers, and portable keyboard note-takers.

Please call (916) 660-7212 for more information. Alternate media may be accessed using Firefly.

Contact DSPS

Rocklin Campus L 141

  • Phone: (916) 660-7460
  • Summer Hours
    M-Th: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Nevada County Campus N3

  • Phone: (530) 274-5330
  • Fax: (530) 274-5347
  • Summer Hours
    W: 8:30am - 5:30pm

    Closed 12-12:30pm M-Th