Assistive Technology Lab

The Assistive Technology (AT) Lab is located in room 1017 in the Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building (formerly the TEL Building) . The AT Lab offers services to ALL students registered with Student Accessibility Services (SAS).

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Closures

The At Lab will be closed on Wednesday, December 13 in order to accommodate Alt Exams. Students can use the technology and space in Scott Library, room #134.

Until further notice, the AT Lab will open at 10:15 every Thursday.

Fall/Winter  Hours:

Monday to Wednesday 8:30am to 7:00pm
Thursday 10:15am to 7:00pm

Friday 8:30 to 4:30pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed

Printer Status

Printer is currently working.

Assistive Technology Lab Resources

  • A quiet work space that has access to the internet and limited printing
  • Assistive Technology Specialists that offer training and support in the use of various assistive (and mainstream) hardware and software

Low Sensory Spaces

Three Low-sensory spaces are available in the AT Lab for students who need a break.  These  spaces can be booked in advance via our online system or used on a drop-in basis.

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Adaptive Account Request Form

Students registered with SAS who would like access to the computers in the AT Lab must complete an Adaptive Account Request Form.

Appointments

If you wish to make an appointment with an Assistive Technology Specialist, please call 416-736-2100 ext. 70211.

Gaming Night!

There will be a gaming night in the lab every 3rd Tuesday of each month. It will run from 3:30-6:30. There will be PS4 with multiplayer games, along with board games and Kapla blocks.

Recommended Apps
Notetaking

Scribble: http://www.scrible.com/

Text-to-Speech

Voice Dream: http://www.voicedream.com/

Writing Help

Essay Writing Tipshttps://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/essay-writing-guide/id474987099?mt=8

Gingerhttps://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/ginger-page-writing-app-spell/id822797943?mt=8

Communicate quickly and accurately with Ginger Page's one stop writing shop – writing tools that help you express yourself better.

Grammarlyhttps://www.grammarly.com/office-addin/windows

Grammarly is a plugin for Microsoft Word that provides a feature rich grammar checking tool.

Zoterohttp://researchguides.library.yorku.ca/zotero

Zotero is an excellent program for  creating citations.

Email Organization

Google Inbox https://www.google.com/inbox/

Google Inbox is a new mail app that turns your email into a task list. Some feature include setting reminders for emails, 'snoozing' emails until you have time to read them, and grouping messages for easy access. check out a video for more info:Inbox Demo (13min)

Stress Reduction/Life Skills

Magnus Life Skills App: Y-File press release

Magnus help users to visualize and think through scenarios before they occur, decreasing stress and anxiety that can be overwhelming during life tasks

Gym Access

Make sure to check out details about accessing exclusive time in Tait gym! gym flyer

The special hours for our students are:

Monday - Thursday: 12:30 - 2:00