Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology can help you study more effectively.

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If you have difficulty planning your time, brainstorming your ideas for an essay, reading or writing, or preparing for a presentation then our Assistive Technology could make the tasks easier. If you would like to discuss the use of Assistive Technology with an adviser, please request an appointment.

Assistive Technology Centre
The ATC

The Assistive Technology Centre (ATC)

The ATC is an open-access computer room for the use of students with a disability, specific learning difficulty, mental health needs or a long-term health condition.

Please note that due to the situation regarding Covid-19, the ATC is currently closed.

All computers in the ATC have assistive software to support students to work effectively:

  • Claro Software
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Inspiration

A number of computers have:

  • ZoomText
  • SuperNova

The ATC is used during the Exam period. Students will be notified.

For more information or queries, please contact LibraryInclusion (@gold.ac.uk) or come to the help desk.

Using the ATC

You must register with the Disability Service to use the ATC. Make an appointment with a Disability Adviser.

Then you can book the ATC online.

Training and help

For help with the ATC facilities, contact¬†the Disability Service.