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Accessibility Needs

Accessibility Needs

If you require accommodation for a documented disability (Learning disability, ADD/ADHD, medical or mental health condition, physical, visual, hearing or mobility impairment), please consider your adaptive technology needs when you select a device for your BringIT programs. If you wish to access disability services, please make an appointment with the Centre for Accessible Learning and Counselling Services, by calling 416-289-5000, ext. 3850, or by email at calcs@centennialcollege.ca

Accessibility Needs Related Accommodations AT Category AT Device Examples Computer Device

Working
memory

Reading

Comprehension

Text-to speech Text-to speech:
all materials in
electronic format

Kurzweil 3000

Texthelp:
Read & Write

i5 with 8GB of RAM and minimum of 128GB HD

Spelling

Decoding Dictation Dragon Naturally
Speaking
i5 with 8GB of RAM and minimum of 128GB HD

Verbal

Comprehension

Processing
Speed

Record Lectures Digital Note Taking

Sonocent

One Note

i3 with 8GB of RAM and minimum of 128GB HD
Essay
Composition

 

Text
Organization

Mind-Mapping Graphic Organizer Inspiration i3 with 8GB of RAM and minimum of 128GB HD
Time
Management
Time Adjustments Productivity

Google
Calendar

Outlook

i3 with 8GB of RAM and minimum of 128GB HD
Visual
Discrimination

Screen Reading

Magnifications 

enlargements

Screen Reader
Magnifier

Jaws
CCTV

Zoomtext

i5 with 8GB of RAM and minimum of 128GB HD
Auditory
Discrimination

Audio Amplification

voice to text

Amplified Speech

Speech to text

Recording
Software

FM System

Microsoft Dictate

i3 with 8GB of RAM and minimum of 128GB HD

Note: This is not an exhaustive list of indicators or supports for students with accessibility needs and should be used solely as a guide.

Apple, Android and Windows tablets can support much of the functionality of these AT products, however, there may be certain limitations.