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

  • Fall and Spring Hours
    M-Th: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    F: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Nevada County Campus N3

  • Fall and Spring Hours
    M-Th: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    F: 8:30am - 12:00pm

    Closed 12-12:30pm M-Th